4 Tips to Help You Not Hate Stitching In the Ditch

4 Tips for stitching in the Ditch Can I confess something? I actually like Stitching in the Ditch. I know....it may sound crazy, especially since I am a “close enough is good enough” kind of quilter. But I can’t help it! [...]

Techniques for Quilting Negative Space- Part 1

One of my most popular classes, Techniques for Quilting Negative Space, is also one of my favorite to teach. Whether the negative space in a quilt is small or large, the machine quilting designs you choose can really highlight a quilt. [...]

By |2019-01-17T01:30:36-06:00November 27th, 2015|Deciding what to quilt~ a weekly series|18 Comments

Four Tips for Picking Out Quilting Designs.

We have all been there, right? You're all ready to start machine quilting.....the quilt is basted, the machine is threaded, but you don't know what to quilt. Sometimes picking out the quilting design can be harder than actually quilting it! Trust [...]

Why Echo Quilting Is Your Best Friend

Why I Love Echoing You might now know it right now, but echoing is your friend.....it's your best friend. At least it's mine! Echoing, which is quilting around a previously quilted line or an element of a quilt, is a versatile tool [...]

How many ways can you quilt a Swoon?

Well, It's Monday and that means it's time for another post in the "Deciding What to Quilt Series". This post is my biggest one yet, but it has to be....because we are featuring the Swoon quilt. The Swoon quilt pattern was [...]