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  • How To: Baste a Quilt in a Small Space

      Normally, basting a quilt calls for a large, flat surface that you can spread out your quilt on. Most people use a floor. But what if you live i...
  • Petal Points - The Cover Quilt

      I designed Petal Points to be a block-based pattern with a secondary design. I wanted the bold, sharp flowers to “bloom” out of the corners of ...
  • How to Machine-Bind a Quilt

    At this point in your quilt-making journey, you’ve finished quilting, and you’re ready to attach binding.  The kind of binding we will make tod...
  • How to Trim Half Square Triangles

    Accuracy is important in quilting. Trimming our HSTs to size helps us make sure that are points are sharp and our rows are straight. In most quilts...
  • How to Trim Flying Geese

    Why do we trim our flying geese?  We generally sew our flying geese a smidgen bigger than their final finished size, then cut them down to the exac...
  • What is a scant quarter inch seam?

    Typically, when you piece a quilt, you'll use a quarter-inch seam allowance-- also known as a "quarter inch seam."  A seam allowance tells you how ...
  • Finishing Your Quilt

    Below, you'll find detailed photo tutorials on how to finish your quilt. This page is constantly being updated.   Binding Your Quilt How to Machin...
  • Advanced Beginner Quilting Skills

    An Advanced Beginner skill level assumes that you've made a couple of quilts before, and that you've mastered standard construction techniques. Wan...