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  • How to Cut Fabric for Quilting

        Reading a Cutting Chart   Most patterns will give you a cutting chart, which tells you exactly how to slice up your fabric. Cutting charts are ...
  • How to Hand Bind a Quilt

      At this point in your quilt-making journey, you’ve finished quilting, and you’re ready to finish those edges with some binding!    I usually pr...
  • How to Baste a Quilt

    Today I'll be showing you how to baste a quilt, on my Simple Stripes quilt. The pattern will be available in my shop on September 16th, 2021.    ...
  • Intermediate Quilting Skills

      An Intermediate skill level assumes that you've made several quilts before, and that you're up for a challenge. Intermediate quilts might featu...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.   Basting How to Baste a Quilt - P...
  • 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...