Quilting Basics

Everything you need to make your own quilt from start to finish!

Quilt Planning

One of the things I fell in love with when I first learned to quilt was the limitless possibilities ahead of me.  Any fabric, any pattern, any color, any size, any design… you get the idea!  When you make your own quilts you can literally DO ANYTHING!!!  But if you are like me, all these … Continue reading Quilt Planning

Cutting Your Fabric 

I love using a cutting mat and rotary cutter to cut fabric for all my quilting projects.  There is an up-front investment, but it is well worth it in the time you will save and the accuracy of your cutting.  No matter how careful you are with scissors, it is very hard and time consuming … Continue reading Cutting Your Fabric 

Basting Your Quilt

If you are keeping up with quilting basics, you are already a master of planning your quilt, cutting your fabric, and piecing it together to make you quilt top.  Now you are ready to go from a pieced-together-fabric -creation to a QUILT.  The essence of a quilt, as opposed to just a throw or a … Continue reading Basting Your Quilt

Binding Your Quilt

Um YAY!!! You are done making your quilt top, sandwiching it together and quilting it! Congrats on getting this far. Now on to the last and sometimes, the most difficult part of quilting: adding the binding. I was very intimiated by quilt binding the first few times I quilted and did everything I could to … Continue reading Binding Your Quilt