How I Layer My Quilts

How I Layer My Quilts

Quilters have been layering and basting quilts for centuries, and as there are lots of different methods.  One thing to be clear about is that layering the quilt and temporarily holding it together before sewing, typically referred to as basting, are two different...
What Is Doodle Quilting?

What Is Doodle Quilting?

Doodle quilting is both a method of learning free motion designs and a way to stitch the patterns out. With doodle quilting, you will learn your designs with pen and paper first. Your brain learns the patterns by doodling them repeatedly. As a child in class, I would...

Quilt-As-You-Go Tutorial

Have you ever been put off making a quilt because it will be too big to quilt? Or maybe your quilting confidence is much higher when the piece you are tackling is smaller. For either of these problems, Quilt-As-You-Go is the answer!  Quilt-As-You-Go (QAYG) is a...

Ruler Quilting – A New Approach to FMQ

This week I held the first of my new Ruler Quilting Classes. I was really excited to show the five ladies all about how rulers can be used on a domestic sewing machine to create fabulous free motion designs.  Ruler quilting offers the opportunity to switch the way you...