Posts tagged: "hand quilting"

  1. Trunk Show of "Tabletop Stitchery" by Gail Pan + Big-Stitch Quilting Demo

    Posted by on December 10, 2021

      No matter if you’re an experienced embroiderer or a ready-to-learn beginner, you’ll find a dozen projects in Gail Pan’s newest book, "Tabletop Stitchery," that provide plenty of ways to include embroidery in your decor. Best-selling author Gail Pan loves decorating her home with table runners and toppers, and you’ll be inspired to follow her […]


  2. Guest Post from Carrie Nelson: "Quilt Recipes" You Had Me at Hello….

    Posted by on November 12, 2021

      Join us for an insightful guest post from author and designer, Carrie Nelson, as she shares her first impression of Jen Kingwell’s new book, "Quilt Recipes."   Do you remember the movie Jerry Maguire?  One of the famous lines is: “You had me at hello.” "Quilt Recipes."  As soon as I saw the cover… […]


  3. Tips for Selecting Fabrics and Color Combinations with Jen Kingwell VIDEO

    Posted by on October 11, 2021

    Did you ever think that a 14-minute video could change your quilting life? Well, here you go! Build your color confidence with the help of "Quilt Recipes" author, Jen Kingwell, as she explains how she picks fabrics for her projects. She walks you through her tiered method (don’t worry, it’s not scary–it’s just a way […]


  4. Making a quilt sandwich: step-by-step tutorial

    Posted by on March 4, 2014

    In a recent Quirky Question we asked what one quiltmaking skill you’d like to get better at—and we were surprised when so many of you chose the same thing! Can you guess what so many quilters want to improve upon? If you guessed quilting your own quilts, you’d be as right as a 90-degree angle. […]


  5. 501 quilting design motifs + 8 ways to mark a quilt (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 27, 2014

    If you quilt by hand or machine—or if you’re one of many quilters who is ready to try her hand (or machine) at quilting your own quilts—you simply must get to know our #1 bestselling book on the art of quilting. Why now? Because it’s finally available in paperback for a new low price! Whether […]


  6. How to hand quilt (+ little quilts to practice on)

    Posted by on June 17, 2013

    Some quilters swear by hand quilting; others shy away from it. But both kinds of quilters never miss the chance to marvel at another quilter’s hand-quilting stitches. Whether they’re big or small, faultless or flawed, accurate and exact or carefree and a bit crazy, there’s something about hand-quilting stitches that give a quilt a comfy, […]


  7. How to quilt a quilt—6 quick ideas

    Posted by on April 25, 2013

    You’ve just finished your quilt top—time to tackle the quilting! Some quilters gleefully embrace this essential part of finishing quilts; some hire a machine quilter by rote or drop their quilt top onto the UFO pile to finish…later. Although the words “quilt as desired” and “instant gratification” aren’t typically uttered in the same sentence, there […]