A Beginner’s Guide To Binding a Quilt

How to Bind a Quilt

You did it! You quilted your beautiful quilt, and you can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Your quilt edging is the last part of your project.

So how do you conceal your edges? Prepare yourself for…the dreaded quilt binding. Actually, I love binding a quilt. It’s one of my favorite steps and not as intimidating or daunting as some would have you believe.

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Straight Line Quilting Tutorial for Beginners

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When you step into your favorite department store and find a quilted jacket, blanket, or even handbag, nine times out of 10, what kind of quilting do you see on that item?

Straight-line quilting!

But if you want to recreate one of those items at home, how can you possibly keep your lines so uniform and, well, straight?

In this tutorial, I will show you how to accomplish those clean, beautiful, modern lines on your quilt projects.

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How To Hand-Tie A Quilt In 5 Easy Steps

Have you ever gone into an antique store in a small town? What is one item that is bound to be at every antique store — no matter where you go? A hand-tied quilt! 

Tying a quilt by hand was a popular way of quilting in days gone by, but it seems quilt tying is a lost art, especially in the modern quilt era.

I love the look of a tied quilt. The ties add such a sweet finish to a quilt top and a fun 3D texture. Plus, once you have the knot tying figured out, it can be much quicker and easier than hand or machine quilting. Sounds like a win-win to me!

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Making A Quilted Pillow Cover

Quilted Pillow Cover Tutorial

How many of you have been contemplating trying out quilting, but you’re just not quite sure where to begin? Making an entire quilt?

That’s a bit intimidating, but there are other easier projects you might want to try first.

Today I am going to show you how to make a quilted pillow cover. This is a great way to try out quilting and have a lot of fun doing it!

This is absolutely a beginner-friendly project, and we want to help you get started! Let’s do this!

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10 Of The Best Memory Quilts Ever

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When you hear the term “memory quilt” what comes to mind? A family heirloom?

A quilt made in memory of someone who has passed?

Maybe a quilt to commemorate a specific time in someone’s life?

Are you planning on making a memory quilt, but not quite sure where to begin?

In this article, I will show you some unique and creative ways to capture those precious memories you treasure and turn them into a beautiful functional piece of art—a quilt! 

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