Bobbin In Quilts Blog

Tips for Using a Rotary Cutter

Rotary Cutter Tips
These are some of the things I have learned over the years from using rotary cutters. There are lots of cutting options out there, but I like how easy it is to cut straight lines with rotary cutters.

How to Make the Wild Geese Quilt Block Tutorial - Technique Tuesday

Wild Geese Quilt Block Tutorial
Again this year, for the quilt guild I am apart of, I am providing instructions for how to make a different quilt block each month. For the month of June, we are still sequestered to our homes. But we are moving forward digitally! This month, it is the Wild Geese Quilt Block. 

Hanging a Quilt on a Wall Using a Curtain Rod

Hanging a Quilt on a Wall

There are lots of quilt hanging systems out there. Some are better than others. I went for the cheap, sturdy, not ugly looking one. This one works great for me!

(Hint: It is a curtain rod!)

Mitered Corners on a Quilt Binding (Part 2)

Mitered Binding on a Quilt (Part 2)
I made a previous blog post about making mitered corners on a quilt binding. It only showed how to make mitered corners using the backing fabric. This post will show how to add the binding on and make the mitered corners. 

How to Make Mitered Corners on Quilt Binding

How to make mitered corners on a quilt binding
Don't know what a mitered corner is? Think of it like an envelope closure for the corners. I will show you two ways to make them. 

How to Sew Curved Quilt Pieces

Sewing Curved Quilt Pieces
Today, I am going to share how to sew together curved quilting pieces. 

How to Create a Curved Quilt Block Template

Making a Template for a Curved Quilt Block
Today I am going to share how to make a template for a curved quilt block. 

Pattern Review - Moda/Aurifil Mini Charm Spool Wall Hanging

Moda/Aurifil My Spool Mini Quilt

This week I pulled out a little kit I had stashed away for a quick project. 

This is a free pattern that was included with my purchase of the Moda Somerset Mini Charm. It looks like this pattern was made as a promotional item to encourage people to also purchase the Fig Tree's Somerset Thread box by Aurifil.

How to Make the Combination Star Quilt Block Tutorial - Technique Tuesday

Combination Star Quilt Block Tutorial
Again this year, for the quilt guild I am apart of, I am providing instructions for how to make a different quilt block each month. This month, it is the Combination Star Quilt Block. 

Making Masks - Weekly Update

100 Hospital Grade Masks
This week, I volunteered with Project Protect to make medical grade face masks for health care providers. 

What is a Walking Foot?

Walking Foot for a Brother Machine
What is a walking foot and what do you use it for?

Am I really sewing a 1/4 inch seam?

Measuring a 1/4 inch seam on my presser foot

I have heard lots of advice given about making sure you are actually sewing a 1/4 inch seam. But how do you know? Do you really know?

Today I will show you how I measured my presser feet to see where the 1/4 inch actually hits them.