Bobbin In Quilts Blog

Quilt Photography Tips

Bombs Bursting Quilt in Red White and Blue in a Park
When I take pictures of my quilts, there is a just few things I "focus" on.

Garden of Quilts - Quilt Show in Utah, USA

Quilts Hanging in the Trees
My visit to the Garden of Quilts Show at Thanksgiving Point in Utah.

It's a Garden Party! Seams to be Sew Row Along 2020

Sunflowers on a Brick Wall

am super excited to participate in the Garden Party Row Along put on by Seams to be Sew! Thanks so much to Marian for putting this on and letting me participate! This year all the rows are different shapes and sizes and they all have to do with gardens. We have all sorts of gardens. Vegetable gardens, rock gardens, flower gardens, cactus gardens, etc.

Free Tutorial - Make the "Flying Around" Quilt Block

Flying Around Quilt Block
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 September, it is the "Flying Around" Quilt Block. This is a quick block and that is fun to put together! The free instructions for the block follow.

Pattern Review - The Magic of Christmas by Primitive Gatherings

The Magic of Christmas  in red and white by Primitive Gatherings quilt top hanging in the front yard
I just finished putting together a quilt top from the Primitive Gatherings - Magic of Christmas Quilt Pattern and I want to share it with you!

Garden Party Row Along by Seams to Be Sew

Seams to be Sew Garden Party Banner
I am excited to announce that I am participating in the Seams to Be Sew Garden Party Row Along!

Fabric Grain - Quilting Terminology Explanation

Fabric Sample with Fabric Grain Terminology graphic

One of the first sewing lessons I took started with discussing fabric grain. 

When quilting, this is good information to know so I thought I would share some basics with you.

Free Tutorial - How to Make the "Our Editor" Quilt Block

"Our Editor" Quilt Block in blues and whites
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 August, it is the "Our Editor" Quilt Block. I am not sure how it got it's name, but it seemed like it would be fun to make! 

Quilt Guild Gift - Quilter's Helpers - Quick Tip

Quilter's Helpers Gift Idea for Quilt Guild. M&M chocolate candies wrapped in clever saying
I wanted to share a cute idea I got inspiration from on Pinterest. It is a fun gift I gave to the members of my local quilt guild.

Organizing Fabric - Quick Tip

Fabric Organizing - box of organized folded fabric
Today I wanted to share a quick tip about organizing fabric. 

Introducing the Not-So-Tricky Quilt Pattern!

The Not So Tricky Quilt in Red, Grey, black, and white with Greek cross and card trick blocks
I am so excited to share my newest pattern. This one has been in the works for a long time. This is the Not-So-Tricky Quilt Pattern!

Making a Painted Quilt Block or Barn Quilt

Making a Barn Quilt of Painted Quilt Block - hand painting a red, black and white quilt pattern on a wooden block

Every once in a while, I get together with my mom and sisters to have a Craft Day. 

We got together recently and decided to all paint quilt blocks. The other name for these is Barn Quilts.