Bobbin In Quilts Blog

Tips for Visiting Quilt Shops While on Vacation

Quilt Shop to visit
With the proliferation of quilt shops around the country, visiting these unique stores can be a highlight of any vacation for a quilter. 

"Family" Quilt Blocks

Family Flag Quilt Block
I wanted to share two quilt blocks that represents the idea of "Family" for me.

New Pattern Available - Reclaimed Denim Picnic Quilt

New Pattern Available - Reclaimed Denim Picnic Quilt
Turn scraps into heirlooms and reduce waste with this creative, one-of-a-kind pattern. Your old jeans will love their new life as a handmade quilt you'll treasure for years.

How to Make a Quilt Block Throw Pillow

Holiday Pillows In Green and Red

Changing seasons usually leads to change in decor and a quick way to change decor is to change pillow covers.

I needed some Christmas pillow covers and these were fun to make!

Using Flannel in Quilts

Soft Flannel Fabrics
When I think of Fall, one of the things that come to mind is Flannel. Flannel shirts, soft blankets, and rag quilts.

Spread the Love by Donating Quilts!

Blue and White Carpenter Star Quilt

Now that Spring Cleaning is done, did you find a giant stack of quilts? Did you say to yourself, "What am I going to do with all these quilts?"

One option is donations!

Hand Quilting Tips and Technique

Hand Quilting on a Quilt Top
The last few years, I have been trying to improve my hand quilting skills. Once a month, there is a group of ladies that meets together to hand quilt and they have been showing me some great tips and techniques that I would like to pass on to you.

Free Motion Quilting Problem Solving

Free Motion Quilting Problem Solving

Having trouble with Free Motion Quilting on your domestic machine? Try these tips to see if they help!

Wrap the World With Quilts

Wrap the World in Quilts flier and stickers

Today I would to share a charity that is great for any quilter!

Wrap the World in Quilts.

How-To Block of the Month Quilt Put Together

How-To Block of the Month Quilt Top Put Together
Now that all of the How-To Blocks are all put together, I now have 47 quilt blocks ready to made into a quilt. This is how I made a queen size quilt top.

The Scissor Wall

Scissors hung on the wall

Recently, I discovered that I have a lot of scissors hanging around in the bottom of my sewing kit. 

What I Did With a Worn Out Cutting Mat

Broken Mat
My cutting mat is worn out and cut through. I hate throwing it away as mats are so expensive. See what I did with it!