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How to Quilt a Large Quilt on a Domestic Sewing Machine

Quilting a Large Quilt on my Domestic Sewing Machine

Generally, people always seem so impressed that I can quilt such huge quilts on my domestic machine. It does take some maneuvering, but it is totally possible. 

Here are some tricks and methods that I use. 

Weekly Update - WIPs Finished or Quarantine Week #2

Finished Pin Wheel Quilt

We are spending a lot of time at home lately, as I am sure I lot of you are. With all this time, I was able to finish to Works-In-Progress.

My Work Space and Sewing Room

Sewing Area and Work Space

Today I would like to share my Work Space/Sewing Room. 

This room is not perfect or instagram worthy, but I love it! 

Precuts - Fat Quarters, Layer Cakes, Jelly Rolls, Etc.

Pre Cuts - Jelly Rolls
Fabric Precuts are a great way to get a whole set of fabric with out investing a whole ton of money into it. It's like a sample set of a whole fabric line, and they already coordinate!

How to Make the "Road to Washington" Quilt Block Tutorial - Technique Tuesday

Road to the White House 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 the month of March, we learned about the Road to the White House Quilt Block, which is a lot like the Jacobs Ladder block.

Weekly Update - My Four WIPs

Empty Spools and Fabric Scraps.
Sometimes, making a list of your WIPs and sharing it with others is a great way to stay accountable and on top of things!

Free Tutorial - How to Make a Thermal Rice Heating Pad with Removable Cover

Thermal Rice Bag - Heating Pad

Have you ever used a thermal rice bag? Basically, it is heating pad made of rice.

I love to use rice bags to warm up my feet in a cold bed and to soothe achy muscles.

How to Make the Spool Quilt Block - Technique Tuesday

Spool 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 the month of February, we learned about the Spool Quilt Block. 

Scant Quarter Inch Seam Allowance

Scant Quarter Inch Seam Allowance
Have you ever been asked to sew a "scant" quarter inch seam allowance? Technically, is a just a little bit less than a quarter inch seam allowance. A lot of times I will find instructions calling for a scant when making half square triangles and quarter square triangles, sometime even flying geese. 

Working on Some WIPS - Weekly Update

Working with WIPs
Have you heard of a WIP? In Quilting terms, it's know as a Work In Progress. Most quilters I have known have at least a few WIPs going at a time.

My Thoughts on Batting

Roll of Batting
In today's blog post, I would like to share some of my thoughts on batting. What kinds are there? Which one should I use? What is a scrim?

Weekly Update - Four new WIPs

Sewing Machine Waiting for me
Just like that, I have 4 WIPs that I started this week. I want to tell you about a couple of them.