Bobbin In Quilts Blog

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.

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. 

How to Piece Batting Together

Piecing Batting Together
What do you do with all the leftover pieces of batting that you have? I like to piece them together to make bigger, useable pieces!

How to Make a Log Cabin Quilt Block - Technique Tuesday

Log Cabin Quilt Block
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 August, we learned about the classic Log Cabin Block.

Adding a Hanging Sleeve to a Quilt -Technique Tuesday

Hanging quilt
A lot of quilt hanging systems and quilt shows require that there be a sleeve on the back of your quilt.  So what is a quilt sleeve?

How to Make the Windy Night Quilt Block - Technique Tuesday

Windy Night Quilt Block
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 January, we learned about the Windy Night Block, that was originally created by me!

Technique Tuesday - Eight HSTs Method (Half Square Triangles)

Eight HSTs at a time

Do you have a quilt that needs a lot of HSTs (Half Square Triangles)? Making two at a time seems tedious, so why not make eight at a time?!

 Some people refer to this as the Magic 8 method. I find it super easy to make multiple blocks at a time. 

How To Make a Roman Stripe Block - Technique Tuesday

Roman Stripe Quilt Block in blues
This month for the "How-to Block of the Month," we are learning about the Roman Stripe Block.

Bowl Cozy - Pattern Tutorial Review

Orange Bowl Cozy for holding Hot Bowls

The other day, my friend asked me to make her some bowl cozies. First, I had to look up what they were, then I said yes. They seem simple enough!  

They are a lot like hot pot holders, except, they are shaped to fit your bowl. They have little corners that are perfect handles for lifting hot bowls of soup out of the microwave. 

More Color Ways for the Quilt Guild How-To-Blocks

More Color Ways for the Quilt Guild How-To-Blocks
For those of you that are interested, Here are some different color ways for the How-To Blocks for my local Quilt Guild.

How to Make a China Doll Block - Technique Tuesday

China Doll Block

This month for the "How-to Block of the Month," we are learning about the China Doll Block. This block has a lot of pieces, but when you break it down, it is pretty easy.