Bobbin In Quilts Blog

Weekly Update - More Polyester Pants!

Seven polyester throw quilts
Seven more throw quilts made out of polyester pants!

The Second (of two) Holiday Ornament Table Runners

The second holiday ornament table runner
This is a continuation from this post where I tried to make a holiday ornament table runner.  To sum it up, I made it and didn't like it, so I finished it and decided to make another one. 

The First (of two) Holiday Ornament Table Runners

Circle Holiday Table Runner
For December, I wanted to make a holiday themed table runner. I couldn't decide on what kind to make. Ornaments seemed like they would be fun to make. Check out how it turned out!

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. 

Technique Tuesday - Thimble Selection

Antique Metal Thimble with Antique Thread
Finding a thimble that is right for you takes some trial and error, but here is some information to help you get on the right path.

Free Quilting Tutorial - Easy Fall Mini Quilt

Free Quilting Tutorial - Easy Fall Mini Quilt

Its starting to get cooler outside. I am ready for Fall!  This mini quilt or mug rug is the perfect for the season. It is quick and easy, and it looks harder than it is!

My Three Favorite Presser Feet for Quilting

One of the three main presser feet that I use while quilting.

When I am putting together a quilt, I always have a few key tools right at hand. Included in those tools are three presser feet. 

Technique Tuesday - Quilt Labels

Preprinted Quilt Label

Quilt Labels. The very last thing you need to do before the quilt is done! They are so easy to skip but probably one of the most important things for the quilt.

Free Tutorial - Simple and Fast Sunflower Mini Quilt

Sunflower Mini Quilt
A free tutorial on how to make this fast and easy Sunflower Mini Quilt! Perfect for summer home decor!

Weekly Update - Quilt Show and Sewing

Quilts hanging from a balcony at the quilt show.

I had the opportunity to go to a quilt show that was put on by a lady from the quilt guild I am in. Her name is Cheryl Barlow.

Technique Tuesday - Stitches for Tying a Quilt - Crow's Feet Stitch

Quilting Bee
This is the last installment of this series of how to tie quilting knots in quilts. Quilting bee style! This one is called a Crow's Feet Stitch.

Technique Tuesday - Stitches for Tying a Quilt - Knotted Stitch

Quilting Bee
This is the next installment of this series of how to tie quilting knots in quilts. Quilting bee style!