Bobbin In Quilts Blog

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 - 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 - International Stitch

Quilting Bee

I had fun at a quilting bee learning and quilting together. Today I will be sharing the stitch we used to tie the quilts. It is one of the simplest and easiest to do. 

Technique Tuesday - Fussy Cutting

Fussy Cut Blocks
What is fussy cutting? When I first heard that quilting term, I thought it referred to not liking what you have cut out, and having to redo it multiple times. I was wrong. 

Technique Tuesday - Squaring Up a Block

Squaring up a quilting block

One of important steps when making a quilt is making sure that your block is the correct size. This is especially true when your blocks are made from more than one piece of fabric.

Technique Tuesday - Marking Tools

Variety of marking tools including pens, pencils, chalk, and markers.

There are a lot of different options out there for marking quilts. I feel like they all have their place and they all have their pros and cons. What tool I select usually depends on the project and the purpose for my markings. 

Technique Tuesday - Half Square Triangles (HST)

fabric marked and ready to make half square triangles.
An oldie, but a goodie, about making half square triangles.