Bobbin In Quilts Blog

How to Make the Ombre Block - Technique Tuesday

Ombre Quilt Block for the Block of the Month
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 September, we learned about the Ombre Block. 

Layering and Pin Basting a Quilt - Technique Tuesday

Layering and Pin Basting a Quilt
This week I am showing how I layer and pin baste my quilts together. This is a process I have worked through that works great for me. There are lots of different methods out there. 

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.

English Paper Piecing Hexagons - Technique Tuesday

English Paper Piecing
Summer is when people usually travel. When I travel, I like to take a little sewing project with me. English Paper Piecing (EPP) Hexagons is usually my travel project of choice. 

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.

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. 

How to Make a Rolling Star Block - Technique Tuesday

Rolling Star Block
For the month of April, my quilt guild learned how to make the Rolling Star Block. I love that it uses three fabrics and two sizes of squares. 

How to Make a "Dandy" Quilt Block - Technique Tuesday

Dandy Quilt Block
For the month of February, my quilt guild was supposed to learn about a quilt block called the "Dandy Block."

How to Make a Single Irish Chain Block - Technique Tuesday

Single Irish Chain 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 Single Irish Chain.