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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! 

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 - YoYo Tutorial

Fabric YoYo tutorial
Yoyos are so much fun to make. They are quick and easy, and add a splash of texture and dimension to any quilt. 

Technique Tuesday - Quilter's Knot

Needle and Thread

What is a quilter's knot? 

A quilters knot is a quick little knot that quilters use, specifically when hand piecing or quilting. It is super fast to make and easy to use.

Technique Tuesday - Free Hot Pot Holder Tutorial

Hot Pot Holder in Teal and Grey
I have made so many hot pot holders in my life. Now you can do it too! These make great gifts and are great for practicing your quilting skills on.

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 - How to Make a Wreath with Scrap Fabric

Spring colored scrap fabric wreath in pink, teal, purple, and yellow

Have you ever thought "I have way too many scraps! I am never going to use all these!" 

Well, make a Fabric Scrap Wreath and that will help you feel better about the ever-growing pile!

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 - Hand Quilting

Hand quilting  on a butterfly quilt
I encourage everyone to try hand quilting. I would like to share some tips and tricks on how to do it easily.

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.