Bobbin In Quilts Blog

Introducing the Not-So-Tricky Quilt Pattern!

The Not So Tricky Quilt in Red, Grey, black, and white with Greek cross and card trick blocks
I am so excited to share my newest pattern. This one has been in the works for a long time. This is the Not-So-Tricky Quilt Pattern!

Making a Painted Quilt Block or Barn Quilt

Making a Barn Quilt of Painted Quilt Block - hand painting a red, black and white quilt pattern on a wooden block

Every once in a while, I get together with my mom and sisters to have a Craft Day. 

We got together recently and decided to all paint quilt blocks. The other name for these is Barn Quilts. 

Free Tutorial - How to Make the Meteor Quilt Block

Meteor Quilt Block Free Tutorial - quilt block in light blue, blue, and white.
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 July, I am thinking of a camping theme. This month, it is the Meteor Quilt Block. 

Tips for Using a Rotary Cutter

Rotary Cutter Tips - Rotary cutters laying on a self healing mat with ruler
These are some of the things I have learned over the years from using rotary cutters. There are lots of cutting options out there, but I like how easy it is to cut straight lines with rotary cutters.

How to Make the Wild Geese Quilt Block Tutorial

Wild Geese Quilt Block Tutorial - quilt block in blue, teal, and white
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 June, we are still sequestered to our homes. But we are moving forward digitally! This month, it is the Wild Geese Quilt Block. 

Hanging a Quilt on a Wall Using a Curtain Rod

Red, White, and Blue Bombs Burst quilt hanging on a wall with a ladder in front of it.

There are lots of quilt hanging systems out there. Some are better than others. I went for the cheap, sturdy, not ugly looking one. This one works great for me!

(Hint: It is a curtain rod!)

Mitered Corners on a Quilt Binding (Part 2)

Mitered Binding on a Quilt (Part 2) - Pin and green quilt corner showing a mitered corner
I made a previous blog post about making mitered corners on a quilt binding. It only showed how to make mitered corners using the backing fabric. This post will show how to add the binding on and make the mitered corners. 

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. 

How to Sew Curved Quilt Pieces

Sewing Curved Quilt Pieces - blue curved quilt piece sewn together
Today, I am going to share how to sew together curved quilting pieces. 

How to Create a Curved Quilt Block Template

Making a Template for a Curved Quilt Block - two pieces of a curved quilt block
Today I am going to share how to make a template for a curved quilt block. 

Pattern Review - Moda/Aurifil Mini Charm Spool Wall Hanging

Moda/Aurifil My Spool Mini Quilt

This week I pulled out a little kit I had stashed away for a quick project. 

This is a free pattern that was included with my purchase of the Moda Somerset Mini Charm. It looks like this pattern was made as a promotional item to encourage people to also purchase the Fig Tree's Somerset Thread box by Aurifil.

How to Make the Combination Star Quilt Block Tutorial - Technique Tuesday

Combination Star Quilt Block Tutorial
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. This month, it is the Combination Star Quilt Block.