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Exploring Quilting Basics

Exploring Quilting Basics: The Five Patch Chain Quilt Block

Hi friends! This week in the Exploring the Basics blog series, I am chatting about a very basic quilt block: the Five Patch Chain Quilt Block! This past month on Instagram, 7 other designers and I each explored the block and tried to reimagine it in a new way. Some of us went modern, some of us… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: The Five Patch Chain Quilt Block

A Quilter's Alphabet

Quilter’s Alphabet: U is for UFO quilts and Units

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are up to the letter U!  I am chatting about the quilting terms UFO quilts and units. Let's start with UFOs!! UFO Quilts Unfinished  Objects, or UFO quilts are quilts that are started but not yet finished. Quilters also call them by other… Continue reading Quilter’s Alphabet: U is for UFO quilts and Units

Exploring Quilting Basics

Exploring Quilting Basics: the Churn Dash Quilt Block

Hi friends! This week in our Exploring the Basics blog series, Tammy and I are chatting about a very basic quilt block: the Churn Dash Quilt Block! We have been using this block as inspiration for a series of posts on Instagram this past month. We got together with other talented quilt designers and asked them to… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: the Churn Dash Quilt Block

A Quilter's Alphabet

Quilter’s Alphabet: T for Topstitching, Templates, Quilt Triangles, Tied Quilt

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet Series, Tammy and I are up to the letter T!  I am chatting about the quilting terms topstitch, templates, triangles and tied quilts. Let's start with topstitching! Topstitching This is actually more of a sewing term I guess rather than a quilting term. It refers to stitching… Continue reading Quilter’s Alphabet: T for Topstitching, Templates, Quilt Triangles, Tied Quilt

Exploring Quilting Basics

Exploring Quilting Basics: How to Hang a Quilt on the Wall

Hi friends! Guess what???? This is the 50th post in the Exploring the Basics blog series! Wow! That actually means 100 posts- 50 from me and 50 from Tammy! Yay us! No time to rest on our laurels... time for the 50th post! In today's Exploring the Basics post, we are going to explain how… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: How to Hang a Quilt on the Wall

A Quilter's Alphabet

A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter S (part 2) for Quilt Sashing, Quilt Setting Types, Setting Quilt Squares, Quilt Stash

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I doing our second letter S post! There are so many S terms in quilting, it took us 2 posts! Well, actually 4 posts- 2 from me and 2 from Tammy! Click here for my Letter S post #1 Today I am going to… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter S (part 2) for Quilt Sashing, Quilt Setting Types, Setting Quilt Squares, Quilt Stash

Exploring Quilting Basics

Exploring Quilting Basics: the Log Cabin Quilt Block

Hi friends! Today in the Exploring the Basics series, Tammy and I are writing about the Log Cabin Quilt Block! The log cabin is one of my favorite quilt blocks! I love how versatile it is; it can look super traditional, a little more contemporary or modern! There are so many ways to design the… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: the Log Cabin Quilt Block

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A Quilter's Alphabet

A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter S – Stitch in the Ditch Quilting, seam allowance, sashiko, and the satin stitch.

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are up to the letter S! There are so many S terms in quilting it is going to take 2 posts! Well, actually 4 posts- 2 from me and 2 from Tammy! Today I am going to share about stitch in the ditch… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter S – Stitch in the Ditch Quilting, seam allowance, sashiko, and the satin stitch.