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Exploring Quilting Basics

Exploring Quilting Basics: Quilting Triangles

Hi friends! Today in our Exploring the Basics post, Tammy and I are chatting about triangles. You know, not all triangles are created equal! Quilting Triangles As part of our series, we already went over half square triangles in this post ... and quarter square triangles in this post. BUT, there are other triangles! One of… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: Quilting Triangles

A Quilter's Alphabet

A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter R for Running Stitch and Redwork Quilting

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are on the letter R! I will be chatting about redwork quilting and the running stitch! Redwork quilting Redwork is a type of stitching where pictures or images are embroidered in red embroidery floss often on a white or cream background fabric. The… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter R for Running Stitch and Redwork Quilting

Exploring Quilting Basics

Exploring Quilting Basics – Star Blocks 

Hi friends! Today in our Exploring the Basics post, Tammy and I are chatting about star blocks! I love star blocks, don't you? There are so many different star blocks in the quilt world- it would be hard to chat about all of them! I am going to share about just a few different star… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics – Star Blocks 

A Quilter's Alphabet

A Quilter’s Alphabet: Q for Quilt Sandwich, Quilt Sleeve and Quilting

Hi friends! This week in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and are up to the letter Q! For my post, I am chatting about a quilt sandwich, quilt sleeve and quilting! Quilt Sandwich A quilt is made up a 3 layers- the top, the inside or batting and the backing.  Put your 3 layers… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Q for Quilt Sandwich, Quilt Sleeve and Quilting

Exploring Quilting Basics

Exploring Quilting Basics: Improv Piecing

Hi friends! This week in our Exploring the Basics posts, Tammy and I are chatting about Improv piecing. Improve Piecing- what is it? Let’s start with a definition-   What is Improv piecing or quilting? There is an impression that improv piecing means everything is wonky, you cut without rulers and without following any rules.… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: Improv Piecing

Blog Hops and Quilt Alongs

Quilt Along 2021: Lighthouse Steps Post #5

Hi friends! This is our last post in the Lighthouse Steps Quilt Along!  And if you make it all the way to the end, I have a super giveaway for you! Note: If you missed any of the quilt along posts, here are the links to the introduction, post 1, post 2, post 3 and… Continue reading Quilt Along 2021: Lighthouse Steps Post #5

A Quilter's Alphabet

A Quilter’s Alphabet: P for Partial Seams, Piecing and Precuts

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are up to the letter P! I will be explaining the terms partial seam, piecing and precuts. Partial Seam A partial seam is the process, when sewing 2 pieces of fabric together, that you stitch the seam in parts. This helps to avoid… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: P for Partial Seams, Piecing and Precuts

Exploring Quilting Basics

Exploring Quilting Basics: the Rail Fence block

Hi friends! Today as part of the Exploring Quilting Basics blog series, Tammy and I are chatting about the Rail Fence block! Rail Fence Block The rail fence block is often thought of as a pretty basic block. Which it is. Perfect for beginners.  Sometimes you will see the block with 3 rails and sometimes… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: the Rail Fence block

Blog Hops and Quilt Alongs

Quilt Along 2021: Lighthouse Steps Post #4

Hi friends! Welcome back for Week 4 of the Lighthouse Steps Quilt Along! How did you do sewing your rows? Are you ready to sew them together?? I have just a few tips for you. If you have missed any of the posts for the Quilt Along, click for the Introduction post, for Post 1,… Continue reading Quilt Along 2021: Lighthouse Steps Post #4

A Quilter's Alphabet

A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter O for On Point Quilts and One Patch Quilts

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are up to the letter O! I will be explaining the terms On Point Quilts and One Patch Quilts. On Point Quilts On Point quilts refers to the type of setting for the blocks in a quilt. Some quilts are set in horizontal… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter O for On Point Quilts and One Patch Quilts