Category Archives: My Favorite Things: Quilting Tools & Tips

The right tools, tips and techniques make creating beautiful quilts a pleasure!

Nature’s Jewels Leftovers Project – Strippy Runner and Placemats

NATURE’S JEWELS BONUS PROJECT – What should you do with all of the leftovers from making Nature’s Jewels?  As promised, I’m offering a bonus project that uses leftover strips and smaller pieces that you can make with any group of … Continue reading

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Sewing and Pressing Stripsets

Sewing and Pressing Stripsets What could be hard about pressing the seam between two strips!!! Nothing, but there are ways to make sure the strips stay straight after pressing.  Have you ever ended up with stripsets that have a subtle … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things – Variegated Hand Quilting Thread

I grew up in a musical family; my father was a professional trumpeter, conductor, teacher, and my 3 sisters and I were all talented musicians.  Some of my earliest memories are of all of us girls standing around the piano, … Continue reading

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