How-To Guides

Make a Hanging Sleeve AND Flange Binding

Finish your wall hanging in little time with directions for a hanging sleeve and a two-color flange binding. BOTH are attached completely by machine! No hand sewing with these.

How-to Paper-Piece Guide

Whenever I give a quilting class I’m always asked about my paper-piecing technique. Here’s a step-by-step guide of how I do it in my “How-To” Paper-Piece Guide.

Making a Label

Labels are important! They tell the ‘story’ of our quilts. Someday, someone will look at your quilt and ask, “Who made this?” “What did they name it?” “When was it made?” “Where was it made?” Etc, etc. Hey, it might even be you asking these questions! We do tend to forget things as we ‘age’! So let’s make a label and satisfy our curiosity!

Making and Adding Quarter Inch Single Fold Binding

Notice that the title states quarter inch SINGLE fold binding? Yes, there are different size bindings, however, I make single bindings 99% of the time, because my quilt projects are wall hangings 99% of the time, which means that they do NOT need a double binding like a bed quilt requires.