Category Archives: technique

Episode 72

Here are a few pictures of the finished gift quilt top: Does anyone know the secret to a good hand-quilted stab stitch? I need heeeeelp! You can click here to listen to (or download, if you right-click and choose ‘save … Continue reading

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Snow Dye pictures

Here are a few pictures of the fabric that I dyed with the Snow Dye method that I read about in Quilter’s Newsletter.  The above stack is 7 different 1 yard pieces.  You can see they range from pink to … Continue reading

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Some Snow Dye Pics

Here are some photos of the snow dyeing process… About an hour later it looked like this: And probably about four hours after I started it looked like this: The instructions said it would take about 8 hours to melt. … Continue reading

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What I’m doing today: snow dyeing!

If you heard the last podcast then you know I saw an article in Quilter’s Newsletter about how to dye fabric using snow. Well here is the view out my front door: So guess what I’m hoping to try tonight! … Continue reading

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Episode 64 – a sewing machine for The Girl

Thank you again to everyone who has come to leave comments! You can see the machine I bought for The Girl here. Isn’t it cute? The lady who wrote about the snow dying in Quilter’s Newsletter is Janet Jo Smith. … Continue reading

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5 Tips for show-worthy quilt binding

If you are resisting entering a quilt show because you are afraid your binding isn’t up to snuff, have no fear.  Here are a few tips to make it easier! 1) If you are finding that your binding does not … Continue reading

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Rainbows from the Heart – free Tutorial

As promised (though a little late) here is the second charity quilt tutorial – Rainbows from the Heart.  I made two of this quilt and one was sent to Japan via Quilter’s Newsletter and the other will be given to … Continue reading

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Fast pinwheels!

Hey, am I the last person on the planet to see this?!  Isn’t it awesome?  I think I will see if I can use this technique on one of my kid quilts.  Wow.

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Episode 20 – happy two-oh!

  Do you want to win a Quilter’s Newsletter subscription?  Read on! Thank you to the many listeners leaving comments!  The Husband especially likes your feedback In March I had the opportunity to see Patricia Knoechel of Quilt-in-a-day fame speak … Continue reading

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