Social Distance Sewing

Social Distance Sewing

As the COVID-19 pandemic grows, more and more events are being canceled. There’s been a lot of joking about the situation online, but I know a lot of people will be turning to quilting as a way to cope with the uncertainty and fears. And you can use your extra...
Mailing Quilts to a Longarmer

Mailing Quilts to a Longarmer

With the Meadowland and Sunshowers Quilt Alongs finishing up, it’s a good time to talk about mailing quilts. Do you struggle to find a Longarmer in your area? Does your local Longarmer have a long turnaround time?  Perhaps you find that your local Longarmer isn’t...
Quilt Backing Tips

Quilt Backing Tips

The quilt backing isn’t nearly as much fun as the quilt top, but it doesn’t need to be overly complicated or time consuming. Here are some of my tips to make your quilt back a success. What Kind of Fabric Are You Considering? If you’re considering cotton,...
Sunshowers Quilt Along

Sunshowers Quilt Along

Hello! If you’re here, you must be sewing along with Megan Collins’ Sunshowers QAL! Be sure to sign up for my newsletter for information about sewing tips, information about how to prepare your quilt for longarming and more. *Please note: this post contains affiliate...
How to Prepare Your Quilt for a Longarmer

How to Prepare Your Quilt for a Longarmer

When you’re sending your quilt to a Longarmer, it’s worth it to take a few extra minutes to make sure the quilt is correctly prepped for quilting. None of these things will ruin your quilt, but you might be disappointed to find shadowing or a flipped seam...