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My use of a great technique making half square triangle unites from strip pieced squares. Strip piece two squares, turn one square so that it has strips horizontally, the other should be vertical. Put right sides together. Stitch all around the perimeter at 1/4" for seam allowance, then cut on the diagonals from corner to corner both ways. You will have 4 units. Press open and turn so the smallest section is in the middle and stitch as a four block. Voila!

My use of a great technique making half square triangle unites from strip pieced…

A better machine binding tutorial.  I have been hand sewing my binding because I cannot deal with the uneven seam.  I need to break down and buy a walking foot and then practice on small items first.

No Snit Binding Tutorial Drum roll, please. I am preparing to write my first ever rootie-tootie tutorial.No Snit Binding!

How-To: Simple Quilted Potholder | MAKE: Craft

How-To: Simple Quilted Potholder

Looking for a simple, useful intro to patchwork projects? Check out this cute and colorful patchwork potholder tutorial!

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Baby Quilt Idea These half-square triangles have been on my design wall for months! I finally made them into a quilt top this weekend!

12 half square triangles (HSTs) at a time - great cleverness from Vicki Smith. Two rectangles (two fabrics) -- a continuous line of stitching - press - cut. Do it in many sizes!

I promised I& post directions for making 12 half square triangles (HSTs) at a time, so here it is. This method is based on one I saw somewh.

12 “Why Didn’t I Think of That?” Tips | Positively Splendid {Crafts, Sewing, Recipes and Home Decor}

12 Why Didn't I Thank of That? Tips

By tracing patterns onto freezer paper (or by printing PDF patterns directly onto freezer paper using your inkjet printer), you can then iron each piece onto your fabric before cutting out, eliminating the need for pins or pattern weights.

Binding Sometimes I need to change the width of my binding depending on the thickness of the batting and fabric in a quilt. I made sample bindings so I can audition them to find which size I need before cutting binding for the quilt. The widths are marked on the samples. A good idea seen on Fons and Porter from Alice Miller Marcellus


Learn 9 ways to enhance your quilt binding experience! 9 binding tips from fellow quilters may have you saying, "Ah hah!