Dealing with inside Prairie Points

Sometimes when we're making a quilt top, inside prairie points are just the detail we need to set off the center of the quilt.  But what do you do when it's time to quilt it? As a longarm quilter, the fewer pins I can put into a customer quilt, the better.  Pins equal risk of … Continue reading Dealing with inside Prairie Points

Piecing border strips on the diagonal

So often, to save fabric expense, we purchase our border fabric intending to piece strips.  I find myself doing this more often now that I've learned how to do it successfully. What does "successfully" mean?  To me that means the end border strip lies flat and square, without bulk in the seams, or waves along … Continue reading Piecing border strips on the diagonal

A little bit of cheer

Thought I'd share a little bit of colorful cheeriness today. At this time of the year, when the days are short, and the nights long, I am finding myself drawn more and more to bright, cheerful colors. Thoughts of springtime start to fill my head, sunshine and flowers, warm days....all good thoughts. And in that … Continue reading A little bit of cheer

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