The Top 5 Techniques for Instant Success Piecing Your First Quilt Top

If you are like me when the quilting/sewing/I-have-to-make-something bug hits it usually happens when I’ve eyed a stunning quilt or located a new fabric line, my first thoughts – “I need to make that” or “I have to make something with that fabric”. Like many worthwhile things in life, quilting is not always so quick …

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Finishing Touches

    This is the third and final step needed to finish the quilt and make it ready to use and thankfully, it doesn’t involve many steps or materials and can be finished in a relatively short amount of time. Quilting per se is the actual stitching used to secure all three layers so during …

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The Quilt Sandwich

Part Two of a Three Part Series: How To Make Your First Quilt. Since this phase involves using what is known as a quilt “sandwich”, I have divided each section using food terminology.  As a side benefit, you may also see a correlation between making a quilt and following a cooking recipe or just about …

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Hello and Welcome to My Quilting Space! This is Susan and I have created this site for anyone interested in learning how to quilt.  I am, for the most part,  a self-taught quilter and as a result have first hand knowledge and experience of what works and what does not.  Often, the way to learn …

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