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General Tutorials

Quilted Wrist Cuff {Step-by-Step Photo Tutorial}

After quickly making a quilted wrist cuff last week for the Project Quilting 15.5 prompt of Wearables, I slowed down this weekend and made a second version. While I made the second quilted wrist cuff, I made sure to take photos along the way so that I could put together this step-by-step photo tutorial. Trust me, these are quick...

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Tips

Tips for Making / Planning a Scrappy Binding

After sharing about the scrappy binding I used on Signal Trace, I was asked by longtime reader and online friend Mary (Quilting is in My Blood) if I would consider writing up a blog post about how I plan out and make scrappy binding. Not having taken photos of my process for Signal Trace, I kept that idea tucked away...

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Blocking a Quilt {Photo Tutorial}

A little over a year ago, I needed to learn to "block" a quilt for the first time. Blocking a quilt is the process of manipulating a quilt into a squared-off, flat shape after quilting. Sometimes during the quilting process, a quilt will become slightly wonky, and the process of blocking that quilt will return the quilt to a perfectly square shape and...

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