Baby quilt : Machine quilting DONE!!

Woo-hoo!! My very first machine quilted quilt DONE! 🙂 I took the easy route and quilted diagonal lines across the whole thing, I’m very happy with the end result! After I basted this quilt (you can read about that here) , I had initially wanted to hand quilt it. I was doing a simple X, from corner to corner, in each square. But with many … Continue reading Baby quilt : Machine quilting DONE!!

Tutorial : How to pin baste a baby quilt :) *PICTURE LOADED*

Ok, basting, basting, BASTING!! My finger tips are pulsing a bit as I write this post; I pin basted a baby quilt using about 400 pins… Lol I’m a pin nut! Basting is when you “sandwich” your quilt backing, batting and quilt top, securing all three layers using one of three methods. Or at least I think there are three common methods of basting : … Continue reading Tutorial : How to pin baste a baby quilt 🙂 *PICTURE LOADED*

Beam N’ Read Handsfree light from Cotton & Chocolate Quilt Co.

I met Jerry, and his lovely wife Marilyn, at the quilt festival and discovered this handsfree light. Their shop,Cotton & Chocolate Quilt Company , carries many adorable patterns, kits and this Beam N’ Read light! They are so kind! 🙂 I also purchased their sew simple pineapple book, I’ll post about that later. I took pictures of the box all around, it’s easier than me … Continue reading Beam N’ Read Handsfree light from Cotton & Chocolate Quilt Co.