A few years ago I saw a collection of quilts that set vintage blocks in a modern setting. The quilter took blocks of unfinished projects and appliquéd them on solid backgrounds. The combination of the antique blocks set with modern quilting in the negative space sparked my imagination. Of course I wanted to try it! … Continue reading Orphan blocks
I saw a tip of readying the quilt sandwich for basting using pool noodles. The top, batting, and backing are each rolled onto a separate pool noodle. The edge is pinned to the noodle and then rolled onto the noodle, then pinned again at the end to prevent unrolling until making the quilt sandwich. The … Continue reading Pool Noodles. Who knew?