Binding a Quilt - UFOs and the Final Frontier

Apr 15, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Erica Bottger posted in Quilting, Quilting Tips

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Binding a quilt. It’s that last step, the thing that moves your project across the finish line from UFO (Unfinished Object) status to Done. It sounds so simple – but, is it? It’s often this last step that is the hardest one to take.

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Using Test Blocks for Mini Door Quilts

Apr 13, 2021 8:32:00 AM / by HollyAnne Knight posted in mini quilt, Quilting, free-motion quilting

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Happy spring, Rockstars! My name is HollyAnne Knight of String & Story where it’s my job to guide you to quilt with confidence. Today, I’m here with a fun, fast project and some free motion quilting inspiration!

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Quilting Basics: How to Bind a Quilt (+2 Easy Tricks)

Jan 14, 2020 8:19:09 AM / by Lori J. Miller posted in Quilting, GO! Getter, Quilting Tips

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After you've created a beautiful quilt top and sandwiched the batting and backing then quilted it all together, you need the perfect binding to finish your work. It can be a bit of a challenging piece to the process, especially since it's one of the last steps to completing your project. In this post, I'll go into how to prepare fabric and begin binding with your machine, plus I'll share a few tried and true secrets to save you some time! 

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Ultimate Guide to Shopping for a Quilter

Dec 18, 2019 3:54:34 PM / by AccuQuilt posted in Quilting, gift giving, Holiday

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It's the season of giving and that means you've probably been searching for the perfect present for the special someones in your life. Sometimes it can be really challenging to know what to get, even if you know a loved one really well. We can't help you with everyone, but we can give you a little advice about the right last minute gift for the quilter on your list. Read on for last minute gift ideas or to help build your wish list. 

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