Quilt Binding Basics

Many quilters I know (including myself) find the binding bitter-sweet. In some ways it is wonderful knowing that once complete your project is done. In other ways making and attaching the binding fabric is quite fiddly and time-consuming. Heather, from The Sewing Loft has created a picture tutorial “Quilt Binding Made Simple”.

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Scrap Jar Star Quilt Tutorial

I am starting to get quite a lot of scraps from my quilt and sewing projects. What to do with them? Make a scrap quilt. Sometimes I find scrap quilts are “messy” looking. This Scrap Jar Star quilt from Gigi’s Thimble is stunning and doesn’t look very scrappy at all. Visit her blog for a FREE tutorial on creating this lovely piece of art (and scrap eater!!).

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Turn Any Photo into a Pixelated Pattern

Interested in turning a photo into a quilt pattern? I suppose this could work for crochet or knitting or cross stitching or pretty much any craft idea.  I’m sharing this post at these linky parties.  

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Nifty Strip-Piecing Trick for Quilters

I am always looking for tips and tricks to make my quilting more efficient. Check out this “Nifty Strip Piecing Trick” by Bloom and Blossom. Do you have any tips and trips for piecing? I’d love to read about it in the comments below!

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Welcome! I'm Elizabeth. The Ruthless Crafter specializes in knit and crochet character hats for makers and wearers. My mission is to help you express your playful side.

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