Techniques and Tutorials

Selecting the Right Needle for Machine Quilting

Online Tutorials

Quilted Postcards

Red Shoe Ramblings - How to Make a Quilted Post Card

Needled Mom - Postcard Tutorial

Susan Dague Quilts - Fabric Postcard Tutorial

Pin Basting

Red Pepper Quilts has a good tutorial on layering your backing, batting and top and pin basting your quilt together in preparation for the quilting step.

Binding a Quilt

There are many different ways to bind a quilt.  Below are links to several currently on the web that I think are helpful.

Pink Chalk Studio shows how to machine bind a quilt.

Using the backing fabric to make the binding is well illustrated by Loretta Alvarado here

Binding a quilt the Jinny Beyer way

Binding odd angles

Facing a quilt from Art with a Needle blog

Amanda Jean from Crazy Mom Quilts shows her technique using a 2.5" straight binding strip and has photos to illustrate her method of machine binding front and back.
Rachel from Stitched in Color shows her zigzag method for machine binding.

Red Pepper Quilts shows a machine binding technique that uses a narrower (2.25 ") binding.

Hanging Sleeve and Binding a Quilt by Libby Lehman in the PDF you can download below.


Dale Fleming's Easy Circle Quilt Blocks on HGTV

Easy Circle Quilt Blocks

Cathedral Window Tutorials--Some traditional and some very different

Betsy Livak,
Mar 14, 2012, 11:13 PM