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Backing a Quilt Idea #6 Take the leftover fabrics from the quilt and cut them into strips to make a matching stripy section on the back.  More Ideas here: http://www.victorianaquiltdesigns.com/VictorianaQuilters/Library/UsefulInfo/VQDInspiration/QuiltBackingIdeas.htm  #quilting

Backing a Quilt Idea Take the leftover fabrics from the quilt and cut them into strips to make a matching stripy section on the back. I really LOVE having a bit of extra on the back!

This is ingenious! John Flynn's Diagonal backing calculator helps to minimize the amount of fabric needed for your quilt backing. (Flynn was a bridge-building engineer before he became a quilter, and you can tell it from his great tricks.)

Quilting - This is ingenious! John Flynn's Diagonal backing calculator helps to minimize the amount of fabric needed for your quilt backing. (Flynn was a bridge-building engineer before he became a quilter, and you can tell it from his great tricks.

'Boston Block' would make a great border.

Bits n Pieces Workshop Boston Block bookmark. These are instructions for a bookmark but I want to use the block in a pieced border. Just have to design the quilt to go with border.

Cute way to finish a quilt! I like this MUCH better than the typical binding edge!

Quilt border idea: Curved border appliqued on top of striped pieced inner border. Buttons and large stitches for accent

Best and easiest binding technique out there! Creating this pocket at the beginning means you don't have to be so precise in the length of the binding at the end. Tuck the end in the pocket, sew it down, and once it's folded over and hand sewn to the back, you can hardly tell where it joins!

Creating this pocket at the beginning means you don't have to be so precise in the length of the binding at the end. Tuck the end in the pocket, sew it down, and once it's folded over and hand sewn to the back, you can hardly tell where it joins!

How do we quilt big quilts on a domestic sewing machine?.

How do we quilt BIG quilts on a domestic sewing machine? Try using this Strategy Guide.The Free Motion Quilting Project: Quilting BIG Quilts

When it comes to back to school supplies, these Zipit Monster Pencil Cases are about as fun as it gets. Plenty of space for pencils, plus google eyes and zipper teeth to make sure those school supplies stay put! If there’s spare time at the art table, those supplies can turn into art by giving these mini poster cases a brand new ‘do.

When it comes to back to school supplies, these Zipit Monster Pencil Cases are about as fun as it gets. Plenty of space for pencils, plus google eyes and zipper teeth to make sure those school supplies stay put! If there’s spare time at the art table, those supplies can turn into art by giving these mini poster cases a brand new ‘do.

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