Petite Quilt Tips

Ever need a quick tip on a technique or tool for quilting? Well we have added a new playlist to our YouTube channel called “Petite Quilt Tips”. There are small and quick tips Linda caught on her iphone. Check the out and subscribe to our YouTube Channel!

Epsiode 208 & Linda’s Tools

What a great new year! You can now watch episode 208 (both parts) below. You will take a look at combining quilting and embroidery, and my friends and guest Anita Shackelford shows us how to draft feather designs and use templates.

Also, I have added my tools and templates videos to my YouTube Channel. You can see great tips on using the amazing tools.

And for my exclusive members CLICK HERE… check out episode 615, where Karen Farnsworth shows us wonderful Tree Napins.Screen Shot 2015-01-12 at 12.04.14 PM

Quilting Out of the Flower Box

I am in a unique business. I teach quilters how to quilt on the longarm quilting machines. After the basic skills are learned, the most frequently asked questions are: “How do you know what to quilt on the quilt? What will best compliment the piecework? How do you go about choosing the designs?”

Sometimes the customer has a definite plan or specific designs in mind, but more and more often the longarm quilter is left to choose what they feel will be the best.  Actually, this is a sensible approach since experienced longarm quilters are exposed to hundreds of quilts and ideas for quilting. They develop a good eye for what truly will enhance the piecework and become the experts on quilting designs.

I suggest to my longarm students, and I believe it would be a good idea for all quilters, to start a “design library” of their own on quilting ideas, pictures and designs. This can be accomplished several ways: more