Are you a fan of Mike, the QT Sewing Salesman yet? We sure are… he is making it so easy to get your projects down with his tips and tricks learned while traveling the southeastern part of the U.S. and talking with his shop customers. … Continue reading How to Quilt a Quilt- Part 4
You’re almost there… how’s your project coming along? If you missed part 1 and 2 – no worries! Click here for Part 1 and Click here for Part 2 it’s not too late to join the fun and learn from Mike Flynn, QT Sewing Salesman! … Continue reading How to Quilt a Quilt- Part 3
Did you enjoy your quilt sandwich? If you are saying what? I have no idea what you’re talking about…. you missed last week’s tutorial video. No problem! Click here to catch up and watch Part 1 – How to Quilt Your Quilt – Make a … Continue reading How to Quilt a Quilt- Part 2
Mike Flynn, QT Fabrics Sewing Salesman, is ready to show you how to finish a quilt top in a few hours – start to finish! You can quilt and bind your quilt tops fast and easy on your regular sewing machine.
In this 4 part video tutorial series, filmed while on-the-go, Mike will show you how to spray baste a quilt sandwich, quilt on your domestic sewing machine and put on the binding with your serger. Finish your quilts without a lot of extra expense so you have more money to spend on fabrics!
Part 1: How to Quilt Your Quilt – Make a Quilt Sandwich
The secret to easily quilting a quilt is to spray baste your quilt sandwich with a water-based spray glue like 505. Here’s how using a bed or a floor or a table… do what you can where you are!
The pattern shown in this video features Bohemian Rhapsody by Dan Morris for QT Fabrics and is called “Aurora Nights” You can buy at at your favorite independent quilt shop or via the pattern designer, Bound To Be Quilting. We loved how the ombre fabric is highlighted in this quilt!
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Our friend Laura Coia of Sew Very Easy has an incredible YouTube channel of tutorials. Her wonderful step-by-step instructions and hints and tricks make trying new projects a pleasure. Laura created a fantastic video featuring our fabrics curated by Donna Robertson of Fabric Cafe using … Continue reading Sew Fast with Sew Very Easy!
Hello. I am Reed Johnson, owner of Blue Bear Quilts, http://www.bluebearquilts.com, a Friend of QT Fabrics, a quilt pattern designer and an educator. I have the pleasure of writing a guest blog post for QT Fabrics regarding my trip to the AccuQuilt headquarters in Omaha … Continue reading Guest: Reed Johnson of Blue Bear Quilts!
Whether you are new to sewing or a pro, we have all been there… “My machine is broken!” According to Mike (QT Sewing Salesman) and his shop friends that service machines all the time, not necessarily! Mike’s back with some tips from his shops, … Continue reading Machine troubles? Check this first
The best part of working in this industry is meeting creative, like-minded friends. We are thrilled to work with Joan Hawley from Lazy Girl Designs. Get to know this lovely lady; you’ll definitely want to become a Lazy Girl! We hope you enjoy this peek … Continue reading Lazy Girl Designs – Sew Inspired!
It’s been a great 7 weeks, we took last week off for the holiday but we’re back with the finale of the Mustang Sunset Cowboy Memories II Quilt-Along with Mike! This is the last week – we are so excited to finish! Don’t worry, if … Continue reading Saturday with QT’s Sewing Salesman! Week 8 – Finale!
Welcome back! We’re almost finished.. it’s been so much fun creating this quilt with you! Let’s add another layer of fun to our Brooke project! Once your quilt is quilted & bound, add some dimension and FUN to your finished quilt. Cutting: – – – … Continue reading Brooke Quilt-Along – The big finish!