Chocolatier BOM – October

Hi everyone!

Each month we will be sharing the current Chocolatier Block with you – we’re grateful you’ve chosen to sew with us!

For all of the blocks in the Chocolatier quilt, we recommend pressing all seams open. Some of the pieces in these blocks can get small and pressing open can help reduce bulk when multiple seams collide.

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How to Free Motion Quilt with the Janome 6700p

free motion quilting on the Janome 6700p

One of our most commonly asked questions is how to free motion quilt on their sewing machine at home. Free motion quilting (FMQ) is fun and simple with a little practice, and lets you really customize your quilt exactly the way you want. Today, I’ll show you the basics on one of our favorite machines, the Janome 6700p!

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How to Choose and Calculate Backing for a Quilt

Your quilt top is finally done! Yay! The finish line is approaching, but first you need to choose a fabric for the back of the quilt. Choosing a backing is personally one of my favorite parts of making a quilt, allowing you to show off one beautiful print or solid and tie the whole “look” together.

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Chocolatier BOM – September

Hi everyone!

Each month we will be sharing the current Chocolatier Block with you – we’re grateful you’ve chosen to sew with us!

For all of the blocks in the Chocolatier quilt, we recommend pressing all seams open. Some of the pieces in these blocks can get small and pressing open can help reduce bulk when multiple seams collide.

Read More »