Beyond Quilting Cotton: Alternate Materials for Modern Quilts

Beyond Quilting Cotton: Alternate Materials for Modern Quilts

Everything from silk to tarps (yes, tarps!) is being incorporated into modern quilt designs these days. At our September meeting, we saw several examples and learned tips to tame tricky fabrics.

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Get it Done: Binding and Finishing Modern Quilts

Get it Done: Binding and Finishing Modern Quilts

In August, we examined several binding techniques. Armed with a slew of samples and some stunning antique quilts, Karen Downer walked us through the finer points of finishing quilts.

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Binding and Finishing Techniques

Binding and Finishing Techniques

Join us Saturday, August 11 at 10 a.m. as we examine an array of binding and finishing techniques for modern quilts. Karen Downer will show us how to speed up an old standby—the single fold—and we’ll look at two ways to face a quilt. Karen will also demonstrate how to ‘birth’ a quilt, how to frame one with fabric, and how to add faux piping to a binding.

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