twin needle quilting


Twin needle quilting is not traditional, but it looks great! I think it adds a professional level to the front. On the back, the bobbin creates a zigzag effect, which some don’t like. For my modern quilt with a (boring) solid background, I appreciate the texture it adds.

cutting fabric


I am continuing work on our new hobby room by making a quilt for the twin bed in there. Eventually it will have a headboard and be a daybed. In the meantime, I am working on a “modern masculine” quilt based on the colors in the window treatments: grey, sky blue, navy blue, bright green, and white. I found the pattern at the Moda Bake Shop. But rather than using precuts, I purchased solid yardage and cut all the squares myself.