Quick Quilting Tip


 I am making myself a quilt. I’ll show you the whole thing when it is finished but just to give you a hint, it contains about 25 different fabrics and I challenged myself to use up all of the fabric. This means that the back has some interesting piecing to it.  But that’s for another day.

The pattern I used is a square in a square in a square. I’m sure there is a fancier name for it than that, but I think it pretty much describes what it is. I am machine quilting it every two inches following my patchwork pieces. In order to make sure that my lines are even, I use masking tape to connect one square to the next so that I have a nice straight line to follow. 

This is my third quilt using this pattern and using the masking tape to “connect the dots” so to speak, really makes for a nice, quilted grid. Not that it’s perfect, my quilts never are, but it makes a difference.


About Lynn

I am an author, speaker, certified career coach and certified NLP Master Practitioner, My mission is to empower you to take control of your career and ignite your passion by showing you how to find work that YOU find financially, emotionally and intellectually rewarding.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s