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October 11, 2019
5 tips to create the best ever quilt binding finish from Quilt Social

In yesterday’s post, I quilted my table runner so in this final blog post of the week, I want to share my 5 tips to create the best ever binding finish. This project, made with the beautiful Kayana Autumn Collection by Banyan Batiks is the perfect example of how you can play with the fabric in your binding to get the final touch just right in your table runner.


5 tips to create the best ever binding finish


I usually make a binding by adding the strips at an angle so that it’s virtually impossible to determine where ...

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October 10, 2019
The secret to modern quilting using the straight stitch from Quilt Social

In yesterday’s post, I used a short stitch to perfecting align my seams. As time was the essence for this project, I wanted to finish making the table runner in two days, so for quilting, I opted for a simple yet elegant straight line stitch with a solid beige color thread. The use of the beige color quilting thread was perfect again to show off the beautiful Kayana Autumn Color fabrics from Banyan Batiks.

Here is the secret to a straight stitch.


A simple yet elegant straight stitch with a solid beige color thread


In order to ensure I ...

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October 9, 2019
How a short stitch, in quilting, can save the day from Quilt Social

Welcome back to my fun and easy project made with the lovely Kayana Autumn Collection from Banyan Batiks. Today I’ll show my foolproof trick: the short stitch that saves the day.

So now I have six blocks as shown in yesterday’s post. I also have cut out six solid blocks from the main fabric piece. It’s now time to play with the positioning of the blocks to make the project. Now you may notice that this pattern isn’t as cookie cutter detailed as my usual posts. That’s because I really want you to play with ...

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October 8, 2019
How to choose a quilt design for fabric too beautiful to cut into from Quilt Social

I’m back and ready to show you how to not be intimidated by beautiful fabrics. If you’ve been following along this blog post, yesterday I cut up all the lovely pieces of the Banyan Batiks Kayana Autumn Collection and am ready to begin a beautiful table runner project that can be done in a weekend. I bet you didn’t have any time to feel intimidated as I made you cut the fabric out of the main piece without really knowing where they would go in the project.


Ready to begin this beautiful table runner project that can ...

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October 7, 2019
Falling in love with Banyan Batiks Kayana autumn fabric collection from Quilt Social

If fall is your most favorite season of all than you will love this project as it features the Kayana collection from Banyan Batiks featuring the awesome autumn colorway. It’s the perfect weekend project you can make, no matter your skill level, and gift without breaking your heart.


Falling in love with Kayana Autumn Collection from Banyan Batiks


The secret to this easy project is the beautiful masterpiece #80296-25 from the Kayana Autumn collection as its color changes from one selvage to the other. It’s the perfect key element for the pattern I have in mind.


The main ...

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October 4, 2019
Banyan Batiks Kayana Autumn fabric steals the fall show from Quilt Social

Friday is my favorite day of the week and what better way to celebrate it than in your company!

There’s freshness in the autumn air today and the leaves have already started to change color, red, orange, yellow, and green still persists. The crisp air entices me to make heartwarming soups and stews, as if the bountiful harvest at the farmers market weren’t enough of an incentive.

What’s missing in this autumnal picture?


Celebrating autumn with a quilting project using Banyan Batiks Kayana Autumn collection – Autumn colorway


Right! Quilting fabric! Banyan Batiks Kayana Autumn collection is perfect ...

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