Posts by Rachaeldaisy

Rachaeldaisy made her first quilt in 2008 and has been hooked ever since. She enjoys making all types of quilts, exploring different styles and trying different techniques. More than 20 years working as a florist has meant Rachaeldaisy has been thinking about color and composition for a long time. Patchwork and quilting is a wonderful way to continue the journey. On most days you'll find her stitching away in her home in the beautiful Blue Mountains in Australia.

Getting To The Point – About Hand Quilting Needles

Hand Quilting Needles in a Pincushion

Whether you want to quilt the tiny stitches of traditional quilts or try the current trend of Big Stitch quilting, the needle you choose will make a big difference in your results and the enjoyment of your sewing. So which needles are best for hand quilting? Find out here!

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Give Your Quilt That Special Edge With Prairie Point Binding

prairie point binding on quilt Are you looking for a different way to finish your quilt other than simple binding? Or, have you ever thought your quilt would look wonderful with folded fabric prairie points, but you didn't quite know how to add them to your quilt? Read on to find out that prairie point binding is not as tricky as it looks. Special edging is easy with our 10 step method of attaching prairie point binding! Read more »

Forget Me Knots: Hand Quilting Knots

Quilting knots tied with red yarn Are you looking for a fun and easy alternative to hand quilting, or are you ready to try a different quilting technique for finishing a quilt. Using knots in quilting is a great alternative to machine-quilting or hand-quilting your quilt. Learn how to quilt by tying knots with these great tips! Read more »