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  • Color coordination made simple

    When trying to design your next quilt and you need an easy way to find the color coordinating fabrics you want to use just go to the paint department and grab some color samples their free. That's what I do. Maybe it will help you too.
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by Mamagshouse Donna Gilliam on Sat, Apr 12 2014
  • Keeping your Quilt Block in the Order you want them.

    I don't know about you but once I have finished with all my blocks and have them in the order I want them in on my quilt wall, I have a heck of a time keeping them in that order when I need to sew. So instead of the little round labels or post-its that everyone else likes to use I use the photo/scrapbook...
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by Mamagshouse Donna Gilliam on Sat, Apr 12 2014
  • Temporary design wall

    I don't have a sewing room, so I sew on my dining table. Hence no design wall as well. But I use 2 yards of felt draped on top of my china cabinet hold it down with books. It works great and I take it off when I am done auditioning with blocks.
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by Jereena on Thu, Aug 1 2013
  • Putting It All together - design wall alternative

    If you don't have a quilt wall or room for one and are ready to put your backing, batting and top together, try this. In a larger open space in your house, put two heavy duty plant hooks anywhere from 7-10 feet apart, depending on how large your quilts are. Hang a loop of rope or bungee cord about...
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by MaggieNae on Mon, Dec 5 2011
  • Re: Design wall using flannel

    Sandy, really pretty quilt. I love the fabrics. I wish I had a wall big enough for a permanent design wall. I could see where having the corkboard would be handy. I use the flanel back of a tablecloth also. I like the idea of using the Commands to hang it on. I think I'll try that one out. I made...
    Posted to Share Your Tips (Forum) by Linny t on Sat, Aug 14 2010
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