Carolina Christmas Quilt, quilting

Finally Figured Out Ricky!

  Hi Everyone! This is going to be a real quick post because I finally figured out AND COMPLETED that Ricky Tims binding on my Carolina Christmas Quilt! I know, I'm slow, so what else is new!? This was finished at quilt retreat and am just now getting around to putting a post together to… Continue reading Finally Figured Out Ricky!

Sewing

Year End Re-Cap – The projects of 2011

Hi Readers! Today I am spending some time wrapping gifts at the Barnes & Nobles book store to help raise money for my all-time favorite charity (Canine Companions for Independence).  My goal today is $200, so hopefully the store will be loaded with shoppers and my wrapping skills will beg to be tipped graciously! Ha!… Continue reading Year End Re-Cap – The projects of 2011

Carolina Christmas Quilt

The Ricky Tim’s Binding – Practicing My Piping!

I attached my new pintuck foot, the 46c (wide), cut my 1 inch strips and two strands of the No. 5 Perle Cotton, set up the thread with the invisible thread and started to stitch. I decided to use the leftover fabric from the edges around my quilt backing.  Turned out, I don't have any… Continue reading The Ricky Tim’s Binding – Practicing My Piping!

Carolina Christmas Quilt, quilting

Geeze, Prepping for The RTB is a Lot of Work!

Hi Everyone, About the only thing accomplished this weekend on the Ricky Tims Binding (RTB) was the squaring and trimming of the quilt.I watched the video several more times and wrote down what I was going to need.  I needed to find Water Soluble Thread (who knew there was such a thing), a Pintuck Foot,… Continue reading Geeze, Prepping for The RTB is a Lot of Work!

Carolina Christmas Quilt, quilting

I think I found what I was looking for! — The Ricky Tims Binding

Friends, After a little research I found what I was looking for!This is the video that shows, among other amazing things, his method for doing a machine binding.  I found it at the library and watched the chapter about the binding last night. This technique is actually very similar to how I did the binding… Continue reading I think I found what I was looking for! — The Ricky Tims Binding