FoldBackBinding

ColourPlay

ColourPlay

Here, we present an interesting alternative use of Jelly Rolls: An abstract geometric „ColourPlay“ design for a triptych wallhanging solely made with precut fabric strips and inspired by the famous Bauhaus artists and architects. 

SommerSonnenStrahlen – Finishing the Quilt

SommerSonnenStrahlen – Finishing the Quilt

The SommerSonnenStrahlen quilt was made to be used as bed quilt. With a light batting, it is ideal for hot summer nights when our German feather quilts are not suitable....

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Die 5 Grazien (The 5 Belles) – Finishing the Quilt

Die 5 Grazien (The 5 Belles) – Finishing the Quilt

For this quilt, deciding on the design for a label was very easy. It was quite clear that another flower would be needed here. Technique wise, we took the easy way out, too: We simply fused the flower with the label information on it to the back of the quilt... (8 July 2011)

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Fold-Back Binding

Fold-Back Binding

Fold-back binding is a simple method for binding. On the front of the quilt it creates an interesting visual effect because the binding simply isn’t visible. The quilt ends with the outer border which seems to float in its surroundings without any boundary.... (20 March 2011)

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Tie a Yellow Ribbon - Finishing

Tie a Yellow Ribbon

Small quilts are a very rewarding experience. They look terrific, can be used as wall-hangings in the smallest of flats, and they are a challenge without taking up too much time to complete. This applies to all stages in quiltmaking: piecing, assembly, quilting, and also to the very last stage – to finishing the quilt. No cutting and sewing of endless binding strips to never ending quilt edges, not to mention the thousands of invisible hand stitches needed to finish the binding for a large quilt... (19 March 2011)

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Ocean Waves Quilt - Finishing

Finishing a quilt shouldn't just be an afterthought. A lot can still be spoilt when, for example, the binding is attached sloppily. On the other hand, we just want to finish the quilt as soon as possible at this stage. You know, at least twenty other projects have been waiting their turn impatiently...

For the Ocean Waves Quilt, we tried to find a compromise between quick finishing and still finding some creative outlet.... (5 February 2011)

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