Loft Batting

Different batts have different lofts.

  The thickness of the batting is the loft of the batting. A low loft batting may only be 1/4 inch thick. A high loft batting may be 3 inches thick. The loft of the batting will often determine how you will secure the layers of the quilt together. High loft batting have to be… Continue reading Loft Batting

Log Cabin

Many secondary designs can be made from log cabin blocks.

    The Log Cabin has been a popular quilt block for over 100 years.¬† The pattern has a square in the center (the hearth) surrounded by different sized rectangles (logs). ¬†Often the center is red (or yellow) to represent the hearth in the cabin.     There are many different techniques for sewing a… Continue reading Log Cabin