The Power of Glue Basting - Back to School Blog Hop

Posted on September 27, 2015 by Cristy Fincher | 4 comments

Welcome! Today is my stop on the Back to School Blog Hop, organized by the wonderful Sam Hunter.

Today I'm going to give you a little "crash course" on glue basting - one of my favorite techniques for getting great results for many quilting and sewing projects.

What is glue basting, you ask? It's probably much like you imagine, but a lot less messy than you fear. Glue basting is a simple techinique...

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Posted in Applique, Binding, Blog Hopping, Foundation Piecing, Glue Basting, Half Square Triangles, Piecing, Sewing, Tools & Supplies

Glue Basting Your Seams {Video!!}

Posted on June 04, 2013 by Cristy | 0 comments


If I could, I would scream it from the rooftops: "Glue basting is life changing!!"

I get a bit of reluctance from some quilters, and sewists, who haven't tried glue basting, or are cautious (maybe even scared) of trying it. Almost always, once they try glue basting, they "get it" and understand why it works so well. Then they discover how it can work for them and their sewing. This simple technique...

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Posted in Glue Basting, Half Square Triangles, Piecing, Sewing, Tutorial, Video

Half Square Triangle Tutorial: Magic Triangles, Part 1

Posted on March 01, 2013 by Cristy | 0 comments


Half square triangles are a staple in almost any quilter's repertoire. They are simple, playful, and versatile. Rotating them around, to the right, left, or upside-down can change the look of your quilt completely. The posibilities are endless!

You might already have a favorite way to make HSTs. I'm offering you a different technique that you just might like a lot. I really hope you give it a try....

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Posted in Half Square Triangles, Piecing, Tutorial