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

Hunter's Design Studio Back to School Blog Hop

Posted on September 01, 2015 by Cristy Fincher | 0 comments


Hello! I'm so happy that you stopped by!

My wonderful friend, Sam Hunter, is hosting a fabulous Back to School Blog Hop, which is kicking off today. As all of our kiddos, and grand-kiddos, are heading back to school, Sam thought it would be great fun for us to head back too and brush up on some of our quilting skills as well as learn some new tips and tricks. Sam has put together a pretty fabulous...

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Posted in Blog Hopping, Glue Basting, Quilting, Sewing

Grandma's Lawn Chair: Blog Hop and Giveaway!

Posted on September 26, 2013 by Cristy | 0 comments


Welcome! Pull up a seat! I'm happy you're here, for the last stop on the Grandma's Lawn Chair BlogHop.

Last month I found this great paper-pieced "C", which was designed by the talented Diane, at From Blank Pages. It was the perfect little touch for my Tinker Tote, especially with purple flowery fabric. From the download to the finshed "C" block, I had only spent about an hour. I posted a pic on...

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Posted in Binding, Free Motion Quilting, Glue Basting, Quilting, Reviews, Sewing

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

Know Thy Machine

Posted on November 21, 2012 by Cristy | 0 comments


Hi Everyone! I'm the 23rd stop on the "Know Thy Machine" bog hop. This is such a fun hop to be a part of, and I hope you enjoy you stop here in my little world. Before I get started, I have to apologize. I missed my scheduled day for Monday Nov. 19th. I'm so sorry. I had my dates completely wrong, and didn't realize that I was a no-show. 

I'm going to be answering Shruti'squestions about my handy...

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Posted in Juki, Quilting, Sewing, Sewing Machine