How to secure a pin

When you prepare a quilt sandwich for quilting, it’s really important that you make sure that the pins don’t shift around. The best way to secure a pin and keep it from shifting? Sew it onto the quilt, of course!

Like this:

See how neatly the flowerhead has been sewn onto the quilt? That‘s how it’s done, people!


But hey, that’s my first quilt sandwich, so a few accidents are to be expected.

Isn’t the fabric adorable? It’s Love U by Deb Strain for Moda. And that’s only the backside. Wait until you see the front (= Blue Sky panel + Rosy Red Flowers & Butterflies)!