BINDING QUILTs - Great tutorial on how to bind your quilt with the sewing machine using a flat fell foot to keep the binding and stitching even on front/back. Great concept for those of us who do not have the patience to do all that hand sewing!
wash finished quilts in dawn dish soap. it's similar to Synthrapol, a detergent dyers use to keep fugitive dyes from redepositing on fabric. use a tablespoon or two per quilt so it doesn't foam up the machine. wash new fabric with it (in HOT water.