It’s Week 3 of the Voyage Quilt Sew Along! And that means we’re starting to work on the block that forms most of your quilt - half square triangles. We’ll be making as many HSTs as possible this week, but don’t worry if you don’t make all 296 required for the Voyage quilt.
Good pressing takes time and practice, but it can make any quilt shine. That’s why tailor’s clappers are one of our favorite tools here at the Suzy Quilts HQ. We wanted to learn more about this beloved quilting tool, so this post is all about the science of getting flat seams using a tailor’s clapper!
Welcome to week 2 of the Voyage Quilt Sew Along, quilt pals! Last week, we talked about choosing fabric for the Voyage quilt and I gave you tips for both the multi-color and two-color versions of Voyage. This week, I’ve got tips for both versions as well, but we are talking all about cutting!
Nesting seams can be wonderfully gratifying or painfully stressful depending on your level of accuracy. But what if I told you that using simple and inexpensive fork pins could bring you success and accuracy pretty much every time?
Well get excited, my quilty friends, because I'm saying exactly that!
If you're looking to make your lunch special by adding a cute new accessory, this quilted lunch bag tutorial is for you! Whether you're planning a spring picnic, heading to the office, or looking for a handmade touch for your child's lunch, this project will make your afternoon pop.
Here at Suzy Quilts HQ, we are always happy to help new quilters learn skills, like how to read a quilt pattern. Making that first quilt can be intimidating. What does WOF mean? What’s the right side of the fabric? What are sub-cuts?