If the brand new Garland quilt pattern has you feeling festive, now is the perfect time to make your own DIY holiday felt garlands! In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make one garland using felt poms and one made with felt sheets cut using the same improv technique from the Garland quilt pattern.
In this quick and concise 5 minute guide, you'll learn all about quilting rulers. We're covering our favorite rulers, the best tools for safety and accuracy, supplies for adding guidelines to rulers, and ruler organization. Does that seem like a lot to learn in just 5 minutes?
Supporting our communities and giving back is at the heart of what we do at Suzy Quilts. We've been donating to a wide array of nonprofits since 2020 and this year we aren't only fundraising—we're friend-raising!
That means we're supporting these nonprofits through a financial donation and doing our best to get the word out about the great things they are doing.
Welcome to the first of our new 5 minute guide series! Think of these posts as the quilting lightning round. We're going over all the basics you need to know to be a pro at a variety of different quilting topics, and today we're kicking the series off with a 5 minute guide to quilting pins!
Shot cotton is a special type of fabric that is soft, luxurious, and beautifully rich in color. If you've held a shot cotton before, you immediately knew it was different from regular quilting fabric. And if you haven't worked with shot cottons before—you're in for a treat!
Sustainability has become increasingly important and we've all been learning more about protecting the environment. As quilters, we all use different kinds of fibers sourced naturally from the earth—fabric made from cotton or flax, batting made of wool, silk, or bamboo, and tools made of wood.
Knots. Tangles. Fraying. Breakage. UGH! These are the most frustrating things that can happen while hand sewing. What can you do to prevent them? Use thread conditioner! Most thread conditioners are made with all-natural beeswax, and while using it or not is an optional and personal choice, this handy little notion has many benefits.