Category Archives: Tutorials

How to sew curves tutorial - Suzy Quilts | Modern Fans is a bold, contemporary quilt pattern that includes king, queen, twin, throw and baby quilt sizes as well as a video tutorial!

How to Sew Curves in a Quilt

Learning how to sew curves is just like learning how to ride a bike. Do you remember that first time riding without the training wheels? As a little girl, I would have been quite content to cruise around the neighborhood with my training wheels still on until my bags were packed for college.

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Make a Triangle Jitters quilt with 8 fat quarters! This is a beginner-friendly half square triangle pattern. Discover how to achieve this ombré effect with the exact fabrics I used!

Make a Triangle Jitters Quilt with 8 Fat Quarters

The Triangle Jitters quilt pattern is one of the most popular patterns in the SQ library. Using just the simple half square triangle, it creates a dynamic, modern design while still remaining beginner-friendly. The fabric requirements in the pattern are designed for using yardage, however you can make it with scraps, or in this case, make a Triangle Jitters quilt with 8 fat quarters* and a background fabric!

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10 newborn baby essentials - the ultimate guide to a basic baby registry

My 10 Newborn Baby Essentials

As a first-time mom I'm learning everything through trial and error...mostly error. Now that I'm officially 8 weeks into being a mama, I have very strong opinions on my newborn baby essentials.

I now look back on my baby registry and have a good laugh – because why did I feel the need to register for 3 Solly Baby wraps?

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Quilting with knits is not hard, there are just some tricks and tips to know. Learn all about how to sew with knits!

Is Knit a 4-Letter Word? How to Sew with Knits!

My quilty friends, we’ve talked about many things within the pages of this blog. We’ve covered flannel and linen fabric, cotton and poly thread; we’ve even waved goodbye to conventional wadding and ushered in a new era of bamboo, wool, and midnight-shaded batting. But there’s still one material in which we've barely skimmed the surface, even though it’s a very fine surface indeed.

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