Category Archives: Tutorials

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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Does batting have a right and wrong side? The answer is yes! Check out this photo guide to help you find the right batting for your next quilt.

Is There a Right Side to Quilt Batting?

Last week, on the Suzy Quilts Patterns Facebook Group (yes, I hope you read that like the episode recap narrator of your favorite TV show), someone asked if there was a right and wrong side to quilt batting.

Let me just say that I’m thankful for my quilting community for a lot of reasons: the crazy creativity, original ideas, and incredible muffin recipes… but I’m also thankful for you all because you ask amazing questions that I probably wouldn't have come up with!

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How to hand quilt in 3 easy steps! In this blog and video tutorial I'll list out all of the supplies you need and show you how simple hand quilting can be. Get this Bayside Quilt pattern and make your own!

How to Hand Quilt (with Video Tutorial!)

I learned to hand quilt a few years ago, and since then I've spent hundreds of hours stitching away. Those of you who enjoy these SQ tutorials have been asking me to "finally write that tutorial!" Even though I've filmed many spontaneous Facebook live videos and IG stories about hand quilting, only now have I planted myself in a chair and filmed everything I know on how to hand quilt. 

Writing this tutorial loomed large in my head, because there's so much to say!

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