Category Archives: Tutorials

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How to Make a Simple Square in a Square Quilt Block

Subtitle: The Life-Changing Magic of Beautiful Fabric

One aspect of sewing that all quilters deeply experience is the power of beautiful fabric. Beautiful fabric will make us quilters do crazy, irrational...partially erratic things – like convert a guest room into more fabric storage, even though you have lots of company and they would REALLY appreciate not having to spend the first hour of their visit pushing fabric off all of the furniture; like labeling boxes of fabric “MORE TAMPONS” so your husband never fully knows how much you actually have; like buying yardage from your favorite designer knowing full well that you love it waaaay too much to ever cut into it – thus perpetuating the cycle of having stacks and stack of too much fabric.

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How To Sew Binding On A Quilt (VIDEO!)

You have finished piecing your quilt, sandwiched your batting, completed quilting it together and trimmed the excess batting. Hooray! Pat yourself on the back. There’s just one tiny little step before you are completely finished.

Sewing binding may not be the most exciting part of making a quilt, but it is the icing on your beautiful cake, so it’s best to take the extra time and do it right.

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How To Make Minky Blanket

How To Make A Minky Baby Blanket In 30 Minutes!

A few years ago I started noticing a trend in my life – people were having babies. Every few months I would get a birth announcement in the mail, a group text from an acquaintance or open Facebook to find a well-staged photo of a line of large, medium and small shoes usually attached to a cheesy tagline – “and then there were three…”

Facebook became a baby lookbook I could not escape.

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Make Your Own Log Cabin Quilt Pattern

I don't technically live in a log cabin, but I did recently move to a home that has a fireplace...so yeah. I pretty much live in a log cabin. Which is AMAZING for my quilt street cred cause the Log Cabin quilt block is one of the most well-known and popular of all patchwork patterns!

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Flying Geese Quilt

Super Simple Flying Geese Quilt Tutorial

The Flying Geese quilt block is simple, versatile and quick to make. Flying Geese can stand alone as a single block or can be used to make many other famous quilt blocks – the Sawtooth Star being one of them.

Through my research on the history of this block I came across very few facts.

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