I am so excited to finally announce what the Suzy Quilts team has been hard at work building behind the scenes — The Cutting Table Mini Magazine! This has been a passion project built brick by brick for over two years and I can't hold it inside for another minute.
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Here on the blog and in the Suzy Quilts Patterns Facebook group we’ve heard from quilters around the world who have one question—what advice do we have for quilters with chronic pain and illness? Quilting is our passion, and it can cause frustration when pain makes it challenging.
This FREE Grow pillow pattern is based on the popular Grow quilt pattern found in the SQ shop. That quilt pattern includes instructions for king, queen/full, twin, throw and baby sizes. So once you finish this pillow, you may have to make a matching quilt so it's not lonely on the couch!
Are you a newbie sewer? Welcome! You have come to the right place. Today on the blog I have the 6 best beginner quilt patterns for new quilters! These patterns were written with you in mind so you will be able to make any of them with success!
Giving away a quilt? You're so sweet and generous! Do your friends and family know how lucky they are to have you in their lives?? As you give your incredibly fortunate loved one the gift of a new quilt, make sure you give them the gift of knowledge as well… the knowledge of how to take care of it!
I bring you something very special and exciting today – a complete guide to hiring a longarm quilter! Although I like to pretend that I know all there is to know about this quilty world of ours, the truth is there are some avenues in quilting that I know very little about.
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.
A wise woman once said to me, “Suzy, the very first thing you should do when you get home from a fabric shop is throw all of your fabric into the washing machine. One must prewash fabric before quilting. It's essential.”
Picture this: you’re scrolling through Instagram, lalala, like’n a few pics...lalala...oh look, your cousin is on a boat...lalala...cool! handmade purses; I should learn how to make purses...lalala...WAIT. ERRYBODY HOLD UP! That fabric. I love it. I need it.
Now the internet scramble.