A tailor's clapper is an essential tool for quality pressing. Your seams will be flatter than ever by adding this humble piece of wood to your sewing routine. Whether you already have a tailor's clapper or are interested in getting one for the first time, you may be wondering how to add some of your own creative flair to your clapper.
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I wrote this quilted oven mitt tutorial partially for myself - but also so I could share my NEW favorite oven mitt with YOU! Friends, I've reached the point in life where I have a favorite oven mitt. If that isn't one of the most "adult" things I've ever said, I don't know what is.
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!
Since first writing this post in 2020 I have updated these free quilt pattern coloring pages to include many more quilt designs that have since been released. These line art coloring pages are created as an easy-to-print multi-page PDF. You can print one quilt pattern or all of them.
Before launching into your free quilted Christmas stocking pattern, let me explain why this pattern is squeaking in just five days before Christmas. It's simple, really. The first reason is that I didn't see these beautiful stockings until last week. For hours I had been on a cyber quest to find Christmas stockings for my family – which was proving to be no easy task!
Ho! Ho! Ho! And Meeeerry almost Christmas! It's time to officially launch holiday gift-making season here on the SQ blog. Last week we made adorable quilted ornaments, but this week I have something to spice up your holiday dinner party – a Christmas placemats tutorial!
The long awaited day is here! The Free Twisted Ribbons quilt pattern collaboration with Spoonflower is now available for digital download. Scroll to the bottom of this post to get the link!
This minimal, modern pattern is fun and groovy and allows you to use a really unique feature through Spoonflower – Fill-A-Yard™.
If you've been reading along with me for a bit, you already know that I am a huge fan of Charley Harper's unique artistic style and his minimalistic animal illustrations. You may have also already sewn my last Charley Harper inspired quilt, Bird Watching.