Some of you may see curved quilt blocks and immediately equate them with advanced sewing skills. BUT before you count yourself out, take a look at my super quick suuuper easy How To Sew Curves YouTube tutorial. (Seriously, do it, then come back.
There’s no dancing around the issue, so I’m just going to come out and say it.
I’m a feminist.
A radical, equality-love’n, girl-power karate-kick’n feminist (I’m not totally sure karate has anything to do with feminism, but it sounded good in the moment).
For all of your scrap-busting needs, I bring you - 10 FREE scrap quilt patterns!
You don’t have to be a quilter for very long to start accruing scraps of fabric. A little snip here, a slice there, and pretty soon a pile forms...and
For a link to the FREE Retro Plaid quilt pattern, scroll to the bottom of this post. The SQ quilt pattern library includes other similar designs that come in lots of different sizes. The following patterns are not free, but if you need a pattern for a size other than throw, I encourage you to check them out!
What better way to enjoy summer than this FREE watermelon quilt pattern! The Mod Melons quilt pattern focuses on sewing curves. If curves are new to you, I have lots of tutorials and resources to help you learn this fun and gratifying skill.
Check out more modern medallion quilts here! The medallion quilt featured in this post was adapted from a quilt found in that Medallion Workbook.
What's A Medallion Quilt?
When researching sewing machines, there are a lot of factors to consider. Since my specialty is quilting, I’ll give you the deets on what I’ve found to be the best quilting sewing machines.
It’s time. You’ve sewn a couple quilts, become totally addicted (I mean, it’s hard not to), and now realize the old hand-me-down Singer just isn’t cutting it.
Seven insights to make Instagram fun! These tips from my Instagram experience will help make this social media platform not only better, but encouraging and inspiring! For 24 inspiring Instagram accounts, check out this post too!
Reading those words, did you start to sweat?
Quilts come in all shapes and sizes. As far as quilts are concerned, there is no “right” size. Some are square, some rectangular, some of mine have accidentally become rhombus in shape. This post includes a clear quilt sizes chart to visually show standard quilt sizes as well as standard quilt batting.