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Useful information and inspiration for quilters. How to Strip Piece Four-Patch Quilt Blocks — a Tutorial. BycdmwriteronJanuary 2, 2013 When you want to make a lot of four-patch quilt blocks from the same two fabrics, strip piecing is the way to go.

How to Strip Piece Four-Patch Quilt Blocks — a Tutorial

It’s fast, it’s accurate, and it’s easy. Freemotion by the River: Garden Fence block tutorial. I even found the first post I did about the quilt here which even tells what fabric bundle I used.

Freemotion by the River: Garden Fence block tutorial

I also showed more photos of my finished quilt just the other day here. This block is so much fun to make and would be perfect for a scrap quilt. I am going to share the pattern for the block only, amounts of fabrics.....that is up to you. This will make a 10 1/2" block which finishes at 10 inches when you sew the blocks together. Here are the cutting sizes: Always Great, Always Free Quilting Tutorials. Always Great, Always Free Quilting Tutorials. Always Great, Always Free Quilting Tutorials. Sewing Tips and Tricks Tuesday: Press before you sew! Roundup: 52 quilting tutorials. Roundup: 52 quilting tutorials When Stitch This!

Roundup: 52 quilting tutorials

Launched just over a year ago, one of our goals was to pack posts with interesting, fun, and helpful quilting tutorials. Recently we took an inventory of those quilting tutorials and were giddy to find that we’d amassed 52 so far—that’s about one tute a week! Today we’ve classified, categorized, and compartmentalized those 52 quilting tutorials into one handy post that you can refer to again and again.

Bookmark it, pin it, however you do it—just be sure to save this page for the times when you need it! Master Quilter: Setting Triangles for On-Point Quilts. Setting triangles for an on-point quilt can be somewhat intimidating for quilters at any level.

Master Quilter: Setting Triangles for On-Point Quilts

But with a little know-how, you can create perfect on-point quilts! Photo via A Quilting Life The fundamentals of on-point quilting with triangles: Tutorials. Always Great, Always Free Quilting Tutorials. Tutorials. Always Great, Always Free Quilting Tutorials. How to make Half Square Triangles - Quilting 101. How to Apply Ric Rac with Holly Holderman of Lakehouse Dry Goods. How to: sew four-patch quilt blocks (two at a time) Color Bars Quilt. Little superstar quilt top - comfortstitching.

I've had the pedal to the metal all last week stitching up this star top. I used the wonky star tutorial here but instead of giving my stars wonky points I did even ones. I added the wonkiness when I placed the blocks into my quilt instead (does that make sense?) , just to ring those ch-ch-changes. I'm liking how the colours played out in this one, it started out as a *****massy quilt but I think it turned out with a bit more year round useability than I thought it might. Tutorial - wonky diamond log cabins — Surrounded by Scraps. A few months ago I came across this photo on Flickr, by Jill (falling for pieces).

Tutorial - wonky diamond log cabins — Surrounded by Scraps

Ever since I spotted those blocks it's something that's been on my to-do list. And, as March is my month for the Friends + Fabric stash bee, I figured this is a great block to play around with, and hope that my bee mates think so too! So, a few days ago I wrote Jill and asked her if she had worked from or made up a tutorial for her blocks, and if not, whether she would mind my posting them for this bee. Free Project: Wonky Cottage Lap Quilt from Stash Happy Patchwork! Wonky House Quilt Block Tutorial. Happy Valentine's Day!

Wonky House Quilt Block Tutorial

(OK, now that we've gotten that out of the way...) I have wanted to make a "Wonky House" block for quite a while- I think they are so cute and fun! I have made just two blocks so far- I just LOVE how they came out! Wonky House Block Tutorial. It's good to be Queen!!

Wonky House Block Tutorial

As in the queen of my hive for the Newbee Quilters at Threadbias. I am asking my busy bees for a wonky house block so what better time to put up a tutorial. City Windows Table Runner. Finished Size: 14" x 30" Seam Allowance: 1/4" unless otherwise stated We are very excited to be sharing our first recipe on the Bake Shop!

City Windows Table Runner

City Windows is a versatile runner that works great with any fabric style. We love it because it requires just one charm pack and an additional 1/2 yard of fabric to complete the entire project: front, back and binding! You’ll want to keep this pattern on hand as you check out all the new Moda lines. Bernina Video - Bite-size Quilting (with Nina McVeigh and Jennifer Gigas) Laptop / Kindle / I-Pad Sleeve Tutorial. In case you missed my tutorial in , I wanted to share my Laptop / Kindle/ I-Pad Sleeve Tutoiral with you. Gift giving season just around the corner and what better way to show someone you care than with a custom laptop sleeve. This pattern can be made for any size laptop, Kindle, or I-Pad by adjusting the measurements accordingly. I used girly fabric here, but you could definitely make this more "manly" by using a more masculine print or perhaps even some wool suiting material.

Quilt and stained glass coordinated patterns. Sometimes the patterns for quilts blocks lend themselves to glass panels quite nicely.

Quilt and stained glass coordinated patterns

In addition, its fun to have your fabric quilt accented by a stained glass panel hanging in a nearby window. Almost all quilt blocks can be customized for stained glass. These quilt block patterns can be made either way or both, or can be used for stencils. Summer runner. I finally dusted off my sewing machine and made this summery table runner for a gift using a charm pack and a half yard of white fabric.

Summer runner

The fabric is Treasures and Tidbits. To make this quick runner cut 160 squares 1.75" x 1.75", and pick out 40 – 5" squares or use a charm pack. Free Patterns from Sophie Junction. Sarah stitched. Quilts + Color. I Dance in Circles. Making this quilt felt a little bit like dancing. It is full of color and movement, and just the right touch of sexy. But don't be scared of all those curves; I assure you -- not a single pin or template was used in their construction. Free Paper Piecing Quilt Block Patterns from Piece By Number. Quilt Binding - How to Sew Mitered Quilt Binding - Quilt Binding Instructions.

Miter Binding at a Corner of the Quilt Fold the unsewn tail of quilt binding straight up, positioning it so that its right edge is parallel with the next side of the quilt to be bound. Coax the lower edge of the strip to form a 45-degree angle (top left illustration). Fold the binding down, leaving the top of the fold flush with the edge of the quilt top behind it and its raw edge aligned with the next side of the quilt. A string quilt block tutorial – paper pieced method. I’m so blown away by all the wonderful comments on my string quilt, now aptly named ‘Kaleidoscope’ (many thanks to Kerri who was the first to suggest it, followed by 9 others of you who had the same thought!) I think it’s just perfect. And now, a quick tutorial – I had a few requests for a tutorial on making this type of quilt, so I figured I’d oblige (it’s the least I can do, right?).

This shows the paper piecing method, which is my preferred method. To start, you’ll want to decide on the size of your blocks. For the Kaleidoscope quilt, my blocks were 11″ square. Quilt Blocks Galore! Japanese Lantern. Binding Tutorial. Free Quilting Tutorials.

Tube Tutorial - How to Quilt. How to Make a Coffee Mug Organizer. Free Quilting Tutorials. Tuesday Tutorial: Accurate 1/4″ Seam Allowances. Ryan Walsh Quilts, Modern Quilts, Sewing, Home Decor, Fabric: Bundles of Joy Quilt { A Tutorial } A Sewing Journal - A Sewing Journal - Quick Baby Shower Quilt How-To. Attempting Applique. I Dance in Circles. Wonky RWB Rails. Finished Paintbox Quilt. Pat Sloan Demonstrates Fusible Applique Techniques - 2013 Fall Quilt Market. Paintbox Quilt Along. Dresden Plate Tutorial - Beginner Block Quilting Series. Adding Mitered Border to a Quilt. Tube Tutorial - How to Quilt.