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(Episode 228) "Building" A Quilt Block w/Quilty Production Assistant Matt McShanWhere do you find your quilt inspiration? Assistant Matt saw a building in Chicago that was calling out to be realized in patchwork. Learn basic design skills on today's episode as Matt and Mary are "building" a quilt block!! (Episode 227) Buying Fabrics Online - Tips and InfoWe love quilt shops and we love shopping online, too.

So, Do You Sell Your Quilts? A Tip Top Tip From Marianne in IowaQuilters are smart. Quilting: Fundamentals Archives - Craftsy Blog. Ready to quilt?

Quilting: Fundamentals Archives - Craftsy Blog

This post lists all of the beginner quilting supplies needed to get started with the world of quilting. Read more » Rich in colorful texture, batik quilting fabrics can add depth and movement to your projects. Learn more about different types of batiks and how to use them in your quilting projects! Read more » Deceptively Simple: Make Your Own Rainstick Quilt! Deceptively Simple: Make Your Own Rainstick Quilt!

Deceptively Simple: Make Your Own Rainstick Quilt!

Seeing colorful quilts like this one just light up our day and this one is no different. We're here to share this amazing pattern with all of you, so if you haven't tried a rainstick quilt yet, check out this video so you can start on your own! It's fun and easy to make, so even though it looks kind of complicated, have no fear; you can do it! Jean and Colleen explain the process clearly, and once you've got your 2 packages of 2 1/2-inch strips (80 total), you're good to go!

Make A Splash With This Bold, Beautiful Ripple Effect Quilt! Make A Splash With This Bold, Beautiful Ripple Effect Quilt!

Make A Splash With This Bold, Beautiful Ripple Effect Quilt!

We're always searching for new patterns, and when we came across this Ripple Effect quilt, it definitely caught our eye; and with such an intricate design a clever use of alternating fabrics, you can see why! Jean and Colleen from Fons & Porter show us how to make this mesmerizing design in the following tutorial. Check it out and give it a try, we'd love to see your interpretations of it! Anniversary week! Free quilting tutorials roundup, day 1. Anniversary week!

Anniversary week! Free quilting tutorials roundup, day 1

Free quilting tutorials roundup, day 1 Posted by Jenny on March 9, 2015, in quilting & sewing, quilt reference, quilt roundups, quilt sandwich, quilt tips, quilting 101, quilting for beginners, quilting tutorials Welcome to day one of QUILT TUTORIALS WEEK—and our weeklong blog-anniversary celebration! Our official anniversary arrives on Thursday, so before we officially celebrate, we’re reminiscing by sharing a week’s worth of free quilting tutorials from the past year.

Bookmark them, pin them, however you save them—but keep this week’s posts handy for the times when you need them! Free quilting tutorials roundup, day 2: smart techniques. Tension Problems Be Gone! Troubleshoot The Most Common Problems. Free Quilting Videos - How to Quilt - Quilting Tutorials. 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: Quilt blocks can be set together in straight settings of horizontal or vertical rows, or they may be set in an “on-point” setting. In an “on-point” setting, the blocks are placed so the straight of grain in each block runs diagonally in the quilt. The most important thing to remember when working with on-point settings is that the corner triangles and side setting triangles have bias edges which can easily stretch out of shape. 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. Fabrics used include some from Bliss, pips, flurry, city weekend, fa la la la la as well as some robins egg and christmas red bella solids. BTW - did you know it is now only a week or so until stores start to receive Sherbet pips yardage??????

Calling all Shop Owners and eagle eyed shoppers!!!!!!!! I am getting a ton of requests asking which stores are carrying the entire line of prints so if you are a store owner or know of one who is please let me know. 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. She graciously responded that she had not done so - just worked improv style, and gave me the go ahead to share.

Free Project: Wonky Cottage Lap Quilt from Stash Happy Patchwork! Wonky House Quilt Block Tutorial. Happy Valentine's Day! (OK, now that we've gotten that out of the way...) Wonky House Block Tutorial. It's good to be Queen!! As in the queen of my hive for the Newbee Quilters at Threadbias. 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 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. 1 charm pack. Bernina Video - Bite-size Quilting (with Nina McVeigh and Jennifer Gigas) Laptop / Kindle / I-Pad Sleeve Tutorial. Quilt and stained glass coordinated patterns. Sometimes the patterns for quilts blocks lend themselves to glass panels quite nicely. In addition, its fun to have your fabric quilt accented by a stained glass panel hanging in a nearby window. 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. The fabric is Treasures and Tidbits.

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. Free Paper Piecing Quilt Block Patterns from Piece By Number. Quilt Binding - How to Sew Mitered Quilt Binding - Quilt Binding Instructions. 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!)

Quilt Blocks Galore! Japanese Lantern. Sew a Color 4 2-1/2" square to each end of a Color 2 strip, right sides together, and using, as always, a scant 1/4" seam. Press seam allowances towards the rectangle. Binding Tutorial. I receive many queries regarding quilt binding, specifically machine stitching the binding, and would like to clarify a few technical, but not difficult, binding matters. I almost always make continuous cross-grain binding, There are several very informative tutorials available online which are clear and easy to follow.

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. Ah, the elusive 1/4″ quilting seam! For this Tuesday Tutorial, I am pleased to present another one of our free McCall’s Quilting University (MQU) video lessons, An Accurate 1/4″ Seam Allowance. Your host for this video lesson is Kathy Patterson, senior editor of McCall’s Quilting.

Note: please click any image to go directly to the video lesson. Ryan Walsh Quilts, Modern Quilts, Sewing, Home Decor, Fabric: Bundles of Joy Quilt { A Tutorial } Every once in awhile I run across a quilt design and say to myself, "I can make that! " Even without taking a look at the pattern. 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.