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A string quilt block tutorial – paper pieced method

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?). To start, you’ll want to decide on the size of your blocks. Cut squares of your desired size from the copy paper and set aside. Decide on your fabrics and cut strips of a variety of widths. I wanted to have a small strip of white separate the squares in my quilt, so I cut 1″ strips of a solid white fabric. Next we’ll temporarily attach the white strips to the paper squares. Now you can start sewing on your fabric strips! (please ignore my wrinkly fabric! Align the edges and sew with a 1/4″ seam allowance. Sew along this edge (right through the paper), then iron open with a dry iron.

Tutorial: Sprocket Pillows These are my favorite new pillows. They are fast and unbelievably easy to make…and I hope you love them as much as I do. I did my best to simplify the instructions/pattern so they are beginner friendly, and super fun to make. If you’ve never worked with a template or curves, and your nervous about it…these pillows are a perfect place to start. The only problem with them is that you can’t make just one…trust me …I tried. There are pattern templates for two sizes: Click the link below to download the pattern templates *For best results, print the templates directly from google docs (click file on the left and print). ** Please do not re-post the link to these templates on your own website! You will also need: Large fabric scraps for the top wedges, a 5" x width of fabric strip for the middle (plus a little extra for the large size), a fat quarter for the back, a bag of poly-fill stuffing, and a button and thread for the center. Let’s get started!!!! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.

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Moda Bake Shop: Free Quilting Projects Baby Lattice Quilt Hi, I’m Amy Smart and I like to share my quilting adventures at my blog Diary of a Quilter. I’m excited to share a tutorial for a sweet little baby quilt using a couple of Charm Packs and a contrasting sashing fabric. 2 Charm Packs (or 1 Charm Pack + a Fat Quarter) 1 yard sashing fabric (corrected) 1½ yards backing fabric 3/8 yard binding Collect (50) 5″ squares from either 2 Charm Packs or a Charm Pack + (8) 5″ squares from a coordinating Fat Quarter or two. From Binding Fabric cut: (4) 2 ½” x wof (width of fabric) fabric strips (or 180″ of continuous bias binding) From Sashing Fabric cut: (2) 5″ x wof (width of fabric) strips (1) 7 ½” x wof strip (10) 1 ½” x wof strips From one of the 5″ x wof strips, cut (2) 4 1/8” squares. From remaining 5″ strips cut (40) 1½” x 5″ pieces Subcut 7½” strip into (5) 7½”squares. Assembly Start assembling rows diagonally with a side-setting triangle at the beginning and end of each row. Rows 2-9 will have a 5″ x 1½” sashing strip between the squares.

Search results for easy triangle method I'm so excited to show you a brand new product that I have designed just for you! It's a seam guide that you adhere (temporarily of course) to your sewing machine bed. Introducing the I designed it and… produced it for me…and you! I've been waiting a long time for them to be ready and I'm so happy that they are finally here and that I can share them with you on this weeks Farm Girl Friday:) This is only one of the colors available... It comes in these 4 happy colors to match your mood or each of your machines:) Personally I plan on keeping one with all of my machines and in my sewing bag so that I am never without one. Each one comes with 4 of the 1" round Stick-it's… which are removable double side tape dots. So now I'm going to explain why and how to use my while I'm showing you the 3 easy steps to set it up! I have put the steps directly onto my seam guide for you. First step is placing the needle into the dot. This step is to ensure that the center line on the Seams Sew Easy lines up perfectly with the needle. See? xx

Free Patterns from Sophie Junction 25 things to do with Fat Quarters Why are fat quarters so tempting? Do they tempt anyone else? I mean, fat quarters are for quilters right? And I don’t even quilt, but I still find myself buying them! Today I am going to show you 25 things you can do with fat quarters other than quilting. 25 Things to do with Fat Quarters: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16.I need to make this one-a mouse pad! 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. And here’s 25 *More* Things to Do with Fat Quarters! OK, now what are you going to make?! And be sure to check out 25 Things to do with Fabric Scraps: And 25 Things to Sew: Want more sewing tutorials?

Free Basket Baby & Doll Quilt Pattern Instructions This page gives the detailed cutting and assembling instructions for the doll and baby basket quilts. If you didn't come from Doll & Baby Scottie Dog Quilts go there for the introduction to this pattern including history and techniques that were used for this quilt during the 1930s. Cutting Out the Pieces for the Basket Blocks Below is the estimated yardage for the baby quilt. *The pink is for the binding and won't take that much if you piece it. The pattern for the basket block templates is on the Basket Templates PDF. If you are unable to get a PDF on your computer you can draw this pattern on a 6 inch square then cut the pieces out. Sewing Together the Quilt Top Quilting and Binding the Basket Quilt For ideas on quilting & binding the basket quilt look back at my suggestions at Doll & Baby Pieced Basket Quilts. (If you have any questions about this pieced basket quilt pattern go to "Write to Judy Anne" where you can write to me with questions and comments.

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