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Pat Sloan's Free Pattern Page

Pat Sloan's Free Pattern Page
Note from Pat How can I give away FREE patterns? I'm very pleased to be able to offer these free quilt patterns to you. For me it's fun to share them and I just love seeing your finished projects. Please remember I can only offer these because quilters like you also buy my books, fabric and designs from my web store,visit the advertisers on my website sidebarslisten to my radio showbuy from my amazon search on the side barand buy my items from your favorite quiltshop. Thank you so much for your support. Click to open the PDF of the pattern. PC, click the Get Adobe Reader button download the free software. Advertisement: *** CLICK HERE for Directions on how to load photos to FLICKR FOLDERS *** Made one of my projects? Share your photos at my Flickr group! CLICK HERE for a tutorial on fusible applique and doing the blanket stitch Posie Wreaths Click here for all the FREE patterns to use with Simple Stitches! Pat Sloan's FAMOUS Quilt Binding by machine Tutorial. A down loadable PDF and a Video!

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Turn One Fat Quarter Into 5 Yards Of Bias Tape 5 beautiful yards of bias tape that is! I discovered this method a few months back and it rocked my (small, fabric-centric) world. The way I always did it required cutting the first triangle off but then I was stuck with this wasted triangle. This method uses that triangle so there's no waste. The instructions I saw used a big piece of fabric and I wondered what would happen if I used a piece as small as a fat quarter. I was thrilled when I got over 5 yards of bias tape out of it.

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.

Connemara: FREE Ireland-Themed Quilt Block Pattern Skill LevelCONFIDENT BEGINNER Finished Block Size12" x 12" Free Quilt Block DownloadDownload a PDF of this FREE Connemara Ireland Quilt Block Pattern. (Problems downloading our PDF? Check out our troubleshooting tips.) Share your Ireland QBOM block photos on our Flickr® group:Ireland QBOM (Quilt Block of the Month).

Tutorial: How To Draw Hexagon For Quilt Block I can’t remember if I learned this during primary school, but I definitely remember the way my mum taught me while making hexagon quilt blanket for us… using a compass to draw…. My first lesson to sew a hexagon flower quilt block is to draw this cardboard hexagon templates. Till today, I still hear my mum’s voice mumbling in my ears…. “a perfect hexagon flower quilt block comes from precised hexagon templates”….. Until I was a little older, I learned to use an angular ruler to draw hexagons in my formal education, like divide the 360° into 6 part in a circle etc….

Scrap Quilting Handbook Category: Quilting Skill Level: All Levels About our Authors Angela Mitchell is a self-taught crafter who has been playing with fabric and yarn for most of her life. Treasures from Ireland: FREE Irish Quilt Block of the Month Pattern Skill LevelCONFIDENT BEGINNER Finished Block Size12˝ x 12˝ Free Quilt Block DownloadDownload a FREE PDF of this Treasures from Ireland Quilt Block. Easy Way To Cut Triangle Squares I am very glad I decided to take some time putting together my Charming Chevrons Do-It-Yourself Quilt Tutorial, and spread it out over several weeks. This week’s step of making the triangle squares is a very simple process; however it was a little time consuming. It took a total of 3 hours to complete the steps below.

Fabric Storage Box – Free Tutorial by Tina Craig + MIssouri Star Quilts I hope you enjoy this little fabric box tutorial. I thought it would be something we could make for teachers to put on their desks or for daycare, etc. A million uses come to mind which makes this tutorial and sewing project incredibly useful – practical. This handy storage box is simple enough to sew up in about an hour, which makes it perfect for a last minute hostess gift too. Fill it with cello-wrapped candy or baked goods! Stringing it Up with Tulip Fields! This is as far as we’ve gotten this morning –but what a fun morning it has been! Tulip Fields is such a fun quilt to make with its tiny 3” finished tulip block quarters – each one is the cause of much squealing and delight as we piece units, swap fabrics, trim to size, slice on the diagonal (Up the center of the center string from corner to corner, not ACROSS the strings as some of my students found out after a couple of Whooops! cuts -- We worked on string block parts all the way up until the lunch break we are now enjoying. Our table for lunch – isn’t this a lovely view?

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