Quilting 101: Fat Quarters
Well, hello there. Welcome back to Quilting 101! One of the best parts of starting this blogging journey has been the friends that have reached out with their own excitement over quilting. Each message makes me so excited, and I can't wait to have quilting parties. And now back to the point!When I first starting…
Free Sampler Quilt Tutorial from Riley Blake and Amy Smart | Diary of a Quilter - a quilt blog
Free Sampler quilt tutorial from Amy Smart - Diary of a Quilter - featuring the the Meet the Maker quilt block patterns from Riley Blake Designs.
Where Should I Place My Ruler? | National Quilters Circle
In terms of measuring, I have often wondered whether the line on a ruler should sit ON the edge or BESIDE the edge of the fabric? I know it might only be a whisker difference but should I only see fabric beneath the measurement line? Submitted by Denise What a good question! I personally prefer… Read more »
What Can You Do with a 5 Inch Charm Square? - Quilting Digest
These Versatile Cuts Can be Used Many Ways! Packs of 5″ squares are very popular and many quilts have been designed around them. A charm pack includes one or more 5″ squares from an entire fabric line (usually 40 – 44 squares), making it easy to coordinate fabrics for a quilt. Plus it’s just plain …
Scrappy Pinwheel in a Square
Scrappy Pinwheel in a Square. Three challenges in one! I'm so excited to share this new block with you all! Making a pinwheel block is a challenge, but then so is a square in a square block, - cutting all those extra triangles and then getting them lined up. More often than not these blocks would need squaring up as well, creating an extra challenge. Well this is super easy! There are no triangles to cut. I've bypassed these issues to bring you a new way of construction. This is a…
Smartphone Apps for Quilters: C’mon, Get Appy! (Right Sides Together)
Smartphone Apps for Quilters: C’mon, Get Appy!, a post from the blog Right Sides Together on Bloglovin’
1930’s Style Diamond Scrap Quilt (BeechTreeLaneHandmade.com)
1930’s Style Diamond Scrap Quilt, a post from the blog BeechTreeLaneHandmade.com, written by Elaine McCardel on Bloglovin’
8 Helpful Tips for Choosing the Right Quilt Batting
Choosing the right batting for your project can be totally confusing. There's cotton versus polyester, tons of different brands, issues like fiber content and loft... so many questions! Luckily, I have answers.
Dresden Fan Pattern
Stitch units together, sew on fusible webbing in desired end shape. Then appliqué in place and finish edges at the same time
Traditional Fan Quilt Block
The Traditional Fan quilt block is an elegant showcase of great colors and patterns. Download the free quilt block for your nextQuilting project.
How to Use Quilting Rulers Properly | National Quilters Circle
Learn how to use quilting rulers properly, including knowing what all of the hash marks and lines are used for in creating your quilting projects.
Quilting Rulers - Options on the Market - The Sewing Loft
Slice your cutting time in half with these everyday quilting rulers. These tools save you time on the cutting table but they can create fun designs.
How to Square up a Quilt Block • The Crafty Mummy
In my less-than-perfect world, I often have less-than-perfect quilt blocks. Learn how to square up a quilt block easily for your patchwork quilts too.