Video Tutorial – Mitered Binding with no rulers!

Since I haven't seen a video showing how I was taught to do a mitered binding I wanted to share the technique I learned with you.  This method works with any width binding, you don't need … [Read more...]

Quiltsmart Gadget Cushion Tutorial

You can get your Quiltsmart Gadget Cushion from their website or your local quilt shop!  (Psst.... Quiltsmart will be sponsoring a giveaway for panels starting tomorrow 2/16/15 on my blog so … [Read more...]

Tutorial – Sea Glass Mermaid

Download the free pattern at Craftsy I've been itching to post this tutorial since I finished it over the weekend! This was a fun tutorial I did for Therm-o-web demonstrating my favorite … [Read more...]

Creating Pixel Blocks Using Grid Interfacing – A Tutorial

Materials List: Quiltsmart Watercolor Grid Interfacing in the size of your choice. The width of the fabric strips you are using will determine the grid size. I am using 1.5" grid since my … [Read more...]

Tutorial – Printing Directly Onto Fusible Web

I love machine applique but one of the things that I hate doing is tracing designs. They can be really time consuming to do especially if they are very intricate patterns you need to trace. … [Read more...]

The Paper Pieced Pineapple Pincushion Tutorial

I'm desperately trying to spread my addiction of paper pieced pineapple blocks to the masses. What better way than to encourage you with a free tutorial? This is a great block to learn paper … [Read more...]

Sewing Machine Tool Belt Tutorial

Several months ago I had the idea to make this because I was sick of dropping my seam ripper or small cuticle scissors on the floor. I know some sewing machines won't accommodate this … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Super Mario Quilt Along

This is a fun group I just found on Flickr. The hostess - blogger Angela from Cut to Pieces created a really fun quilt along group with planned pixel blocks from Super Mario Bros. I loved … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Mini Patchwork Pincushions

I'm hosting a new swap on Swapbot featuring cute pincushions so I've been drooling over some great pincushion tutorials. Here's one I thought was really cute (I may be doing this for my swap … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Improv Curves!

I really want to try this tutorial. Curved piecing baffles me and this looks like a great introduction to it.  It's part of a larger block-a-long (links to other blocks are in the post). … [Read more...]