Quiltsmart Gadget Cushion Tutorial

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...]

Easy Lined Pouch Tutorial – Free!

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I love little pouches and how versatile they can be for so many things. You can create a pouch with any size fabric so I left this tutorial vague as to sizes so that you can make a pouch … [Read more...]

How to quilt using your embroidery machine

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This is a basic tutorial for simple quilting in the hoop without marking your quilt top.  It is good practice if you ever want to move on to doing special designs in specific shapes, blocks … [Read more...]

Snowball Block Tutorial & Bonus Triangle Ideas

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I'm doing a bunch of snowball blocks for a new quilt top and I thought I'd share my method.  Snowball blocks normally have smaller corner triangles but I wanted more color in my quilt so … [Read more...]

Free Sewing Machine Mat Tutorial

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I needed a sewing machine mat in a hurry since I'm taking a workshop on Sunday and I'm tired of losing stuff all the time!  I found a good tutorial a few weeks ago but just didn't have the … [Read more...]