How to sew a Scrap Plus quilt

Scrap Plus Quilt Along: Week 1

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As quilters, many of us save bits and pieces of our favorite fabrics. There is just something special about scrap quilts, and today I’m excited to begin the Scrap Plus Quilt Along!


How to make a Minky backed baby quilt

How to Make A Minky Backed Baby Quilt

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Handmade quilts are a great way to welcome a new baby, and this simple quilt backed with baby-soft Minky fabric is sure to be a favorite.


How to make a star crossed quilt

How to Make a Star Crossed Quilt Top

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Don’t let the complex look of the Star Crossed quilt fool you: it’s a single block that’s quick and easy to make!


How to sew a binding bag

How To Sew a Binding Bag

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One of my favorite items in my studio is my little Binding Bag. It holds everything I need to bind a quilt: needles, needle threader, binding clips, small scissors, and thread. Learn how to sew your very own Binding Bag!


How to sew a draft dodger

How To Sew A Draft Dodger

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Beat the chills this winter by stitching up a quick and easy draft dodger. Not only does this project keep your house cozy by blocking cold air from leaking through doors and windows, but it looks great and saves on heating bills too!


How to sew a modern fanny pack

How To Sew a Modern Fanny Pack

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I was not a fan of fanny packs the first time they came around in the 1980s. Back then fanny packs were generally a tell-tale sign of someone who didn’t dress cool. They were reserved for tourists, older people or people who put function above fashion. Fast forward 20 years later, and fanny packs have evolved from their former state of dorkiness into a something that’s functional and cute.


DIY easy heart garland

How to Make a Quick Heart Garland

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Use decorative sewing machine stitches with scraps of fabric to create a Quick “Cross-Stitch” Collage Garland.


How to make an embroidered Valentine's Pocket Pillow

How To Make a Lacy Love Note Pillow

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Slip a love note into your Valentine’s pillow this holiday. Learn how to create a lacy applique that can be used a pocket or just used as a pretty dimensional accent piece on a sweet little cushion.


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How To Make a Shanghai Links Pillow

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Use scraps of colorful fabrics and fusible web to create the optical illusion of overlapping links with the Shanghai Links Pillow by Quilter, Author and Teacher Renae Allen.


DIY Love mini-quilt

DIY Quilted LOVE Valentine’s Day Decor

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Make a quilted LOVE Valentine’s Day mini-quilt wall hanging with this tutorial from Quilt Artist and Teacher Frieda Anderson.