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!


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.


machine quilting needles

Quilting Basics: Machine Quilting Needles

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Machine Quilting needles are made especially for piecing and machine quilting. They are one of several items that contribute to an excellent outcome.


Little Houses All In A Row: DIY Wool Blanket

Little Houses All In A Row: DIY Wool Blanket

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Keep warm on chilly winter days with this easy-to-make appliqued wool blanket. Why not double the “recipe” and make two? We’re sure you know someone who’d love to receive one as a gift!


straight stitch plate

Simple Tip for Better Piecing and Quilting: Use a Straight Stitch Plate

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The straight stitch plate for your machine is one of the very best accessories to help improve machine piecing and machine quilting.


echo quilting tips

Quilting Basics: Echo Quilting

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Echo quilting is a lovely way to enhance an applique or embroidery design. Nina McVeigh describes two basic methods for this technique: Letting the machine feed the fabric, or using free-motion stitching.


advent quilt

JOY YoYo Count-Down to Christmas Calendar

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Do you realize that Christmas is barely eight weeks away? Fill each yoyo “pouch” of this Counting Down to Christmas Calendar with candy or other small treats, to be opened one each day starting with December 1. When all the treats are gone it’s Christmas Eve!


quilt-along

Chandelier Quilt Along: Week Three – Quilting

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Welcome to the third and final week of our Chandelier Quilt-Along with Lee Heinrich. This week we’ll add the small diamonds at the end of each row and complete the piecing of the quilt top, then quilt it using a machine-sewn scallop design.