Posts tagged: "video tutorials"

  1. How to choose fabric for a scrap quilt (the easy way) 👍

    Posted by on July 5, 2019

    You’ve seen them—glorious scrap quilts with tens, or maybe even hundreds, of different fabrics. Each piece seems like it floated effortlessly into place. But if you’ve ever made a scrap quilt, you know that choosing where each fabric goes isn’t quite as easy as it looks! Leave it to a pro to offer some sound […]


  2. 3 creative ways to display small quilts (video 🎬)

    Posted by on June 28, 2019

    The switchable, swappable stitcheries in Gail Pan’s latest book, Changing Seasons, come with a clever twist. First, you make a background quilt. Then you make smaller quilts to display on the background quilt, like so: These interchangeable embroidery panels make it easy to replace one pretty piece for another to reflect the time of year, […]


  3. Jelly Roll Christmas project: adorable no-sew fabric chains 😍 (video 🎬)

    Posted by on June 24, 2019

    We know, it’s not Christmas in July just yet . . . but we couldn’t wait to share this fun Jelly Roll Christmas project with you! If you’ve got a Jelly Roll waiting in the wings for something fun, easy, and absolutely adorbs, congratulations—you just found the perfect way to use it. Countdown to Christmas […]


  4. Pat Sloan’s 4 tips for machine quilting with a walking foot (video 📹)

    Posted by on June 21, 2019

    Need a little creative confidence when it comes to machine quilting? Especially if you’re just starting out? Pat Sloan (right) has taught thousands of quilters her tried-and-true techniques for getting quilts done. ALL THE WAY done. And that includes DIY-ing the machine quilting. If you’ve yet to try machine quilting or if you’ve tried it […]


  5. Bet you can’t make just one! Potato Chip Star blocks – watch the video 📹

    Posted by on June 14, 2019

    You’ve probably heard of Ohio Star, Amish Star, Sawtooth Star, Kansas Star, and Missouri Star blocks. But have you ever heard of Potato Chip Star blocks? We hadn’t either—until Paula Barnes and Mary Ellen Robison of Red Crinoline Quilts introduced us to them! Potato Chip Stars from Step Back in Time Paula calls the 4″ […]


  6. How to make a 60-degree triangle quilt: Pat Sloan’s tips! (video 🎬)

    Posted by on May 13, 2019

    Triangles, triangles, triangles—they make the quilting world go ’round! There are half-square triangles and quarter-square triangles, the bedrock of many quilt blocks. But have you experimented with 60-degree triangles, otherwise known as equilateral triangles? It may look complicated on the surface, but once you know how to make a 60-degree triangle quilt, you’ll find the […]


  7. Stashbuster: improv-pieced quilt blocks for your smallest scraps (127,000 views!)

    Posted by on April 26, 2019

    If you need stash-busting patterns for your old, new, and upcoming scraps, you’ve come to the right place today! Kelly Young’s book, Stash Statement, is perfect for using up scraps of all shapes and sizes. We sneak peeked her technique on Youtube and so far it’s been viewed more than 127,000 times! With that many […]


  8. 📹 New video: bullion knot stitch step by step with Serena Boffa Soda

    Posted by on March 29, 2019

    In January we shared this post showing how Small Wonders author Serena Boffa Soda uses embroidery to create adorable details in her tiny textile landscapes: Those falling leaves, those soaring birds . . . those itty-bitty pumpkins! We were lucky to meet Serena when she came to the United States, all the way from Italy, […]


  9. Tips for pressing quilt blocks: to one side, open, or both? (video tutorial 📹 )

    Posted by on March 22, 2019

    In recent years there’s been an ongoing conversation in quilting circles about pressing. Which method is better—pressing seams to one side or pressing seams open—and why? It’s a pressing question! 😂 Oh, Scrap! author Lissa Alexander knows a thing or two about pressing. After all, she made all of these amazing quilts: Her pressing preference? […]


  10. 📹 How to do single-fold binding: video (+ a quick mitering trick 👍)

    Posted by on March 4, 2019

    Have you tried single-fold binding on your small quilts? How about on your big quilts? Hope’s Journey author Betsy Chutchian (also one of the Moda All-Stars!) has been quilting since 1980—she taught herself to quilt with a quilt top made by her paternal great-grandmother and great-aunt. She’s been teaching quiltmaking since 1990, and guess what? […]