Posts tagged: "video tutorials"

  1. Learn how to make prairie points in just 2 minutes!

    Posted by on September 13, 2019

    >>> Stitch This readers, be sure to jump to the bottom of this post <<< for a VERY SPECIAL announcement! Looking to spice up your quilting life during National Sewing Month, but want to keep things simple? We’d like to make a point about that—prairie points, that is! It’s so easy to add dimension and […]


  2. Pinnacle of patchwork: a fresh way to make 🍍Pineapple🍍 blocks (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 6, 2019

    Many quilters aspire to sew a Pineapple quilt—and why not? Pineapple blocks are classic, timeless, and filled with delightful movement. You can create a streamlined color scheme or go wild with a variety of colors and patterns. When Sherri McConnell and Corey Yoder teamed up for their book Sunday Best Quilts, they gave each other […]


  3. Pat Sloan applique tutorial: SUPER simple 🍩 donut 🍩 method (video!)

    Posted by on August 23, 2019

    If you’ve ever shied away from fusible appliqué because of the stiff feel of fused fabric, get ready to learn something new today! Hop on the fusible bandwagon with the clever method Pat Sloan uses for all of her machine appliqué. In her book Pat Sloan’s Teach Me to Appliqué, Pat says, “Fusible web tends […]


  4. Equilateral triangle quilt tutorial: WAY easier than you might think! (video)

    Posted by on August 16, 2019

    Triangles are a staple shape in so many quilts, and if you’re a confident beginner, it’s likely you’ve already sewn lots of them. They’re everywhere! But have you tried sewing equilateral triangles—where all sides and angles are the same size? Equilateral triangles (also called 60-degree triangles) are used in all kinds of quilts, including the […]


  5. NO knots on the back of your embroidery. NONE. Watch how it’s done (video 🎬)

    Posted by on August 12, 2019

    How can you embroider without any knots to hold your stitches in place? It’s totally doable . . . and it’s as easy as can be! Knots on the back of your work can make the front of your work look lumpy and bumpy. Thread tails can show through to the front of your work […]


  6. 🎬 Video: how to do lettering on quilts (say it with your sewing!)

    Posted by on August 9, 2019

    Take our *word* for it—you’re gonna love today’s new video! Text It! author Sherri Noel is a whiz when it comes to adding words to quilts. In her fun book, she shares a variety of ways to add letters to projects, from baby, lap, and bed quilts to cute pillows. With her simple techniques, you […]


  7. An easier way to applique: stitch-and-flip method (must-see video 🎬)

    Posted by on July 29, 2019

    If you feel like your hand appliqué isn’t as precise as you’d like it to be, today’s post is for you! Stitched from the Heart author Kori Turner-Goodhart was in the same boat: she felt that her traditional needle-turn appliqué lacked finesse—until a change of technique allowed her to create out-of-this-world appliqué. Here’s what she […]


  8. Before it’s on your pants 👖 How to de-lint a Jelly Roll f-a-s-t (video)

    Posted by on July 22, 2019

    If you’ve ever unfurled a Moda Jelly Roll, you know how fun the experience can be: colors flying, prints sparkling, creativity churning. And you may have also noticed another part of the experience: lint sticking. To your cutting mat, your shirt, your pants, the cat. Sometimes quilting can be a messy business! Because we love […]


  9. 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 […]


  10. 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, […]