Learn how to make small quilts out of well-loved sweatshirts or fleece using a sewing machine or serger. These directions comply with the requirements designated by Operation Quiet Comfort.
A lot of history can be found in the art of the time. That includes quilts which was a form of utilitarian art. Changes in technology, fashion, and culture can be found in them.
Learn how to make quilt binding for all of your projects. This tutorial covers cross-grain, bias tape, and continuous quilt binding as well as instructions for attaching the binding to your quilt.
If you are thinking about taking up quilting as a new hobby, here are 10 tips that will help you avoid some common mistakes that beginners, and some experts, often make.
If you're a new quilter, start with the basics. Master this technique and use to create all kinds of quilts. Start with a simplified Irish chain or craft a delightful disappearing nine patch.
This patchwork block can be made without a sewing machine and therefore it's a perfect small project to take anywhere you go. It's easy and satisfying to do and the results can be stunning.
Even if you're new to quilting, this beautiful (and free) pattern is quick and easy. It's the disappearing 4 patch.
Find out how to care for and store your prized quilts to ensure that they will last for generations to come.
Hexagon patchwork is a traditional form of making quilts. Let's investigate the many ways you can design both traditional and modern quilts from hexagon shapes.
Create a log cabin square that can be used for either a finished pillow or a block for a quilt of any size. This is a versatile project you can make again and again.
To hand quilt or machine quilt...that is the question. This article provides advice on which quilting method to use and points out some of the pros and cons of hand quilting versus machine quilting.
Add a personal touch to your next quilt and save money by making your own quilt templates. It's fast and easy with these instructions, photos, and video tutorial.
Consider adding embellishments to your next quilt. Learn how with this guide that includes step by step video instructions, helpful hints and beautiful examples of embellished quilts.
Of all the different patchwork techniques out there, this must surely rank as one of the fastest and easiest, yet the results can be stunning and the possible permutations are endless.
Learn how to make a unique denim throw rug out of recycled denim blue jeans. It's easy with this step-by-step tutorial, complete with written and photo instructions.
Diane Rose is an amazing Texas woman. She lets very little stand in the way of her dreams, or keep her from being all that she can be! Her zest for life could be an inspiration to us all.
Do you have a sentimental but tattered quilt? Is there enough of the interior that can be salvaged? My Grandma made this Dresden Plate Quilt decades ago. The edges were frayed, and the perimeter blocks were torn. I decided to cut it down, finish the edges using my serger, and have a cozy, new quilt.
Mug rugs are those cute little quilts that are a cross between a miniature placemat and a coaster. Quick and fun to make, follow this easy pattern and step-by-step photo guide to make your very own mug rug.
Learn how to make Sunbonnet Sue blocks just like your great grandma made! I'll show you how to trace the templates and put Sue together for your quilt.
Master this clever nine-patch variation and you'll have the ket to the quilting kingdom! This simple tutorial show you how to turn a simple nine-patch block into a magnificent quilt.
If you've been storing favorite t-shirts - likely never to be worn again - create a snuggly quilt that will be used often and bring back fond memories of times gone by. This one is for our son who now lives in Berlin.
Adding a quilt label is an necessary step in finishing a quilt. Labeling a quilt will provide important information for you and future owners of the quilt. How to Make a Quilt Label provides several easy ways to label your quilts.
If you have ever had a question about a quilt show, then this article has the answer. It provides general information regarding quilt shows as well as pointers on entering both-juried and non juried quilt shows.
A first patchwork quilt is a daunting project for many quilters - but it doesn't need to be! You can make a beautiful quilt quickly, by crafting your own block layout and quilting in a simple design.
Use fall colored fabric scraps from your stash to make this unique table runner. It's a snap with this easy-to-follow DIY tutorial, complete with written and photographic instructions.
Make these cute quilted coasters with these easy step-by-step instructions and photos provided. Coasters make the perfect house warming or hostess gift, and you can make a set for yourself, too.
Create cute, quirky art quilts with this quick and easy technique. Master design and assembly techniques pioneered by folks from the Chicago School of Fusing! I'll show you how!
A simple pieced block using three templates. One-fourth of the block is constructed and rotated. Great for samplers, as a fill-in block, or by itself. Covers pattern, color, and grain of fabric.
If you are a quilter then you definitely need this useful list of 25 quilting terms. It's a glossary including their definitions, and pictures illustrating them.
This adorable candy corn patchwork throw pillow is the perfect addition to your Halloween and fall home decor. Find out how quick and easy it is to make using this step-by-step tutorial.
Tessellation patterns are found in many quilts, with some being quite detailed and intricate. Take a look at these examples of tessellation quilt designs and learn how you can design your own tessellation quilt pattern.
An interview with my grandmother about her passion for quilting. Includes how she began quilting during the Great Depression, her favorite patterns, and how she managed to quilt while raising 9 children through some of the country's leanest times.
Make this beautiful quilted table runner with strips of fabric. It is fast and easy with the step by step guide provided.