Oh Canada Quilt Pattern by Cheryl Arkison

Happy Canada Day! Oh Canada Quilt Pattern by Cheryl Arkison

      Designed in perfect proportions to the original Canadian flag, “Oh, Canada!” pays patchwork homage to this symbol of Canadian spirit and drive. Make one block or make a dozen. Piece the fabric together from scraps to echo the diverse nature of Canada, or make it solid to showcase the fabric. This pattern … [ Read More at SWN! ]

St. Patrick's Day Mug Rug

Lucky St. Patrick’s Shamrock Mug Rug – Free Quilting Tutorial from The Way I Sew It

A free tutorial for a quilted St. Patrick’s Day mug rug by The Way I Sew It that coordinates perfectly with your drink of choice, be it Irish coffee, Guinness, or minty green milkshakes for the kids!  The Irish flag, a shamrock, and a nine-patch block is incorporated into this Lucky St. Patrick’s Shamrock mug rug.  Step-by-step quilting … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Let's Talk Turkey Placemats Pattern

Thanksgiving Sewing and Quilting Projects and Patterns – Round-up!

Free Thanksgiving Sewing & Quilting Patterns to Download: Sew A Felt Thanksgiving Trivet + Free Pattern Free Thanksgiving Turkey Quilt Block Pattern by Sindy Rodenmayer Acorn & Leaf Felt Fall Coasters – Free PDF Pattern by lovahandmade 12 Days of Thanksgiving Advent Calendar Thanksgiving Pilgrim Hat Quilt Block – Free PDF from A Quilting Jewel “Thankful” … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Diamond Square Quilt Block Tutorial

Simple Diamond Quilt Block – Free Tutorial from Amanda Rolfe

A simple method to make a very pretty Diamond Square Quilt Block!  This block is made up of x 16 5″ HSTs and measures approx. 18.5″ squared.  Watch Amanda Rolfe as she demonstrates just how easy this block is to create!   Diamond Quilts by SWN Members                    

StyleNovices Quilted Blanket

Beginner’s Quilted Blanket Video Series from StyleNovice

Beginner Quilting eCourse: This eCourse from StyleNovice offers step-by-step instructions to sew and quilt a nine-block square quilted blanket using your fresh color schemes, fabric prints, and creative ideas.  Written instructions available here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/StyleNovice.  This quilted blanket would be lovely for the cottage, picnic park, or beach this summer!  Have fun putting it together and showing … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to use Backing Fabric as your Binding on Quilts - Farm Girl Vintage Potholders

Quilted Farm Girl Vintage Potholders + How to Use Excess Backing Fabric as Your Binding from Kimberly Jolly

The Fat Quarter Shop demonstrates a quick and simple quilting technique for finishing off your smaller quilts.  Learn how to use excess backing fabric as your binding.  This simple quilting technique leaves us with very little waste and a sweet finish for your quilts.  The quilt blocks featured within this video are all featured in Lori … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Nautical Star Paper Pieced Quilt by Gail Kolcz

Nautical Star Paper Pieced Quilt + Free Mariner’s Compass Pattern

  A gorgeous nautical “Mariner’s Compass” paper pieced quilt created by Gail Kolcz.  Lighthouses at each side, fish swimming above and below the stunning center block. Sailboats, nautical fabric prints and colors complete this beautiful quilt. A Free PDF Pattern for the Mariner’s Compass: from Trillium Design More Stars to Quilt: Topic: Mariner’s Star Pillow Free … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Learn to Create a Twisted Pinwheels Quilted Heart Wall-hanging

Learn to Create a Twisted Pinwheels Quilted Heart Wall-hanging + Free Heart Block Patterns

Learn how to quilt this modern twisted pinwheel heart wall-hanging with for Valentine’s Day!  This is a quilting project created using pink Crouton Crafts and red fabrics from your stash.  This project takes time as you are sewing your wallhanging together twice, the finished result is your reward. The finished quilted size as shown is 32″ square. Original quilt design and tutorial … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Spring Time Bloom Quilt Block - Free PDF Pattern from Quilt Doodle Designs

Spring-time Fresh Tulip Blooms! Free Quilt Block Pattern from Quilt Doodle Designs

A free paper pieced quilt pattern from Quilt Doodle Designs for a lovely springtime tulips quilt block to print at home!  Piece one or two blocks to make a spring tote bag or make twenty for a pretty tulip quilt.  Create a one-of-a-kind using your own creativity and this free epattern.  Link three tulip blocks together for … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Fathers Choice Block - Free Quilting Tutorial

Father’s Day Quilt Block – Free Quilting Tutorial

Penny Halgren shows how to sew the Fathers’ Choice quilt block.  This is a great one for Father’s Day. You’ll also see how to make half-square triangles starting with squares. Distributed by Tubemogul. More Father’s Day Sewing: Flannel Shirt Sew Along with Kelly Hogaboom Daddy Apron by Barbara Dahl Fishing vest by Aline Gauthier Fishing wallquilt  by Alicia Enriquez Kopecky Free … [ Read More at SWN! ]