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! ]

Learn How to Sew a Shabby Chic Vintage-Style Apron with Debbie Shore

Learn How to Sew a Shabby Chic Vintage-Style Apron with Debbie Shore

Watch Debbie Shore as she demonstrates how to sew this beautiful retro-style ruffled kitchen apron. This 50’s style “pinny” will add a sweet accent to any kitchen! No pattern needed, easy to follow and easy to sew any size!  Sew an oven glove to make a set. This apron would make a very nice gift for anyone … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Summer Pinwheel Pillowcase Tutorial with Shannon from FleeceFun

Sew a Colorful Spring Pinwheel Pillowcase – with Angel at FleeceFun!

Sew this cuddly and colorful pinwheel quilt block that can then be transformed into a fun pillowcase using cuddle aka minky fabric!  This free sewing video from Angel at FleeceFun for Shannon Fabrics features “Cuddle Charms” pre-cut fabrics in Very Vibrant Dimple found here.    pillowcase, minky, pinwheel, cuddle, fabric, Fabric Know-How: Choosing & Using Your Favorite Fabrics   Learn how … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Wool Felt Heart Tutorial

Felted Wool Hearts + Hand Blanket Stitch with Quilty

We love Quilty videos!  They are fun, well produced and feature relevant projects for quilters of all skill levels.  This video tutorial from Marianne Fons and her Mom demonstrate how to make a felted wool heart and includes the hand blanket stitch around the edges.  Learn how to make these felted hearts from start to … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew a Mini Pin Tote - Free Pincushion Pattern from Poorhouse Quilt Designs

Sew a Mini Pin Tote – Free PDF Pattern from Poorhouse Quilt Designs

Stitch this pincushion resembling a tote bag with this free PDF from Poorhouse Quilt Designs.  This little pincushion is a sweet gift for a sewing or quilting friend, and sew one for yourself.  Click the link below and you can download the instructions for this cute pin cushion from there: Free Pin Tote Pincushion Instructions For your … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Free Convertible Hood Pattern

Free Convertible Hood Pattern from Wesens-Art

This “Hooded Cap” can be worn in three different ways! It’s suitable for women and men, and it is also reversible! You can sew it in under one hour and it’s easy. A fabulous gift idea! Find the pattern here! Post by Sew-Whats-New.com Fans! Try Craftsy Unlimited, watch everything free!

Secrets to Sewing T-Shirt Quilts - T-shirt Quilt   by Jodie Hickman at Sew Whats New

Secrets to Sewing T-Shirt Quilts!

T-shirt quilts are a popular gift and a great way to preserve memories! Here are some tips to make your next t-shirt quilt easier.  – All People Quilt   More t-shirt quilts at SWN: T-Shirt Quilting! – How to make an heirloom quilt! Kathy Anderson’s T-shirt Quilt The Harley Davidson T-shirt Quilt by Patty Jessica T-shirt … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Modern Folded Star Mini from agirlinparadise

Modern Folded Star Wallhanging – Free PDF from A Girl in Paradise

A free pdf from *A Girl in Paradise contains a tutorial for a Modern Folded Star wall-hanging 15″ in diameter.  If you would rather your quilting hang on your wall than on to your hot dishes, get the free PDF. See the full free video tutorial right here at SWN! A fun project and a beautiful handmade *Amish-style gift to quilt! … [ Read More at SWN! ]

FREE PDF Merry Mug Rugs from Harding Hill Designs

Merry Mug Rugs – Free PDF Pattern from Harding Hill Designs

Strip piecing and *easy applique create a festive quilted coaster, AKA “mug rug”!  This particular pattern offers eight different applique shapes – which is very nice but what is even nicer is that *this pattern is FREE.  Thank you Harding Hill Designs!  These quilted mug rugs are fabulous gifts for teachers, neighbors, etc.  “Just a … [ Read More at SWN! ]