2016 Block Party Series

Crazy Ann Quilt Block Party Free Video Series with Eleanor Burns

Quilt with Eleanor Burns while she demonstrates her brilliant techniques to make quilt construction fast, fun, and easy! Watch some of the best methods for creating beautiful quilt binding, flying geese patches, applique, strip piecing, half square triangles, mitering, borders,  and lots more!  This free quilting series is perfect for beginners and intermediate quilters. See more from Eleanor here:  https://www.quiltinaday.com/ Watch the free Crazy Ann Quilt … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Learn how to make modern mosaic stained glass quilt blocks

How to Create Modern Mosaic or Stained Glass Quilt Blocks – Free Video

Here’s an easy-to-follow quilting tutorial from DinkyDoo Fabrics demonstrating how to create beautiful one-of-a-kind mosaic blocks for your next quilt! These blocks are a lot of fun to make.  If you used black strips, instead of white, you would end up with a stained-glass look for your quilt.  Watch the video from Alicia of DinkyDoo Fabrics to see how easy … [ 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! ]

Sew a Rainbow Chevrons Wallhanging or Mini-Quilt

Sew a Rainbow Chevrons Wallhanging or Mini-Quilt

Using half-square triangles and the method demonstrated by Jenny Doan in this video at SWN, I put this mini quilt together.  The quilting follows the diagonal lines, rather than the 5″ squares used to construct, and the sashing is quilted with narrow lines, or “match stick quilting“.  The binding is applied using this very simple method (and free … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Quilted Autumn Pumpkins Table Runner

Create a Quilted Hexagon Pumpkin or Ornament Table Runner

An easy quilting tutorial by Missouri Star Quilt Co.’s Jenny Doan. Jenny teaches us how to make an easy Halloween pumpkins or Christmas ornament holiday table runner using the 10″ Half Hexagon Template! http://bit.ly/hexagontablerunner   More Pumpkins and Halloween Sewing at SWN: Sew Fabric Halloween Pumpkins with Jennifer Bosworth of Shabby Fabrics + 7 More … [ 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                     Try Craftsy … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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! ]