Not Your Granny's Quilt: Textile Art for the Modern Home

Not Your Granny’s Quilt: Textile Art for the Modern Home

Check out Not Your Granny’s Quilt: Textile Art for the Modern Home by Cori George at Mode by Cori George Move over, calicos and plaids. There’s a new quilt in town! These designs are bold, modern, and unexpected. Any seamstress or craft aficionado will appreciate the incredible time and elaborate handiwork that goes into turning … [ Read More at SWN! ]

5 Quick + Easy Quilts - Free Tutorials, Techniques and Tips

5 Quick + Easy Quilts – Free Tutorials, Techniques and Tips

I chose these five videos because I felt they demonstrated clearly, and offered a variety of styles, quilting techniques and personalities! The playlist is automatically sorted by popularity through Youtube.  Choose one and make it all your own! Fold and Sew Quilts from National Quilters Circle Easiest Quilt Ever – The Coin Quilt with Fons … [ 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! ]

Spout Baby Quilt Pattern

Mid-Coast Woman Creates Quilting Pattern Business! WMTW News 8

After moving to mid-coast Maine, Kathryn Simel  started a creative second career as a quilt pattern designer when a local quilt shop owner encouraged her to write and publish her unique coastal and nautical-style patterns.  In Wednesday’s Your Money, WMTW News 8’s Meghan Torjussen spoke to Kathryn Simel from Cushing who turned her passion into a paycheck. Learn … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Easy Circle Quilting Tutorials

Dancing Dots Quilt: Easy Quilting Tutorial with Rob Appell of Man Sewing

Published on Aug 16, 2015 Dancing Dots Quilt: Easy Quilting Tutorial with Rob Appell of Man Sewing. Rob shows us how to create this Dancing Dots Quilt using jelly rolls (2.5 inch strips of pre-cut fabric) and charm packs (5 inch squares of pre-cut fabric). To get the materials needed to make this project, follow these … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Watch this EASY Signature Quilt Tutorial for Beginners (No Binding!)

Watch this EASY Signature Quilt Tutorial for Beginners (No Binding!)

Learn how to easy it is to sew this “Signature Quilt” for a wedding, birthday, new baby, teacher, grandparent, or as a retirement keepsake. Use heirloom / vintage fabrics or coordinate from your stash. Friends simply sign the quilt with a permanent laundry marker with their message or congratulations. This is a nice quilt project for beginner quilters because … [ Read More at SWN! ]