Fresh Quilting - A Free Video Series from the Modern Quilt Guild

Fresh Quilting – A Free Video Series from the Modern Quilt Guild

  Fresh Quilting is a new public television show co-produced by the Modern Quilt Guild (MQG) and KS Productions. Fresh Quilting airs this February 2017 with an all-star lineup of modern designers and quilters. In this new modern quilting series, innovative modern quilters reinterpret traditional techniques with a fresh, modern aesthetic! In each episode, leading … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sewing and Quilting for Your Thanksgiving Holiday Table

Sewing and Quilting for Your Thanksgiving Holiday Table

1. Let’s Talk Turkey Quilted Placemats – Free PDF Pattern Stitch and quilt the Let’s Talk placemats for your holiday table in no time at all with this free PDF pattern and GO! Dresden Plates Die from AccuQuilt. Pam Heller and Lynn Gibney show you just how easy it is to decorate for Thanksgiving with these … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Milky Way Paper Pieced Quilted Wall Hanging Tutorial Series with SewVeryEasy

Milky Way Paper Pieced Wall Quilt Video Tutorial Series with SewVeryEasy

The piecing technique used to create these gorgeous quilt blocks is called foundation paper piecing.  You need to be familiar with this technique to make this quilt. Laura Coia shows us how to foundation paper piece and how to put this beautiful quilted wall hanging together in this free video series! Stay tuned for the release of … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Free Halloween Wall Quilt Patterns

Free Spooky Halloween Wall Quilt Patterns to Download

 1. That Cat Halloween Wall Quilt Pattern: This spooky quilted wall hanging was inspired by an acrylic painting by Donna Mibus (donnamibus). Try some assorted orange Halloween fabrics to create a spooky yet scrappy background for the black cat! Try solid orange for the small appliqué accents so they really pop. Pam Lincoln’s That Cat wall quilt 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! ]

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! ]

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! ]

Happy Canada Day!  A Machine Quilted Maple Leaf Flag - by Denna's Ideas

Happy Canada Day! A Machine Quilted Maple Leaf Flag – by Denna’s Ideas

In honour of Canada Day we are showcasing this modern Canadian Flag quilted wallhanging (or flag) from Denna’s Ideas.  Denna offers some interesting facts and history about the Canadian flag and shares them with us along with her free tutorial demonstrating how she created this sweet quilted Canadian Flag to hang on her wall.  See … [ 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! ]