LisaCapen's Quilted + Paper Pieced Journal Cover

Quilted + Paper Pieced Journal Cover – Free Video Tutorial with Lisa Capen Quilts

A paper pieced, quilted notebook / journal cover makes a thoughtful gift for Mother’s Day. Lisa Capen shows us how she created this lovely quilted journal cover using a paper piecing method and some beautiful fabrics, walking you through the entire project from start to finish. The PDF pattern download, available from Etsy, provides a … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Nine Free Tutorials for Sewing Journal, Notepad, and Book Covers

Nine Free Tutorials for Sewing Journal, Notepad, and Book Covers

Nine of the best free sewing tutorials for sewing notebooks, journals and simple book covers. Find the method, style and skill level you want from this free sewing video series we have curated for you. Simply hit the play button to watch the the first video within the series, scroll through the playlist for more … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Sew a Half Circle Pouch or Bag

3 Free Half-circle Zippered Pouch Sewing Tutorials

Three free sewing tutorials for three different half-circle zipper pouches!   1. Single Scoop Zippered Half-Circle Quilted Pouch Sewing Video Tutorial from Fat Quarter Shop   A not-so-sugar-free video sewing tutorial for a half-circle quilted zippered pouch from the Fat Quarter Shop featuring the Boardwalk Delight fabric line from Art Gallery Fabrics. There is also … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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

The Happy Turkey Table Runner – Free PDF Pattern    Quilted Hexagon Potholder / Towel – Free PDF Pattern   Gather Dimensional Pillow – Free PDF Pattern   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 … [ 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! ]