Easy Wine Bottle Bag Tutorial

November 12, 2017

Bernina’s We All Sew has a tutorial for making an easy wine bottle bag at:          https://weallsew.com/easy-wine-bottle-gift-bag/  


Wine bottle gift bag tutorial

Photo is Bernina’s.


How Much Fabric do You Need for Your Quilt Back?

May 9, 2017

Here are instructions  to figure how much fabric is needed for the quilt back:



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Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry’s Finishing Tutorial

April 21, 2017

Here is a New FREE tutorial from Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry at: http://www.bryerpatch.com/faq/faq.htm

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How to Make a Chenille Quilt Using Panels – Easy Tutorials

January 28. 2017

Laura Coia at SewVeryEasy shows you how to make a chenille quilt using four identical panels at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRAwAswhDxE

Another easier quilt using a panel is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCdwdk2tsnk

Laura has this tutorial for using a panel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zupBTfTNZI8

Tutorials for Paper Piecing

November 6, 2016

Never tear out stitches again with paper piecing.  Weallsew.com has a good tutorial at:


Here is a paper piecing tutorial if you are new to using this technique:  http://www.freshlemonsquilts.com/tag/paper-piecing-tutorial/


Tutorial: Adding a Border to a Quilted Quilt & Other Tutorials

June 15, 2016

Here is a tutorial by Sharon Pederson on how to add a border to an already completed quilt from TheQuiltShow:

Want to see more of Sharon’s videos?

Easy Machine Quilting Tutorials with Lori Kennedy

May 22, 2016

Lori Kennedy has machine quilting tutorials at her site:  http://theinboxjaunt.com/quilt/free-motion-quilting-tutorials/

Here is Lori Kennedy’s easy machine quilting designs for filling in backgrounds:  http://weallsew.com/fast-easy-machine-quilting-fills/


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Sewing Set-In Seams of an Eight-Pointed Star with Edyta Sitar

December 24, 2015

Here is a very good visual and explanation of how to make a beginner eight-pointed star by Edyta Sitar, which shows how easily the set-in seams can be sewn into the corners of the star.

How to Sew a Beginner Eight-Pointed Star Quilt Block : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qV-LPJpl0J

All Machine Binding with Flange Tutorial

October 25, 2015

“Susie’s Magic Binding”  by Aunt Marti is a You Tube  tutorial  at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8N6nv90H2c

The tutorial shows a totally machine stitched and applied binding with a flange that looks like a piped binding…really cool!

Here is the tutorial done with photos and printed instructions on Aunt Marti’s blog: http://www.52quilts.com/2012/05/tuesday-tutorial-susies-magic-binding.html?m=1 

Spray Basting Quilts on the Design Wall Tutorial

October 5, 2015

Have you tried spray basting your quilts on your design wall?  Patsy Thompson, sponsored by The Quilt Show, shows you how and answers all your questions here: https://thequiltshow.com/daily-blog/106-website-features/15081-basting-patsy-thompson-spray-basting-revisited?utm_source=Infusionsoft&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2015_09_25_Newsletter_7&inf_contact_key=d09f611c23d092233c2ce9b2f3a2a242acb8b39fb7afb7287f27bf3d0b52fc8c

I will be using this method with my two quilts that I will be completing for our Guild Show, which is in October.


Julie Cefalu – Binding Tips Part 3 Tutorial – Tips, Tricks & Techniques

September 3, 2015

Sometimes we need to machine apply binding; here Julie Cefalu shows us how.









Part 3:    http://thequiltshow.com/daily-blog/142-newsletter/23722-julie-s-tips-tricks-techniques-binding-3?utm_source=Infusionsoft&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2015_08_31_Newsletter_2&inf_contact_key=61d89ab8791f71e8b1b9ebf30375e683155ef0b9048fad279e26024401f5cfab

This tutorial is presented by The Quilt Show.  thequiltshow.com


Tips, Tricks, and Techniques with Julie Cefalu: Binding Basics 1 and 2 Tutorials

 August 25, 2015

Join Julie Cefalu for her tips on binding a quilt.  She shows you tips and techniques for bindings in Part 1, and  how to make that perfect mitered corner on your binding and  how to join the ends of your binding using a 45-degree angled seam in Part 2.

Part 1:  http://thequiltshow.com/learn/classrooms/video/latest/julie-cefalu-tips-tricks-amp-techniques-binding-tips-1









Part 2: http://thequiltshow.com/learn/classrooms/video/latest/julie-cefalu-tips-tricks-amp-techniques-binding-tips-2










Go to Julie’s classroom for more tips, tricks, & techniques.

The videos are sponsored by The Quilt Show.

Online Tutorials by Moda Bake Shop

July 30, 2015

Moda has some great tutorials for quilts at:  http://www.modabakeshop.com/             Go to the site and scroll down, where you will see photos of the quilts. Click on continue reading and the tutorial for that quilt photo will come up.

Some of the tutorials:

Layer Player Quilt: http://www.modabakeshop.com/2013/10/layer-player-quilt.html

It’s All Black & White: http://www.modabakeshop.com/2015/07/its-all-black-white-quilt.html#more-31166

Dancing in the Stars: http://www.modabakeshop.com/2015/07/dancing-in-the-stars-2.html#more-31111


Cover ArtPhoto is Moda Bake Shop’s

Tutorials for Filler Quilting Designs by APQS

July 6, 2015

APQS has seven free motion filler quilting design tutorials with Angela Huffman.  These are long arm tutorials, but they are fine for use on mid arm and home sewing machines.   My favorites are flame meander, pebbles and marbles, daisy meander, swirls on a string, and meander with hearts and leaves.


Missouri Star Quilt Company’s Online Tutorials

Where to see all the MQSC’s tutorials:  https://www.youtube.com/user/MissouriQuiltCo

Quilt Binding: Flange Binding by Machine

McCall’s Quilting has this video of making quilt binding with a flange – all by machine: http://www.mccallsquilting.com/mccallsquilting/articles/Quilt_Binding___Flanged_Binding_by_Machine

Sherri Bain Driver demonstrates how to create and apply an all-machine-sewn flanged binding. Add a touch of extra color to your quilt binding plus save time with this  machine-sewn technique.

Completed 358px Tuesday Tutorials: Flanged Quilt Binding by MachinePhoto is McCall’s Quilting Editor’s Blog

I will be using this technique in my next quilt.  I love it!

Tutorials of Ruler Work for Quilting on Mid-arm and Domestic Machines

February 22, 2015

Patsy Thompson has some excellent tutorials; some of which are about ruler work for quilting on a mid-arm or a domestic machine.  Others are for free motion machine quilting.

Part 1 is creating designs for ruler work: https://thequiltshow.com/daily-blog/109-tutorials/23148-patsy-thompson-creating-designs-with-rulers-on-a-domestic-machine?utm_source=Infusionsoft&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2014_12_29_Newsletter_4&inf_contact_key=fc7d2a6e849c33a099c8ec794539bf53ab4a52712e5c895244e7dd7e444d6602

Part 2 on filling in the designs is at: http://www.patsythompsondesigns.com/blog/index.php/archives/5837

ruler-work-wreath-whole-wreathPatsy Thompson’s photo


Whimsey House Art Quilt Instructions

January 9, 2015

Here’s a well done tutorial on making a Whimsey House art quilt designed by Jamie Fingal on Bernina’s blog We all Sew.


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Tutorial for Binding an Inside Corner

September 27, 2014

 Julie Cefalu, on her blog, “The Crafty Quilter,” has a good tutorial for binding an inside corner at http://thecraftyquilter.com/2013/06/how-to-bind-an-inverted-corner/


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binding an inside anglePhotos are Julie’s.

Christmas Tree Table Runner Tutorial

September 10, 2014

Here’s a pretty Christmas tree table runner tutorial at: http://www.sewmamasew.com/2013/07/christmas-in-july-christmas-tree-table-runner/               

designed by Christen on Love by Hand on the  Sewmamasew blog.  As you know, it’s not too early to start on Christmas.


Photo is Sewmamasew’s.


Jelly Roll Race 3.0 Quilt Tutorial

August 31, 2014

I’ve posted about the Jelly Roll Race to make some fast, easy, and pretty quilts.  There’s Jelly Roll Race 1, then 2, and now Jelly Roll Race 3.0 has just come out. Jenny of the Missouri Star Quilt Company  has done it again!

NEW MSQC Tutorial: Jelly Roll Race 3.0

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Quilt Tutorials by Christa Watson

August 20, 2014

Christa Watson has some great tutorials for quilts on her blog “Christa Quilts” at:  http://christaquilts.com/christas-free-eq7-downloads/

Here is one where she uses one  jelly roll: http://christaquilts.com/christas-quilts-the-jolly-jelly-roll-quilt/

Jolly Jelly Roll Quilt

Quilt Making Calculation Information and Instructions on Lily Street Quilts Web Site

June 1, 2014

Great instructions on calculating fabric needs for a quilt making project, info on bed sizes, border planning, and binding application are on Lily Street Quilts web site.  Here are the locations for each:





WSJ Article about Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilt Company

February 2, 2014
The Churn Dash Tutorial

Nice  Wall Street Journal article about Jenny Doan of Missouri Star Quilts, who does You Tube tutorials about quilt making at:


To see a list of her tutorials, go to: http://www.youtube.com/user/MissouriQuiltCo

I think the Jelly Roll Race, about which I had posted previously, is her most popular tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bEJLnaZQOU      

with almost a million views.

Here’s one that I want to try: The Disappearing Pinwheel, just released,  check out the video by clicking here!

Quilt Care Information

American Quilter’s Society has quilt care information:

Part 1 is on Light in quilt care at: http://www.quiltviews.com/quilt-care-101-part-1-light

Part 2 is about Cool, Clean and Dry: http://www.quiltviews.com/quilt-care-101-part-2-cool-clean-and-dry

And Part 3 is Quilt Storage: http://www.quiltviews.com/quilt-care-101-%E2%80%93-part-3-quilt-storage

Bobbie Aug is an expert on quilt appraisal and quilt care, and she was a member of the American Quilter’s Society’s AQS Appraiser Certification Program Committee.   Here is a YouTube video by the American Quilter’s Society of Bobbie demonstrating the folding of a quilt.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jnc_rPKsCg


Free Online Tutorials for Lone Star, a.k.a. Star of Bethlehem Quilts

August 6, 2013

More tutorials!  These three are for making the Star of Bethlehem, a.k.a. Lone Star quilt.

For a 60″ piece with appliques in corners, here is the tutorial by Janome: http://content.janome.com/index.cfm/ProjectCenter/Project_Detail/Lone_Star_on_the_Horizon

Links for the other sizes are:

70″ star on Angelfire at: http://www.angelfire.com/va3/jclane/LoneStar/LoneStar.html

15″ star on Hopeful Homemaker at: http://hopefulhomemaker.com/wp/2013/04/01/lone-star-block-tutorial/

These tutorials were written about in the August Craftsy online newsletter.

Two antique Star of Bethelem a.k.a. Lone Star quilts on display:

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