In this quilt block tutorial, we are going to show you how to make the village quilt block that is used in the Moda Village Quilt Pattern. Watch the step-by-step video below or scroll down for the written instructions Start by cutting your pieces according to the downloadable pattern. Take the first side roof piece and overlay it over the main roof. Sew with a … [Read more...] about Village Quilt Block Tutorial (plus FREE Village Quilt Pattern by Moda)
In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to make a pocket book pillow which is sometimes referred to as a reading pillow. These are great fun to make and relatively simple. We even show you how to insert a zip which we know a lot of people have a fear of but it is easier than you think. Here's what you will need... 1 piece of fabric for the front - 18" x 18" 1 … [Read more...] about Pocket Book Cushion Cover Tutorial
We had a question recently, from a reader who wanted to know how to cut 10" layer cake squares from meterage and not yardage. (If you want to cut from yardage, then click here for that tutorial.) As quilters, we tend to work with imperial measurements like inches and yards and this applies even for those of us in countries like Australia who use the metric … [Read more...] about How to Cut 10″ Layer Cake Squares from Meters Instead of Yards
I’m a big fan of fat quarters. I find them pretty hard to pass up when I see them on sale and I love spending time trying to coordinate them in the store. Fat quarters make it easy to create small projects (like our fabric gift bag for example ) plus there are loads of patterns available all over the internet now that specifically use fat quarters. So how may fat … [Read more...] about How Many Fat Quarters are in a Yard?
If you are a quilter, then you’ve probably cut hundreds if not thousands of squares of fabric over time. It's just one of the joys of quilting....cutting, cutting, more cutting and cutting again. Still, we shouldn't complain since these days we have the privilege of rotary cutters, quilting rulers and cutting mats to make the whole process a lot easier. Even so, knowing how … [Read more...] about How Many Quilting Squares Can You Get from a Yard of Fabric