In this tutorial, we will be showing you how to cut your own charm squares for quilting (or anything else for that matter). We love pre-cuts! They save time and you don't have to worry about coordinating fabrics, as it is all done for you. Even so, they can be expensive, plus sometimes you just can't find the exact fabric you want for a particular project. This is where … [Read more...] about How to Cut Your Own Charm Squares from Your Yardage
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This is our tutorial on how to make the Jack in the Box quilt block. The instructions below are for a 10" finished block" ( 10½" unfinished) but we have the fabric requirements for other sized blocks in the table at the end of this post. ---Scroll to the end of this post if you would like to watch the step-by-step video tutorial for the Jack in the Box quilt block--- What … [Read more...] about Quilt Block: Jack in the Box Quilt Block Tutorial
This is a question we are often asked. What thread do you use? Well we use Gutermann thread. I have used it for my sewing projects for many years and I have always had good results. There are other good quality threads available such as Aurifil. But old habits are hard to break when you like something and it gives you the results you need, so why change. I haven't ever … [Read more...] about What Thread Do We Use for Sewing & Quilting?
Quilting for beginners has never been this easy. One of our most popular videos on YouTube is the Easiest Quilt Ever tutorial. It has over half a million views at this point with over 24,000 likes. It's a super easy quilt so perfect for a beginner. There's no binding and it's so simple that you could easily make this in a day. No wonder it's popular. With this in mind, we … [Read more...] about Easiest Quilt Ever V2 – Quilting for Beginners
SCRAPS - yes we all have them. In fact it's a given that if you are a quilter you are quickly going to build up a scrap stash. Don't know about you but we aren't like those brave souls who can just toss their fabric scraps in the bin. We keep every tiny little scrap because you never know when you might just need that teeny tiny piece of fabric to fill in a spot. So we have a … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Use Up Your Fabric Scraps