Quilting Tutorials

Crossing Stars - a block tutorial using Half Rectangle Triangles that are not as difficult as you think!

Fabriquilt Block Hop 2015 - a block tutorial using the Tri-Recs ruler set and squares.

Marker-dyed quilt blocks. I used this technique to make quilts with my son's school. Each student drew two pictures then we treated them to get the tie-dyed effect. What a colourful memory!

Orion pillowcase

How to make a striped pillowcase with appliqued name on the cuff. The perfect birthday present for classmates!

String or selvedge tote bag tutorial. Use up those strings by foundation piecing a large piece of fabric, then french seam and bind. A project you can start and finish in 2-3 hours!

Choosing a pattern for someone can be very difficult. Teens can be exceptionally hard to please. Here are some things to consider then planning your next project.


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