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Mini Quilted Zipper Pouch Tutorial

When I started making a lot of quilt coats, I ended up with a lot of quilted scraps. Not wanting to waste these, I started thinking about how they could be given a purpose! Today I’m bringing you one way you can upcycle your scraps with this quilted zipper pouch tutorial. This mini quilted zipper pouch finishes at 4.5″ wide x 5.5″ high and features a hanging loop at the top so you can attachContinue reading

DIY Lavender Sachets

Through my journey of making all. the. quilt. coats, I found myself with a lot of small scraps. I didn’t want to waste these, so I started creating ways to use them up! These quilted lavender sachets are a great scrapbuster! They’re super fast, easy to make, and only need the smallest scraps. Once you use this DIY lavender sachets tutorial, you’ll want to make a whole bunch more! Want to see more ideas forContinue reading

Quilted Zipper Pouch Tutorial

Make one, and you just can’t stop! This quilted zipper pouch featuring quilted panels has no separate lining and no raw seams! It comes together with a snap and is the perfect project if you’re new with zippers (or maybe a little rusty and want a refresher!). I wrote this quilted zipper pouch tutorial to use up a free motion quilting practice sandwich. My hope is that if you want to learn free motion quilting, you’llContinue reading

Quilted Coasters | Quick and Easy Tutorial

Need a fun and quick gift? Look no further than quilted coasters! The batting inside absorbs any condensation from a drink, and they are washable, which means they’ll always look like new! Quilted coasters are a great way to practice your binding skills or try a new technique! I wrote this tutorial to use up a free motion quilting practice sandwich. My hope is that if you want to learn free motion quilting, you’ll jump rightContinue reading

Quilted Tote Bag Tutorial

I have a super fun tutorial for you today! Ashlee, better known as @crinklyquilts on Instagram, turned her Everglow quilt block into a super cute quilted tote bag! I loved it so much I asked her if she’d be willing to make a quilted tote bag tutorial for all of you! This roomy quilted tote bag finishes at 18″ high, 16.5″ wide, with a 5″ boxed corner base. Best of all, I decided to filmContinue reading

Hand Quilted Mug Rug – Kaffe Fabrics

For April’s Aurifil Artisan challenge, the task was to use a provided Kaffe Fassett fabric and coordinating Aurifil threads in our project. I’ll be the first to admit that Kaffe fabrics aren’t my usual go-to when quilting, but this big floral print caught my eye and the gears started turning. I turned my fabric into a hand quilted mug rug and I’m so pleased with the outcome. First, I started by cutting a 7″ xContinue reading