Category: Tutorials

Big Stitch Binding Variations

So, since you’ve watched the Big Stitch Binding video and tutorial, you’re now a pro and you’re looking to do more? Well, look no further, as today I’m bringing you two big stitch binding variations in video tutorial! Watch below to learn how to do the modified blanket stitch and the big x’s binding variations. There’s also a photo tutorial for the modified blanket stitch on the blog here. New to big stitch hand binding?Continue reading

Orange Peel Hand Quilting

When I finished my scrappy Bear Path quilt top, I knew I wanted to hand quilt it to give it a more “vintage, worn in” look. I toyed with the idea of straight lines, or echo quilting, like I did for my Wildwood Bear Path and my Cover Bear Path quilts. And yet, they didn’t feel right, even though they also felt like I’d be pushing the easy button. I decided instead to bust outContinue reading

Every Adventure Tote | Inner Zipper Pocket

We could all use more storage! Use this tutorial to add an inner zipper pocket to the Every Adventure Tote. The best thing about an inner zipper pocket is that it is easy to access and to keep safe anything you want a little extra storage for. New to the Every Adventure Tote? his FREE tote bag pattern is a “choose your own adventure” bag with multiple options. Mix and match your favorite straps, pockets,Continue reading

Exterior Pocket | Every Adventure Tote Bag

You can add an exterior pocket to the Every Adventure Tote with this tutorial! An exterior pocket tote bag is handy for extra storage and quick access of items! The pocket gets secured through the addition of longer bag straps so for this variation of the Every Adventure Tote, be sure to follow the information and instructions below. Supplies: Follow the supplies listed in the Every Adventure Tote tutorial with the following exceptions: FOR THEContinue reading

Hand Quilting Clamshells

Looking for hand quilting variations? Well look no further! Today we’re going to cover how to hand quilt clamshells. Best of all, if you’ve already covered Baptist Fans, then you’ve got all you need to make some beautiful clamshells. Plus! This tutorial comes in video format, allowing you to see it done in real time! Scroll to the bottom of this post for the video tutorial on how to hand quilt clamshells. Materials: Curious aboutContinue reading

Gifts for Fellow Quilters: Make them a project kit!

Do you know what is my absolute favorite thing to receive from a fellow quilter? Their scraps! Why? Because there’s treasures in there I would have never dreamed of finding on my own! So put your scrap bin to good use and make a project kit (or three!) for your quilting best friends this Christmas. As quilters, we all know we love to make things. Curate a project kit to make a zipper pouch, potholder,Continue reading