Category: Tutorials

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

Folded Star Potholder | A Tutorial

Folded Star, Origami Star, Amish Star, Somerset Star. There are many names for these fun folded star blocks. One thing we can all agree upon: they’re cute and make great gifts! So, let’s make a Folded Star Potholder together! A note before we begin: There are several ways to construct these folded star blocks. I’m going to show you the way that I learned, which was by finishing the vintage blocks in the photo below.Continue reading

Baptist Fans Hand Quilting Video!

How to hand quilt baptist fans was one of the first tutorials that ever made it up on the blog and it has continued to be a popular one! To build on the original tutorial, I’ve filmed a video version for all of you. Now you can watch and follow along! So grab your favorite thimble and stitch along with me! Prefer a photo tutorial? Check it out here. Baptist Fan Hand Quilting Video: WantContinue reading

Quilt Block Stockings

Got some orphan blocks laying around? Turn them into Christmas stockings using my free stocking pattern in two sizes! I’ll highlight some of my favorite quilt block ideas below. Don’t quilt? Look for “cutter quilts” on Ebay or in local antique shops. These are quilts with a massive amount of damage and are no longer fit for purpose, but are great for giving a second life. You can cut around the damaged parts to createContinue reading

Stocking Tag Tutorial

The age old question is, how to personalize your Christmas stockings? Wait, that’s not a question in your house? Just mine? Well, anyways ;). Whether your stockings are homemade or store-bought, brand new or passed down through the generations, you can personalize them with the names of all your family members by adding this stocking tag! Not only would this tag be perfect for Christmas stockings, but would also be good as a reusable tagContinue reading