Category: Tutorials

Scrappy Half Square Triangles Tutorial

These scrappy Half Square Triangles are a great way to use up scraps and you can incorporate them into your next quilting project. Or check out these fun tutorials: Scrap Heart Quilt Block Scrappy Throw Pillows Mini Heart Block Tutorial Today we’re going to use the 2-at-a-time method to create 5.5” finished half square triangles. Finished size is the size when they’re sewn into your project. If you’d like to make a different size, orContinue reading

Printable Color-Your-Own Valentines (Free!)

I have something a little different for you today! If you’re looking for a DIY candy free valentines option for your kid’s school party, this is for you! My free printable color-your-own valentines are here! There’s two different options for you to use. Printable Color-your-own Valentines are a great gift for kids because it gives them an activity to do (win), without the sugar high (double win!). Pair this printable color-your-own valentines with crayons orContinue reading

Using Graffiti Hearts Offcuts | Ideas and Inspiration

So you’ve made a Graffiti Hearts quilt, congrats! It is one of my favorite designs and I’m sure you’re sitting there admiring your quilt. You’re also eyeing up that little pile of Graffiti Hearts offcuts from making the blocks. Want some ideas on how to use them up? Read on! First, create HSTs using all the offcuts from Graffiti Hearts: 1. Sew together all the small stitch & flip offcut triangles to create HSTs, oneContinue reading

Scrap Throw Pillows | Free Pattern!

Turn your Graffiti Hearts offcuts into these scrap throw pillows! These pillows coordinate well with the quilt, really tying the room together. I’m a big fan of using my scraps before they hit the scrap bins, so these scrap throw pillows check all the boxes in my book! If you haven’t made a Graffiti Hearts quilt yet (and omg you totally should 😉 ) but want to make these pillows, start by sewing together someContinue reading

Scrap Heart Quilt Block | Free Pattern and Tutorial

I’m a big fan of turning scraps into useful items before they hit the scrap bin! So for Graffiti Hearts, I wanted to create tutorials to help you feel confident in turning your scraps into coordinating items. Plus, what’s more fun than turning your hearts into more hearts? It is never-ending hearts over here. Ha. This scrap heart quilt block is the perfect use of Graffiti Hearts scraps and makes a fun coordinating pillow! There’sContinue reading

Mini Heart Quilt Block | Free Pattern & Tutorial

This mini heart quilt block is the first in a series of tutorials aimed at using up your scraps from the Graffiti Hearts quilt. This tutorial uses up the smallest scraps created from making the quilt. Heart finishes at 5″ wide by 3.75″ tall. The fun thing about this block is that it creates some super fun, funky hearts! You can choose whether the solid fabric will be the background or the heart itself, orContinue reading

Lone Star Quilted Christmas Stocking Tutorial

I’m constantly brainstorming ways to use my Free Tutorials in new ways, and this lone star quilted Christmas stocking is no exception! I remember falling in love with Lone Star quilts right at the beginning of my quilting journey. I loved them – and yet was intimidated by them. Finally, FINALLY, after many years, I made my first lone star quilt, and since then have also made a Lone Star quilt coat! And now, theContinue reading

Small Lone Star Christmas Stocking Tutorial

“Once you start, you just can’t stop” is how I currently feel about Lone Stars. After making a lone star quilt, I made a Lone Star quilt coat and a large lone star Christmas stocking tutorial! I loved the large stocking so much that I decided to make an even smaller lone star for my small stocking pattern! This tutorial will show you how to make a lone star quilt block that finishes at 10.5″Continue reading

How to Make Fabric Tape

Coming at you today with a super fun, super FAST tutorial. You don’t even need to break out your sewing machine for this one! Let’s learn how to make fabric tape. I started making fabric tape a few years ago because I hate to throw out scraps! Hey, you paid for that entire yard of fabric, didn’t you? Let’s make it all work for you the best it can! Fabric tape a super easy wayContinue reading

How to Make Hot Chocolate Bombs Ultimate Guide

This post may be a bit of a departure from my usual quilting fodder, BUT, I’ve fallen deeply into a hot chocolate bomb making craze. Many of you have reached out asking how to make hot chocolate bombs and so I’m here today to walk you through the process! I’ll cover different types of molds and sizes, ingredients you’ll need, and the best techniques that I’ve found to make the chocolate spheres. First – let’sContinue reading

Quilted Trick or Treat Bag Tutorial

It is officially OCTOBER!!! Bring on the Halloween decorations, the candy, the spooky and the sweet! When creating the Boo Bunting pattern I realized how well those little blocks could be repurposed into the sweetest trick or treat bags. Read on for a free tutorial on how to make a quilted trick-or-treat bag for the little people in your life! This quilted trick-or-treat bag finishes at 14″ wide by 13″ high, making it big enoughContinue reading

Thread Basting Tutorial

I’m primarily a spray baster, mostly because I like to get basting done and over with FAST! (I’ve timed myself, and it takes me 18 minutes to spray baste a throw size quilt). However, there are times that I will opt for thread basting a quilt instead. The last time I was doing it, I thought to myself, hey, I should create a thread basting tutorial for all of you who might be curious aboutContinue reading