Category: Tutorials

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, 18″ wide, and 5″ deep thanks to a boxed corner base. Best of all, IContinue reading

Double Gauze Baby Quilt Tutorial!

Today I have a fun and FREE tutorial for you to make this super easy double gauze baby quilt! Double gauze is the perfect fabric for babies because it is breathable, soft, and made of cotton! I was lucky enough to try PBS Fabrics’s new organic double gauze line and it is AMAZING! You can find these fabrics from the following retailers: Harts Fabrics Urban Sewciety Stonemountain and Daughter Sewcial Distance Stitches Seattle Modern DomesticContinue reading

Dog Bed DIY & Floor Pillow

If this Bear Path quilt looks familiar, that’s because it is! I used this quilt in my Hand Quilting 101 video! Once I had finished quilting it, I debated what I should turn it into. Ultimately, I decided a floor pillow/dog bed was the perfect use for this Bear Path quilt! Turns out, a dog bed DIY was the perfect weekend project! I made the Wall Hanging size of the Bear Path quilt, which finishesContinue reading

Simple Drawstring Bag | A Tutorial

I created this tutorial right before the holidays and posted it to my YouTube channel but unfortunately it didn’t make it to the blog! Although this simple drawstring bag is a great way to wrap Christmas gifts in an eco-friendly way, it’s uses go way beyond the holidays. You can make some for birthday parties, other holidays, or simply to store stuff around the house! Each bag takes 1/2 yard of fabric and requires minimalContinue reading

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