Tag: tutorial

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

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 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

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