Tag: Tutorials

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 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, 16.5″ wide, with a 5″ boxed corner base. Best of all, I decided to filmContinue 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