You can’t actually see the late Ashta Johnston sitting alongside these girls from the Johnston family, but her presence is evident in their laps. Ashta created the blocks in this beautiful Dresden Plate quilt, but never completed it.
As a …
Karin Jordan of Leigh Laurel Studios made this pretty patchwork doll quilt for her daughter’s American Girl doll. At 16″ x 24″, both doll and doll-mom get to snuggle. Visit her blog to see how she made it. Oh, …
If you’ve wondered how to pick out the right binding for a quilt, head on over to Sarah Quilts where she shares some of her secrets. In addition, she walks you through her method of sewing it on combining machine …
This is a first for Anorina of Samelia’s Mum in making a quilt using improvisational piecing. Her results are lovely. She shares on her blog some pointers on how you can make your own scrapalicious quilt.
Image credit: Samelia’s Mum…
If you’ve put off learning to quilt with worries over precision, listen up. Bia of Ms. Elaineous had the same fears but saw some hope with the crazy quilt style. She explains,
I loved that nothing really needed to line
For the Passion 48 project hosted by All People Quilt, staff member Jill chose this quilt she saw in their October 2012 issue of American Patchwork & Quilting. Designed by Tamara Barfels, her Under the Big Top quilt …
This is adorable! Palak of Make It Handmade shares her Crinkle Quilt at the Moda Bake Shop. The quilt is made of 5 fabric strips and 4 pieced and *ruched fabric strips. Of the project she explains,
The texture renders
Amy of Diary of a Quilter said after experiencing her first winter weather, decided to do something for Hurricane Sandy victims who lost their homes. She made up four quilts in one week, selecting warm flannel fabrics from her stash …
Anorina of Samelia’s Mum says this quilt is perfect for using fabric precuts, in particular, charm squares (5 x 5 inch). She adds it’s easy for beginners too. Lucky for her readers, she wrote up a tutorial for Fresh Diamonds…
This little guy is the very picture of ‘cozy’ tucked under this simple squares quilt. Tova of Professor Pincushion shows readers how to make one (the finished size is 40 x 54 inches) in a video tutorial. If you’ve put off …
When you blow up a single quilt block and throw in some fun fabric, you get an adorable blanket for a child. Finishing at 51-1/2″ square, this quilt would make a great first project for a newbie quilter or the experienced …
It’s time for Block 5 in the Beginner’s Quilt Along in progress at the Quilting Gallery.
Here it is! Pat Sloan calls it Count the Stars, ’cause she can, but it’s also called the Friendship Star. This QAL offers …
Cassandra of Ooo! Shiny! shares a tutorial on her blog that is sure to help anyone just picking up a needle to piece a quilt. She favors a scrappy version of the Log Cabin block and her instructions reflect this. …
Cassandra of Ooo! Shiny! shares a project on her blog that she describes as perfect for quilting newbies – pinwheels. You’ll learn to successfully work with triangles that are on the bias (code for stretchy) to create 8″ quilt blocks. …
Wendi of Shiny Happy World shows us her very first quilt explaining she used needle turn applique (NTA) for sewing on the letters encircling the sun. Her design has the flavor of her now famous blog, and that’s a good …