Dresden Plate with Butterfly

Dust off that sewing machine that’s been collecting dust this winter. Benita of Victoriana Quilt Designs shares a free pattern for this Spring-invoking quilt block. What you see here is a quilt made up of 20 of these blocks. Go …

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RecycledJeanQuilt_JoyfulDaisy

Amy of Joyful Daisy made this quilt out of recycled jeans, wool skirts, and plaid shirts. During construction, she embroidered the name of the recipient – Jonathan – on one of the strips. That’s a brilliant addition, sure to please …

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Beginning Quilting Series Ssssy Quilter

Paula of the Sassy Quilter has a passion for bringing new folks into the quilting fold. As such, she’s put together a series of tutorials for beginners. Topics include tools, fabric, patterns, cutting, piecing, quilting and binding – all …

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Spring Mug RugDeby of So Sew Easy welcomes Spring with this cheerful mug rug. Notice how her quilting design echos the butterfly, creating  movement, brilliant!

You can make yourself one, because she shares on her blog step-by-step instructions on how to do …

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tutorial two color prarire points

Responding to reader requests, Marcy of Made by Me in Red, shares how to make a Prairie Point with two colors. Not sure what a Prairie Point is? Well, it’s fabric triangles folded then sewn to the border of …

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semi portable design wall pellon project leigh laurelA design wall is essential for getting the best results when laying out a quilt top. Karin of Leigh Laurel Studios agrees, saying

The design wall has by far been the most valuable addition to my studio.

If you have …

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Baby wrap instructions

Allison of Cluck Cluck Sew made this adorable quilted wrap for her daughter’s baby doll. She shows lots of great photos of her project on this post. Plus, on a later post she gives measurements so you can make …

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beach ball baby quilt

I love this baby quilt made by Jess of The Elven Garden. It’s her first project featured at the Moda Bake Shop. Find out how she made it; get the tutorial.

Image credit: Moda Bake Shop

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Lynnes comparison paper vs freezer paperLynne of the Denver Sewing Collective shares two ways to do foundation piecing for a quilt top – plain paper and freezer paper. If you are unclear of the differences between the two techniques, get on over to her blog

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Pretty Points tutorial Anjeanette Klinder

Anjeanette Klinder shares on her blog the secret to sewing what she calls ‘pretty points’ in a quilt block. Hint: she uses lots of pins – but her explanation and photos on just how to pin for no slippage – …

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candaces mitered corner tutorial

Sure, butting works, but Candace of Saltwater Quilts knows how to create a better look for the corners on quilt-y projects. Shown here, is her I Spy quilt; notice the impeccable diagonal seam line on the black and white border. …

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Hands2HelpCharityQuiltChallenge

Sarah of Confessions of a Fabric Addict is hosting a quilt challenge to support three of her favorite charities. You have plenty of time to join this good work. Go here to learn more.

weighted blanket for sensory issues

Sarah also shares on her blog …

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scraps repurposed into chevron

Marny of Modern Quilt Relish takes the ugly ducklings from her Flying Geese project and turns them into Chevrons. Once sewn, she shows you three different layouts. The one you see here is my favorite. Get the tutorial.

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sidekick-diamond-button

Getting the correct alignment when piecing diamonds can be rough going, but Julie of Jaybird Quilts, came up with a solution. It’s a special ruler she designed and brought to market – the Sidekick. Incidentally, it’s a sidekick …

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modern cross quilt top

The modern, the graphics, the white space all add up to a wow! quilt design. Made by Sarah of Sew What, Sherlock?, she shares on her blog just how she made The Cross quilt block with lots of helpful …

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