Building Blocks II - TRIANGLES

12 Jul 2011

Building Blocks II - TRIANGLES "Pieceful Beginnings" 
Building Blocks II

New to quilting?  Want to try some quick, fun techniques?  Want to perfect your awesome skills? COURSE DESCRIPTION:This series of Quilting Basics lessons explores basic quilt blocks used in nearly every pieced quilt.  Gather a few of your favorite fabrics, follow along and you’ll have enough blocks to make a fabulous quilt!  Later we’ll follow up with “Finishing School” lessons on setting, sashing, borders and how to “grow” your quilt to any size you’d like.  Are you ready??  Let’s quilt!! COURSE INSTRUCTOR:   Deonn Stott at Quiltscapes  COURSE SUPPLIES:If ... ...read more

Pee Pee Tee Pee Pirate Style

05 Jul 2011

Pee Pee Tee Pee Pirate Style   Course Instructor: Julia Frazier     Printable PDF Instructions

Hi!  I'm Julia from the blog My Fabric Obsession.  I also have an online shop The Dizzy Daizy Quilt Shoppe.  This project idea comes to you from Mandy at the fabulous Little Birdie Secrets blog, recreated with her permission. Can you guess what a Pee Pee Tee Pee is?  If you've changed a little boy's diaper, you'll guess pretty quickly:)  You put one of these handy little cones over the baby's wee wee as soon as you open his diaper to protect ... ...read more

the "it's a cinch" skirt

28 Jun 2011

  The "It's a Cinch" Skirt Printer Friendly Version Jessica Christian  

Hey all you fabric lovers out there! (yes, you!)  I'm Jess, from Craftiness is not Optional, and I am thrilled to be here with a fun skirt tutorial for Riley Blake! I adore all their fabric lines and this one jumped out at me to become a skirt-I used fabric from the Sew Cherry line, and the fantastic grosgrain polka dot fabric is from RB as well.    The double layered skirt with the fun cinched top layer is so easy to make-whip one up for the little girl ... ...read more

Wild West Girls Quilt Tutorial

21 Jun 2011

'Wild West Girls' Quilt Tutorial Instructor Karen Maxwell Printer Friendly PDF instructions Template 1       Template 2      Template 3       Template 4
Wild West Girls quilt

Hi, my name is Karen Maxwell and I'm delighted to share my 'Wild West Girls' quilt tutorial with you. Wishing there was a boys' version of this quilt? Go visit my blog for the boys templates! I blog at www.lisnaweary-quilts.blogspot.com, so pop over and say hello! Make sure to print all four templates for this pattern.  Course Materials 1 1/2yds Pina Colada (plain cream) 1/2 yd Brown Cowboy Paisley 1/2yd Pink Cowboy Plaid ... ...read more

Building Blocks I - SQUARES

14 Jun 2011

Building Blocks "Pieceful Beginnings" 
Building Blocks Sampler

42" x 42" Quilt Along "Sweet Nothings" Sampler  New to quilting?  Want to try some quick, fun techniques?  Want to perfect your awesome skills? Over the next three months, we’ll explore basic quilt blocks used in nearly every pieced quilt.  Gather a few of your favorite fabrics, follow along and you’ll have enough blocks to make a fabulous quilt!  Later we’ll follow up with “Finishing School” lessons on setting, sashing, borders and how to “grow” your quilt to any size you’d like.  Are you ready??  Let’s quilt!! COURSE INSTRUCTOR:   Deonn @ Quiltscapes ... ...read more

Fabric Embroidery Hoops Tutorial

07 Jun 2011

Fabric Embroidery Hoops Tutorial
Instructor

Instructor: Angela Ellsworth Printable PDF Instructions   Hi, I’m Angela Ellsworth from the blog AgedSimplicity.blogspot.com. I also have a handmade shop on etsy called minimoments.etsy.com and a vintage shop called Agedsimplicity.etsy.com.  I love to create! And I especially love simple, quick projects. If you’re the same way, you’ve got to try this project. It’s fun, simple and a great way to use fabric scraps! And once you understand the basics you can embellish your embroidery hoop to fit your home’s décor.   Materials List: Wooden Embroidery ... ...read more

"Hair Ring" Headband Tutorial

30 May 2011

Hello again!  It is I, Amanda Herring, from The Quilted Fish.  I am back again to share another fun tutorial with you.  This is a SUPER easy and really customizable pattern.  My favorite kind!

I have named this pattern "Hair Ring" because of my last name....Herring.  Get it??  Do ya? Huh?  Huh?  I love funny names.  They make me smile! Okay, let's get to it! Here is what you will need: Two 4” x 10” pieces of fabric (I like to use two different fabrics so that the headband is reversible) One 6” x 2 1/2” strip ... ...read more

Mother - Daughter Sugar & Spice Matching Aprons

24 May 2011

Mother – Daughter Sugar & Spice Aprons ---printer friendly version--- COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Sally from Sally’s Angelworks
Mother-Daughter Sugar and Spice Matching Aprons

  COURSE MATERIALS:   1.5 yards - one patterned fabric - C6112 Red- Sugar & Spice - Sugar Floral 1 yard - coordinating patterned fabric - C6113 Blue- Sugar & Spice - Sugar Dots 1 yard - semi-solid fabric - C6115 Red- Sugar & Spice - Sugar Floral .5 yard - solid fabric - C100-32 Bleached Denim D rings (one pair) Embroidery Thread & needle Straight pins Iron   Optional: 2 - 1 ½” pins for flower embellishment Ruffler foot attachment FASTURN fabric tube turning kit (Worth it!!)    CUTTING INSTRUCTIONS:  MOTHER’s Apron:   Skirt: 22”x24” – Red Sugar Floral fabric Top: cut 2 – 16 ... ...read more

Daydream's Reversible Apron

17 May 2011

intro

    Ready for a super cute, fast, & easy project? Here you go!   What you'll need: Two *17 X 22" rectangles of cute Riley Blake fabric. The bright, fun fabric for the apron pictured is made from the Daydream line. {*If you'd like to make your apron a little bit smaller/larger just adjust your rectangles in Step 2 to the size you'd like.} 5 pieces of 8.5 X 11" paper to make quick pattern pieces. Ribbon: 1 inch wide and 80" long. This will be used for the ties in the back. Fabric for pockets & Ribbon {Optional ... ...read more

Start Quilting--Tips, Tricks & Tools

10 May 2011

Tips, Tricks & Tools(Precision Piecing Pointers)
Sewing tools

PRINTER FRIENDLY INSTRUCTIONSCOURSE INSTRUCTOR:   Deonn Stott of Quiltscapes The following are some of my best tips and tricks that make quilting so satisfying and enjoyable!  Whether you are just getting started on your quilting journey, or are an experienced quilter, this tutorial may help improve your sewing techniques, save time and energy, and help you to perfect the elements of beautiful quiltmaking.   COURSE SUPPLIES:Accuracy begins with the basics:  Good tools, taking time to cut accurately, and using the best materials you can find and afford (sewing machine in good working order, iron and ... ...read more
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