Binding Basics Tutorial

08 Mar 2011

BINDING LESSON - Photo Tutorial
French fold binding with hand-stitched finish

Printer Friendly Instructions Course Instructor:  Deonn Stott of Quiltscapes Course Materials:  Un-bound quilt Binding Strips* Sewing Machine Laytex gloves (optional but very helpful) Scissors, Pins, Seam Ripper (lets be optimistic!) *French double-fold cross-grain binding is my favorite method to bind a quilt.  I use 2" strips cut the width of fabric, and join with mitered seams to distribute bulk. The folded binding is stitched to the front side of the quilt using a 1/4" seam allowance, with raw edges aligned (greatest invention ever: 1/4" sewing machine foot!); corners are mitered, and binding is hand-stitched ... ...read more

Feeling Groovy Cuff Bracelet

18 Feb 2011

Cuff Bracelet Finished

I am Julie from Sew Jewely, you might also know me as one of The Quilted Fish Creative Consulting Team members. I am so happy to be here to bring you this groovy button bracelet tutorial. Here is a printer friendly version for you as well. Feeling Groovy Cuff Bracelet Tools: Scissors Pencil Permanent Marker Paper Straight Pin Needle Sewing Machine Iron Supplies: Scraps of fabric. I used Feeling Groovy by Doodlebug 1- Cuff bracelet 12- ½ inch (#20) covered button blanks 5- ¾ inch (#30) covered button blanks 1- 1 1/2 inch (#60) covered button blank 4- Buttons ranging in ... ...read more

Hanging Topiary

31 Jan 2011


  Girly Fun!!   Hanging Topiary   Course instructor:  Benay Derr   Bring life to any little girls room with these adorable statement pieces. Supply List: Small Topiary (4) pkgs Hot Pink Crocheted Flowers by Sew Together  (3 ct.) (4) pkgs Light Pink Crocheted Flowers by Sew Together  (3 ct.) (4) pkgs White Crocheted Flowers by Sew Together  (3 ct.) (1) pkg Hot Pink Boutique Buttons by Doodlebug (20 ct.) (1) pkg Light Pink Boutique Buttons by Doodlebug (20 ct.) (1) Fat quarter Pink Quite Contrary Gingham by My Mind’s Eye (1) 5 inch Styrofoam Ball (1) pkg of Decorative Straight Pins (100 ... ...read more

Snuggly All Star 2 Strip Quilt

21 Jan 2011

     Snuggly All Star 2 Strip Quilt   For a printer friendly version of this pattern click here. Course Instructor:  

Course Materials 11   6" X 45" wide Cotton Fashion Fabric strip 1/2  yard 45" wide fabric for Binding 1 2/3 yds 45” inch wide fabric for backing 45" X 60" thin batting such as Warm and Natural 1 can of temporary fabric adhesive our favorite is 505 Spray and Fix All Purpose Thread in a color to match your backing   Instructions Step One: Preparing Backing and Batting Lay batting on a flat surface – a nice large table or the floor ... ...read more

Hooty Hoot Wonky Block Quilt

22 Dec 2010

Printer Friendly Instructions Hooty Hoot Wonky Block Quilt:    
Hooty_1

    Course Instructor: Heather Jones      1 Yard C310 Cream Hooty Panel   1⁄2 yard C3011 Green Hooty Roll Call   1 1⁄2 yard C3014 Green Hooty Jacks   1⁄2 yard C3015 Blue Hooty Argyle   1⁄2 yard C3013 Blue Hooty Starburst   1⁄2 yard C3015 Brown Hooty Argyle   1⁄2 yard C3013 Brown Hooty Starburst   1 yard C3016 Blue Hooty Dots   1 yard C3017 Cream Hooty Stripes   Batting and thread of your choice    Straight edge   Rotary cutter   Optional: 9 1⁄2 in quilters square   All seam allowances are 1⁄4 inch          From one ... ...read more

Key Chain Wristlet

03 Dec 2010

             Course Instructor: Tracy Gibson Printer friendly instructions
tutorial (Large)

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Pocket full of Pinwheels

10 Nov 2010

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Sweet Apple Frock

04 Oct 2010

Course Instructor: Laura Johnson Print These Instrucions
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Winter Wonderland Quilt

22 Sep 2010

Winter Wonderland 51"x64" Course Instructor: Natalia Bonner  of Piece N Quilt

Supplies Needed: 1 Yard Colorful Christmas Greens 1 Yard Colorful Christmas Blues 1/2 Yard Colorful Christmas Reds 1 Yard Colorful Christmas Whites 1/4 Yard Colorful Christmas Stripes 1/4 Yard Solid Orange 1/4 Yard Solid Blue 1/4 Yard Solid Green Scrap of solid Brown 1 Yard small red ric rac Click on https://docs.google.com/open?id=0BzmOEhIHdk25WHhCZGttV1hsZkk  to link to glove and snowflake templates. Make your own triangles for the trees and create your own letters.   This applique tutorial will help you ... ...read more

Domestic Diva Table Runner

17 Sep 2010

Domestic Diva Table Runner Tutorial Course instructor: Jody of pleasant-home.com     Domestic Diva Table Runner Tutoria 1. Fussy Cut 4 1/2" squares from the Domestic Diva's fabric showing the Domestic Diva's at work . picture I cut 8 Diva's for my Table Runner. Finished Table Runner size is approx. 10 1/2" x 73" picture 2.  Cut 8 - 2 1/2" Squares from the light fabrics for each Block ( = 64 light squares) Either iron the squares in half on the diagonal or mark with a pencil. (this will be your sewing line) picture-squares dots 3. Cut 4 ... ...read more
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