Countdown to Christmas Quilt
Dec10

Countdown to Christmas Quilt

Lynn shows how to create a Countdown to Christmas quilt with fabric scraps and specialty stitches on your computerized sewing machine.

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Use a Font Generator to Add a Name to the Droid Quilt
Dec03

Use a Font Generator to Add a Name to the Droid Quilt

This week, Lynn shares how to use a font generator like dafont.com to create an applique design, specifically to use Star Wars font to add a name to the Droid quilt! There’s still plenty time to add applique to your Star Wars quilt before the premier of the next movie. You aren’t limited to just Star Wars applique or scifi either; using a font generator site can add names to all sorts of quilts, including very scrappy...

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Quilted Memo Board, and Mounting a Quilt on Canvas
Nov26

Quilted Memo Board, and Mounting a Quilt on Canvas

As promised, here’s another quick gift to make from quilted scraps! Enter the quilted memo board, with a tutorial for mounting a quilt on a stretched canvas. I’ve been considering how best to use the canvases I’ve been gifted from my kids various art projects at school.  Let me say that my daughter is amazing artist, but her medium is not painting, especially painting at age 6, so she fully endorsed my re-use of this...

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Quick Gift to Sew: Don’t Panic Sew a Quilt
Nov24

Quick Gift to Sew: Don’t Panic Sew a Quilt

Apparently the fun button tree I made is quite popular, and quickly became one of the most-watched videos on our channel! I was reminded of last year’s quick gift tutorial, the personalized plush blanket when I saw them on sale for $7 at my local warehouse club. The regular price was $12, so a good bargain even at that price, and when you use fabric scraps to jazz it up, it has that handmade touch for a gift that’s...

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How to Make Turned Edge Applique Circles
Nov19

How to Make Turned Edge Applique Circles

Learn to make turned edge applique circles, used in the Delectable Warnings pattern from Simply Moderne #19.

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Make a Wonky Pieced Christmas Tree Quilt Covered in Buttons!
Nov12

Make a Wonky Pieced Christmas Tree Quilt Covered in Buttons!

I finally did it – used ALL the gold buttons in my button box that I’ve inherited over the years.  In this video, I show how I used foundation piecing to make the wonky improv-pieced tree (using a piece of foundation fabric), calculated the math for the side setting triangles, and then attached the buttons to make the garland for the Christmas tree quilt. If somehow you don’t have a ton of buttons and you want to...

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