Sew this beautiful quilt block fast with my free and easy sewing tutorial. Even though there are lots of little squares in this block, I used a method for sewing the 9-patches that is really fast and easy – so you can stitch one or more of these up in an afternoon – trust me!
Who doesn’t love a heart quilt block?!? This sweet one lets you mix two prints plus a background fabric so you really get a heart that pops.
This may not be a traditional quilt block, but I think it’s a new classic! Have you sewn a hashtag quilt block yet? It’s so easy, you have to add this to your sampler quilt.
And… did you see the Jumbo Hashtag Quilt Pattern that I made with a bigger version of this blog? Don’t miss it!
The easy Bow Tie Quilt Block is so fun to make – and it’s perfect when you want to make a baby quilt for a boy or a girl!
Let’s talk about color value. Harnessing the power of color value can make key elements in your quilts really pop! It can make your quilts go from ok to amazing. Here’s a free pattern for a Pinwheel mini quilt, plus lots of tips for using color value to make all your quilts showstoppers!
Would you like to know how to bind your quilt with your sewing machine? Let me show you all my tricks. As I have grown to love modern quilts, and as the time I have to make them has become less and less – I opt to sew my quilt binding on all by machine now – and it looks beautiful!
So who wants to design their own mini quilt? Mini’s are so much fun. They are quick to piece together, way easier to quilt than even a lap-size quilt, and they make truly memorable gifts (if you can bear to give yours away).
Is it really May already? I’m ready to go to the beach! I already have my beach house, lol! Our Classic Block: Fresh Fabric sewalong block this month is the House Block. It’s a classic block that quilters have made a million different ways. If you sewalong with us you can make any house block you want, and you might just win a sweet bundle of fabric!
Guess what??? Boys can sew too! You just need to find the right way to help them love it.
My little guy is really an engineer at heart, so when he saw me sewing half square triangles and flying geese using the stitch-then-cut method for our Sailboat Block Tutorial, he was fascinated. He had a whole new appreciation for quilt making once he realized that it requires BRAINS, lol.