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Quick and Easy T-Shirt Quilt Tutorial

If you have a pile of clothing and T-shirts that have special meaning but don’t really know what to do with them, a T-shirt quilt may be the perfect solution. Not only will you get to revisit some old favorites as you work, but the finished quilt will have both sentimental and practical value. Tips… Read more »

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11 Beautiful and Artistic Quilted Gift Ideas

Sometimes, we all need a little break from quilting. It’s easy to get lost in projects, and every once and a while it’s good to flex your creative muscles and make something a little different. Not all quilting projects have to be quilts! If you’re looking for a creative way to use your quilting skills,… Read more »

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Quilted Jewelry Part 2: Creating the Gem Stones

In Part 1 of this project, we talked about how quilted jewelry can be a great project for using up all those wonderful fabric scraps we tend to have lying around. We also talked about design ideas for your jewelry, as well as how to audition fabrics to select exactly the prints and patterns you… Read more »

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8 Quick and Easy Quilted Gift Ideas

There’s still time to make quilted gifts for your holiday giving this year, provided you choose the right patterns and projects to create. Here is a collection of quick and easy project ideas to get you started this year; each piece is fun to create and truly lovely or useful for the recipient. Something to… Read more »

GO! Butterfly Patch Quilt Pattern

Featured Pattern: GO! Butterfly Patch Quilt Pattern

The GO! Butterfly Patch quilt pattern, by fabric artist Edyta Sitar, brings a whole kaleidoscope of graceful, winged creatures to the foreground of your next project. Pre-cut 10-inch patches, fusable webbing, the GO! Butterfly Die, and machine applique make crafting this design a breeze. Even better, the GO! Butterfly Patch quilt looks complicated enough to… Read more »

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Precision Quilt Piecing Part 8: Piecing Blocks and Borders

Heads up! This article is part of a series on precision quilt piecing techniques. Make sure to read the previous installment of this series here. Congratulations! You’ve made it to the final installment of my series on precision quilt piecing techniques! You now know how to precision piece seven different units. Think of how many… Read more »

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Precision Quilt Piecing Part 7: Fancy Half Square Triangle

Heads up! This article is part of a series on precision quilt piecing techniques. Make sure to read the previous installment of this series here. This method for making the fancy half square triangle will increase your efficiency as well as your accuracy. The unit is made using two small squares, two rectangles, and one… Read more »

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Precision Quilt Piecing Part 6: Triangle in a Square

Heads up! This article is part of a series on precision quilt piecing techniques. Make sure to read the previous installment of this series here. The simplest method for piecing a triangle in a square is to use the Tri-Recs ruler set. The Tri ruler is used for cutting the center piece and the Recs… Read more »