Category Archives: Tutorials

Happy Valentine’s Day Tutorial!

I made this little quilt quite a few years ago now, but those that have seen it seem to really enjoy it. So I thought I’d make and share a new version today, along with a quick tutorial so you … Continue reading

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Building a New Design Wall

Happy New Year! Mr. Wonderful was on vacation for the last several weeks and that means very little sewing has happened. I had scheduled all my blog posts ahead, but have not kept up with responding to comments. Here is … Continue reading

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My machine binding isn’t great. But I keep trying and I think I’ve settled on a method that works for me. It uses Elmer’s School Glue. I use 2 1/2 inch strips to make my binding and press it in … Continue reading

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Signature Block Tutorial – Part 1

Recently, I made this table runner for my mom. I was asked if I had a pattern for it. I don’t, but thought I could do a quick tutorial on how to make the block. I made 48 of these … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Baby Quilt ~ Part 1

I picked up this little bundle for a whole dollar at Walmart a while back. I hardly ever buy fabric there, but, a dollar! I challenged myself to come up with a plan for a baby quilt. I added fat … Continue reading

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Leader/Ender Block Tutorial

I’ve finally finished these leader/ender blocks! I’ve been asked to do a tutorial for these. They are very simple. For one 12 inch block, you will need 40 scrap squares cut at 2 inches, 8 background squares cut at 2 … Continue reading

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Scant Quarter Inch?

I was asked recently if the Accuquilt GO! Dies are accurate with a regular quarter inch seam allowance, or a scant quarter inch. I think we’ve all heard about this mystical scant quarter inch. But what exactly is it? I … Continue reading

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9 Patches from a Charm Pack

I’m working on some secret sewing that I can’t share, so I decided I’d share an older tutorial for Throwback Thursday. I first shared this over six years ago so it should be new to many of you. I picked … Continue reading

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Crosshatching on the Long Arm

I’m often asked how I do crosshatch quilting on the long arm. It isn’t hard, just time consuming. It does require a ruler base and a straight edge ruler designed for use with a long arm. A rotary cutting ruler … Continue reading

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Can you stand another?

Another mask tutorial? This is my adaptation based on available supplies and made to fit my husband. I started with two rectangles measuring 6 1/2 by 12 inches. For a woman’s mask, you could cut it 10-11 inches wide. I … Continue reading

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