Category Archives: Tutorials

Hand Piecing

Someone asked about hand piecing my bow tie blocks. I thought I would share a quick tutorial on how I do it. First, I cut my pieces and mark the seam allowances on the back. The template I use has … Continue reading

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Half Hexie Progress and Tips

Construction of this top has started and it is going well! Looks like my idea worked. I’m often asked how I keep my pieces in order when moving from the design wall to the machine. I thought I’d try to … Continue reading

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Lets Talk Binding

This is one of my most used Accuquilt dies. I use it to make nearly all of my binding. After cutting my strips, I stitch them end to end and press the seam open. This is my pressing setup for … Continue reading

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Burp Cloths

Our fifth grandson is due this week! I’m ever so excited to meet Tiny E. Daughter #1 asked me to make some burp cloths for him. These are so easy. You can probably find a free pattern online. I can’t … Continue reading

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Tip for Keeping Strip Sets Straight

I’ve started working on the wedding quilt for my niece. She wanted something classic and yellow. So I’m doing some strip piecing. I used my Accuquilt Studio Cutter to cut a whole bunch of 2 1/2 inch strips. Have you … Continue reading

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Another D9P Tutorial

I was thinking that there had to be a way to use my Accuquilt die cutter to make this block faster. And I came up with one! I started by using this die to cut 9 squares that are 4 … Continue reading

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Tutorial ~ Matching Prints

I finally got around to working on the crib skirt for Tiny E. I realized I needed to match the print to get the length I needed. My first run at it met with mixed results. But back to the … Continue reading

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