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I made this quilt for my mother for her 70th birthday in December 2016. I thought a Log Cabin would show off the photos best and still have an excellent
A Blocks and Pinwheels quilt block is full of whirly-twirly goodness. 8-at-a-time half square triangles make it a breeze to make. Beginner-friendly.
A New England quilt block is the definition of sweetness and simplicity. Half square triangles, cut squares and rectangles. Beginner friendly tutorial.
A Missouri Puzzle quilt block is a veritable playground for the beginning quilter. Half square triangles, strip piecing are all it takes. Fun to make!
A Paper Pinwheel quilt block is a simple little block-a few half square triangles & squares. It hides a secret. Can you find it? Beginner friendly.
With our Propeller quilt block--just half square triangles and strip-pieced pairs--you'll be flying high in no time. Beginner-friendly instructions.
A Crow's Nest quilt block is a dynamic design. Simple to make--just half square triangles & a four patch. Color does all the work. Couldn't be easier!
A Snowflake quilt block has an Economy patch as its center. Half square triangles made 8-at-a-time + cut squares finish the design. Delightful and fun!
At the Depot quilt block instructions for two different techiques--with a specialty ruler or with free downloadable templates. Choose your favorite.
The On-Point Ruler lets you skip the math, get straight to cutting patches set on-point in your blocks. No more formulas. See if it's right for you!
The House Jack Built quilt block is a sweet little design. Easy to make with the proper tools. Two techniques shared. Free downloadable templates.
Snowman quilt patterns bridge the gap between the festive Christmas holiday season and the cold dreary months of winter. Which one will you make?
There is an inexpensive dice game by this name that you can easily find at stores. We play it with fat quarters. Start with 3 or more fat quarters,
This machine has given me nothing but headaches. I am an art quilter. I primarily free motion stitch. This machine creates bird nests on the underside
A Path and Stiles quilt block is simple to make. Quick pieced HSTs. A bit of strip piecing. Beginner friendly. More blocks patterns to choose from.
Your Valley Square quilt blocks are made. How will you set them? Check out these 7 different ideas to make the most of your precious quiltig time.
A Valley Square quilt block is easy to make using Connector Corners. No bias to mess with. Beginner friendly instructions. Layout ideas provided.
Learn how to make a Churn Dasher quilt block or choose another our Free Block Pattern library. Beginner friendly instructions in 4 sizes.
The large harp space and my experience with a Pfaff 5770 is the main reason I bought this machine. It is fine for simple sewing and piecing but will
Put Scrabble letters in a bag and keep passing it around the table having everyone take four or five each time and turning them upside down. Once they're
Pick a theme that many of the quilters in your guild will have done. This might be a past workshop, a popular block or technique, or a common precut.
Make a Double Star quilt block. Instructions for 4 sizes. Learn the partial seams method to make this twinkling star block pattern.
I have NEVER used a sewing machine in my life. But I've wanted to learn how to sew in the last 4-5 years. When my grandpa passed at 96 years old, we were
With such a large selection of Illinois quilt shops to choose from, you're sure to find just the right one!
A Rocky Mountain Chain quilt block tutorial. Free downloads. Beginner friendly instructions. Stitch simple units to create this stunning design!
Get those creative juices flowing! Design ideas using the Rocky Mountain Chain quilt block.
The Crow's Nest quilt block is a variation on the Churn Dash. Beginner friendly instructions.
Four triangle paper options are compared to help you choose the best one for your quilting needs. New to triangle paper? Download a free sample to try.
Our Duck Tracks quilt block tutorial is for 4", 6", 8" and 12" finished blocks. Beginner friendly instructions. Lots of pictures.
Learn why cotton quilting fabric should be the only choice for the beginning quilter.
It's only 50 by 35 but this is the biggest quilt I have made so far. It's just 2.5 Half Square Triangles sewn together into red and ivory stripes, so
The pattern is one of my favorites. It is called Sticks and Stones and I obtained it from Missouri Star Quilting's web site. It is made from 2 1/2 inch
Olfa Cutting Mat for Quilting: How to choose, use, care and repair a self healing rotary cutting mat. Prolong the life of your mats with this simple tip...
I bought my machine when it first came out - the Red Deer dealer who subsequently closed - leaving all her many customers who bought expensive machines
I purchased this machine new from dealer in 2006 thinking it would be fun to play around with embroidery, knowing Pfaff was such a reliable company and
I bought it in 5 minutes and never looked back. It is the most wonderful machine for all around sewing and then some not so usual projects. I have
This is my first attempt. I made a lap guilt for my grandson. The pattern is copied from a quilting book I got from the library. As I enjoy embroidery
This was a pattern called Candy Queen but I do not remember the designer. I had several firsts on this quilt. First time I did not design my own quilt,
How would you credit the designer of a quilt block if you didn't know who stitched it first? Join the conversation and share your thoughts.
3 ways to make a Diamond in a Square quilt block: Cut your patches with a rotary cutter or templates or specialty ruler. Free cutting chart download.
Stitch up a Brickwork quilt block using our instructions for either a specialty ruler or templates-whichever suits your budget. Beginner Friendly.
Ready to shoot the lock off your wallet for fabric for your new quilt designs? Learn to choose the best sized blocks for you with this simple idea.
Learn how to make a Broken Wheel quilt block or find another in our Quilt Block Pattern library. Free paperpiecing patterns and block coloring page.
A beautiful colorful, lively quilt, Ocean View, is 64 inches by 84 inches and is one of two Raffle Quilts for the Venice Area Quilt Guild's upcoming Quilting
I used the free paper piecing patterns (THANK YOU AGAIN!!!) and changed up the colors to make this Quilt of Valor for a local veteran I know. I call it
A Maypole Dance quilt block is a great pinwheel block for the beginning quilter. No triangles to cut. No bias edges to mess with! Just swirly goodness!
The Art Square quilt block is simple to make with just 3 shapes/10 patches. This tutorial has instructions for both rulers and templates. Easy as pie!
Download our free Half Square Triangle Paper (in 3 sizes) and make oodles of HSTs without the marking. Fast, easy, beginner-friendly, accurate results.
My priest friend wanted a TRADITIONAL bed quilt in pink and navy blue. I knew I wanted to use Civil War reproduction fabrics so I started collecting them.