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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.
Our beginner-friendly Indiana Puzzle quilt block instructions start with half square triangles made 8-at-a-time. Finish in a jiffy. Easy Peasey!
Beginner friendly instructions to make a Grandmother's Cross quilt block using either templates or an On-Point Ruler. Simple to make. Accurate results.
Learn to take apart antique quilt designs and then reconstruct them to suit YOUR skills! One pattern. Three options. Which is best for YOU?
The Mosaic 3 quilt block can be made using either templates or a specialty ruler that makes cutting patches as easy as pie!
Print our free quilting templates the right size. The first time. With these simple to follow instructions and tips. Templates don't have to be hard.
Take one set of quilt designs. Using traditional piecing plans, discover 3 different ways to piece a patchwork pattern. It's simple once you know how!
A fabric cutting machine can be a big investment. Learn about the different AccuQuilt models. Make the best decision for YOU and your pocketbook!
My sister Laurie is a very talented fiber artist with Parkinson's Illness. She makes me cowls, hats, etc. When I saw the You Might Have an Angel Near
This is my first sampler quilt and it features a little bit of everything--literally. Traditional patchwork, foundation piecing, and invisible machine
This was donated to support our local Art Group for raffle. It sold for $500. From the Editor: Thanks for sharing, Monique! It feels good when you can
I love the look of fussy cut quilts and hangings, so I gave it a shot and enjoy the out come every time
A reader inquires...Most quilt tops seem to be very symmetrical. Is it acceptable to have top and bottom borders wider than the side borders? Julie
Ann writes...A friend of mine and I will be teaching a quilting class at church and I thought it would be nice to tell the ladies why a block has the name
Sierra writes...I've sewn together a t-shirt quilt that is completely knit fabric on the front, except for the border. There is no sashing between the
I have volunteered to teach 7-10 year olds to quilt. This is in a low-economic area community center and is strictly run as an after school program and
Rhea writes to ask...Hi! I am making a Rail Fence quilt and my strip set blocks should be 6-1/2 x 6-1/2. The strip sets turned out approximately 6-1/2
A reader writes...I used a black template pencil to stencil a pattern on a quilt top. To my dismay the pencil will leave marks on the top. I am not
Brittany wrote to ask...I bought an adorable horse block. It's a paper pieced pattern that is 8 x 10. Ideally I would love to enlarge the block to be