quilting tutorials

Learn patchwork and quilting techniques with clear instructions.

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Easy Squares Quilt Tutorial

This is the perfect beginner quilt project. It is an introduction to strip piecing and goes together quickly. Instructions are included for a 36″ x 48″. That’s a nice size for a baby quilt or lap throw.

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Simple Quilting with Outlines

Simple quilting with outlines means following long lines across a quilt top or outlining large shapes. This type of quilting design works best with patterns like fence rail or log cabin that have large all-over patterns.

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Simple Quilting with Wavy Diagonal Lines

Sometimes wavy diagonal lines are the perfect choice for finishing your quilt top. If your quilt has points that go across the quilt, but not in a perfectly straight line, these can be used as “landmarks” for stitching. Wavy random lines give a modern feel to a quilt and are easy to sew.

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