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  • How to Cut Fabric for Quilting

        Reading a Cutting Chart   Most patterns will give you a cutting chart, which tells you exactly how to slice up your fabric. Cutting charts are ...
  • Beginner Quilting Skills

      A Beginner skill level don't assume any quilting knowledge at all. You'll need to know how to use a sewing machine before you start an SCQ Begi...
  • How to Hand Bind a Quilt

      At this point in your quilt-making journey, you’ve finished quilting, and you’re ready to finish those edges with some binding!    I usually pr...
  • How to Hand Quilt Baptist Fans - DIY Tutorial and Template

      "Baptist Fans” is the name for a traditional quilting pattern. The “fans” are made of several echoed arches, and they repeat in an even, sligh...
  • How to Hand Quilt - Hand Quilting Basics

      There are many ways to finish a quilt, and hand-quilting is one of my favorites. Stitching your quilt together by hand is a slow and time consum...
  • Build Your Hand Quilting Toolkit

    Hand quilting is such a fun way to add texture and visual interest to a quilt! I love the look and feel of it, and the process forces me to slooo...
  • How to Baste a Quilt

    Today I'll be showing you how to baste a quilt, on my Simple Stripes quilt. The pattern will be available in my shop on September 16th, 2021.    ...
  • Petal Points Quilt in Rifle Paper Co. - Kit by MeeshQuilts

      This is a version of my Petal Points Quilt that I've been wanting to make since the pattern release six months ago. I finally had the chance to ...
  • Intermediate Quilting Skills

      An Intermediate skill level assumes that you've made several quilts before, and that you're up for a challenge. Intermediate quilts might featu...
  • FPP Mini Quilt Block Coasters Tutorial

      If you, like me, need a little bit of foundation paper piecing (FPP) practice or a classy addition to your apartment decor, join me in making ...
  • 4 Ways to Get Out of a Creative Funk

      Do you ever find yourself tired, rundown, or overwhelmed with projects? Do you have three quilts in the queue, and a half-dozen emails to respon...
  • The Redwood Coast Quilt - Tester Quilts

    A throw-sized Redwood Coast Quilt made my one of my testers, Farrah (@farrah.handmade)   About the Quilt Testers The Redwood Coast Quilt Pattern r...