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Free Living Room Quilted Pillow Tutorial

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Free Living Room Quilted Pillow Tutorial

 Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission from the sale if you click through and purchase.       After I finished my Living Room Quilt Mini I knew I wanted to make a pillow too. I love how this pattern lends itself to a lumbar pillow so easily. The bonus is that I was able to make this pillow with the leftover fabric I had from my throw size Living Room Quilt. (I ordered extra of the background!) Supplies Needed: Living Room Quilt Pattern Leftover triangles...

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Quilt Binding Five Ways

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Quilt Binding Five Ways

  Hello quilters! I always love getting to that last phase of making a quilt - the binding. The majority of the time I hand stitch my binding down with an invisible stitch, but lately I have been getting out of my comfort zone.    If you're looking for inspiration - today I am sharing five ways you can bind your quilts. I hope this gets your creative juices flowing! (Since typing this up I have decided that on my next quilt I might try a decorative machine stitch for the binding. Yes? No?)     1. Invisible Hand Sewn...

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Curved Quilting

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Curved Quilting

  I recently released the Sunroom Quilt Pattern as a part of the Sewn Home Series and found a new confidence when it comes to curves.    Before this pattern I had never sewn curves and was really scared to try! Now that I have done it - I don't know why I was scared. For tips on piecing with curves check out this blog post here.    When I got this baby size Sunroom Quilt done - I wanted to try a new pattern for my quilting. When I quilt on my machine at home I almost always do...

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Sewing with Curves

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Sewing with Curves

Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission from the sale if you click through and purchase. Are you scared of sewing with curves? Have no fear! Today I am sharing a few tips and tricks that have been helpful for me. Give this post a read and try out the Sunroom Quilt Pattern.   1. Sew slow.  It's tempting to put the pedal to the metal when you're comfortable sewing, but with curves it's all about slow sewing. You want to take your time and ease...

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Make Eight Half-Square Triangles

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Make Eight Half-Square Triangles

Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission from the sale if you click through and purchase.     If you haven't seen this method before - get excited! This is a very fast way to make half-square triangles eight at a time. This saves so much time in my opinion.      1. Cut your squares.  There is a simple way to calculate what size your starting squares should be. You will need one for the background and one for the triangle. If you know the size...

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