Sewn Modern Quilt Patterns — Tutorials

Curved Quilting

Sewn Quilt Patterns Tutorials

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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A Guide for Beginner Quilters

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A Guide for Beginner Quilters

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.   Have you just discovered the world of Modern Quilting and thought, "I want in!!"? Well, today I am sharing a quick guide to getting started. This blog post is written with the beginner quilter in mind. If you are already a quilter - please share this with a friend that you hope will join you in your quilty adventures!     First thing's first - you have to get...

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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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How To Clean Your Quilting Gloves

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How To Clean Your Quilting Gloves

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.       Alrighty friends - time to clean those gloves! Half-way through quilting this lovely Playroom Quilt I realized the ink from the backing was rubbing off on my quilting gloves. I was horrified at first and cursed myself for not pre-washing my fabrics.   Ever been here before?! (Before photo! EEK!)     Not to fear! Today I am sharing a quick and easy fix. (Seriously this might...

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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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