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The Half Square Triangle Pouch is a flat square-shaped quilted pouch with a zipper running diagonally across the front. This pouch is a great weekend sewing project for an intermediate. Get the free pattern at Craftsy.

The Half Square Triangle Pouch is a flat square-shaped quilted pouch with a zipper running diagonally across the front. This pouch is a great weekend sewing project for an intermediate. Get the free pattern at Craftsy.

Chicks quilt blocks. These would be so cute on dishtowels or any kitchen item.

Chicks quilt blocks. These would be so cute on dishtowels or any kitchen item.

Are you new to machine quilting? You may have made tied quilts for a while and now want to explore machine quilting. I’ve seen a lot of advice given for how to machine quilt but I think mos…

Six Tips for Machine Quilting

Are you new to machine quilting? You may have made tied quilts for a while and now want to explore machine quilting. I’ve seen a lot of advice given for how to machine quilt but I think mos…

What pure fun making this quilt was! You forget how fast baby quilts are to make until you realize that it’s binding time and the quilt is almost finished and it seemed to just fly out of th…

What pure fun making this quilt was! You forget how fast baby quilts are to make until you realize that it’s binding time and the quilt is almost finished and it seemed to just fly out of th…

How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt for Beginners a Step-by-Step Guide

How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt for Beginners a Step-by-Step Guide

Here is how I made my first-ever quilt. It might have been unconventional but it worked, it was (fairly) easy and is a great beginning project.

Good to know (as well as other tips) - I ALWAYS use a walking foot when I am machine quilting. A walking foot allows the top, middle and bottom layer of the quilt to feed through the machine at the same speed...so that means no shifting... gathering or puckers when quilting. I quilt 1/8" from the edge to hold it down nice and flat for binding...then I trim the excess batting and backing fabric away.

Good to know (as well as other tips) - I ALWAYS use a walking foot when I am machine quilting. A walking foot allows the top, middle and bottom layer of the quilt to feed through the machine at the same speed...so that means no shifting... gathering or puckers when quilting. I quilt 1/8" from the edge to hold it down nice and flat for binding...then I trim the excess batting and backing fabric away.

Simple to make: Big squares of pretty prints and easy border fabrics. And the result is still stunning! Note the pillows and shams use the same idea, just scaled down in size.

Simple to make: Big squares of pretty prints and easy border fabrics. And the result is still stunning! Note the pillows and shams use the same idea, just scaled down in size.

This is the best tutorial you will find for making a baby rag quilt. Even a beginner can make a beautiful rag quilt with these step by step instructions.

This is the best tutorial you will find for making a baby rag quilt. Even a beginner can make a beautiful rag quilt with these step by step instructions.

I made a doll quilt before Christmas and realized I’d never posted a tutorial on this quick and easy binding method. Since I know a lot of you are beginners…this is a really great way to dip your …

I made a doll quilt before Christmas and realized I’d never posted a tutorial on this quick and easy binding method. Since I know a lot of you are beginners…this is a really great way to dip your …