National Quilting Month Archives - Page 2 of 3 - Totally Stitchin

by Tori

Two-for-One Half-Square Triangle Quilt Block Tutorial

March 10, 2016 in Projects

Two-for-One Half-Square Triangle Quilt Block Tutorial Happy National Quilting Month! Whether you're new to quilting or on the more advanced end of things, we are celebrating in a variety of ways, and Baby Lock is too! This month on Totally Stitchin', you'll find free quilt block tutorials from some of your favorite bloggers, and we'll also be introducing you to all of Baby Lock's quilting bloggers and ...

Quilted Pot Holder Tutorial

March 3, 2015 in Projects

In honor of National Quilting Month, I give you: a Quilted "Heart" Pad pot holder tutorial! This little hot pad is so easy and fun to make! Let's sew! You'll need one 2.5" x 44" strip of fabric for binding, two 9" fabric scraps, a 9" square of insulated batting, a fabric scrap for the heart, and fusible applique cut-away stabilizer. You may add an ...

Ruffled Heart Applique Tutorial

February 27, 2015 in Projects

Heart + Ruffle + Applique = Adorable! You can apply this heart applique tutorial to shirts, bags, quilts, you name it! :) On to the tutorial! You'll need about a 9" square fabric and batting scrap, and 4" (of 44" width) fabric for the ruffle, a sewing machine, thread, Print out the heart template. If you'd prefer to cut your fabric on the fold, fold ...

Quilt Binding Tutorial

February 26, 2015 in Projects

Hello Totally Stitchin' friends! So, I think I've been sewing for probably 12 plus years now (not super long) and really have engaged more in garment sewing and craft sewing. I used to teach sewing classes from my home and had several requests for a quilting class. Since I had never sewn a quilt before, to teach a class, I read a ...

by Tori

Modern Twist on Traditional Quilting

March 20, 2014 in News

You know how it goes, new things are really just old things that look a little different. We see it all of the time with fashion trends, and it certainly rings true in the quilting world as well. Many quilting books and patterns are inspired by traditional techniques and blocks, but they've gotten a touch of a makeover. By simply ...

by Tori

Happy National Quilting Month!

March 6, 2014 in News

March is National Quilting Month, and there are a ton of things going on to celebrate! Let's take a look at how you can participate, too: 1. Enter Baby Lock's "Built to Quilt" sweepstakes Baby Lock teamed up with American Patchwork and Quilting to bring you this awesome giveaway. Enter for your chance to win a Baby Lock Melody sewing and quilting ...

Baby Shower T-shirt Quilt

December 3, 2012 in General

My sister is expecting a boy in February and she is a cheer coach and her husband is a football coach, so, my mom and I thought it would be perfect to make a cute mini t-shirt quilt with shirts from their school for their little boy for those chilly Iowa football games! I sewed it last week with my ...

Make a Quilt from your Child’s Sports T-Shirts

February 28, 2012 in Tips & Tricks

As you know, graduation time is just right around the corner. I have been really busy monogramming many gifts but recently someone brought me an extra special gift to personalize. She had kept all of her son's shirts from every ball team he had played on. She put them all together and made a quilt. What a perfect gift to ...

by Mac

Sew Mitered Corners, Invisible Joins & a Quilt!

January 20, 2012 in Projects

Jennifer Keltner Jill Mead from Quilts and More Magazine have created a video with great tips for better binding with mitered corners, invisible joins and an All People Quilt .pdf tutorial for this adorable Around the Block Quilt! 1st: Open and print the project instructions by clicking here! 2nd: Click here to watch the video on binding with mitered corners and invisible joins! Machine used ...

Adding Creativity to Your T-Shirt Quilt – Part II

December 11, 2011 in Projects

In Part 1, we discussed making a  basic t-shirt quilt with no sashing between t-shirts, no batting, a microfleece (or other fabric) backing, and no binding. In Part 2, we are discussing other options and creative touches. Items to discuss in Part II of Making a T-Shirt Quilt: 1. Making Creative Squares 2. Mixing applique in 3. Printing a picture on fabric and using ...
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