quilt Archives - Totally Stitchin

T-Shirt Quilt Revamped!

January 7, 2015 in Projects

Happy 2015! T-shirt quilts are so cool and full of memories! Annnnd, you get to make great use of those old t-shirts you just can't bear to throw away! They may be a little time consuming to create (a really fun kind of time consuming, of course) but, they aren't too difficult to make! Back in November 2011, I posted a ...

Twin Comforter Blanket Tutorial

November 5, 2013 in Projects

Several months ago, when I was pregnant with my son and we were moving my 2 year old to a big girl bed, I just wanted to purchase a bedroom set for her. After relentlessly searching for the bedroom set that was absolutely adorable for the right price, we found what we loved and purchased it from a fairly nice ...

by Tori

Catchin’ Up with Mary Fons!

October 11, 2013 in Stitchin Women

It's been about three years since we first introduced the Totally Stitchin' community to Mary Fons, one of Baby Lock's AWESOME sew-lebrities. A lot has changed in three years, so it's definitely time for an update :) Mary comes from a family of quilters, and as part of a “quilt mafia” it was a bit intimidating starting out in the industry ...

by Stacey

Sewing Love – A Quick Quilt Top

September 8, 2011 in Tips & Tricks

I love being able to help a friend when it comes to sewing and embroidery. Fortunately this is where I shine, and I like to keep up on all the quick tips and tricks, as well as the handy little tools. A very good friend, who is oh so crafty, decided that she was going to use some of her ...

by Kelly

Pinwheel Quilt

April 14, 2010 in General, Projects

This playful and fun pinwheel quilt features piecing and echo quilting on a Baby Lock sewing machine and is made from triangles cut using the Accuquilt Go! Die cutting system. Download Project

by Kelly

Owl Quilt

October 14, 2009 in Projects

This fun little owl quilt covers the basics of quilting: appliqué, piecing, quilting and binding. So gather some fun fabric and quilt! Download Project

by Kendra

Bias Tape Maker

April 28, 2009 in General, Tips & Tricks

Its no secret that I'm not a fan of bias binding. Between burning myself with the iron while pressing and pricking my fingers while pinning, its safe to same that I strongly dislike bias binding. Previously I posted a blog in reference to a few helpful websites about bias binding. These websites were great at teaching me how to cut the ...

by Kendra

Tobacco quilts?

April 20, 2009 in General

In the late 1800's the tobacco industry recognized the marketing ability that it had and began inserting advertisements into the tobacco packs.  These advertisements, including cards, tin tags, silk, flannel, rug, ribbon, leather and even embroidered items, opened the door for new creative spirit as quilters began sewing them together. The textile inserts began in the early 1900's and were only available ...
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