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5+ Quilty Reads

March 24, 2017 in News

quilting photo Hey everyone! We are full speed ahead on celebrating National Quilting Month this week. Today, I have something fun for our quilting community. Learning more about your craft can be challenging and intimidating, but with resources like YouTube, blogs, and podcasts we can learn more from other's techniques and experiences. Taking it back old school before videos were the fore front of media, ...
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QuiltCon East 2017 Recap

March 14, 2017 in News

Screen Shot 2017-03-13 at 2.58.12 PM Welcome back to the National Quilting Month celebration here on Totally Stitchin'! Today, I am recapping some exciting details from QuiltCon East 2017. This year, QuiltCon East was held at the Savannah International Trade Convention Center in the beautiful southern city of Savannah, Georgia. Attendees from around the world filled the center each day to learn more about their beloved craft. ...
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Let’s Celebrate National Quilting Month

March 6, 2017 in News

jenny.9fcf86e Happy National Quilting Month! Who better to kick off this fun month, than Jenny Doan from Missouri Star Quilt Company! If you are not familiar with Jenny and her awesome video tutorials, then you better subscribe to her YouTube channel for tons of quilting fun! In 2008, the Doan children began a start up business, The Missouri Star Quilt Company, and ...
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Baby Lock Quilting Bloggers & Sewlebrities: Part 3

March 28, 2016 in News

missouristarblock You've met the Baby Lock quilting sewlebrities, you've met the Baby Lock quilting bloggers, and today, we're introducing you to the Missouri Star Quilt Company (MSQC) YouTube group! MSQC publishes the best free quilting tutorial on the web with new tutorial each week. As their YouTube channel grew in popularity, the MSQC e-commerce site, and eventually their multiple brick and mortar shops, ...
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Baby Lock Quilting Bloggers & Sewlebrities: Part 2

March 21, 2016 in Stitchin Women

Amy Ellis We're back with another round of introductions in honor of National Quilting Month! Today, we're introducing Baby Lock's quilting bloggers, and let's just say, these ladies are uber talented. Seriously, if you are into quilting, especially modern quilting, they need to be on your radar! Let's get started :) Amy Ellis A bit about Amy from her site: "I learned to sew garments ...
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Baby Lock Quilting Bloggers & Sewlebrities: Part 1

March 14, 2016 in News

Baby Lock Sewlebrity Mary Fons In honor of National Quilting Month, we are excited to share a little bit about all of Baby Lock's quilting bloggers and sewlebrities! If you've been around the quilting world for any amount of time, you'll definitely recognize some of these amazingly talented women! Nancy Zieman The first Sewing With Nancy program aired on cable TV in 1982. Initially, the programs were ...
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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 ...
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Meet Pat Sloan, the “Voice of Quilting”

April 2, 2015 in Stitchin Women

Totally Stitchin': Meet Pat Sloan, the "Voice of Quilting" After years of sewing and quilting for fun, Pat Sloan decided to trade in her office job for one in the quilting world. She now stays busy running her own business as a quilt author, instructor, fabric designer, and podcast host as “The Voice of Quilting™”. After years of quilting with various machines, she has fallen in love with the ...

Quilted Pot Holder Tutorial

March 3, 2015 in Projects

179 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 ...

Quilt Binding Tutorial

February 26, 2015 in Projects

158 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 ...
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