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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 ...

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

Quick Column Quilts Blog Tour

September 8, 2014 in News

We are 'sew' excited to participate in Nancy Zieman's Quick Column Quilts Blog Tour today! This tour celebrates Nancy's new book, Quick Column Quilts, and today, I'm sharing my favorite quilt project from the book, as well as my creative vision for making it one day! About the Book Included in Quick Column Quilts are 12 bold and beautiful designs for making ...

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

Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks with Kelly Bowser

November 11, 2013 in News

We are so lucky to have such awesome Stitchin' Women in our community. While Totally Stitchin' focuses on all areas of sewing, we love that our community members are making waves in the quilting world. We recently caught up with Amy Ellis, and now we are excited to share with you that Kelly Bowser from Kelby Sews has a block ...

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

Stitchin’ Women Update: Amy Ellis

October 21, 2013 in Stitchin Women

A few months ago, we introduced you to Amy Ellis, a talented quilter, author, mom, and more. Today, I want to give you all a quick update about what Amy has been up to lately! Amy has a new book out called Modern Neutrals: A Fresh Look at Neutral Quilt Patterns. The book not only features Amy's impressive piecing and quilting ...

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 Tori

Bias Binding How To

May 10, 2013 in Sewing Basics

You've got your quilt top pieced and fabric sandwich quilted, but what about the binding? It's easier than you think! Learn how to add bias binding here.

by Tori

Meet Kelly Bowser of Kelby Sews

March 11, 2013 in Stitchin Women

Meet Kelly Bowser, self-taught modern quilter! Kelly’s one of the newest additions to the Totally Stitchin’ group. Her life has been an adventure, and she puts that excitement into her every stitch.  She’s moved 18 times, has a Law Degree that’s “collecting dust”, and spends her days raising two young boys and a Yellow Labrador mix. Though she enjoyed school, ...
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