For the Tiny Quilts patterns (little quilts on a stand), see the
Tiny Quilts tab, under Past Endeavors. For the free English-Paper Piecing patterns, see Shine: The Circles Quilt tab to see a listing of all the patterns. The Halloween or Christmas Tree Quilt-A-Longs are on their own tab, too.
I use this folding carpenter’s ruler when measuring the width and length of quilts.
A Few Words about Rulers • Please read before taking any of my classes.
Poppy Block — also contains a sheet for making the quilt.
Tips on making the Mini Double-Pocket Bag
Mini-Sew Together Bag
A complete blog of free-form letter how-tos on Quilt Abecedary.wordpress.com
Making a Quilt Label (printing it on your home printer) (and another *here*)
Betsy’s Creation in both small and large.
Sewing Kit for Travel Note: I replace my good little scissors with a pair of cheap ones from the local dollar shop, in case they are taken by airport security. I also keep extra needles in my suitcase, bringing onboard only two or three.
Christmas Tree Block Tutorial
Teeny and Tiny Christmas Trees (for slipping over plastic picture frame stands)
Mini Quilt Tutorial on its own Tiny Quilt Stand
See all those green-and-white blocks? Head to
this page to download templates for them all. I have some tips for making this quilt on this page.
Y- Seam Tutorial Note: My Triad Harmony Pattern also has good instructions on this technique.
Faced Binding Tutorial
Free Pattern for a Shopping Bag
How to Make a Signature Block for a Bee-mate
Information on my quilt stand, used for photography
Summer Treat Quilt Block
Pineapple Paper-pieced Quilt Block
Need a Little Help with Inserting Zippers into Bags?
Recovering/Making a Design Wall
Recovering and Making a Design Wall — Updated for 2021
Oven Hot Mitts
Sunshine and Shadow Quilt
Basic Tutorial for Polaroid Blocks
How to Make the Double-Polaroid Block Quilt (called “Snapshot”)
Harvesting the Wind, inspired by a Portuguese Tile
Want to make some houses? This post has PDF patterns for many of the houses you see.
Halloween House — This link takes you to a “plan” for cutting out the houses, but it isn’t really a tutorial.
June Flowers/Tulips (block only)
Christmas Advent Calendar Pattern
Heart Houses — PDF patterns for these out-of-print blocks
Signature Block (Larger–for a quilt for a friend)
Narrow “stem” or bias binding, applied
Single Binding on a Mini Quilt
Making Lanyards for Quilt Show Badges
Small Boxy Bag
Solar Eclipse Block, also known as Mosaic #19
Riley’s Quilt (Disappearing Nine-Patch)
A compilation of instructions on how to make this pineapple block