Tutorials • Techniques

Mini Sew Together Bag_1A recipe for a Mini-Sew Together Bag
(you must own the original Sew Together Bag Pattern to be able to figure it out; links are on the post)


A complete blog of free-form letter how-tos on Quilt Abecedary.wordpress.com

Polaroid CameraQuilt

Basic Tutorial for Polaroid Blocks

Making a Quilt Label 4

Making a Quilt Label (printing it on your home printer)

(and another *here*)


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

Tiny Trees

Teeny and Tiny Christmas Trees (for slipping over plastic picture frame stands)


Mini Quilt Tutorial on its own Tiny Quilt Stand 


How to sew Y-seams (or V-seams)


Faced Binding Tutorial


Free Pattern for a Shopping Bag

Signature Square_4

How to Make a Signature Block for a Bee-mate


Row Markers

SummerTreat Quilt

Summer Treat Quilt Block

Pineapple Block August ABL

Pineapple Paper-pieced Quilt Block

15 Zipper 2_2

Need a Little Help with Inserting Zippers into Bags?

New Pinwall

Recovering/Making a Design Wall (sometimes called a Pin Wall)

Hot Mitts

Oven Hot Mitts SunshineShadow FavMuseumShot

Sunshine and Shadow Quilt

Snapshot Quilt Polaroid detail2

How to Make the Double-Polaroid Block Quilt (called “Snapshot”)

Harvesting the Wind Full Quilt

Harvesting the Wind, inspired by a Portuguese Tile

JoybellsRing Full quilt

Want to make some houses?  This post has PDF patterns for many of the houses you see.

iPadCover 11

iPad Cover

Finished Halloween House

Halloween House

This link takes you to a “plan” for cutting out the houses, but it isn’t really a tutorial.

FFB Tablerunner

June Flowers/Tulips (block only)

Log Cabin Advent Calendar Christmas

Christmas Advent Calendar Pattern


Heart Houses — PDF patterns for these out-of-print blocks

Signature Block 2

Signature Block (Larger–for a quilt for a friend)

Wonky Baskets MCMWonky Baskets

Narrow Stem Applique 1

Narrow “stem” or bias binding, applied

mitering corner 3

Mitering Corners


Single Binding on a Mini Quilt


Making Lanyards for Quilt Show Badges

Project Portfolio Three_top

Project Portfolio

Small Boxy Bag

Solar Eclipse Block_final

Solar Eclipse Block, also known as Mosaic #19


Riley’s Quilt (Disappearing Nine-Patch)


Piggies Block


A complication of instructions on how to make  this pineapple block

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