Quilting Department

Quilting Department Logo Quilt crafts are for more than dressing your bed! Today, quilting is used for home décor, clothing and much more.

Our Quilting department will show you the basics and teach you piecing techniques. You’ll find tips and hints, quilt blocks, free projects and even a quilt shop finder to help you find your local quilting store. And for the more-advanced quilter, you’ll find information on the foundation or paper piecing technique of quilting.

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Recent Videos and Tutorials

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    Fabric Tree Ornament

    Bright up your Christmas tree with cute tree ornaments. To make this ornament you will learn how to use scrap fabric and strip piece the fabric together to make the strip-pieced ornament.
    Watch our video tutorial and read our written instructions to learn how.

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    Fidget Quilt Tutorial

    How to make a fidget quilt.
    fidget quilt is a lap quilt which helps provide stimulation for the fidgeting hands of Alzheimer's, dementia, and autistic people. It sooths the fidgeting by entertaining them, busying hands and fingers, stimulates their senses and gives them something to do.

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    How and Why to Bring Thread to Quilt Surface

    This quick tip tutorial will explain how and why it is important to bring the bobbin thread to the top of the quilt when machine quilting.

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    Inside Out Mats Pattern

    Make a set of four placemats completely on your sewing machine in a afternoon, no need to bind and no hand sewing, because of the self-binding technique you will learn.
    Placemats are reversible.
    Great gift giving idea!

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    Ironing Board Cover

    Learn how to make an ironing board cover with this tutorial.

    Replace the old ironing board cover with a new stylish cover.

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    Learn to Quilt - How to Make a Quilt Sandwich

    Learn how to layer the backing, batting and quilt top together. This layering is called a quilt sandwich.
    It also shows how to pin baste the quilt. Pin basting the quilt prepares the quilt to be quilted. Quilting attaches the three layers together.

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    This video and photo tutorial will show you how to quilt the layers together of a simple baby quilt. This is part of our learn to quilt series.

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    Scissors - Ultimate Scissor Guide

    A free guide to scissors every household should own including household, sewing, embroidery, kids and more.
    Learn about the different types of scissors.

Book and Magazine Recommendations

  • Weekend Quilting

    Weekend Quilting

    Jemima FlendtFinding time to quilt doesn't have to be a luxury--or a long-term commitment. In Weekend Quilting, popular Tied with a Ribbon blogger Jemima Flendt shows you how to create stylish quilts, cushions, and runners in a few days or less. 16 stunning home decor projects that you can make in a weekend!

  • American Patchwork & Quilting (Magazine)

    American Patchwork & Quilting (Magazine)

    This magazine has quilting projects with full-size patterns, easy-to-follow instructions for quilters of all skill levels.

Free Items of the Week

New Stuff

  • How to Quilt - Learn Easy and Advanced Quilting

    How to Quilt - Learn Easy and Advanced Quilting

    Learn how to make a quilt with the quilting tips and techniques from this app. Quilt making is a fun and rewarding activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels.  From  iTunes

  • Love Patchwork & Quilting

    Love Patchwork & Quilting

    In Love Patchwork & Quilting you’ll find gorgeous modern quilting projects for all abilities, from fabulous quilts and cushions to fun gifts and on-trend home-style.  From  iTunes

  • NeedleTravel


    It’s never been easier for Needleartists to find and visit their favorite shops: quilt, yarn, needlepoint, weaving, spinning, cross-stitch and/or embroidery. Just click on a shop near you and get driving directions.  From  iTunes

  • Quillow

    How to use a directional print when making a quillow.  From  Our Pastimes

  • Quiltography : Quilt Design Made Simple

    Quiltography : Quilt Design Made Simple

    Quiltography is a unique, time and money saving mobile digital quilt design tool for the modern quilter. Reduce the need to buy expensive quilt patterns, limit fabric wastage and make it quick and easy to search and audition fabrics to help design your next quilt.  From  iTunes

  • QuiltSandwich


    Take a holiday from quilt math! Your design. Your project. Our math. Put away yardage and formula charts and just create. QuiltSandwich figures the amount of fabric needed for all the layers of a quilt sandwich. It creates cutting diagrams for each piece, making it easy to get the most out of...  From  iTunes

  • QuiltSize


    QuiltSize does the quilt math so you can quickly see the answer to the question, “How many blocks do I need?” First, set the overall size for your quilt and blocks. Now — as you play with borders, sashing, and setting — the diagram instantly adds and subtracts blocks to show the quilt layout.  From  iTunes

  • Sew It Up

    Sew It Up

    Sewing, quilting, embroidery. This sticker pack has it all sewn up. From vintage machines to angry thread spools, you will find a toolbox full of stickers for machine and hand stitchers of all kinds. Includes 24 stickers with: • sewing machine and thread emoji • notions including bobbins and...  From  iTunes

  • Templates - Quilting Templates

    How to make quilting templates.  From  Our Pastimes

  • The Art Of Quilting

    The Art Of Quilting

    The Art Of Quilting is a superb collection of 189 tuitional video lessons. Many techniques are revealed and you will soon be up and running making many useful items.  From  iTunes

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