Links to Tutorials, QALs & Stuff

This page sets out the tutorials I have posted and also the helpful tutorials I have found on other blogs, especially things I hope to try. I will be adding new links to this page as I go, so feel free to check back from time to time.

I am also linking to quilt alongs I am participating in, or have finished, as well as ones I would like to try at some point in the future.

my video on sewing curves:

Sewing Drunkard's Path Curves without Pins

My first post about sewing curves with many tips and my additional post about sewing curves

my tutorials on my blog:

Improv Herringbone Runner

Improv trees (triangles) 

Single Fold Binding Tutorial - for mini quilts and small projects

Hair Bows

Spring pillows including improv Xs and invisible zipper installation

Quilt binding tutorial - by machine and by hand

Blended Scraps Block

Improv piecing, one method

Basic Cloth Napkins

Ocean Waves Block

Ohio Star in Star block

Modern Tree Ornaments

QAYG - joining the blocks

Pin basting the quilt sandwich

Sewing Drunkard's Path Curves without Pins

Improv Coffee Cozy and Mug Rug

tutorials by me on other lovely blogs:

Single Fold Binding Tutorial - at The Littlest Thistle

Modern Labyrinth Trivet at Sew Sisters Quilt Shop 

Liberated (emergency) Baby Quilt

Tote bag tutorial for {Sew} Getting Started at Fairyface Designs

Modern Shopping Bag Tutorial in the Fluffy Sheep Quilting Newsletter

2013 Finish - A - Long Tutorials on my blog:

Q4 FAL Tutorials:
Q2 FAL Tutorials:
Q1 FAL Tutorials:
tutorials and quilt alongs on other blogs:


Comfort Stitching Scrappy Block (flower shaped) tutorial

LynnBobSquarePants - Lily Quilts

Big Little George - Lily Quilts

Scrappy Japanese x and + block, inspired by Setsuko Inagawa - reverse engineered by Amy (badskirt)

Circle of Geese block - Sometimes Crafter

Crazy Twist Block - Everything Quilts

Modern Star Block - Laineybug Designs

Lone Star Quilt - Bea Spoke Quilts

Polaroid Quilt Block Tutorial - My Crafty Crap


Rainbow Binding - Rags to Bags

How to face a quilt (a non-binding binding) - The Silly BooDilly

How to cut bias binding from a fat quarter - Stop Staring and Start Sewing 


Cut to Pieces - Set in circles

Freezer paper paper piecing New York Beauties block - Molly Flanders

Freezer paper and glue pieced circles - Claudia machen und tun muchen

Traditional Quiltmaking in India - Carol Quilting in India

Carpenters Wheel, cutting diamonds - Bloomin' Workshop

Invisible Zipper - Kirin Notebook, textiles, design and craft

Freezer Paper Foundation Piecing - Twiddletails

Zippers 4 ways - Sara at Sew Sweetness


Hexagon shaped diamond quilt - Sewn by Leila

Kaleidoscope Table Topper - Malka Dubrawsky

Lazy Girl Quilt, Improv single girl Quilt block - Paisley and Lace

Bumble Beans Inc. Waverunner quilt tutorial

Lone Star Quilt - Bea Spoke Quilts

     Other things:

Fabric interoffice envelopes - A Few Scraps

Scrappy Rainbow Placemats - Freshly Pieced

Memory Board - Projektownia Jednoiglec

Ruffled bag - Coisas da Laura

Pumpkin Patch Table Runner - The Plaid Scotty

Cathedral Window Pincushion - My Go-Go Life

Pincushion Caddy Tutorial - Sewing by Moonlight

     Quilt alongs:

Lily's Quilts QAL - giant circular dresden quilt, flickr group here

Supernova QAL - Freshly Pieced, flickr group here

Mystery QAL - Blue Patch Quilter, flickr group here

Bloggers Block-a-Palooza, flickr group here

Ogee Curlicue Quilt along - Pickle Dish

Cacophony of Color - Bella Parage QAL

Charlie Harper QAL - Flaming Stitches

Urban Lattice QAL - Me? A Mom?


The math Behind Half Square and Quarter Square Triangles - Trish Stuart

Quick Piece Quarter Square Triangles - Patchwork and Quilting

    Siblings Together Quilt Group: