Free Patterns/Tutorials

Please see my usage policy here!

The Peek-a-boo Owl Quilt
The Owl QuiltSo here is the owl quilt. Peek-a-boo! (You can see a few more pictures of it here.) I’m really happy with how it turned out. Thanks to The Husband who gave my owl sketch a few tweaks to give it super-cute status. I created this quilt from a 2-1/2 inch strip set and a fat quarter set…See more…
Pinwheels Aplenty Quilt
Pinwheels AplentyAt last! I bring to you a tutorial for charity quilt number two: Pinwheels Aplenty! I would like to start out by giving credit where credit is due. I did not make up the technique I used to make the pinwheels. I first saw it in the below youtube video from…See more…
Rainbows From the Heart Quilt
Rainbow from the heart free quilt tutorialAs promised (though a little late) here is the second charity quilt tutorial – Rainbows from the Heart. I made two of this quilt and one was sent to Japan via Quilter’s Newsletter and the other will be given to the lady in my guild who requested kid-size quilts…See more…
Hot Plate
So here it is! The Hot Plate tutorial. This quilt is one in a series of 5 quilts that I made for charity. One point on this quilt: of all the quilts made for the charity challenge, this was by far the most work intensive….See more…
The Exhibitionist Quilt
The kiddos and I made this quilt for The Husband for his birthday. The Husband is a graphic artist and loves seeing the kids use their creativity so I got this idea for a quilt that would showcase and preserve some of their artwork for him. (And I bet you thought ‘exhibitionists’ referred to…See more…
How to tea-dye fabric
tea-dying in a pot on the stoveI have heard of tea-dying for a long time but I’ve only recently attempted it myself. I was working on a quilt that had warm earthy tones in it and I wanted a neutral background for some applique. I auditioned a variety of fabrics including plain white muslin but nothing I tried seemed right. What I really wanted was an off-whitish mottled…See more…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *