Tutorials

Welcome to the Celebration Slices Quilt Along!  We are so very glad you joined us!  Celebration Slices is an easy paper piecing pattern, but before we get into the nitty gritty of beginning to paper piece, let’s make sure you’ve gathered all of your necessary supplies.  Below you will find best practices and a video overview of paper piecing!

The sewing term "stitch in the ditch" OR "ditch stitch" refers to the term of stitching right in the seam line or in the space between the fabrics in a seam. It’s most commonly used in quilting, attaching waistbands and finishing binding. This article talks about stitch in the ditch as a machine technique, but it can also be done as a hand technique. 

This article walks through the reasons to use this technique, equipment and tips for success.
What is a Quilt? A quilt is a cherished keepsake passed down through generations marking special life events like a wedding or birth of a child. In this Beginner Guide, we share the history of quilts, examples of classic designs, and a basic overview of the process of quilting.  
Learn how to make half square triangles in this easy to follow tutorial. 1/4 square and 1/2 square triangles are the basis for many quilt block designs and creating them quickly and accurately can help make a myriad of classic quilt designs such as:  Flying Geese, evening star, royal star, hourglass, diagonal, chevron, basket, pinwheel, and many more. Create quick half square triangles and quarter square triangles with our triangle gauge and learn how to trim them with our trimmers!

My favorite beginner’s quilt- the Classic 9 Patch

The 9-patch is such a great quilt to start with as a beginner, but it has so many design options that it can create amazing results for experienced quilters as well and it comes together quickly. 

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