Category Archives: quilting

Video tutorial – Mitered quilt corners – easy quilting

Learn to sew mitered quilt corners in one and a half minutes

The video shows binding with a flange and it’s sewn by machine. If interested here’re the tutorial:

Video tutorial join the binding ends of your quilt

I’m self taught so for a long time I had no idea how to join the ends of the binding in a neat way. Learning how to do it properly made a big difference.

Learn to join the ends of the binding

Learn in one and a half minute:

Video tutorial: Lozenge smocking

Video tutorial: lozenge smocking

This is a fabric manipulation tutorial that I used for a fidget quilt: lozenge smocking.

Learn to make Lozenge smocking in just over 2 minutes

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Materials

  • a 10 1/2 inch x 6 inches rectangle in cream tones for the centre square
  • two 3 x 6 1/2 inch strips
  • two 3 x 10 1/2 inch strips

Block size

10 1/2 inches

Lozenge smocking diagram

There are two kinds of stitching for this pattern. They alternate along each row of smocking. The first type is when you pull two stitches together as per a and b on the diagram. The next stitch is when you go from b to c but do not pull the stitches. In this case you double stitch on c so that there is no pulling.

 

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