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Make an iPad or tablet stand in 15 minutes

Video tutorial: Make an iPad or tablet stand in 15 minutes

All the tablets are made in the same way. Make a tube and then fill it up with rice and/or polyfill.

Learn how to make an iPad beanbag or stand

While the video shows how to make the stand with the leg of a pair f jeans, the other stands on the picture are made the same by starting with a fabric tube:

Get the sizing and materials for the 4 bean bags  or stands on each link below:

Free tutorials: Make an iPad or tablet  stand in 15 minutes

Video tutorial: Learn Quilt-as-you-go (QAYG) quilting

Quilt-as-you-go (QYAG) tutorial

How to Quilt-as-you-go (QAYG) – narrow sashing

The finished sashing width for this project is 1/2 inch but it can be adjusted to a wider or narrower sashing. Learn the  technique in under 3 minutes:

Materials

For the block sandwich

  • A piece of backing fabric the same size as the block
  • A piece of batting 1 inch larger than the block
  • One finished block

For the sashing

  • One strip of sashing fabric 1 1/8 inch x the length of the block side
  • 1 strip of sashing fabric 1 3/4 inch x the length of the block side

Do you like this quilting technique? Check out my other Quilt-as-you-go video that uses 2 inch sashing strips:

Quilt-as-you-go (QAYG) - video tutorial

Video tutorials: disappearing 9 patch blocks

Video tutorials: disappearing 9 patch blocks

This is a collection of 4 disappearing 9-patch blocks.

All of them start as 9 patch blocks and by slicing the block in different ways we can obtain quite different looking blocks.

All of them are charm square friendly.

Variation 1

See the blog tutorial for more details and photos of quilt designs.

Variation 2

The blog tutorial has more details and photos of quilt designs.

Variation 3

See the blog tutorial for details and photos of quilt designs.

Variation 4

See the blog tutorial for more details and photos of quilt designs.