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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: Patchwork Christmas tree softie – free quick and easy project

Patchwork Christmas tree tutorial

I’ve made a few Christmas tree softies over the years. They make a great Christmas gift for friends and family. And you can use all your favourite fabric scraps.

How to make a Patchwork Christmas tree ornament

Learn to make this Christmas ornament in 3 minutes:

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  • 36 x 2 inch squares of fabric
  • felt scraps for the star and the bottom of the cone
  • embroidery floss
  • stuffing or batting scraps
  • one sided fusible interfacing

Download Patchwork Christmas tree ornament pattern (pdf). Use the pattern to cut the cone shape, the star and the cone base.

Make trees in different colour schemes and in different sizes. This is the time to use all those fabric scraps you have around the house.

Patchwork Christmas tree tutorial - Christmas ornament

Stitch any embellishments such as bows, stitch little beads, add a felt star to the top. So many options!

Patchwork Christmas tree tutorial - Christmas ornament

I quite like it with a felt star on the top.
Patchwork Christmas tree tutorial