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December 1, 2022
16 DIY Christmas Gift Ideas with 10 FREE Sewing Patterns! from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

The countdown is on to get all your holiday sewing done for your gifts and home decor projects! We’re helping you out in today’s video by listing every single Christmas project we’ve ever done.

There are 16 video tutorials with 10 FREE patterns! Almost everything is easy and can be done in a few hours to a weekend. Get inspired and start your DIY Christmas gifts right now!

Shop All Christmas Fabric and projects:

Quilt As You Go Christmas Tree Skirt Kit:

Ornament ...

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December 10, 2021
12 Makes of Christmas Swirls & Curls from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

I love the Swirls & Curls stencil from Full Line Stencil. The design is really versatile, making it great for lots of quilts, but on holiday quilts it looks like swirling snow!

This stitch is great for someone who has done some free motion quilting, and is ready to try something a little more challenging. There is a tiny bit of backstitching as you travel from swirl to swirl, but if you aren’t perfectly on the original stitching line, just call it a design choice and enjoy your quilt!

If you’ve never used Full Line Stencils before, they’re ...

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December 9, 2021
Super Simple Christmas Stocking FREE Pattern! – 12 Makes of Christmas 2021 from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

I’ve been there … you’ve got a new addition to the family … they need a stocking and you were going to make one. But now it’s Christmas Eve and you haven’t started yet. The Super Simple Christmas Stocking is your answer!

This pattern is our easiest stocking ever. You just need to print our FREE templates, cut out your pieces and sew together. No piecing, no quilting, just start to finish in an hour or less! You’re welcome!

You just need half a yard for the outside fabric, a quarter yard for the sleeve and hanger ...

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December 8, 2021
Gift a Handmade Wallet from your Favorite Fabrics! – 12 Makes of Christmas from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

We’ve all got that stash of too pretty to cut up fabrics, and the Diva Wallet is the perfect project to use them on. Plus it makes a budget friendly handmade gift!

One of Sew Many Creations best selling patterns, our Diva Frame Wallet tutorial walks you through every step of the construction of the Diva Frame Wallet from preparing your pockets, to installing the zipper and frame, to final assembly.

So if you are a visual learner, you can see the steps on video to help you create a wallet that looks professional. And they just take two ...

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December 7, 2021
Perfect Pattern for your Christmas Scraps! – 12 Makes of Christmas 2021 from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

I originally designed the Ghost of Christmas Past pattern to be used for a fabric exchange. The idea was that you get your quilty friends to all buy a yard of fabric, and trade the cut up pieces to create a wonderfully scrappy quilt.

You can totally get that going with your quilty friends, or you can just used all of your holiday scraps! That’s what we did when we remade the quilt this year with all the leftovers from our 12 Makes of Christmas projects.

This pattern is designed to alternate the green and red blocks so that ...

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December 5, 2021
Learn how to quilt a string of lights! 12 Makes of Christmas 2021 from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

I love using Full Line Stencil to create fun, festive quilting stitches I would never be able to quilt freehand.

In today’s video, I show you how I used the Christmas Lights stencil and a Pounce Pad to transfer to my quilt while it is on the longarm, then follow the chalk lines in a figure-eight style motion to create a free motion quilting stitch that looks a string of Christmas lights.

The results are so beautiful and it makes a great allover design on any holiday quilt. And if you missed our 12 Makes of Christmas video from ...

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DIY Double Oven Mitt – FREE PATTERN! – 12 Makes of Christmas! from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

We’re starting to get our holiday fabric in and we got an ADORABLE Christmas cookie print from Dear Stella that I just had to turn into a Double Oven Mitt and I’m sharing the pattern with you for FREE!

I have a bunch of these and I just love them for baking. One is always hanging over my oven handle so it looks cute in my kitchen and I never have to go searching for a second pot holder.

In the tutorial and the FREE pattern to go with it, I show you how to use a combination ...

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December 4, 2021
Layer Cake Log Cabin perfect for Christmas fabrics! 12 Makes of Christmas 2021 from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

t’s time for our fourth Make of Christmas and today we’re working on a layer cake quilt that looks fabulous in holiday fabrics!

In the video, I not only show you how I sew a log cabin, but I also how I organize my fabric to make sure every block is scrappy with no repeats. I really hope you enjoy this extra tip and use it to create a fabulously scrappy quilt this holiday season.

Here’s what you’ll need to make the lap sized version of this quilt. You can click on the links below to ...

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December 3, 2021
DIY Fabric Gift Wrap – 12 Makes 2021 from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Fabric gift wrap is super trendy right now. It’s environmentally friendly, looks beautiful and means you’ll never be searching for more wrapping paper on Christmas Eve again.

Our fabulous video editor/marketing maven Courtney, was WAY ahead of the trend! We made the original video four years ago for our first 12 Makes of Christmas series. In this replay she shows you how to square up your fabric, hem the edges with mitered corners and wrap the gifts up using ribbon or Furoshiki Japanese fabric wrapping techniques.

Then make sure you grab a fat quarter bundle or your ...

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December 2, 2021
Christmas Tree Mug Rug FREE PATTERN! – 12 Makes of Christmas 2021 from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

For Day 2 of our 12 Makes of Christmas we are replaying a video you all went nuts for last year.

The Scrappy Christmas Tree Mug Rug tutorial has pulled in nearly 50,000 views and the FREE pattern to go with it has been downloaded more than 4,500 times since we released it last year!

These turn out so cute, they’re fast to make and its a great way to use up all those Christmas scraps. But if you wanted everything to coordinate, you could always cut your scraps from a charm pack.

Be sure to check ...

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December 1, 2021
Quilt-As-You-Go Christmas Tree Skirt – 12 Makes of Christmas 2021! from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

It’s December 1st and that means it is time to start our fourth annual 12 Makes of Christmas series!

Over the next 12 days we’ll bring you a combination of brand new tutorials and replays of some of our favorites that teach you how to make fun, fast, giftable quilty projects for the holiday season.

We’re starting off with a Quilt-As-You-Go Tree Skirt that you can make with fat quarters and easily finish in a day!

The pre-printed batting and template from June Tailor is the key to getting this project done so quickly. Just cut out ...

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December 13, 2020
Modern Log Cabin from a Layer Cake! Fast Pattern called Retro Tiles from Quilt Addicts Anonymous from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

You may think we forgot how to count. But today’s video is not a mistake … we are bringing you a 13th Make of Christmas!

We originally planned to remake Retro Tiles, my modern log cabin quilt using a layer cake with Polar Magic by Lemoni for FIGO. But when it was time to start filming, we still didn’t have the white fabric we ordered a month previously for the background.

But white 10-inch square packs AND white yardage arrived after I started shooting, so we decided to squeeze one bonus video in for you.

In this video we ...

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December 12, 2020
How to Sew Bias Binding – Star Bright Jelly Roll Christmas Tree Skirt – 12 Makes of Christmas from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

We’ve done it! We reached our 12th day of Christmas makes and we are finishing up with a tutorial on how to create bias binding and attach it to your tree skirt so that it curves beautifully around your edge.

I also cover how to mark your quilt for your inner and outer circle, cut it down and cut the slit so that you can get it around your tree. Since bias binding is a more intermediate technique, I assume you already know things like, how to make a mitered corner and join your ends for continuous binding.

But ...

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December 11, 2020
Walking Foot Quilting on a Home Sewing Machine! Jelly Roll Tree Skirt – 12 Makes of Christmas from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

We’re onto our 11th Make of Christmas and today is all about quilting on your home sewing machine with a walking foot.

I walk you through using fusible batting to baste your quilt top, how to divide your quilt into sections to get it tacked down with straight line quilting, and then talk you through how I divide up the quilting into sections and maneuver it on a home sewing machine.

To all of you who have been asking for me to demonstrate quilting on an actual quilt, this is your video! While I am showing you how to ...

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December 10, 2020
FREE Pattern! Star Bright Jelly Roll Christmas Tree Skirt – How to Piece It – 12 Makes of Christmas from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

For our 10th Make of Christmas we are starting a series, within a series. Today we will go over how to piece my new FREE pattern, the Star Bright Jelly Roll Christmas Tree Skirt.

Then tomorrow we’ll cover how to quilt it and wrap up with how to create and sew on bias binding to cover those curved edges on Saturday.

As the name suggests, one jelly roll will make one 50-inch diameter tree skirt. We are going to strip piece the diamonds and use a 60-degree ruler to offset the start of the strip rows to make the ...

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December 9, 2020
Charm Pack Table Runner FREE Pattern! Fast, Beginner-Friendly Quilt Tutorial – 12 Makes of Christmas from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

For our ninth make of Christmas I am bringing you a FREE pattern for the Charm Pack Table Runner.

I probably dozens of these for gifts for my family when I was a new quilter, and it is still one of my favorite ways to use a charm pack. They are so fast, and inexpensive to make that you can easily make one for all the seasons.

One charm pack and 1 1/2 yards of coordinating fabric will get you one large, or two small table runners, and the pattern includes instructions for both.

This project can easily be ...

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December 7, 2020
Scrappy Christmas Tree Mug Rug FREE Pattern! – 12 Makes of Christmas from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

OMG these turned out so cute! You’ll want to dig through your Christmas scraps and make our seventh make of Christmas too.

I just love the Scrappy Christmas Tree Mug Rugs. They were so fast and easy to make. In the video and FREE pattern to go with this project, I show you how to make half square triangles from squares. It’s my favorite method because it is fast and accurate.

From there you’re just playing with fabric to figure out the best scrappy layout and sewing horizontal rows. It’s so easy.

I found it is ...

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December 6, 2020
QAYG JELLY ROLL CHRISTMAS STOCKING 2020 from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

For our sixth make of Christmas we are making a Quilt-As-You-Go Jelly Roll Christmas Stocking and we’re giving the pattern away for FREE!

I love this project. It is cute, fun, fast and you can get two Christmas stockings from one jelly roll. So it is perfect if you are trying to make coordinating stockings for siblings or couples.

And the best part is because this is a Quilt-As-You-Go project, when you are done piecing your stocking, you are also done quilting and are ready to turn it into an adorable handmade stocking.

This project can easily be completed ...

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December 5, 2020
Charm Pack Christmas Stocking FREE Pattern + Bonus FMQ tutorial – 12 Makes of Christmas from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

For our fifth make of Christmas, we’re bringing back a replay from our first 12 Makes of Christmas series and showing you how to turn your favorite holiday charm pack into an adorable Christmas stocking.

This is a two-for-one tutorial, with instructions on how to piece and assemble the stocking AND a lesson on free motion quilting a swirl that is perfect for a holiday stocking.

In the video we cover some quick piecing tips so you can get this project done in a weekend, or the night before Christmas if you’re a procrastinator and that’s how ...

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December 4, 2020
Super Simple Christmas Stocking – 12 Makes of Christmas 2020 from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

We’ve done a Christmas Stocking tutorial every year as part of our 12 Makes of Christmas series and this is the easiest one yet.

The Super Simple Christmas Stocking just requires some cute Christmas fabric, batting and a walking foot. That’s it! Just layer it up in the right order (we tell you in the video and in the FREE pattern), cut out the stocking and sew.

There’s no piecing, no quilting, just fast and easy assembly that shows off your favorite holiday prints in all their glory.

I am a big fan of ugly sweaters, so ...

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