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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.

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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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December 3, 2020
Fat Quarter Friendly Christmas Quilt Perfect for Using Up Holiday Scraps! 12 Makes of Christmas 2020 from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

For our third make of Christmas we are replaying our tutorial for Ribbon Candy, a modern, fat quarter friendly holiday quilt that is perfect for using up all your extra Christmas fabric or that holiday fat quarter bundle you just had to have.

About half of the quilt is strip pieced so it goes quickly, it really shows off large prints well and a neutral strip between every fabric means you can pack a lot of fabrics in while still giving the eye a place to rest.

Ribbon Candy was originally designed as part of the Stashin’ with Stephanie Club ...

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December 2, 2020
Holly Background Quilting Design Perfect for Holiday and Christmas Quilts – 12 Makes of Christmas! from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

For our second make of Christmas we are focusing on a perfect quilting design for all your holiday quilts.

In this replay I show you how to quilt an easy holly background meander free motion quilting design using the Full Line Stencil by Hancy Creations to develop the muscle memory you need to master this fun design that is perfect for all of your holiday quilting projects.

The Holly Background Meander is a combination of a holly leaves with a little loopty loop meander to connect the leaves. I show you how to quilt the holly leaves and the best ...

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December 1, 2020
Swirls & Curls Free Motion Quilting Stitch! 12 Makes of Christmas 2020 from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Today we are kicking off our third annual 12 Makes of Christmas series! Each year we bring you 12 ideas of easy and fast projects you can complete this holiday season.

We’ve got some great content planned for you this year. We’re kicking it off with some free motion quilting designs perfect for holiday projects, a quilt design perfect for holiday scraps, three Christmas stocking designs, two mug rug designs and wrap it up with a three part series on making a jellyroll tree skirt!

First up is Swirls & Curls, a fabulous whimsical free motion quilting stencil that ...

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December 17, 2019
Quilt-As-You-Go Double-Sided Placemat with FREE Pattern! from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

For our final 12th Make of Christmas we are bringing back one of our most popular tutorials, the Quilt-As-You-Go Placemats with a FREE pattern and tons of tips to speed up your sewing!

I have so many of these that I have created using my favorite 2 1/2-inch strip rolls. I just love how each one turns out a little different, but they all are clearly part of one set showing off the fabrics from your favorite line.

And the best part, because this is Quilt-As-You-Go, when you are done sewing, you are also done quilting and you just ...

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December 16, 2019
Charm Pack Christmas Stocking FREE Pattern + Bonus Swirls & Curls FMQ tutorial from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

For our 11th make of Christmas, we’re bringing back a replay from last year’s 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 ...

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December 15, 2019
How to Make an Easy DIY Sweater Pillow Cover from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

For the 10th Make of Christmas we’re bringing back a replay on how to how to upcycle an ugly sweater, or a cute one, into a fabulous pillow.

I am seeing knitted sweater pillows all over high end home decor websites right now, so you can easily take this tutorial to make some trendy home decor for a fraction of the price of retail.

In the video I show you how to cut your sweater and back it with fleece to give it some extra body and stability, add a zipper so you can just slip it over your ...

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December 14, 2019
Quilt-As-You-Go Jelly Roll Christmas Stocking Tutorial with FREE Pattern! from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

For our ninth 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 13, 2019
Snowflake Mug Rug FREE Pattern & Tutorial! Perfect DIY Christmas gift from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

For the eighth Make of Christmas we are sewing up Snowflake Mug Rugs! This replay was one of our subscribers favorites last year because it is fast and fun and is the perfect way to use a charm pack. Just four, 5-inch squares plus some white fabric will make one mug rug, and you can get a set of 10 from one charm pack!

This project is made super fast by some quick piecing techniques that I demonstrate in the video, and the best part … we’re giving you the pattern for this tutorial for FREE as a digital download ...

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December 12, 2019
How to Make a Pillowcase with French Seams, No Raw Edges, No Serger Needed! from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

For our seventh Make of Christmas we are bringing back an oldie but a goodie. In this replay on how to make a pillowcase, I show you how to use your leftover yardage or novelty fabric to create a custom pillowcase with no raw edges.

That means we cover how to do a hot dog roll to get all of your raw edges concealed in the pillowcase sleeve, and how to make a French seam, which sounds way more complicated than it actually is, to give your pillowcase a finished look with no raw edges. No serger needed!

This video ...

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December 11, 2019
How to Make Mittens from a Sweater! Upcycled Sweater Mitten tutorial and pattern from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

For our sixth make of Christmas we are replaying an oldie but a goodie. The Upcycled Sweater Mitten tutorial is one of our oldest videos, but with more than 100,000 views and hundreds of patterns sold, it is definitely one of our most popular projects.

In the video I show you how to transform your old, ugly sweaters and thrift store finds into beautiful, warm mittens. I walk you through the process, step-by-step, from selecting a sweater, to advanced tips on how to get your colorwork patterns to line up perfectly.

The best part, after you buy the pattern ...

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December 10, 2019
Charm Pack Table Runner FREE Pattern! Fast & Beginner-Friendly Quilt Tutorial from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

For our fifth 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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