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July 7, 2020
Fussy Cutting Tutorial for Squares and Borders! from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

We’ve all had that fabric that is just too pretty to cut up. Today’s tutorial shows you how to make sure your favorite fabric design motifs are front and center for your quilt blocks and borders.

In today’s tutorial I show you how to fussy cut squares and borders, which is the process of very deliberately cutting your fabric to showcase your favorite motifs or to make sure your border cuts are parallel with the lines on the fabric design. Fussy cutting is a great way to take your quilt designs to the next level which just ...

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April 23, 2020
New Double Fold Bias Tape Maker Perfect for Making Masks! Made in the US! from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

We now have a new Bias Binding Maker that is made right here in the U.S. so we’re able to reorder! The new 2″ Double Fold Binding Tool from Purple Hobbies LLC is perfect for making double fold bias tape for mask straps.

Its construction allows you to eliminate a step and fold the edges in on itself AND in half at the same time to create 1/2-inch double fold bias tape all in one step. That will save tons of time and allow you to make more masks.

The tool comes in a bunch of colors ...

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March 24, 2020
How to Make a Mask WITHOUT Elastic from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Thanks to the outpouring of support from the sewing community in the effort to make masks, elastic is now hard to come by. The four main distributors to quilt shops in the U.S. are all out and it is going to be a bit before they can get more.

So I created this video to show you how to convert ANY mask pattern that uses elastic into one that uses ties. The first half goes through the steps you need to take to convert the standard surgical style mask from elastic to ties.

The second goes over how to ...

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March 19, 2020
Fast, Beginner-Friendly Fat Quarter Pattern Modern Rainbow Bargello – Reflection from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

The design for Reflection came to me in the middle of the night while feeding my newborn daughter. It was back when life was normal, and I thought a rainbow bargello would be a fantastic way to highlight the beautiful color transitions in Midsommar by Pippa Shaw for Figo.

Now that we are all stuck indoors for the foreseeable future, I feel like a bright rainbow quilt is the perfect antidote to the blues that can come with social distancing. And since it is a quick project, you can snuggle under it and feel better soon when it is done ...

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March 15, 2020
KonMari Your Stash! How to fold your entire stash … fat quarters, yards, garment fabric & more … from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Last year we released two videos on how I fold and organize my fabric stash. You loved it, but many of you wanted to just see the folding.

So I’ve recreated a supercut of both videos, that gets right down to how to fold your fabric so it can be stored vertically so you can see everything you have at a glance, and can fit the most fabric in possible in your space.

With this method I am easily able to fit 12.5 yards in basket the size of a shoe box. Plus everything looks neat, tidy and ...

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February 5, 2020
How to Make a Quilt Label + Washing Your Quilt – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern NO MUSIC from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

You did it! You made your first quilt! Now it is time to talk about how to take care of it so it lasts as long as possible and how to make a label so that everyone knows you are the one who worked really hard to make it!

First let’s talk about labels! It is ...

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February 4, 2020
Continuous Binding Tutorial + Mitered Corners – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

For years I was afraid of sewing continuous binding. The results are amazing. You can’t tell where you started or stopped your binding, which means no lumps or bumps where you tucked in extra fabric. But if you screw it up, OMG you have to start completely over.

But when I tried it for the first ...

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February 3, 2020
Walking Foot Quilting! Straight & Wavy Lines – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern – NO MUSIC from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

You are going to feel really accomplished once you get through this video tutorial. In today’s lesson I show you how to quilt your quilt on your home sewing machine using a walking foot.

Now I have a fancy sewing machine with an extra large throat and extension table, but this is a beginner course, and ...

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February 2, 2020
How to Layer & Baste your Quilt aka Make a Quilt Sandwich – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos – NO MUSIC from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

When I was making my first quilt I went to the fabric store to get batting. The enthusiastic sales woman was very excited that I was about to make my “quilt sandwich.” I nodded politely, but inside was thinking she must be nuts.

Later I learned making the quilt sandwich was the process of layering the quilt ...

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February 1, 2020
How to Put Together a Quilt Top – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern – NO MUSIC VERSION from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

When pattern writers and quilt magazine or book editors make assembly diagrams for putting the quilt top together, they assume you already know how to do that step and the instructions are very brief.

Sometimes there aren’t instructions at all and there is just a diagram of the quilt in various pieces. That can be very ...

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January 31, 2020
How to Chain Piece Quilt Blocks & Sew Faster – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern – NO MUSIC from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

Once you get the hang of it, sewing and quilting are very relaxing and enjoyable. But that doesn’t mean you don’t want to speed up the process. After all, how are you going to make all the quilts that you are dreaming of in your head if each one takes forever to piece?

That is ...

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January 30, 2020
How to Sew a Split Nine Patch Quilt Block – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern – NO MUSIC from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

Finally! We get to do some actual sewing! In today’s video we are going to be making the split nine patch quilt block. This is a really basic block that is very beginner-friendly, but it looks just fancy enough to wow people when you tell them this is your first quilt.

Basically all quilt blocks are ...

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January 29, 2020
3 Ways to Sew A PERFECT Quarter Inch Seam – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern – NO MUSIC from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

Step two in making quilts that turn out like they are supposed to is sewing an accurate quarter-inch seam. This isn’t hard, once you have the right tools, or know how to set your sewing machine up properly to do it.

For the first year-and-a-half I was a quilter I sewed an absolutely perfect 3/8-inch ...

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January 28, 2020
How to Use a Rotary Cutter: Two Ways to Cut – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern – NO MUSIC from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

In quilting, accuracy matters. A quilt is basically a giant geometric puzzle. But thankfully that math is pretty easy, and someone else has done it for you.

But there are three skills you need to get down in order for your quilts to turn out right: cutting, sewing a quarter-inch seam and pressing.

Here’s the deal ...

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January 27, 2020
How to Read a Quilt Pattern – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern – NO MUSIC VERSION from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

Quilt patterns are essentially the how to manual for making a quilt. The pattern designer has figured out how much fabric you need, the best way to put the quilt together and done all the quilt math so all you have to do is cut and sew.

Patterns may look different from designer to designer and from ...

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January 20, 2020
Easy Fat Quarter Quilt with Half Square Triangles and NO POINTS to Match! – Geometric Garden from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

I am just in love with this month’s Stashin’ with Stephanie pattern and the fat quarter bundle we used to make it, Flora by Marisol Ortega for FIGO Fabrics.

As always this pattern and every other one we have designed for the Stashin’ with Stephanie series is FREE for members. But you can also download it individually and get kits if you haven’t joined yet. Just scroll to the bottom for links where you can get the pattern and kits.

The bright, vibrant and rich colors and modern floral designs make it perfect for the Geometric Garden quilt ...

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January 13, 2020
Easy Heart Meander Free Motion Quilting Design Perfect for Valentine’s Day Quilts from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

We’ve got about a month until Valentine’s Day and that means it is time to finish up all those red, white and pink quilts! We’ve got the perfect free motion quilting stitch for all your Valentine’s Day projects, the Sweetheart Meander.

This stencil and quilt design looks a lot more complicated than it actually is. When you break it down, it is essentially a series of curved swoops with lots of points for you to stop at and reassess where you are going next.

The all over design is great for Valentine’s or kids quilts ...

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January 7, 2020
Learn to Quilt! – Completely FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern – Quilt Addicts Anonymous from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

We are so excited to rerelease our popular Quilt Addicts Anonymous Beginner Quilting online video course sponsored by QT Fabrics. The pattern and all the videos are completely FREE and you can watch them as many times as you need to!

You are welcome to use your own supplies for this class, but we would love it ...

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December 31, 2019
Planting Spring Bulbs in Pots! Lasagne Container Gardening – Behind the Scenes Vlog from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Hello all! I figured with the baby coming soon and it might be fun to show you all a little behind the scenes look at what I do when I’m not sewing up a storm and creating all the YouTube quilting tutorials you all enjoy.

Last weekend I gave Lasagne Container Gardening a try, which is basically a fun term for planting spring bulbs in layers in a pot and then they are supposed to come up like an amazing colorful spring bouquet in a few months.

Depending on the size of your pot you can have two to ...

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December 23, 2019
Strip Pieced Diamond Quilt with NO Y-Seams! Fast, Fat Quarter Quilt Lily Field from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

It’s Stashin’ with Stephanie time again where we take a fat quarter bundle and make a new fast, fun, scrappy quilt design with it.

This month we are working with Meriwether from the Art Gallery Fabric Studio. The soft pink and peach florals paired with deep teals, greens and browns really make the star design pop. Plus, who wouldn’t want to work with flowers on a gloomy winter day?

As you’ll see in the video, the design looks a lot harder than it is. We start with basic strip piecing, then cover how to cut equilateral triangles ...

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