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Learn how to make a quilt! This beginner's quilting page shows how to make a quilt step-by-step. With these directions, it's so easy that anyone can sew a quilt!

Quilting Videos

Learn how to do quilting techniques with these videos. Videos are an easy way to learn how to knit.

Accuquilt Tutorials & Projects

Learn all about the Accuquilt GO! Fabric Cutters and find free Accuquilt patterns and tutorials, as well as information on Accuquilt dies.

Applique Techniques and English Paper Piecing

Learn how to applique and use English paper piecing in your quilting projects. Special topics include types of applique, including raw edge applique. along with a focus on hexagon paper piecing.

Apps for Quilters

Find many apps for your iphone or ipad to help with quilting and sewing. Find shops, calculators, learn techniques and magazines.

Bargello Quilting

Bargello quilts are beautiful, show-stoppers that appear display movement. These bargello quilts look very intricate and difficult to create. This page will show how easy it is to do!


Quilting can involve a lot of math! Find many calculators which will help with your quilt planning & designing.

Crazy Quilting / Crazy Patchwork

Learn the creative art of crazy quilting, also known as crazy patchwork. This page tells all about how to make a crazy quilt, including supplies and embroidery stitch tutorials.


All you need to know about fabric! Textile guides and glossary, fabric yardage calculators, fabric conversion chart, fabric dyeing and more.

Finishing Techniques

How do you finish your quilt? Borders? Bindings? Backings? Tying? You will find useful articles on all these finishing subjects so you will be able to finish your project to perfection.

Gift Ideas For Quilters


Here is our list of tools that every quilter and sewer should have. Any of these items would make great gifts for the holidays.

Glossary of Terms

What is a fat quarter? What is lap quilting? What is loft? These are just a few quilting terms a quilter must understand. Glossaries of quilting terms are here.

Graph Paper for Quilters

Grid or Graph paper is useful for creating quilt designs & patterns. This page is full of more than 15 different graph papers you can print for FREE!

Memory Quilts

Create a memory quilt to honor special times of both happiness and loss using fabrics from clothing or photo transfers.

Notions and Supplies

Learn all about quilting notions and supplies and how to use them.

Panel Quilt Patterns & Ideas

Quilt panels make for a quick and easy quilt project. Look here for unique uses for fabric panels for quilting along with panel quilt patterns and ideas.

Patterns - Quilting Pattern

Fun DIY quilt patterns. These are some quilt patterns we love.

Puff or Biscuit Quilts

Make a warm and cozy puff quilt, also known as a biscuit quilt, by sewing puffy squares together. This page includes other puff quilt patterns such as a doll quilt, tote bag, pet bed and more.


Learn how to make a quillow, which is a quilt that folds into a pillow! Plenty of free patterns plus wonderful directions showing to to make and fold a quillow.

Quilt Blocks

Quilt Blocks - Free designs. Enjoy browse through the many free quilt block designs available.

Quilt Care and Repair

Learn how to safely wash a quilt and the how-to's of quilt repair and restoration. Make that old quilt look like new!

Quilt Design Software

Become educated on quilt design software, which allow quilters to design their own quilts with different blocks, fabrics, borders, and more.

Quilt Games

Fun quilting related stuff - games, etc. Fun ideas for quilt guild meeting and retreats.

Quilt Labels

Learn the reasons and instructions to label your quilt with modern or printable quilt labels and quilt tags.

Quilting Tips

We have over 75 quilting tips and tricks to help you get the best results. Learn tips for applique, cutting & marking fabric, hand & machine quilting and more.

Quilt Types and Styles

Learn about the different types and styles of quilts - pieced, applique, whole, scrap and more.

Quilting in Spanish

Information on quilting in Spanish.

Quilting in French

Some articles on quilting in French.

Rag Quilt

Use the free rag quilt patterns to sew up a quick and easy rag quilt! If you need tips and instructions, this is the place to learn how to make a rag quilt!


Redwork is the technique of using red embroidery floss and stitching on muslin squares using the outline embroidery stitch or machine embrodiery design. The squares can be sewn together to make quilts, pillow or any other imaginative project.

Scrap Quilts

Scrap quilts are quilts make from fabric leftover from other quilts and projects. Scrap quilts can also be made from old clothing such as a memory quilt. Learn more here about making a scrap quilt and links to scrap quilt patterns and projects.

Sashiko Quilting

What is Sashiko? Learn more about the traditional japanese form of quilting, Sashiko Quilting. This beautiful application can be used to decorate pillows, tableclothes, purses, potholders and other items.

Shows and Events

A list of the best quilt shows and events in the United States, including QuiltCon, presented by the Modern Quilting Guild.

T-Shirt Quilts

Learn the many ways to make a t-shirt quilt to keep alive the memories of the life of a high school graduate or anyone who holds a special place in your heart.


Trapunto is a quilting technique of the quilting having an embossed design. It is produced by outlining the pattern with stitches and then padding it with yarn or cotton.

Yo-Yo Quilting

Learn how to make a fabric yo-yo for yo-yo quilting, making embellishments for clothing, totes, headbands, and toys, as well as home decor ideas.


Find over 500 free quilt patterns and quilt projects that include jelly roll projects, applique projects, table runners, and much more. You'll go crazy with all there is to see!

Free Quilting Catalogs

Do you still like to thumb through catalogs to shop for quilting and sewing supplies and kits?  Or to get inspiration for creating a unique sewing or quilting project?  

Here's a comprehensive alphabetically list of manufacturers and stores. . .(more)

Favorite Quilting Sites

Here is a list of our favorite websites and blogs that are all things quilting...quilt shops, quilt designers, quilt resources and more. These are sites that we love and would personally recommend to our visitors. So take a look at some of our favorite. . .(more)

Find a Fabric Store

This is a list of fabric stores we know about and many that we love to visit.  Many of these stores also have online shops so you can "shop local" when shopping through these stores.

We listed the town and state of the shops so if you are going. . .(more)

Sites with Free Patterns

Hundreds of websites offer free sewing and quilting patterns & projects. Have fun browsing through this selection.  Then, downloading and printing your favorites. Thousands of free quilting and sewing patterns are available here.

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