Free Lessons

We offer you a selection of lessons for you to learn some basic quilting techniques. You may also find our articles page useful.

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  • APPLIQUE BUTTERFLY

    Easy step by step instructions on how to make a beautiful butterfly supported by preparation and stitching video clips. Add this beautiful machine appliqued butterfly to any quilt. Learn to add a creative touch to any quilt with this beautiful butterfly pattern Add this creative butterfly to any project. Read More...

  • BINDING - PART 1

    Learn how to bind a quilt with straight edges. This is part one of a series of two lessons on binding. When you make a quilt with straight borders, you should also make straight binding for that quilt. Read More...

  • BINDING - PART 2

    Learn to bind a quilt with mitered corners by downloading a PDF file for Binding Part 2 lesson here. Read More...

  • FOUNDATION PIECING

    Let's learn how to foundation piece. It is a fun technique that quilters either like or dislike. Find out why and find an easy solution. Read More...

  • FREE-MOTION STITCHING
    Even the best free-motion machinist should do some warm-up practice before beginning any project to ensure the stitching is correct. Ensure your practice sample is made using the same fabrics as your project, and use the same thread you intend on using. This is important to get your tension correct. Read More...
  • HALF SQUARE TRIANGLES

    Learn how to make half square triangle blocks as well as learning where to use half square triangles. What are Half Square Triangles? A Half Square Triangle is a square that is cut through the diagonal to give two triangles. Two half square triangles make a square. Read More...

  • MITERED CORNERS

    Cutting Border Strips for Mitering: Cut border strips the length or width of the quilt plus 2 x the width of border. Add a little extra for safety. Half an inch or so is good. Read More...

  • ROTARY CUTTING

    Guides and Tips for rotary cutting. Learn about safely using your rotary cutter. Get PDF file for Rotary Cutting lesson by clicking here. Read More...

  • TEXTILE POSTCARDS

    Learn how to make a textile postcard. It is easy and fun. You can make it out of nearly anything and may substitute my requirements for what you have at home. Read More...