Quick links to techniques and resources

This page lists links to particular quilting techniques and resources - 'pages' stay at the top of the blog to give easy and continual access. Suggestions for  useful links are welcome.

This short video demonstrates am very nifty method for burying thread ends, including quite short ones:

Burying Your Thread Ends...The Easy Way!
Cindy Needham, 19 March 2015



Bonnie K Hunters 'On Point Math' gives a method for calculating setting triangles for on-point lay-outs.

Quick blocks:
Attaching a hanging sleeve to a quilt:

Charm Pack Cherry - a quick quilt made with pre-cut charm packs, giving a more-complex-than-it-looks graphic design.  A free pattern  from The Fat Quarter Shop.

3-D bow tie block:
  • Video tutorial - on Gourmet Quilter, posted 10 February 2013
  • Photo tutorial - on Delaware Quilts, updated February 2012. Includes a variation with stitched down curves.
Double Disappearing 9 patch block tutorial

Continuous binding without bulges - Brenda Smith's tutorial includes a clear explanation of an easy method for joining the ends of a continuous binding, from her website: Serendipity and the Art of the Quilt.

Red Pepper Quilts tutorial on machine sewn binding.

No waste method for making flying geese units - a free online tutorial from Bloomin' Workshop.

Potato chip (or 1600) quilt tutorial by Kay Sorenson, Quilts+ Color

Disappearing 9 patch - Quilters World online tutorial. This is just one link, there are several tutorials online.

Disappearing 4 patch - SewWonderful's online tutorial

Dawn Lesley Stewart's free quilting clip art - several pages of images to download without charge, and a lengthy list of suggestions for how you might use them,

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