How to make a quilt – free quilt pattern below
If you are new to quilting, I can help you to get started with my ‘Animals’ quilt.
This is a single-bed pattern which uses a single block 35 times, so once you have mastered the block you will get plenty of practice! There are videos on my YouTube channel showing you how to cut fabric and join pieces to make this exact block.
You can go to the You Tube channel by clicking here.
I made the quilt in autumn colours, but it would look great in soft pastels or in modern brights. The centre of each block in my quilt is an Australian animal, but you can choose any fabric with suitable motifs. You can download the pattern as a PDF by clicking the link below:
How to make a sampler quilt ‘Singing the Blues’ – free pattern links below
Links to all the twelve sets of instructions for the blocks are here
How to add sashing is here
How to add a border is here
How to add quilting is here
How to finish and bind the quilt is here
How to layer up a quilt
For instructions on how to layer up a quilt using specialist adhesive spray, click here.
For helpful advice on machine quilting a large quilt, click here:
How to bind a quilt
For instructions on how to bind a quilt, click here:
Make a bag
For a free pattern to make a fabric bag, follow the link to my pattern on Instructables here.
Make a house block
To make a patchwork block of a house, click here.
How to recycle a shirt
For instructions on how to recycle a shirt, click here.
How to make a fancy dress costume
To make a fancy dress or pantomime costume, click here.
How to replace the lining in a jacket
To replace the lining in a jacket, you can check out the post that I wrote for the Bernina blog, by clicking here
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