There are no two ways about it – we know you’ll love this vintage 2-color quilt along! To mark the release of Lori Holt’s new quilt pattern published by It’s Sew Emma, we’re hosting a Home Again Quilt Along this spring. The Home Again Quilt […]
Shortcut Quilt: Jelly Roll Twirl
Today we’re sharing the newest addition to this series, the Jelly Roll Twirl Quilt! The 2.5″ strips twist and twirl together to create a truly eye-catching quilt design. For all the detail on this free pattern and video tutorial, read on.
Let’s Get Ready for Bountiful!
We’re almost ready to start our 10th Annual Charity Quilt Along, Bountiful! We’re leaping into this year’s charity quilt and stitch along with the fabric requirements and cross stitch supply list. From March to August we’ll be sewing and stitching our way through this beautiful […]
The Quilter’s Fabric Guide: How to Choose the Right Fabric for Your Next Quilt
With so many types of quilting fabrics available, choosing the right one can be overwhelming. It’s important to understand their differences so you can choose the best one for your next project. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about quilting fabrics. Types […]
How to Sew a Quilt As You Go Table Runner
This easy tutorial will get you running to your sewing machine! Today we have a fun and beginner-friendly project that only takes a few hours to complete! Read on for a photo tutorial on how to make a quilt-as-you-go table runner. The magic of this […]
Love Note Free Quilt and Cross Stitch Pattern
Share the love with a note! To celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, sew or stitch up our FREE Love Note pattern, available as a quilt and cross stitch. For all the heart-filled details, read below.
Quilt As You Go with June Tailor
You’ve heard of paint by number, but today we’re bringing you the quilting version! Our friend June Tailor came to visit and taught us everything you need to know about quilting as you go. Keep reading for four free video tutorials and a bonus video […]
Free Mini Tree Skirt Tutorial
Are you getting ready to decorate for the holidays? Today we have the perfect addition to your Christmas tree, or your mini trees, that is! Read on for a photo tutorial on how to make a mini tree skirt, PLUS check out some of our […]
Make a Double Tumbler Tree Mini Quilt this Holiday Season
Are you ready to pick out your perfect tree for the holidays? Today we’re sharing how you can make one of your own with our Double Tumbler Mini Tree Quilt tutorial and FREE pattern! Mini quilts are perfect for beginners to make and are lovely […]
Shortcut Quilt: FREE Layer Cake Tumble Quilt Pattern
We’re back today with another addition to the Shortcut Quilt Series! This is a new Layer Cake quilt that’s popping with color and fun. Kimberly shows you how to piece the Layer Cake Tumble block in our newest video tutorial and we can’t wait to […]
Shortcut Quilt: New Charm Pack Crispies FREE Quilt Pattern
It’s time to break some dishes with brand new stitches! In the latest addition to the Shortcut Quilt Series, Kimberly shows how to turn a simple Broken Dishes quilt block into something beautiful and unique. The Charm Pack Crispies Quilt is an easy way to elevate […]
5 Tips for New Quilters
Today I’m sharing some of the best tips I can think of for new quilters. As a newbie to the quilting community, I had the joy of making my first ever quilt and documenting it here on the Jolly Jabber. If you keep reading, you can learn about the top five things that I think new quilters should know before making their first quilt, according to someone who just made theirs!
A Beginner’s Guide on How to Choose Quilt Background Fabric
Choosing a background fabric that complements the rest of the quilt can sometimes be challenging, and that’s where knowing all about background fabrics can help. Whether you’re a new quilter or have dozens to your name, we have a beginner’s guide to background fabrics to […]
Learning to Make My First Quilt Part 3: A Newbie’s Journey Comes to an End
Hello again! I’m Marissa, a quilting newbie, and I’m sharing the journey of making my first ever quilt here with you on the Jolly Jabber. Today is all about my experience finishing up and binding my Mosaic Quilt, and you can keep reading to find […]