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 […]
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 […]
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!
Choosing a background fabric that complements the rest of the quilt can be challenging sometimes, 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 get you help you out.
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 […]
Are you new to quilting or have a little one searching for something they can make? Your search is over! Rag quilts are multiple layers of flannel fabric sewn together in strips and clipped to create fringed seams and edges for a distinctive look. They […]
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, I’m sharing my experience cutting and piecing the blocks for my Mosaic Quilt, and you can read on to […]
Quilting can sometimes look so easy, especially when watching and reading about everything at Fat Quarter Shop. It can’t be as easy as it seams, or is it? I’m Marissa, and I write many blog posts for Fat Quarter Shop. I’m new to quilting (but […]
Do you have memories stacking up in the form of T-shirts? Gina Tell, one of our favorite longarm quilters, took the time to show us how to make a T-Shirt quilt. Maybe it’s the annual fun run, your beloved local sports team, or a concert […]
Spring has sprung and the Easter Bunny is on his way! This season we are ready for Easter egg hunting and picking pretty flowers… oh, and sewing! We started our festivities early and filled our easter basket full of sweet spring patterns. If you aren’t […]
Today we’re finishing our Ultimate Beginner Quilts. Yippee! Adding the quilt binding is the very last step to complete this beautiful beginner-friendly quilt. In today’s tutorial, Kimberly Jolly will show you how to trim up your quilt and attach the binding. Learn techniques for putting […]
In today’s tutorial, we welcome Gina Tell back to the Fat Quarter Shop to show you the basics of quilting on your home machine. One of the last and most important steps in making a quilt is the quilting. Quilting holds the quilt top, batting […]
Today we’re making sandwiches – quilt sandwiches, that is! We’re putting our quilts together and walking you through the final steps of making The Ultimate Beginner Quilt. In today’s tutorials, special guest Gina Tell of Thread Graffiti will show you exactly how to put the […]
Today we’re finishing up our quilt tops for The Ultimate Beginner Quilt. Woo hoo! If you’ve been sewing along, the finish line is just on the horizon. In today’s tutorials, Kimberly Jolly will walk you through the steps to add sashing and borders to your […]