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Sew a Quilt with Colorful Overlapping Squares
Try this quilt pattern to create a quilt with colorful overlapping squares that seem to float against a dark background.

Start Quick Piecing the Floating Squares Quilt
Quilting.

Cut Segments from Strip Sets
Quilting.

Cut Dark Color Fabrics for the Floating Squares Quilt
Quilting.

Assemble Fabrics for a Warm Floating Squares Block
Quilting.

Start Sewing Rectangular Components Together
Quilting.

Continue Working on a Warm Floating Squares Block
Quilting.

Finish Sewing a Warm Floating Squares Quilt Block
Quilting.

Terri's Floating Squares Quilt
Quilting.

Floating Squares Quilt by QuietCabin
Quilting.

LindaHoo's Floating Squares Quilt
Quilting.

Twists and Turns, an Easy Quilt Pattern
Twists and Turns is an easy quilt pattern that's assembled with two quilt blocks sewn in a way that makes some patchwork seem to float.

Sew Eccentric Star Quilt Blocks for the Quilt
Learn how to sew Eccentric Star quilt blocks to use in the Twists and Turns quilt pattern.

Sew Patchwork for Puzzle Chain Quilt Blocks
Sew the quick pieced patchwork you'll need for part of the Twists and Turns quilt pattern.

Assemble the Puzzle Chain Quilt Blocks
Learn how to assemble Puzzle Chain quilt blocks to use in the Twists and Turns quilt pattern.

Assemble the Twists and Turns Quilt Top
Sew quilt blocks together to create the top for the Twists and Turns quilt pattern.

Finish Sewing the Twists and Turns Quilt
Assemble an easy patchwork border and finish sewing the Twists and Turns quilt.

Calico Puzzle Quilt Block Pattern
Learn how to make Calico Puzzle quilt blocks, and then combine them with the Illinois Road design to stitch a quilt with lots of visual movement.

Assemble the Illinois Road Patchwork Quilt
Your quilt blocks are complete -- it's time to assemble the Illinois Road patchwork quilt.

Illinois Road, an Easy Quilt Pattern for Beginners
Illinois Road is an easy patchwork quilt pattern that's perfect for beginning quilters.

Illinois Road Quilt Block Pattern
Make Illinois Road quilt blocks to use in the pattern for our colorful 72

Traditional Calico Puzzle Quilt Block Pattern
Use our pattern and diagrams to make a traditional Calico Puzzle quilt block.

How to Care for Your Sewing Machine
Tips and techniques to help you keep your sewing machine in top condition and maybe even avoid a trip to the repair shop.

Make a Quilt With English Paper Piecing Techniques
Learn how to use English Paper Piecing techniques to create a quilt. These hand-sewn quilts are excellent projects for quiet times.

Try Continuous Squares, An Easy Quilt Pattern
Continuous Squares is an easy quilt pattern that gives you lots of opportunity to play with color and contrast to create a unique quilt.

Sew Quilt Block A for the Continuous Squares Quilt
Sew the first set of blocks you'll need to make the Continuous Squares quilt.

Sew Quilt Block B for the Continuous Squares Quilt
These easy quilt blocks were designed for the Continuous Squares quilt, but can be used in any project where 9

Sew Quilt Blocks into Rows and Complete the Quilt
Sew a group of quilt blocks into rows and finish assembling the Continuous Squares quilt.

Alternate Layout and Contrast for the Quilt
Take a peek at a layout variation for the Continuous Squares quilt pattern. It's so easy to make this quilt your own by shuffling fabrics just a bit.

Vary Contrast in Patchwork to Sew Drunkard's Path
Drunkard's Path quilts are made by repeating the same 2-piece patchwork unit throughout the quilt. The only difference -- a shift in contrast. Page 2.

Drunkard's Path Quilt Block Variation
An unusual variation of the Drunkard's Path quilt block. Page 6.

Drunkard's Path Quilt Made from Blue Jeans
Save those denim jeans and skirts to stitch a denim Drunkard's Path quilt like Karen's.

Make a Freeform Drunkard's Path Quilt
Try this freehand version of the Drunkard's Path quilt block if you'd like to practice sewing curves. Page 7.

Traditional Drunkard's Path Quilt in Two Colors
Take a look at one variation for the patchwork you sew to make a Drunkard's Path quilt. Page 4.

More Quilt Block Patterns
Browse my free quilt block patterns whenever you're searching for a brand new quilting project. Page 8.

Drunkard's Path Quilt Layout Option
A 2-color version of Drunkard's Path, a popular traditional quilt. Page 5.

Traditional​ Drunkard's Path Quilt in Three Fabrics
Take a look at a Drunkard's Path quilt layout that's designed with three fabrics. Page 3.

Important Facts About Fabric Grain for Quilters
Understanding fabric grain helps you make a quilt that's accurate and easy to assemble. Put fabric grain to work and your quilting skills will blossom.

Advantages of Fabrics Cut with Straight Grain Edges
Learn why straight grain cuts of fabric are the best solutions for many areas of a quilt.

Do a Stretch Test to See How Fabric Grain Differs
Try this easy stretch test to learn the differences in stretch along the crosswise, lengthwise and bias grains of fabric.

Scrappy Quilt Block Pattern with a Focal Center
The last quilt block for my Medallion Sampler quilt pattern. Use the 12

Sew the Medallion Sampler Quilt's Center Block
Learn how to make the focal center block to use with my Medallion Sampler Quilt Pattern.

Quilt Block Patterns: Tree of Temptation
Use my easy quilt block pattern to sew the Tree of Temptation. The block is traditionally designed with red 'apples,' but can vary greatly with a shift of color.

Sew small Four-Patch Blocks for Tree Quilt Block
Assemble the small four patch blocks that are required for the Tree of Temptation quilt block.

Sew the Tree Trunk for the Tree of Temptation Quilt Block
Use my easy quilt block pattern to sew the Tree of Temptation. The block is traditionally designed with red 'apples,' but can vary greatly with a shift of color.

Assemble the Tree of Temptation Quilt Block
Use my easy quilt block pattern to sew the Tree of Temptation. The block is traditionally designed with red 'apples,' but can vary greatly with a shift of color.

Tree of Temptation Layout Example
One example of a quilt layout for Tree of Temptation quilt blocks.

Assemble the Black Hills Gold Quilt
Finish sewing the Black Hills Gold quilt -- a design made by placing Barrister quilt blocks on point.

Barrister Quilt Block Pattern
Barrister quilt block pattern for the Black Hills Gold quilt.

Assemble the Barrister Quilt Block
Finish sewing the Barrister quilt blocks.

Barrister Quilt Pattern
Barrister quilt blocks are sewn together on point to create a quilt that's reminiscent of Native American designs.

Cutting Instructions for Barrister Quilt Blocks
Yardages and cutting instructions for my Barrister bed quilt pattern.

It's Time to Assemble the Grape Basket Quilt Block
Here's a free basket quilt block pattern. Grape Basket is just one of hundreds of free quilt patterns you'll find on About.com Quilting.

Assemble the Grape Basket Quilt Block
It's easy to assemble Grape Basket quilt blocks -- just follow my step by step instructions to create this gorgeous design.

Grape Basket Quilt Block Pattern
Dig into your fabric stash and find a batch of vividly colored quilting cottons to use when you sew Grape Basket quilt blocks.

Make Patchwork for the Grape Basket Quilt Blocks
Follow my easy instructions and illustrations to create the patchwork you'll need for Grape Basket quilt blocks.

How to Analyze a Quilt Block for Strip Piecing
Learn how to analyze quilt blocks to convert patterns into strip piecing instructions for multiple identical blocks.

Split a Quilt Block Into Sections to See Its Structure
Take a look at the strip configuration that's required for a Double V quilt block.

Strip Set and Quilt Block Assembly Instructions
Sew strip sets as you learn how to configure these easy quick pieced units to easily create patchwork quilt blocks.

10" Five Patch Chain Quilt Block Pattern
My Five Patch Chain quilt block pattern shows you how to make 10

Make Four Patches for the 10" Five Patch Chain block
Learn how easy it is to make four patches for the Five Patch Chain Quilt Block pattern.

Finish Sewing the Five Patch Chain Quilt Block
Follow my step by step instructions to finish assembling the Five Patch Chain quilt block.

Example of a Five Patch Chain Quilt
An example of a quilt made with Five Patch Chain quilt blocks, along with yardage requirements for the quilt.

How to Make a Scrap Happy Sampler Quilt
Quilt blocks by members of our Quilting Forum illustrate the creativity each quilter brings to a project by altering a pattern to suit her needs.

Pine Tree Quilt Block Pattern
Use our free Pine Tree quilt block pattern to sew a scrap quilt, or design a color scheme and sew in a more orderly fashion -- your choice.

Sew a Pine Tree Quilt Block
Begin assembling the patchwork you'll need for our Pine Tree quilt block pattern.

Begin Sewing the Pine Tree Quilt Block
It's time to finish sewing the Pine Tree quilt block.

Pine Tree Quilt Block Row Assembly
Continue assembling rows for the pine tree quilt block.

Finish Sewing the Pine Tree Quilt Block
Almost finished... finish sewing the Pine Tree quilt block.

Little Five-Patch Chain Quilt Block Pattern
Sew Little Five Patch chain, a quilt block pattern that finishes at 5-inches square, the perfect size for a baby quilt or wallhanging.

Sew Patchwork for the Little Five Patch Chains Block
Learn how to sew quick pieced patchwork for Little Five Patch Chain quilt blocks.

Assemble the Little Five Patch Chains Quilt Block
Follow my easy instructions to assemble Little Five Patch Chain quilt blocks.

Try this Small Quilt Made with Five Patch Chain Quilt Blocks
Take a peek at one way to combine Little Five Patch Chain quilt blocks with modified Snowball quilt blocks.

6-inch Rosebud Quilt Block Pattern
Our quilt block pattern shows you how to make the 6-inch Rosebud quilt block, a traditional patchwork design.

Sew Patchwork Units for the 6-inch Rosebud Quilt Block Pattern
Assemble the patchwork needed for our 6

Finish Sewing the 6-inch Patchwork Rosebud Quilt Block
Almost finished! It's time to sew the rows and complete the Rosebud quilt block.

9-inch Road to California Quilt Block Pattern
Use our free quilt block pattern to sew a batch of 9-inch Road to California quilt blocks. You'll love the visual movement possible with this patchwork design.

Sew the 9" Road to California Quilt Block
Use my quilt block pattern to find out how easy it is to sew Road to California quilt blocks, a design that provides diagonal linking in the quilt.

Princess Charlene's Wedding Dress
Any seamstress will appreciate the craftsmanship that was required to construct Princess Charlene of Monaco's wedding dress.

Princess Charlene's Wedding Dress Embellishment
Zoom-in for a close look at the embellishments on Princess Charlene's wedding dress.

Sampler Quilt Blocks in Black and White
Scrap Happy Sampler quilt sewn in black and white.

Colorful Mixture of Sampler Quilt Blocks
Quilt blocks by members of our Quilting Forum illustrate the creativity each quilter brings to a project by altering a pattern to suit her needs.

Nita's Scrap Happy Sampler Quilt Blocks
Take a peek at the quilt blocks Nita made using the Scrap Happy Sampler quilt pattern.

Blue's a Theme for Mary Jane's Sampler Quilt Blocks
Quilt blocks by members of our Quilting Forum illustrate the creativity each quilter brings to a project by altering a pattern to suit her needs.

Colorful Sampler Quilt Blocks by Ladybugmom62
Vibrantly colored quilt blocks made for the Scrap Happy Sampler quilt project.

Midnight Blues, an Easy Quilt Pattern
Midnight Blues is an easy patchwork quilt pattern with blocks that are separated by sashing and cornerstones.

Sew Quick Pieced Patchwork for the Midnight Blues Quilt
Follow my step by step instructions and illustrations to make the patchwork you'll need when you work on the easy Midnight Blues quilt pattern.

Sew Quilt Blocks for the Midnight Blues Quilt
It's easy to sew twenty quilt blocks for the Midnight Blues quilt pattern.

Finish Sewing the Midnight Blues Quilt
Finish assembling the Midnight Blues quilt, a project that's suitable for quilters of all skill levels.

Wishing Ring Quilt Example
Alternate Wishing Ring quilt blocks with Round the Corner quilt blocks to create this unique quilt.

Wishing Ring Quilt Block Pattern
Try my quilt block pattern to make Wishing Ring, 5-patch quilt blocks with lots of opportunity for color play.

Sew the Wishing Ring Quilt Block
Follow my simple instructions to sew a 10

Wishing Ring Quilt Layout Options
An example of one potential layout for a batch of Wishing Ring quilt blocks. Try my pattern if it's a look you adore.

How to Make Berry Basket Quilt Blocks
Follow my step by step quilt block pattern to make a Berry Basket quilt block that finishes at 12-inches square.

Assemble the Summer Winds Quilt Block
If you love big quilt blocks, try my quilt block pattern for Summer Winds, which finishes at 24

Berry Basket Quilt Block Pattern
Use my Berry Basket quilt block pattern to sew patchwork baskets that finish at 12-inches square. Instructions for one basket and multiple baskets.

Finish Assembling the Berry Basket Quilt Block
Use my quilt block pattern to make a batch of 12-inch patchwork Berry Basket blocks.

Strip Piecing Steps for Berry Basket Quilt Blocks
Use my pattern to sew 12 quick pieced Berry Basket quilt blocks.

Summer Winds Quilt Block Pattern
Use my easy quilt block pattern to make a Summer Winds quilt block that finishes at 24

15" Wishing Ring Quilt Block Pattern
Use my easy quilt block pattern to make a 15

Finish Sewing the 15" Wishing Ring Quilt Block
Just a few more steps and your Wishing Ring quilt block will be complete. That was a cinch, wasn't it?

Wishing Ring Quilt Pattern
A Wishing Ring quilt pattern that combines 15

Assemble the Patchwork Center of the Wishing Ring Quilt Block
It's easy to assemble a Wishing Ring quilt block -- just follow my step by step instructions.

How to Clean and Care for a Rotary Cutting Mat
Tips and techniques to help you clean fibers that become embedded in your rotary cutting mat, along with instructions to extend a cutting mat's life.

Disappearing Nine Patch Quilt Block Sizing
Learn how to choose a size for Disappearing Nine Patch quilt blocks, and find tips for color layouts and quilt construction.

Nine Patch Star Tracks Quilt Block Pattern
Have fun making Nine Patch Star Tracks quilt blocks -- a star-like block with a nine patch center. An easy quilt block pattern suitable for everyone.

Assemble the Nine Patch Star Tracks Quilt Blocks
My step-by-step instructions explain how easy it is to make Nine Patch Star Tracks quilt blocks.

Example of Star Tracks Quilt Layouts
Two examples of quilt layouts for Nine Patch Star Tracks quilt blocks, one straight set and the other with blocks on point.

Assemble the Flying Dutchman Quilt Block
Learn how to sew Flying Dutchman quilt blocks with easy no-waste flying geese. Follow my simple instructions to sew this pinwheel-like quilt block.

Flying Dutchman Quilt Block with No-Waste Flying Geese
Learn the no-waste Flying Geese technique when you use my quilt block pattern to make this easy Flying Dutchman quilt block.

How to Make Continuous Binding Strips for Quilts
It's easy to make binding strips for quilts, and there are several popular quilt binding techniques to choose from. Let's talk about a few favorites.

How to Choose a Quilt Binding Fabric and Method
Tips to help you choose a quilt binding fabric and the best binding method for different types of quilts.

How to Make Long Binding Strips for Quilts
Use this easy method to make continuous quilt binding strips from fabric cut across the crosswise grain of fabric.

Align Drunkard's Path Patchwork
Follow a few easy steps to prepare curves for Wonky Drunkard's Path quilt blocks.

Sew a Seam to Connect Drunkard's Path Curves
Almost finished! Sew an easy curved seam to connect the two halves of a Wonky Drunkard's Path quilt block.

Make More Drunkard's Path Quilt Blocks
Keep cutting and sewing to make more Drunkard's Path quilt blocks.

Trim the Drunkard's Path Quilt Blocks
Learn how to trim your Drunkard's Path quilt blocks, and then sew more blocks to design a unique and stunning quilt.

Easy Drunkard's Paths Quilt Pattern
Follow our simple Drunkard's Path quilt pattern to make a unique freehand quilt. If you've avoided curved piecing, it's the perfect pattern to try.

Pin the Drunkard's Path Sections for Sewing
Learn how to pin patchwork before sewing a Wonky Drunkard's Path quilt block.

How to Make Easy Homemade Laundry Detergents
Try one of my recipes for homemade laundry detergents that won't harm your quilting fabrics and will keep your clothes fresh and clean.

One Rose Quilt Detail Photo
A close-up look at the One Rose quilt, a work inspired by a book. Page 2.

An Odd Bird Quilt, Inspired by 'The Tacky Penguin'
This colorful little quilt was inspired by the 'Tacky the Penguin,' a series of children's books. Page 3.

Dragonfly Dance Quilt Detail
A zoomed-in look at one of the dragonflies in Christine's Dragonfly Dance quilt. Page 5.

Dragonfly Dance Quilt
Dragonfly Dance is a miniature quilt that was inspired by a book, 'Eliza and the Dragonfly.'. Page 4.

Hope is in the Heart Quilt Detail
A close look at the center of Tara's Hope is in the Heart quilt. Page 10.

Hope is in the Heart Quilt
Hope is in the Heart is a colorful art quilt that was crafted during a quilting challenge among friends. Page 9.

Joy's Dream Coat
Joy's Dream Coat is a quilted jacket inspired by favorite colors from her childhood. Page 6.

One Rose Quilt, Inspired by 'The Rose Rant'
A quilt inspired by the book, The Rose Rent, by Ellis Peters

The Secret Garden Quilt
Fussy car flowers play an important role in Tara's art quilt, The Secret Garden, inspired by the book of the same name. Page 23.

Beauty For Ashes Quilt Detail
Tara zoomed in to show us a close-up of her art quilt, Beauty for Ashes, based on an original poem. Page 22.

Beauty For Ashes Quilt
Tara's art quilt is based on a poem she wrote after hearing the phrase 'beauty for ashes.'. Page 21.

Bridge Across Forever Quilt Detail
A detailed look at a portion of an art quilt, Bridge Across Forever. Page 18.

Bridge Across Forever Quilt
An art quilt inspired by the book 'Bridge Across Forever,' depicting soulmates who burn brighter together than they do when apart. Page 17.

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Quilts, Postcard Backs
Reverse side of art quilt postcards inspired by 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.'. Page 16.

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Quilt
Lauren's literature quilts challenge resulted in a series of photographs inspired by 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.'. Page 15.

Joy's Dream Coat, Back
The back side of Joy's Dream Coat, a quilted coat of many colors. Page 7.

Joy's Dream Coat Detail
A close up view of Joy's Dream Coat, a quilted jacket made during a quilting challenge among friends. Page 8.

You're Here, Grow Already! Quilt Detail
A close-up photo of a portion of an art quilt based on the 'Chronicles of Narnia.'. Page 20.

You're Here, Grow Already! Art Quilt
An art quilt based on the 'Chronicles of Narnia' books. Page 19.

All Nature Sings Quilt, Detail
Detail work in All Nature Sings, a challenge art quilt. Page 13.

All Nature Sings Quilt
This art quilt is the result of two challenges -- the Hoffman Challenge and a challenge among friends. Page 12.

Restaurant at the End of the Universe Quilt
Restaurant at the End of the Universe is a 12

Spring is Like a Perhaps Hand Quilt
A lovely art quilt based on a work of literature, and the result of a quilting challenge among friends. Page 11.

Pictures of Art Quilts Inspired By Books
Pictures of art quilts that were inspired by literature, a quilting challenge where each quilter interpreted a favorite novel or other literature in cloth.

Grandmother's Frame Quilt Block Pattern
Use my Grandmother's Frame quilt block pattern to make 10

Angel for Alzheimer, an Alzheimer's Awareness Quilt
A small art quilt made for donation to a good cause... an auction to benefit Alzheimer's research. Page 7.

Beaded Luna, a Priority Alzheimers Quilt Project
Here's another view of Pat's Beaded Luna quilt, which was made for Alzheimer's awareness. Page 3.

Alzheimer's Awareness Quilts: Buttons & Milagros
Quilting. Page 5.

I'll Fly Away, an Alzheimer's Awareness Quilt
Take a look at a lovely hand beaded and embroidered art quilt that was created to help raise funds for Alzheimer's awareness. Page 2.

Jellyfish, an Alzheimer's Awareness Quilt
A lovely 9

Loving Memories, an Alzheimer's Awareness Quilt
Loving Memories, a string quilt made for donation to help raise funds for Alzheimer's awareness.

The Ties that Bind, an Alzheimer's Awareness Quilt
This tiny art quilt was auctioned to raise funds for Alzheimer's research. Page 4.

Pictures of Alzheimer's Awareness Quilts
Pictures of Alzheimer's awareness quilts that were auctioned to help raise money for Alzheimer's research.

Learn How to Make a Quilt Design Wall
It's easy to make a quilt design wall, and I guarantee that your quilt design skills will improve dramatically once you put the wall to work.

How to Sew a Quarter Inch Seam Allowance for Quilts
Learn how to sew a quarter inch seam allowance so that your quilt blocks and quilts are perfect, every time.

How to Test a Quarter Inch Seam Allowance
Try this simple test to make sure you're sewing an accurate quarter inch seam allowance. Use my tips to correct seams that aren't quite right.

Tips for Sewing a Quilter's Quarter Inch Seam Allowance
Use my easy tips to correct a seam allowance that isn't quite accurate.

How to Make a Seam Allowance Guide for a Sewing Machine
It's easy to create a seam allowance guide for sewing machines that do not come with a quarter inch presser foot.

How to Sew a Scant Quarter Inch Seam Allowance
Learn how to sew a scant seam allowance for quilts. This slightly shorter seam allowance is often the best choice when joining patchwork.

Free Pinwheel Quilt Block Patterns
Free Pinwheel quilt block patterns in several variations and sizes. Try one or more of my patterns to design your own unique pinwheel quilt.

Square in a Square Log Cabin Quilt Block Pattern
Choose from two different sizes when you sew my Square in a Square Log Cabin quilt block pattern. For beginning and experienced quilters.

Assemble the Square in a Square Log Cabin Block
Learn how easy it is to assemble a Square in a Square Log Cabin quilt block.

Sew Patchwork for the Square in a Square Log Cabin
Sew patchwork for the Square in a Square Log Cabin quilt block.

Quilting Glossary, Definitions of Quilting Terms
Refer to our quilting glossary whenever you're in doubt about the terms you see and hear when making a quilt.

Make the Bowl of Fruit Quilt Block Resemble a Tree
Here's to make one small change to alter the appearance of Bowl of Fruit quilt blocks.

Bowl of Fruit Quilt Block Pattern
Try my Bowl of Fruit quilt block pattern, and make just one little change to give the patchwork design a completely different look.

Sew a Bowl of Fruit Quilt Block
Follow my simple instructions to make a Bowl of Fruit quilt block, a patchwork design that's simple to assemble.

Strip Piecing Options for Bowl of Fruit Quilt Blocks
Here's a strip piecing option to try if you'd like to use my quilt block pattern to make lots of identical Bowl of Fruit quilt blocks.

Fusible Web Applique Tips and Techniques
Use my easy tips to learn how to work with fusible web when you applique, and follow the link to make an easy patchwork and applique wallhanging.

Make Floral Motifs for Fusible Applique
Fusible web applique makes this easy quilt pattern a cinch, but feel free to use needleturn applique or your own favorite applique method.

Make an Easy Applique Quilt with Fusible Web
Part patchwork, and part applique. Use my easy quilt pattern to learn how to make a simple applique quilt with fusible web.

Sew Patchwork and Finish the Applique Quilt
Finish sewing your easy applique wallhanging.

A Second View of Scots On Point Block Layout
An alternate way to view an on point quilt layout that may help beginning quilters become accustomed to sewing quilt blocks into diagonal rows.

Scots on Point, an Easy Quilt Pattern
Make Bonnie Scotsmen blocks and slice them apart (just like we do Disappearing Nine Patch) to assemble this easy quilt pattern.

Make Quilt Blocks for the Scots on Point Quilt
Learn how to make quilt blocks for the Scots on Point quilt pattern.

Divide the Parent Quilt Blocks
It's easy to create four quilt blocks from one when you use this simple sew and slice method to make a quilt.

Arrange the Blocks Into Rows and Sew the Quilt
Arrange your quilt blocks into an on point layout and finish sewing the Scots On Point quilt.

Alternate Quilt Block for the Sew and Slice Quilt
One of the quilt block variations sewn for the Scots On Point quilt pattern.

Alternate Color Choices for Scots On Point
A Scots On Point quilt sewn in lovely blue and green fabrics.

Closeup Shot of Sally's Quilt
Zoom in to see the blocks in Sally's Scots On Point quilt.

How to Make Bias Binding Strips for Quilts
Learn how easy it is to make continuous bias binding strips for quilts. Bias binding strips are best for quilts with curved or irregular edges.

How to Make Bias Quilt Binding from a Tube of Fabric
Learn how to make an easy fabric tube to cut long, continuous strips of bias quilt binding to surround quilts with curved edges.

9-Inch Independence Square Quilt Block Pattern
Independence Square is a perfect choice for patriotic quilts, but you'll find that it works nicely with any fabrics you choose. Page 42.

Double Hearts Quilt Block Pattern in Four Sizes
Double Hearts, an easy patchwork quilt block pattern assembled with a combination of squares and half square triangle units. Page 32.

Easy Log Cabin Quilt Pattern, No Templates Needed
Use my pattern to sew easy log cabin quilt blocks from 2-1/2

10" Five Patch Chain Quilt Block Pattern
Five Patch Chain is one of many 'linking' quilt block patterns -- designs that help you create a diagonal pattern within a quilt. Page 19.

12" Flock of Geese Quilt Block Pattern
Use my free quilt block pattern to make the traditional Flock of Geese patchwork quilt block. Page 9.

Easy Flying Dutchman Quilt Block Pattern
Use the no waste Flying Geese method to stitch a batch of Flying Dutchman quilt blocks. Page 7.

How to Make Four Little Baskets Quilt Blocks
Basket quilt pattern for the Four Little Baskets block, with variations that eliminate the need for cutting with templates. Page 12.

6" Four Patch Chain Quilt Block Pattern
Try my Four Patch Chain quilt block pattern the next time you're looking for a lovely (but simple) block. Page 2.

6" Framed Greek Cross Quilt Block Pattern
Framed Greek Cross is a 6-inch quilt block pattern used in our Backwards Medallion Sampler quilt -- or any other quilt you'd like to stitch. Page 15.

Easy Framed Nine Patch Quilt Block Pattern
It's fun to put a frame around Nine Patch quilt blocks. Give this easy quilt block pattern a try. Page 16.

12" Quilt Block Patterns: Friendship Star
My Friendship Star quilt block pattern is easy to assemble, and I think you'll like this variation of the traditional block. Page 4.

12" Framed Friendship Stars Quilt Block Pattern
Framed Friendship star quilt blocks are super easy to make. Try this quilt block pattern whenever you need a quick quilt. Page 18.

12" Fruit Basket Quilt Block Pattern
Use my free quilt block pattern to make 12-inch patchwork Fruit Basket quilt blocks. Page 14.

12" Goshen Star Quilt Block Pattern
This Goshen Star quilt block finishes at 12-inches square. Page 24.

Make Grandmother's Cross Quilt Blocks
My easy quilt block pattern shows you how to make Grandmother's Cross quilt blocks. Page 25.

10" Grape Basket Quilt Block Pattern
Make this colorful Grape Basket quilt block the next time you're looking for a 5-patch block pattern. Page 26.

10" Greek Cross Quilt Block Pattern
Greek Cross is a quilt block pattern that's easy to customize. Experiment with color and contrast to create unique quilt blocks. Page 28.

9" Quilt Block Patterns: The Hen and Her Chicks
The Hen and Her Chicks is a 9

Improved Four Patch Patchwork Quilt Block Pattern
Try Improved Four Patch for a slightly different take on traditional quilt blocks. Page 40.

Learn How to Sew Interlocking Chains Quilt Blocks
Use my easy quilt block pattern to create a quilt from Interlocking Chains blocks. Page 41.

10" Jewel Box Quilt Block Pattern
Jewel Box is an easy quilt block that's sewn in a combination of black and bright fabrics. Page 50.

Kansas Star Quilt Block Pattern in 2 Sizes
Quilt block pattern for the traditional Kansas Star quilt block. The block is included in our Backwards Medallion Sampler quilt, but you can use the pattern for any project. Page 51.

10" Quilt Block Patterns: Lady of the Lake
Use my free quilt block pattern to make a Lady of the Lake quilt block that finishes at 10

14" Lincoln's Platform Quilt Block Pattern
Lincoln's Platform is an easy quilt block pattern that's suitable for quilters of all skill levels. Page 52.

Album Star Quilt Block Pattern
My Album Star Quilt Block Pattern is one of the patterns you'll use to make the Scrap Happy Sampler Quilt from the Quilting site at About.com. Page 57.

Lucky Clover Quilt Block Pattern (2 Sizes)
Lucky Clover is one of our many quilt block patterns with size options. Make 6-inch or 12-inch blocks. Page 58.

5" Five Patch Chain Quilt Block Pattern
This little Five Patch Chain quilt block isn't quite a mini, but is small enough for baby quilts and other little projects. Page 6.

Wonky Log Cabin Quilt Block Pattern
Nothing could be easier than this Wonky Log Cabin Quilt Block Pattern. Make it your size, your way. Page 54.

12" Flying in Circles Quilt Block Pattern
Flying in Circles is an easy quilt block pattern that lets you feature a focal fabric at its center. Page 8.

Make a Batch of 6" Scrappy Patchwork Heart Quilt Blocks
I think you've have fun making these scrappy 6

Sew Easy Floating Stars Quilt Blocks in Any Size
Try Scrappy Floating Stars quilt blocks, one of the easiest designs you'll ever sew.

Monkey Wrench Quilt Block Pattern in Two Sizes
Choose from two different sizes when you make quilt blocks with my Monkey Wrench quilt block pattern. Page 59.

6" Flying Geese Quilt Block Pattern
Learn how to make easy 6

5" Fool's Square Quilt Block Pattern
This small quilt block pattern is the perfect scale for your next baby quilt. Page 11.

8" Framed Four Patch Quilt Block Pattern
Sew this easy quilt block pattern to make 8

10" Framed Nine Patch Quilt Block Pattern
Use this 10

6" and 12" Framed Pinwheel Quilt Block Pattern
Love pinwheel quilt blocks? Try my Framed Pinwheel quilt block pattern to make either 6

Friendship Star Quilt Blocks in 2 Sizes
Use my Friendship Star quilt block pattern to make blocks that finish at either 6

9" Easy Garden Maze Quilt Block Pattern
This version of the traditional Garden Maze quilt block is a bit simplified, and that means it's easy to cut and sew. Page 21.

12" Girl's Choice Quilt Block Pattern
Try my Girl's Choice quilt block pattern if you're ready to use some of those smallish scraps lurking in your stash. Page 22.

Goose in the Pond Quilt Block Pattern (2 Sizes)
Make Goose in the Pond quilt blocks in your choice of two sizes, one finishing at just over 22

10" Grandma's Favorite Quilt Block Pattern
Use my quilt block pattern to make 10

9" Grecian Square Quilt Block Pattern
Grecian Square is a beginner friendly quilt block pattern that can be customized in lots of different ways. Page 29.

12" Greek Cross Quilt Block Pattern
My free quilt block pattern shows you how to make 12

20" Handy Andy Quilt Block Pattern
You gotta love large quilt blocks, especially Handy Andy. Make a bed quilt with this 20

6" Heart in a Snowball Quilt Block Pattern
You'll love these Snowball quilt blocks made with vibrant purple corners and red hearts at their centers. Page 33.

12" Hither and Yon Quilt Block Pattern
Hither and Yon quilt blocks are sewn with two small pinwheels in opposite corners. Try this unique block pattern for your next project. Page 37.

Easy Hour Glass Quilt Block Pattern
Use my free quilt block pattern to make Hour Glass quilt blocks. Page 38.

Hour Glass Quilt Block Pattern (2 Sizes)
Use my Hour Glass quilt block pattern to make quilt blocks that finish at either 6

12" Patchwork House Quilt Block Pattern
Make easy patchwork House quilt blocks with this easy block pattern. Page 36.

12" Jacob's Ladder Quilt Block Pattern
Use my easy quilt block pattern to make 12-inch square Jacob's Ladder quilt blocks. Page 43.

Johnny Round the Corner, an Easy Quilt Block Pattern
Looking for an easy quilt block pattern? Try Johnny Round the Corner, a quilt block pattern with two size choices. Page 44.

12" King's Crown Quilt Block Pattern
I've included a couple of different assembly options with the 12

9" Lady of the Lake Quilt Block Pattern
This version of the Lady of the Lake quilt block finishes at 9

12" Lady of the Lake Quilt Block Pattern
Lady of the Lake is a patchwork quilt block that can be configured in more than one way. This 6-patch block pattern is one example. Page 49.

12" Chinese Lanterns Quilt Block Pattern
Sure, its traditional name is Chinese Lantern, but you can sew this lanterns quilt block with other prints, too. Page 60.

15" Linton Quilt Block Pattern
Try my Linton quilt block pattern if you're looking for a block that's a bit larger than the norm. The block finishes at 15

6" Log Cabin Quilt Block Pattern
Use my pattern to make a batch of easy Log Cabin quilt blocks that finish at 6-inches square. Page 55.

10" Five Patch Chain Quilt Block Pattern
My free quilt pattern shows you how to make 10

8" King's Crown Quilt Block Pattern
Try this easy quilt block pattern the next time you need a quick project. Called King's Crown, the block goes together quickly. Page 46.

Free Quilt Block Patterns, F through L
Free quilt block patterns, all with step-by-step instructions and illustrations that show you the best quilt block assembly methods.

Free Quilt Block Patterns, F through L
Free quilt block patterns, all with step-by-step instructions and illustrations that show you the best quilt block assembly methods.

Free Quilt Block Patterns, F through L
Free quilt block patterns, all with step-by-step instructions and illustrations that show you the best quilt block assembly methods.

Free Quilt Block Patterns, F through L
Free quilt block patterns, all with step-by-step instructions and illustrations that show you the best quilt block assembly methods.

Vintage Portrait of Woman Sewing
Vintage photo of a woman sewing. Page 16.

Singer Company Showroom in New York City, 1857
A Singer showroom in New York City, about 1857. Page 3.

Vintage Singer Sewing Machine Ad, 1892
This colorful Singer Sewing Machine ad illustrates the large number of nations where the company's products were sold. Page 11.

Vintage Singer Sewing Machine Ad
One of the many colorful ads produced by the Singer Sewing Machine Company in the 1800's. Page 7.

Embroidered Quilt with Quiltmaker, about 1940
Mrs. Bill Stang with her embroidered quilt, circa 1940 in New Mexico. Page 29.

Woman Sewing on Singer Sewing Machine, 1860
This woman is sewing away on a Singer sewing machine during the Civil War era in the United States. Page 4.

Vintage Picture of a Woman Sewing a Lone Star Quilt
A vintage shot of a woman hand piecing the popular Lone Star quilt design. Page 30.

Working on a Quilt in Oklahoma, 1936
A woman and her grandson in 1930's Oklahoma, both working to quilt a quilt that's stretched on a frame. Page 28.

Domestic Treadle Sewing Machine Wedding Gift
An ad depicting a newly married couple gazing at a wedding gift -- a Domestic brand treadle sewing machine. Page 10.

A Victorian Couple with a Treadle Sewing Machine
Another vintage photo of a couple and their treadle sewing machine. Page 6.

Woman Sewing on an Electric Sewing Machine, 1925
Ah, an electric sewing machine. This woman, in 1925, is delighted with modern progress. Page 26.

Elias Howe Sewing Machine, Circa 1900
A vintage French ad for an Elias Howe sewing machine. Page 20.

Vintage Empire Sewing Machine Company Ad
An 1870 sewing machine ad that depicts the Brooklyn bridge. Page 12.

Vintage Ad for a Husqvarna Treadle Sewing Machine
Dating from about 1902, this colorful treadle sewing machine ad was created by Husqvarna. Page 17.

Picture of an Original Singer Sewing Machine
Yep, this is Isaac Singer's first Singer-branded sewing machine. Clunky by today's standards, but a welcome addition to women in 1854. Page 2.

Vintage Ad for Royal St. John Sewing Machine
Created at the turn of the century in 1900, this vintage ad promotes Royal St. John sewing machines. Page 22.

Betsy Ross Sewing the First American Flag
Quilting.

Singer Treadle Sewing Machine
A vintage photo fo a Singer treadle sewing machine. Page 15.

Vintage Ad for Kerr's Thread
One of my favorite vintage ads -- for Kerr's Thread. Page 14.

Vintage Pennsylvania Dutch Lone Star Quilt
Captioned a 'blanket,' this vintage photo actually depicts a Mennonite woman who's showing a Lone Star quilt to two young ladies. Page 33.

Gnome et Rhone Sewing Machine Ad
Although its primary business was aircraft engines, Gnome et Rome built sewing machines, too. Take a peek at this colorful ad. Page 23.

Vintage Photo of a Mother and Daughter Sewing
Mother and daughter are sewing side-by-side in this vintage photo. Page 31.

Vintage Ad for New Home Sewing Machine Company
The New Home Sewing Machine Company designed this colorful ad for their products. Page 21.

Peugeot Vintage Sewing Machine Ad
Peugeot crafted this vintage ad for their line of sewing machines. Page 19.

Contemporary Quilting Tools
A look at a few contemporary quilting tools. Page 35.

Vintage Sewing Machine Advertising from Spain
A vintage sewing machine ad from Spain. Page 27.

Vintage Photo of Two Sisters Sewing, 1865
An 1865 photo of two sisters, one sewing on a treadle machine. Page 5.

Vintage French Ad for Hurtu Sewing Machines
Hurtu built many mechanical products, including sewing machines. Page 24.

Vintage Singer Sewing Machine Ad
Another variation of the Singer S-Girl, a popular trademark used by the sewing machine company. Page 9.

The S Girl, Vintage Singer Sewing Machine Ad
Singer Sewing Machine's S-Girl became a trademark in 1870, and variations of the design appeared through the world in Singer ads. Page 8.

Vintage Ad for Wertheim Sewing Machines
A vintage ad for Wertheim sewing machines. Page 18.

Young Women Sewing in Classroom, 1899
A vintage shot of young women sewing in North Carolina, 1899. Page 13.

Vintage Photo of a Child Sewing on a Toy Machine
This little girl is serious about her sewing tasks. A vintage photo from about 1945. Page 32.

Yikes! Hanging Quilt on Clothesline
What not to do with your quilts... hang them on a clothesline to dry. Page 34.

Orion Sewing Machine Ad
A comical vintage ad for Orion sewing machines. Page 25.

Vintage Sewing Machines and Quilting History
A look back at quilting and sewing in women's history, starting in the 1800's and moving forward to more modern times.

Vintage Sewing Machines and Quilting History
A look back at quilting and sewing in women's history, starting in the 1800's and moving forward to more modern times.

Make Snowball Quilt Blocks for a Baby Quilt
Make 6

Stars Through the Windows Baby Quilt Pattern
An easy baby quilt pattern called Stars Through the Windows, sew with two different quilt blocks that display visions of the night sky.

Make the Baby Quilt's Four Patch Quilt Blocks
Make four patch blocks for an easy baby quilt pattern called Stars through the Windows.

Finish the Stars Through the Windows Baby Quilt
You're almost finished with my Stars Through the Windows baby quilt pattern, and it won't be long until you can wrap it around a special baby.

College Bound T-Shirt Quilt
Take a look at this t-shirt quilt, bound in denim and with a variety of stripes used for its sash. Page 58.

Matt's Memories T Shirt Quilt
Dawn hand-tied this T-shirt quilt made for her oldest son. Page 59.

T-Shirt Quilt by Cheryl
Cheryl made this T shirt quilt for her daughter -- a first project after being away from quilting for many years. Page 60.

Shae's Swim Quilt, in Our T Shirt Quilts Gallery
A T shirt quilt made for a young lady who began swimming when she was five years old. Page 7.

High School T Shirt Quilt by Julie
A colorful T shirt quilt made for a young man headed off to his first year in college. Page 3.

Maui Brother T Shirt Quilt
Sand and surf... you'll love this T shirt quilt made for someone who lives in Hawaii.

Rough Water Swim Shirts, a T Shirt Quilt
A T shirt quilt made to display T shirts from swimming events. Page 2.

T-Shirt Quilt for a President Obama Fan
The perfect T-shirt quilt for a fan of President Obama. Page 22.

Racing Themed T-Shirt Quilt
This wonderful T-shirt quilt is based on memories of a husband's love of kart racing. Page 20.

Camp Themed T-Shirt Quilt
The recipient of this quilt will always have memories of being a summer camp counselor. Page 18.

ILLINI T-shirt Quilt
A colorful ILLINI T-Shirt quilt made by Auntie Susie, a member of the online quilting community. Page 21.

High School Grad T Shirt Quilt
This t-shirt quilt makes sure that the quilter's daughter will have lasting memories of her high school years. Page 19.

Jim's Place T-Shirt Quilt
Marge made T-Shirt quilts for her son's friends after her son passed away. This is one of several shirts she designed and sewed. Page 12.

Peter's T-Shirt Quilt
Nicky made this large T-Shirt quilt from 36 shirts -- a memory quilt for Peter, the son of a friend. Page 16.

T-Shirt Quilt by Marg
Marg's t-shirt quilt was designed and stitched in memory of her son. Page 14.

T-Shirt Quilt in Memory of Jim
Marg made several t-shirt quilts in memory of her son after he passed away, including this gorgeous example. Page 13.

Softball T-Shirt Quilt
Phyllis designed this t-shirt quilt from her granddaughter's sports jerseys. It's a wonderful example of a sports themed t-shirt quilt. Page 17.

Sports Themed T-Shirt Quilt
Emily designed this T-Shirt quilt with a sports theme. Page 11.

Cheerleading T-Shirt Quilt
Here's a T-shirt quilt made from a batch of cheerleading shirts. Page 33.

T-Shirt Quilt for a Breast Cancer Survivor
This breast cancer awareness T-shirt quilt was the perfect Mother's Day gift for a breast cancer survivor. Page 32.

College Themed T-Shirt Quilt
College t-shirts were used to make this colorful quilt. Page 36.

Harley-Davidson T-Shirt Quilt
Ojeda made this quilt from Harley-Davidson T-Shirts. Its quilt blocks are surrounded by pieced sashing and cornerstones. Page 31.

Sports Themed T-Shirt Quilt
Lots of baseball and basketball shirts were used to make this sports themed T-Shirt quilt. Page 35.

Quilt Made from T-Shirts and Photo Fabric
Gail used a combination of photo fabric and t-shirts to make a graduation quilt for her daughter. Page 37.

T-Shirt Quilt with a Musical Theme
What a cute T-shirt quilt. It was made for a young lady who performed in all of her high school musicals. Page 34.

5K Memories T-Shirt Quilt
C.J. made this quilt for her husband, using shirts from college and from 5K races he participated in. Page 30.

T-Shirt Quilt with a Cheerleading Theme
This cheerleading T-Shirt quilt commemorates a team that won five consecutive state championships. Page 23.

Ed's T Shirt Quilt
A T shirt quilt made for a dad who coached his daughter in summer team events. Page 9.

Lauren's T Shirt Quilt
A first quilt for Cheryl, who surprised her daughter with the T shirt quilt on Christmas day. Page 8.

T-Shirt Quilt for Alex
This is Lisa's first quilt, a wonderful t-shirt quilt made for her son. Page 43.

T-Shirt Quilt with a Swimming Theme
Most of the shirts used to stitch this t-shirt quilt are from the collection of a young lady who spent her four high school years on a swimming team. Page 42.

High School Memories T-Shirt Quilt
High school memories will always be near when this young man looks at his t-shirt quilt. Page 40.

Jimmy's T-Shirt Quilt
Lori stitched memories into this t-shirt quilt, made for her son to take with him to college. Page 38.

T-Shirt Quilt for a Harley-Davidson Fan
Patti made this t-shirt quilt for a friend, commemorating some of the places she and her husband visited on their Harleys. Page 41.

Quilted Memories T-Shirt Quilt
This mother and daughter duo turned 30 t-shirts into a lovely quilt. Page 39.

T-Shirt Quilt with a Sports Theme
Karen's T-Shirt quilt is softball-themed, made for her daughter, who was named an Oklahoma All-State player. Page 28.

T-Shirt Quilt for Jeremy
A handsome T-Shirt quilt made for a grandson, stitched from shirts saved from the time he was an infant until he graduated from high school. Page 27.

Korie's College T Shirt Quilt
This T-Shirt quilt went to college with its owner, and everyone in her dorm loves the quilt. Page 26.

T-Shirt Quilt with a Dancing Theme
This lovely T-Shirt quilt was created for a young lady who competes in Irish Stepdancing. Page 25.

NASCAR T-Shirt Quilt
The perfect T-Shirt quilt for a NASCAR fan who had to be convinced to 'give up' a few of his shirts. Page 24.

Middle School Cheerleading T-Shirt Quilt
This T-shirt quilt displays memories from a daughter's cheerleading activities. Page 48.

Christopher's Graduation Quilt
Sherri's t-shirt quilt, made for her son, was designed with t-shirts, of course, but also includes photos, charms, award patches and much more. Page 15.

Garr's Tee-Shirt Quilt
Football and baseball t-shirts and jerseys were stitched into this handsome quilt. Page 44.

Katie's T-Shirt Quilt is Packed with Memories
Sherri's T shirt quilt is made with more than t-shirts -- she included pictures her daughter drew as a youngster, charms, photos and more. Page 10.

Kelsey's T-Shirt Quilt
Kelsey's mom made this wonderful T-shirt quilt for her daughter to take to college. Page 46.

My Twenties T-Shirt Quilt
Orla couldn't throw away her old T-shirts... the perfect solution -- this lovely quilt. Page 47.

Breast Cancer T-Shirt Quilt
You'll love this colorful birthday T-Shirt, made for a breast cancer survivor. Page 29.

Illinois State University T Shirt Quilt
A T shirt quilt made for an Illinois State University student. Page 6.

TJ's T Shirt Quilt
A special T-Shirt quilt made for a young man. Page 4.

Thomas's T Shirt Quilt, in Our T Shirt Quilts Gallery
A T shirt quilt built around the vibrant colors of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Page 5.

Adam's Running T-Shirt Quilt
Adam's mom made this T-shirt quilt for him, a memory of the days he ran track and cross country. Page 51.

Cassandra's Reversible T-Shirt Quilt, the Sports Side
One side of this wonderful T shirt quilt features sun and fun, and the other side is all about sports. Take a look. Page 55.

Cassandra's Reversible Cuddle T-Shirt Quilt
Take a peek at one side of Cassandra's reversible t shirt quilt. Page 54.

Detroit Lions T-Shirt Quilt
Andrea decided not to use a fusible interfacing when she made this Detroit Lions T-shirt quilt. The result, a soft and cuddly quilt. Page 52.

How About a Little KISS T-Shirt Quilt
A T shirt quilt made from KISS shirts that were collected by the owner over the years. Page 56.

Padre T-Shirt Quilt by Kathryn
Kathryn designed her T shirt quilt with fan shirts of past and present Padre players. Page 57.

Peggy Zumbach T-Shirt Quilt
This lovely T-shirt quilt is tied with pearl cotton thread and does not have a layer of batting. Page 53.

T-Shirt Quilt by Elizaniko
Quilting. Page 50.

The Original Six T-Shirt Quilt
Joan made this lovely T-shirt quilt for her husband, who wanted a quilt that depicted the original six hockey teams. Page 49.

Todd's Harley T-Shirt Quilt
A T-shirt quilt that memorializes Todd's journeys on his Harley. Page 45.

T Shirt Quilts Photo Gallery to Inspire Your Next Quilt
Our T-Shirt quilts photo gallery offers lots of inspiration to help you design a T Shirt quilt of your very own. Includes a link to T-shirt quilt instructions.

T Shirt Quilts Photo Gallery to Inspire Your Next Quilt
Our T-Shirt quilts photo gallery offers lots of inspiration to help you design a T Shirt quilt of your very own. Includes a link to T-shirt quilt instructions.

T Shirt Quilts Photo Gallery to Inspire Your Next Quilt
Our T-Shirt quilts photo gallery offers lots of inspiration to help you design a T Shirt quilt of your very own. Includes a link to T-shirt quilt instructions.

T Shirt Quilts Photo Gallery to Inspire Your Next Quilt
Our T-Shirt quilts photo gallery offers lots of inspiration to help you design a T Shirt quilt of your very own. Includes a link to T-shirt quilt instructions.

How to Assemble an Easy Throw Pillow Cover
Learn how to assemble an easy throw pillow cover. Just follow my step by step instructions.

Finish Sewing the Easy Throw Pillow Cover
Almost finished! Just a few more steps and you're throw pillow cover will be complete.

Easy Throw Pillow Cover Pattern
Try my easy throw pillow pattern to create a pillow with an unused quilt block from your stash or with a plain piece of fabric. No zippers required.

How to Design a Quilt with an Analogous Color Scheme
Tips to help you make an analogous quilt - a quilt made by using colors that lie side by side on the color wheel.

How to Design a Quilt with a Complementary Color Scheme
Make a complementary quilt using colors that are located across from each other on the color wheel.

Color Wheel Basics for Quilters
A color wheel can help you choose colors for quilts and other crafts. My easy color wheel advice simplifies the process of choosing colors and contrast.

What Are Tertiary Colors on the Color Wheel?
Use a color wheel to learn how to mix colors to create tertiary colors, shades, tones and tints.

Learn How Color Dominance Affects Quilt Designs
Dominant colors are the first colors we notice when we look at a quilt. Use my color advice to predict how quilting fabrics will interact with each other.

How to Make a Monochromatic Quilt
Monochromatic quilts are made from fabrics of one color. My tips will help you keep the monochromatic layout from becoming boring.

Make a Scrap Quilt with Easy Tilted H Blocks
The traditional H quilt pattern is an excellent block for scrap quilting. This easy version of the H quilt pattern tilts the shapes for a unique look.

How to Assemble the Tilted H Quilt Blocks
Use my quilt block pattern to sew H quilt blocks, and then tilt them in groups of four to create a unique quilt.

Examples of Two Domino Net Quilt Layouts
Take a peek at two completely different layouts for quilts made with Domino Net quilt blocks.

Easy Domino Net Quilt Block Pattern
My quilt block pattern explains how to sew two Domino Net quilt blocks at a time -- perfect for either scrap quilts or quilts created with a theme.

How to Sew Domino Net Quilt Blocks
Learn how easy it is to create the patchwork you'll need to sew Domino Net quilt blocks.

Arrow Crown Quilt Block Pattern
Arrow Crown is a 24

How to Assemble the Arrow Crown Quilt Block
Learn how to assemble the patchwork components you'll need to sew the Arrow Crown quilt block.

Sew Patchwork for the Arrow Crown Quilt Block Pattern
Learn how easy it is to make quick pieced patchwork to use in the Arrow Crown quilt block pattern.

Arrow Crown Layout Variations
Arrow Crown quilt blocks are easy to customize. Just rotate some of the block's patchwork components to create and entirely new look.

Arrow Crown Block in Alternate Colors
Arrow Crown quilt block variation by Mary Jane Cardwell.

Start Thinking About Borders for the Arrow Crown Quilt Block
Begin thinking about the types of patchwork borders you think would be a perfect fit to surround your Arrow Crown quilt block.

Sew the Eccentric Star Quilt Block
Construct the half square triangle units and assemble the Eccentric Star quilt block.

Eccentric Star Quilt Block Pattern
Use my easy quilt block pattern to stitch Eccentric Star, a a quilt block with a bit of spin.

Rolling Nine Patch Quilt Pattern
Use my Rolling Nine Patch quilt pattern to make a quilt with blocks that appear to float against a light background.

Assemble the Rolling Nine Patch Quilt
Follow my step by step instructions to finish sewing your Rolling Nine Patch quilt.

Sew Patchwork for Rolling Nine Patch Quilt Blocks
Learn how to sew patchwork for the Rolling Nine Patch quilt.

Assemble the Rolling Nine Patch Quilt Blocks
Learn how to use the partial seams technique to assemble Rolling Nine Patch quilt blocks.

Arizona Quilt Block Pattern for the Sampler Quilt
Use the Arizona quilt block pattern for the Scrap Happy Sampler quilt, or for any other quilt you would like to design.

Flower Basket Quilt Block for the Sampler Quilt
Like other baskets, expect to create half square triangle units when you assemble the 12

Lost Ship Quilt Block for the Sampler Quilt
Here's a pattern for a 12

Summer Winds Quilt Block for the Sampler Quilt
Make this scrappy version of the Summer Winds quilt block pattern. It's quilt block #8 in About.com Quilting's Scrap Happy Sampler series.

Churn Dash Quilt Block for the Scrap Sampler Quilt
Churn Dash is a super simple quilt block, but that doesn't mean it's boring. We'll use this pattern for a 12