• How to cut your fat quarter into popular sizes you can use / patchworkposse.com

    Fat Quarter – Cutting It Up

    We are so excited to snatch up a little fat quarter and take it home….but now what?!  How do we get this fat, kind of lop sided piece into something that is useable? If I don’t have something in mind or you are not making a big fat quarter quilt or bag…then it kind of just sits there on the…

  • how to sew box corners 3 ways / patchworkposse.com #sewing #tutorial
    Round Ups,  sewing

    How to Sew Box Corners 3 Ways

    When it comes to box corners, there is kind of blankness that overcomes me.  I mean, how do you really sew a box corner?  For some reason every time I use this, I have to re-learn or stop and think about it! After sewing up more than a few sewing projects, I have come to the conclusion that there are…

  • wooden iron for paper piecing

    Mug Rugs and Wooden Iron {free pattern}

    This month is National Sewing Month if you didn’t notice…. {such a great kind of month, don’t you think?} I thought in celebration I would share one of my favorite notions in my sewing room.  It’s a wooden iron. I had received this little wooden iron or pressure a few years back at a quilt group.  At first I hid it…

  • quilt as you go 24 tutorials to get you started
    quilting,  Round Ups

    26 Quilt As You Go Tutorials

    Quilt as you go tutorials QAYG and patterns including video on making QAYG quilts. Learn with these fun 26 different quilt as you go tutorials. I am kind of fascinated with the Quilt as you go method.  I don’t use it very often…sometimes I find it confusing to get all the parts right, but it’s a great method to use…

  • sizing and joining large apparel patterns / patchworkposse.com

    Joining your Sewing Pattern Templates

    When you get a pdf pattern that is around 52 pages long via email in the form of a dress sewing pattern, you can become quickly overwhelmed with the massive amount of copies, pieces, templates and instructions.  Keeping them all straight and in order is important– but how do you get those pattern pieces to work together? You might think…