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Sew Easy 3-D Bow Ties Video

3-D Bow Ties

Bow ties might not seem like the most commonly made quilt blocks out there but sometimes making these unique blocks can really help a quilt stand out. Flannel quilt patterns and denim quilts are popular with most quilters. Casual Friday has both denim and flannel in a 3D quilt pattern! Sew 3D bow tie blocks…

Sew Easy Trimming Oversize Hourglass Units Video

Trimming Oversize Hourglass Units

In this Sew Easy lesson, the Fons & Porter staff show you how to trim oversized hourglass units. This is a great way to make accurate hourglass units every time. Hourglass units are used in numerous types of quilts – from patriotic quilt patterns to modern quilts – so learning how to do them correctly…

Sew Easy Binding with Plush Fabric Video

Binding with Plush Fabric

Have you ever thought about binding with plush fabric? If you’re make a quilt for a special little someone, you want to make sure the quilt is filled with as much comfort and love as possible. Using a little touch of cozy plush fabric can do just that. The Fons & Porter staff show you…

Sew Easy Pillow Finishing Video

Pillow Finishing

Pillow finishing can sometimes seem challenging. After all, how exactly to you sew the seam shut? Or are there pillow sewing techniques out there that allow you to sew a pillow differently than just inverting the fabric? The team at Sew Easy has you covered with these pillow finishing tricks as shown in this free…

Sew Easy Working With Plush Video

Working With Plush Fabrics

Working with plush fabric doesn’t have to be a chore. Many quilters or sewists are intimidated to use these thick and textured fabrics. Sometimes it can seem like a chore just to get them in the throat of your sewing machine! But in this video, we will show you how plush fabrics can become a…

Sew Easy Cutting Setting Triangles Video

Cutting Setting Triangles

Follow along as the The Fons & Porter staff teach you how cutting setting triangles can be a piece of cake. Setting triangles are used in quilts that are set “on-point,” meaning that the quilt block is rotated 90 degrees. The setting triangles do what their name sounds like: they “set” the basis for the…

Sew Easy Folded Curves Video

Folded Curves

Folded curves are part of quilt blocks that feature overlapping edges. This quilting technique provides a Cathedral Window effect. By letting the bias of the fabric do the work, you can make curved edges with just folded squares and no cutting. Follow along as Colleen shows you to cut your fabrics on the bias, how…

Sew Easy Wing Clipper Flying Geese Units Video

Wing Clipper Flying Geese Units

Make traditional Flying Geese Quilt Units using only squares. This is a terrific way to construct precise units quickly and accurately. Learn how to use the Wing Clipper rulers – unique tools designed to quickly and easily trim down Flying Geese units of any size for any Flying Geese quilt. Wing Clipper 1 is great…

Sew Easy How to Make Rag Quilts Video

How to Make Rag Quilts

We all have various scraps laying around – from fabrics to batting – so why not use them and learn how to make rag quilts! Use up your batting scraps by making a rag quilt that will be a joy to snuggle up under. Generous ½” seam allowances and a quilt-as-you-go construction method make rag…

Sew Easy Wavy Quilt Borders Video

Wavy Quilt Borders

Learn all about wavy quilt borders in this quilt video that shows you putting a twist to your borders doesn’t have to be hard! This technique creates a gentle wave to the edge of your quilt project—one that’s less intense than a scalloped edge! It’s easily adapted to the length of your quilt, whether throw-size…

Sew Easy Deb Tucker's Square2 Diamond Square Units Video

Deb Tucker’s Square2 Diamond Square Units

Colleen Tauke, Sewing Specialist for Fons & Porter, shows you how to use the Deb Tucker Square2 tool, one of our favorite quilting notions, to make precise Diamond Square units every time. This tool includes a template for cutting the perfect center square unit, a quick reference chart for cutting the appropriate triangles, and a…

Sew Easy Tucker Trimmer 1 Video

Tucker Trimmer 1

Use Deb Tucker’s trimming tool to quickly and accurately cut pieced squares to exact measurements for perfectly sewn units every time! The Tucker Trimmer tools are designed to work with some of Deb Tucker’s most basic patchwork units-half square triangles, combination units, and quarter square triangle stitch together to form squares. About The Tucker Trimmer…

Sew Easy Piecing Curves Video

Piecing Curves

Does the very idea of piecing curves scare you? So many quilters get turned off from this technique because it seems so difficult or above their skillset but curves aren’t that hard! Traditionally used in circle blocks as well as numerous other quilt blocks, this free video will show you how simple piecing curves together…