Sew Easy Lessons

Message from Liz & Marianne

Sew Easy Lessons are techniques we think make quilting easier - and more fun! You can find more Sew Easy Lessons in our Love of Quilting magazine.

Happy Quilting! – Liz and Marianne

60º Braid Quilting Video
Stitch a fancy-looking quilt braid easily with this tried-and-true technique.

60º Pyramids Sew Easy Video
The Fons & Porter staff show you how to make 60° pyramids using the 60° Pyramid ruler.

60º Diamonds Sew Easy Video
The Fons & Porter staff teach you how to make 60° diamonds using the Fons & Porter 60° Diamond Ruler.

60º Quilt Triangles and Diamonds Sew Easy Lesson
Learn how to cut quilt triangles and diamonds the easy way to construct quilt stars among other shapes.

Album Cross Blocks Quilting Video
Use this method to make a template to trim your Album Cross blocks.

Apple Core Piecing Quilting Video
Curved quilt piecing is easy following these instructions.

Appliqué (Bias Strips) Quilting Video
Jodie shows three techniques for preparing bias strips for your quilt appliqué projects.

Appliqué (Interfacing) Quilting Video
This quilted applique technique shows you how to use interfacing quilted applique.

Appliqué (Reverse) Quilting Video
Use freezer paper to make reverse appliqué circles. It's not as hard as you might think!

Appliqué (Unit Method) Quilting Video
Use this method to assemble appliqué units before fusing them to the background.Work on a see-through appliqué pressing sheet so you don't get fusible residue on your ironing surface.

Appliqué (Windowing Fusible) Quilting Video–Circles
This quilted appliqué technique works well for large shapes with smooth edges. In the video, Jodie Davis shows how to make a large circle applique using a lightweight fusible interfacing.

Appliqué (Windowing Fusible) Quilting Video–Stars
Sew Easy Lessons are expert tips we share with the readers of Love of Quilting magazine in each issue. Below is a tip we're sharing with you from our September/October 2003 issue.

Bias Strip Piecing Quilting Video
Make multiple 1¼"-finished quilt triangle-squares quickly using this easy method.

Binding Inside Quilt Corners Sew Easy Lesson
Use this technique to bind a quilt that has inside corners.

Binding Sew Easy Video
The Fons & Porter staff teach you how to cut, sew, and perfectly bind your quilt.

Binding with Piping Video Lesson
This Sew Easy quilting lesson shows you how narrow piping can be used to add a finishing touch to your quilt binding.

Bobbin Work Sew Easy Lesson
Try Janet Pittman's technique to embellish quilt appliqué using pearl cotton in your machine's bobbin.

Chenille Channels Sew Easy Lesson
Sew Easy Lessons are expert tips we share with the readers of Love of Quilting Magazine in each issue.

Circles (Cutting Large) Quilting Video
How to cut precise quilt circles of any size with nothing more than a ruler and washable marker.

Continuous Quilt Bias Sew Easy Lesson
This Sew Easy quilt lesson shows you how to quilt a continuous bias.

Crazy Pieced Quilt Blocks Quilting Video
Use this quick and easy method to make crazy-pieced quilt blocks used in the Pixie Sticks quilt. This quilting technique for making crazy-pieced quilt blocks can be used in any quilt pattern featuring crazy blocks.

Curved Seams Quilting Video
When you're making a Drunkard's Path or any quilt with curved pieces, use these quilting tips to make sewing curved seams easier.

Curved Seams with Pleats Quilting Video
The magic of quilted pleats turns a rectangle sewn to a curve into curved piecing in this clever quilt block technique.

Cutting and Trimming Half-Square Quilt Triangles
In this Sew Easy lesson, Jodie Davis demonstrates how to precisely cut half-square quilt triangle pieces.

Cutting Identical Quilt Block Pieces
How to cut accurate identical pieces.

 

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