Quilting

Have you ever admired a patchwork quilt and wondered how it was made? Perhaps you’re an avid quilter and want to brush up on your knowledge? Whatever kind of quilter you may be, read on for some great free quilting patterns, tips, tutorials and advice.

Aurifil

Aurifil – The go-to Thread for Quilters

Aurifil was originally named Studio Auriga, founded in 1957 by Angelo Gregotti it produced designs for a multi-head mechanical embroidery machine. It was the first and only company to undertake this type of work in Italy. In 1983 Angelo proposed to his school friend Adolfo Veronelli to join his project and start a new adventure producing…

Keepsake Quilting

One of the Seven Wonders Of The Quilt World

Keepsake Quilting has been described as one of the seven wonders of the quilt world and it is easy to see why. In the picturesque setting of Centre Habour, New Hampshire, sits a treasure. Keepsake Quilting. Founded in 1986 by Judy and Russ Sabanek, it was initially a quilting catalogue that was printed mostly in black and…

Weekend Quilting SG

Hexagon Mini Quilt | Weekend Quilting

Weekend Quilting is all about stress-free quilting with start-to-finish projects designed for a cathartic weekend of stitching. Quilters can choose from 16 fresh designs quilts, wall hangings, runners, and cushions–while learning tips on using pre-cuts and rules for time-saving preparation Author Jemima Flendt is a member of Australia’s Penny Rose Design team (Riley Blake’s sister…

Jelly Roll SG

What are Layer Cakes, Jelly Rolls and Charm Packs

If you are new to quilting, the whole area can be a minefield. What is a Jelly Roll? What is Layer Cake? What is a Charm Pack? And how on earth do you use them for quilting?! Pam and Nicky Lintott are a Mother and Daughter quilting duo who have written countless books on quilting…

Table Runner SG

Free Table Runner Pattern From Modern Machine Quilting

Modern Machine Quilting is a fresh approach to fresh quilting! Clean lines, bold colours, contemporary designs–quilting has gone modern! And this book is the ultimate guide for creating modern quilts at home, all on a standard sewing machine. From the start, award-winning quilter and teacher Catherine Redford guides you through every stage of planning, constructing, and finishing…

Aubade String Quilt Tutorial by Janet Clare

SewandSo is now stocking Moda fabric. Yay! We are celebrating this momentous occasion with a free project from the lovely Janet Clare. Janet Clare is the talented mind behind Aubade, the first Moda fabric we have in stock. Here, she tells us a bit about herself, the inspiration behind the fabric line and gives you…

Mandy Shaw

Mandy Shaw | Sew With Love

We’ve been lucky enough to have quilting genius Mandy Shaw in our studio spreading her wisdom and teaching us how to make her stunning new quilt affectionately named Sew with Love. Mandy has such enthusiasm for quilting, you instantly want to jump in and start making a king size quilt, gripped by her every word.  In…