Tutorials and Tips

Inside the curio cabinet

Please click on the title of the Tutorial. You may need Internet Explorer to open the document. I hope you find these tips and tutorials helpful. I would love to hear from you so I encourage you to comment or send me an email!

April 2013 - Quick and Easy Flying Geese

April 2013 - Homemade Spray Starch (The photo shows a gin bottle - I should have grabbed the vodka bottle as per the instructions!!)

April 2013 - Y Seams My Way and Setting Triangles

April 2013 - Partial Seams

May 2013 - Finishing a quilt with a facing (my way)

May 2013 - Making Nine Patches from Scraps

May 2013 - Joining the Beginning and End of a Binding - a quick easy method

How to make a bee demo

Sneaky Mitred Corners

Constructing, deconstructing and reconstructing the hexagon

Making a swag border

 How to embroider a leaf

How to make a grasshopper

     Quilting a filler design


  1. Karen, I'm looking forward to your tutorials. I'm sure I will learn a lot from you. Thank you for sharing your knowledge.

  2. Your blog name just enchanted me!So have your articles and creations

    1. Thanks so much for posting a comment! It lets me know people are reading and enjoying! For me a large part of quilting is sharing with others so that is one of my goals in starting my blog. I'll keep posting what I've learned and hopefully others will find it helpful!

  3. Thank you, Karen, for sharing what you have learned x

    1. Thanks! I'll be putting up a pattern for my Baskets and Nine Patches quilt in the next day or two so please stay tuned!