Appliqué & Hand Sewing Lessons



This quilt lessons and quilting tutorial section contains online how to information about applique and hand sewing along with tips that will help you with your quilting.

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Adding a Seam Allowance Tip


Appliqué ~ Applied Patch (.pdf file by request)

Applique ~ Basting (.pdf by email request ~ member's only)

Applique ~ Blanket Stitch (.pdf by email request ~ member's only)

Applique ~ Blanket Stitch with Fusible

Appliqué ~ Broderie Perse (.pdf file by request)

Appliqué ~ Freezer Paper (.pdf file by request)

Applique ~ Freezer Paper

Appliqué ~ Fusible (.pdf file by request)

Appliqué ~ Fusible ~ Reducing Stiffness Tip
Applique ~ Fusible Interfacing

Applique ~ Glue Stick Turned Edge

Applique ~ Interfacing (.pdf file by request)

Appliqué ~ Needle-Turn (.pdf by email request ~ member's only)

Appliqué ~ Needle-Turn

Applique ~ Needle-Turn (Back Basting)

Appliqué ~ Overlay Placement

Applique ~ Paper

Applique ~ Puffy (.pdf file by request)

Applique ~ Ric-Rac

Appliqué ~ Reverse

Appliqué ~ Reverse (.pdf by email request ~ member's only)

Applique ~ Starch

Applique ~ Starch (.pdf by email request ~ member's only)

Bias Stems (.pdf by email request ~ member's only)

Bias Strips

Perfect Circles

Perfect Points

Pressing Sheet

Soft Edge Piecing


Super Circles

Templates ~ Cardboard (.pdf file by request)

Templates ~ Freezer Paper (.pdf file by request)

Transferring Designs Using Tissue Paper

Transferring Designs Using Tranfer Pens

Hand Piecing

Curved Piecing

Hand Piecing (.pdf file by request)

Hand Piecing

Hand Piecing Block Designs

Hexies ~ Finished Edge

Hexies ~ Preparing Them

Hexies ~ Stitching

Joining 4 Points

Joining 6 Points

Joining 8 Points

Knot Your Thread

Marking & Cutting Patches

Set In Seams

Templates ~ Printable Hexagons


Decorative Stitches (.pdf file by request)

Decorative Stitches ~Stitch Combination Ideas

Embroidery Stitch Dictionary

Embroidery Stitch Dictionary

Embroidery Stitches ~Videos

Floss Tips
Hand Needle Guide
Iron-On Transfers ~ Make Your Own
Needle Threader ~ Make Your Own

Silk Ribbon - Dyeing

Silk Ribbon Embroidery

Silk Ribbon Embroidery

Silk Ribbon Embroidery Flowers

Silk Ribbon Embroidery Stitches

Silk Ribbon Embroidery Stitches

Silk Ribbon Embroidery Stitches Videos
Stitch Glossary

Stitches (.pdf file by request)

Stitches ~ Blanket

Stitches ~ Blanket Wheel Tip

Stitches ~ Stem

Stitches ~ Whip Stitch

Thread Color Charts List

Threading a Needle


3D Leaves

3D Rosebud

Bead Embroidery

Bead Fringe

Beaded Dragonfly

Beaded Flowers

Beading Stitches

Beads Per Inch Chart


Buttons ~ Dyeing

Buttons ~ Fabric Covered
Buttons ~ Make Your Own Fabric Covered

Chenille Strips

Coloring Tips

Covered Button Embroidered

Crayon Tinting

Crazy Quilt Seams

Embellishments (.pdf file by request)


Fabric Flowers
Fabric Flowers
Fabric Flower ~ 5 Petal with Buttons
Fabric Flower ~ With Ric Rac Trim

Gathered Ribbon Flower

Images ~ 6 Methods of Transfering

Kanzashi Flower

Knotted Fabric Buttons & Beads

Lace ~ Cleaning & Organizing

Lace ~ Dyeing

Lace ~ Dyeing Dusty Pink

Lace Flowers

Lace Butterfly

Lace Tatting

Layered Flowers


Puffy Patches

Ribbon ~ Fused

Ribbon Flower ~ 5 Points

Ribbon Flower ~ 5 Points

Ribbon Flower ~ Bias Carnation

Ribbon Flower ~ French Knot Roses

Ribbon Flower ~ Rosebud
Ribbon Leaves

Rickrack Dahlias

Rickrack Flowers

Ruche Flower

Sequin Flower


Shisha Mirrors Embellishing


Tassels ~ Tiny
Velvet Butterflies
Velvet Pansies


Yo~Yo (.pdf by email request ~ member's only)

Yo-Yo ~ Heart

Yo-Yo ~ Oval

Yo-Yo ~ Square

Yo-Yo ~ Square

Zipper Flowers

Quilt Styles

Cathedral Windows Cathedral Windows
Coloring Your Embroidery Designs Coloring Your Embroidery Designs

Crazy Quilt

Crazy Quilt

Dear Jane Dear Jane ~ Tips

English Paper Piecing

English Paper Piecing

Fabric Postcards Fabric Postcards




Redwork (.pdf by email request ~ member's only)



Trapunto (Boutis Provençal)

Trapunto (Boutis Provençal) (video)

Whole Cloth Quilt Whole Cloth Quilt

Yo-Yo Quilt

Yo-Yo Quilt


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