I cannot begin to say how excited I am to share this news with you. My new Shark Applicutter rotary cutter is now available for purchase (at missouriquiltco.com)! This product has been in my head for years and I am so happy to finally be able to share it with all of you! This cutter is the perfect tool for applique and other detailed projects! The 14mm blade is the smallest available, perfect for those curves and tight angles. Watch the video to see it in action! The Shark Applicutter makes intricate cuts easier and more exact with these great features: Adapts for left or rightRead More →
Two years ago, Jenny Doan and I teamed up for an epic 3 Dudes Quilt tutorial. More than 335,000 views later, I’m ready for a re-mix! The 3D Dudes Quilt is visually complex, but it comes together easily thanks to strip piecing and Jenny’s signature half-square triangle shortcuts. Click on the button to watch the video and get the supplies to add some more dimension to your life! (And, for old times sake, you can click HERE to watch the original 3 Dudes Quilt tutorial with Jenny and me.)
These days, I hardly open my computer anymore. Why would I need to? My phone is a source of endless information and entertainment – trip navigation, recipe ideas, incredibly fantastic quilting & sewing tutorials – but holding it in my hands isn’t always convenient. This week I’m making a Cell Phone Plop to prop up my phone wherever I go… and hopefully you’ll like it too! Click on the button to watch the tutorial and get all the supplies you need to make your own Cell Phone Plop, including the Free Downloadable PDF Template!
The holidays are fast approaching; time to prep for some good eats! You can make a great meal even more festive with Rob’s new Circular Napkins – we’ll even show you how to fold ’em up to like little Christmas trees! Get the Free Printable for this project HERE. Click on the image to watch the tutorial for this quick project that will make a big impact on your holiday table!
Love getting lost in your work? Today’s new project will allow you to really dive in without getting too dirty. Rob’s Workshop Apron splits and fastens at the legs to give you extra protection and great mobility. Home mechanics, painters, clay artists, and crafters of all varieties would be lucky to find this apron underneath their Christmas tree (hint, hint). Click on the button below to watch the tutorial and make your own workshop apron!
For months we’ve been cranking out the free motion quilting tutorials. Many of you have jumped in and given it your best, and we’ve loved the pics you’ve shared of your efforts! But for those of you still sitting on the sidelines, it’s time to bite the bullet and start stitching! Jenny Doan may be the Queen of Quick & Easy Quilting, but when it comes to Free Motion Quilting, she’s a beginner like many of you! So don’t be shy; we’re all learning together! Click on the button below to watch a true beginner tackle the first hurdles of free motion quilting: sync &Read More →
A couple of weeks ago, little Miss Ruby Appell showed us how to make a simple charm quilt for a doll bed. This week she’ll finish off the project with an easy ruffled bed skirt. This is such a great project to do with young beginners – quick, simple, and super fun. We hope it inspires you to share your craft with the kiddos in your life! Watch now!
The right stabilizer can make all the difference for your machine embroidery. But if you’re confused by all the choices available, never fear! Rob has done the research for you and he’ll lay it all out for you in this week’s new tutorial, Stabilizing for Success! Watch the video to learn the difference between tear-away, cut-away, wash-away, and toppers. Your machine embroidery is about to become (even more) awesome!
Rob has a special guest in the studio today, and she’s one talented firecracker! Say hello to Ruby Appell, Rob’s favorite little sewing buddy (and daughter). This week Ruby’s taking the reins to teach us how to make a simple charm quilt for a doll-sized bed. From layout to binding, she’s got it all covered. Here’s to the next generation of quilters! Click on the button below to watch the tutorial and make your own doll bed quilt! This is a perfect gift for one of the special little firecrackers in your life!
Rob’s got a new Mandala Quilt on board, and man, is it easy! The secret? A couple of orange peel templates, fusible web, and Ombre Yardage by V & Co. for Moda Fabrics. This cool variegated fabric creates tons of dimension – all you have to do is cut and paste! You’ll also get a great lesson on using the satin stitch to finish off your applique. Click on the button below to get all the supplies you need and watch the tutorial!