Tutorial – Mini Charm Medallion Cushion, Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of the Mini Charm Medallion Patchwork Cushion Tutorial! It’s a fun little project that doesn’t need much fabric – just one mini charm pack and one Fat Quarter (or you could raid your scrap bin!) and uses a lot of the basic quilting skills that were covered in #QuiltingTheory. You can find Part 1 here where the materials, cutting preparation and instructions are detailed. Today, we…

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Tutorial – Mini Charm Medallion Cushion, Part 1

Hello! So today we are starting the Mini Charm Medallion Cushion Tutorial. Have a read through the instructions first, and if you want some tips on choosing a colour scheme, do check out this post. It’s a fun little project that doesn’t need much fabric – just one mini charm pack and a Fat Quarter, or you could raid your scrap bin to make it! It also uses a lot…

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How to Plan a Quilt Colour Scheme

So, I started writing instructions for the Mini Charm Medallion tutorial, when it occurred to me: if you have been reading through the #QuiltingTheory series, and about to start your first project, you might be wondering where to start with fabrics and colours. Today we’re going to look at how to identify the colours and style that you like, using a free app to ‘colour in’ a quilt plan and…

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Tutorial – Mini Charm Medallion Introduction

Hello! Today, we’re moving to the final section of the #QuiltingTheory series, a tutorial for a fun project, ideal for beginners or experienced quilters alike – the Mini Charm Medallion. My career – Before Children – was market research. So as you can maybe imagine, I like to do lots of reading and understand the details!!! #QuiltingTheory is all the information that I wish I could have found when I…

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#QuiltingTheory – How a quilt is put together

So, if you’ve read through the #QuiltingTheory series so far, you hopefully now understand the quilting language, why seam allowance is important (and how to find it on your machine!), how to buy and use quilting fabrics and what tools you need. Hurrah! So, how do we put all this knowledge together to layer a quilt and make it into a quilted project?! This post takes you through everything from…

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