Folded Star Tutorial

Folded Star Tutorial

Learn how to make a folded fabric star with this folded star tutorial from The Complete Book of Patchwork, Quilting & Applique by Linda Seward.

Guide to lining fabrics

Beginner's guide to lining fabrics

This article explores the different kinds of lining fabrics available for dressmakers and when to use them. A beginner’s guide to lining fabrics.

How to gather fabric

How to gather fabric

Learn how to gather fabric in this guide from Wendy Ward, author of How to Sew Sustainably.

More Appliqué Techniques

More appliqué techniques

In part 2 of Kerry Green’s appliqué series learn more appliqué techniques including bias tape appliqué and quick turn appliqué.

Wonky Star Block

Wonky star block

Learn how to make a wonky star block. This improv quilt block is 9 inches.

Corset Fabrics

Corset Fabrics

A beginners guide to corset fabrics to help you choose the best fabric for your corset.

Applique Techniques

Applique techniques

Read our beginner’s guide to applique covering several different applique techniques.

Foundation Paper Piecing

How to foundation piece a strings block

Learn how to sew an economy block and strings block using foundation paper piecing techniques.