Sewing for Charity is a great way to make a difference. We’ve compiled a list of UK, US & Canadian Charities that need sewers and knitters!
Quilts were originally ‘upcycled’ when the practice was about making utility quilts from bits of old fabrics.
Modern quilting tends to use brand new fabric but there are so many quilts you can make in any style with reclaimed and upcycled fabrics as well as scraps from your other sewing projects.
Here you will find tutorials and inspiration for scrap fabric quilts, denim quilts, quilts made from upcycled clothing and much more.
How to pick the best interfacing for t-shirt quilts and a fun beginner project to give sewing with t-shirts a try before a full quilt!
Instead of throwing out your old jeans, upcycle them into one-of-a-kind jean quilts. Check out these denim quilt ideas for inspiration.
I made my first three charity quilts! The charity I donated to wanted fleece backed quilts so these are my tips for using fleece to back your quilts!
One way I like to cut down on my growing scrap fabric pile is by making mini scrappy quilt blocks. At the end of an evening, when I’m too tired to work properly on whatever my main sewing project is, I make a couple of scrap fabric improv quilt squares to wind down. These are …
Learn how to make a cushion cover from an orphan block (leftover quilt block!). Includes 2 easy zipper hacks for sewing zippers straight!
Use up your stash by making this easy disappearing nine patch quilt with scrappy sashing, backing & binding!
How to make a quick denim quilt from your old jeans and some leftover jelly roll strips. A fun improv quilt you can really make your own!
Follow my Quilt as You Go journey as I try different quilt sampler blocks (all from free patterns) and different quilt as you go methods!
Improv scrappy quilt made using fabric scraps, and bolt ends. I used scrappy binding & a mix of free motion and walking foot quilting! An easy beginner quilt for aspiring improv quilters.