Quilting Lessons by Debby Kratovil
34 WAYS TO BETTER QUILTING
Accurate Piecing With Freezer Paper
Stitching help with freezer paper
Parallelograms - A Quilter's Enigma
Sewing tricks with one simple shape
The Coffee Cup Quilt
Free 5" paper pieced pattern redrafed from the Kansas City Star
Sew a Fancy Fan Quilt
Two pages in Adobe pdf format -
Making a special quilt as a carry along project.
A Short Lesson in Chain Piecing
- for the weekend quilter
- A simple block goes a long way in design!
Quick Piecing Dresden Plates
- Just sew and flip the edges under for a smooth set of blades!
A Brief History of Modern Paper Piecing
- For modern day quilters devoted to the craft.
The Wedding Ring Variation
- A quick and easy way to cut and sew the Drunkards Path block
- Create these vibrant colored placemats for your kitchen table. Bonus - paper piece an angelfish.
Easy Piecing Dogtooth
- Take the bite out of this traditional border treatment.
Quilting With Panels
- Using pre-printed fabric panels and quick pieced blocks create unique, speedy quilts.
Basket Weave Quilt
-- Create the effect of woven baskets with your fabric.
-- Making peace (and quilts) with your overflowing box of scraps
Yearning For Spring
-- a paper piecing mini quilt
Easy Piecing Drunkard's Path
-- Why piece four units when you can piece one unit and cut it into four equal parts?
Warming Up To The Snowball
-- The Snowball Block is an old traditional block that is often combined with the Nine Patch to create the illusion of curves
A Square Looks At Triangles
-- There really are tried and true formulas to figure out those pesky triangle measurements with a very accurate yield.
-- Those fabric dryer sheets are good for more than cleaning out the lint filter. I'll pause while you run and do a load of laundry and bring back a used dryer sheet.
Don't Be Dazed By The Garden Maze
-- How was I ever going to put together thirty Garden Maze setting squares? Look here for the quick answer.
Quick Flying Geese
-- The Flying Geese unit is composed of three triangles which together form a rectangle. Both the goose triangles and the sky triangles are cut from squares.
Quick Attic Windows
-- Have you been avoiding the Attic Window block because of the set-in diagonal seam? Well, there's a quick way to piece this block that makes it a breeze.
The Story of The Kansas City Star Patterns
Teenage Impressions of a Quilting Mom
-- by Audrey Kratovil
Breaking All The Rules
-- Your key to a great new quilt!
I Bought A Bag Of Strips
-- Turn leftovers into a new quilt
Stop! Don't Toss That Box!
-- Recycling can yield free quilting tools
Beyond Your Freezer
-- 10 quilting ideas for freezer paper
-- Infusing creativity in your guild's activities
My Computer Can Make Quilts!
Crazy For Quilts
Lessons From My Garden
-- Inspiration from Nature's colorful wardobe
Dollhouse Quilt & Pattern