Welcome to my growing list of 29 free tutorials. They cover a variety of topics, so just scroll down until something looks interesting and catches your eye. Enjoy! Regards, Carla
Free Tutorial Links:
Feather Practice 1- First in a series to assist any machine quilter with freehand quilting feather design. Click here to see my entire Feather Practice Worksheet 1-10 page.
Feather Practice 2- Second in a feather practice series for machine quilters.
Inktense Fabric Paint Tutorial- This project is easy, fun, and makes a lovely gift.
Carla’s Bedside Organizer- Handy, practical way to keep things organized!
Beaded Angel- fast easy gift in 10 minutes or less!
Alligator Beaded Bracelet Tutorial- Fun project for children and adults!
Free Peyote Bracelet Tutorial- Fun, easy bracelet to make.
Machine Quilting Design for Sashings and Borders 1- Simple quilting illustration to use on your quilt top.
Machine Quilting Design: Berry Swirl design - Another simple quilting designs to use when completing your quilt.
Chunky Quilted Squares- For when you just need to quilt, but don’t have your machine.
Selvage Quilt Tutorial- Great way to cut off and use those fabric edges!
Microwaveable Heat Wrap/Pack- Fast and easy giftto make this holiday season. Make some heat packs and include them in a nurturing gift basket.
Metal Bookmark- Beginner project for people with no metal experience. Most materials are easily found in your local hardware store. This would makea wonderful inexpensive holiday gift this season.
Recycled Thrift Store Sweater- Revamp an old sweater to create a stylish new garment with crochet! Be thrifty and green- all at the same time!
Mokuba Free Lace Tutorial: How to use this wonderful product to make a variety of fiber and mixed media projects
Freeform Crochet Tutorial- Easy project for beginners!
Photo Transfer Quilt Tutorial: I use a more subtle approach to using images printed onto fabric in my overall quilt designs. I’ve had two quilts be auctioned off for over $5,000.00 using this technique. Here’s one:
Carla Bird- My first tutorial on how to make a bird out of fabric using scrap material to hang on your wall. Pattern Included:
Fabric Stash Organization Tutorial- cool, archival way to store your fabrics!
Fabric Crochet Purse Tutorial - I teach this class at my local quilt store. It is very addicting and you can also make one using recycled garments and dresses from the thrift store, too.
Carla’s Inchie Tutorial for sit down or stand up quilters and sewers. What is an inchie? See my link.
Quilting Various Feathers and More!- machine quilting tutorial that covers Continuous Curve, feathers, drawing quilt designs with your computer and more!
Aunt Gwen’s Perfect Fabric Microwave Potato Bag: This is the BEST way to easily cook potatoes in the microwave. Perfect, moist potatoes every time!
Freeform Peyote Stitch Beading- simple beginning lesson using your favorite beads. Here’s a picture taken about midway through my project:
Stencil Cutting for Quilters, Rug Hooking, etc.- make your own stencil instructions.
Wool Garment Deconstruction How-To- Using the philosophy of recycle/reuse, here’s how to spot wool at your thrift store, take it apart, and wash it.
Keep watching for future tutorials!!