Welcome to my growing list of 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:
Tablet Info For Quilters (and Artists) Series- a 4 part post on things to consider when buying a tablet for creative reasons.
Mokuba Freelace Tutorial– Learn how to create a wonderful scarf using this wonderful product! Mokuba Freelace is not your average water soluble material to play with.
10 Ways to Create With a Tablet– This post shows you 10 ways you can use a Tablet to create with. Targeted to quilters, it also applies to zen doodlers, embroidery artists, fiber artists, and any one who like to create digitally!
Stitch In the Ditch for Stand Up Quilters– Learn how I approach this finishing task for custom quilting!
Recycled T-shirt Scarf – Create a fun, fast scarf out of an old t-shirt (I raided my husband’s closet for one) and fabric paint. Did I mention it took me less than an hour to make this (not including drying time?)
Feather Practice 1– First in a series to assist any machine quilter with freehand quilting feather design. I am expanding this series and will be offering it for purchase as an eBook format soon. Click here to see Feather Practice Worksheet 1.
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 at your bedside!
Beaded Angel– fast easy gift in 10 minutes or less! This pattern makes a lovely Christmas gift or ornament for the holidays!
Alligator Beaded Bracelet Tutorial– Fun project for children and adults using seed beads.
Free Peyote Bracelet Tutorial– Fun, easy bracelet to make for beginning bead weavers! These also make great gifts, too.
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.
Learn freeform to create jewelry or combine with quilts or fiber art to make cool stuff!
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!
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!
Carla’s Inchie Tutorial for sit down or stand up quilters and sewers. What is an inchie? See my link.
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!!