In our digital age, where connectivity knows no bounds, quilters are not confined to local workshops or regional quilting bees. Instead, they can tap into the wealth of expertise and creativity available on YouTube, where seasoned quilters generously share their insights and passion for the craft. So with that in mind, we’ve pulled together ten of our favorite quilting YouTube tutorials that you’re sure to love!
From beginner-friendly projects to advanced techniques, these tutorials not only teach the art of quilting but also foster a sense of community among those who love to sew. Join us as we explore these virtual quilting classrooms, where the threads of tradition and innovation are expertly woven together, creating a tapestry of creativity that stitches together the global quilting community.
1.) How to Make Mitered Corners
In this quilting tutorial, the Fons & Porter staff show you how to finish a quilt by creating perfectly mitered corners. Finishing a quilt can be a challenge for some, but the Fons & Porter staff are here to help!
2.) Make The Easiest Quilt Ever
The Coin Quilt is the perfect beginner quilt! This design is a great scrap buster and works great for putting jelly rolls to use. Mary gives you step-by-step instructions on making the Coin Quilt in this informative tutorial.
3.) How To Make a Rapid Fire LeMoyne Star
The Rapid Fire LeMoyne star quilt block is easy enough for the beginner to master with this easy step by step video!
4.) How to Cut Strips Accurately
Don’t you hate it when your strips have “elbows”? Want to be a better strip cutter? We’re here to show you how!
5.) Learn the Reverse Appliqué Technique
Use freezer paper to make reverse appliqué circles. It’s not as hard as you think!
6.) How to Make Your Own Quilt Templates
The world of quilting supplies is big, ever-growing, and often a little overwhelming. While we’re a big fan of gadgets and doo-hickies, we do understand that there are many ways to get a job done. So watch as Rebecca Fons returns to help Mary show how to make a template from scratch!
7.) How to Add a Hanging Sleeve to your Quilt
In this video, we show you how to add a hanging sleeve to your quilt is easy. Follow these easy guidelines to preparing a hanging sleeve for display or show!
8.) Learn How to Make Twisted Triangles
In this video tutorial, the Fons & Porter staff show you step-by-step how to use the Twisted Triangle template to cut pieces and piece the twisted triangle hexagon quilt block.
9.) How to Stitch in the Ditch
What is the quilting term “Stitch in the Ditch” and how do you do it? In this free quilting tutorial Mary Fons explains this common quilting method and shows how to put a walking foot on a sewing machine.
10.) Learn How to Make a 21st Century Snail
Miniature quilt blocks are all the rage. Marianne made a variation of the Snail Trail quilt block because she was curious what it would look like. She calls it 21st Century Snail. Mary and Marianne show you how to make this quilt block using the flippy corners technique!
Discover New Lessons & Tutorials
As we wrap up our journey through the captivating world of quilting YouTube tutorials, it’s evident that these virtual lessons have become a cornerstone for the modern quilter. The accessibility and diversity offered by online platforms like YouTube have transformed quilting from a local pastime to a global phenomenon, uniting enthusiasts from all walks of life. What are some of your all-time favorite quilting YouTube tutorials? Share with us on Instagram, Facebook, or the comments below — and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel!