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Paradigm Quilted Tote Bag Tutorial (Free Sewing Tutorial)

If you’ve ever wanted to turn a mini quilt into a tote bag, this easy & free quilted tote bag tutorial is for you! I recently made 2 Pillow-size Paradigm mini quilts and stitched them together into this cute & functional bag. A tote bag like the one in this tutorial is perfect for summer trips to the pool or beach. Or, you can use it as a cute way to bring your groceries home from the store!

This free Quilted Tote Bag Tutorial is perfect for sewists of any skill level, and particularly great for a beginner quilter who wants to start off with a smaller project to learn new techniques! I particularly enjoy how great it is as a way to use up scraps for the piecing of the quilt block too!

Free Quilted Tote Bag Tutorial

Watch this free quilted tote bag video tutorial, or scroll down below to see the instructions written out!

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Bold and Scrappy Baby Quilts

Baby Boy Scrappy Cirrus quilt

A new modern geometric quilt pattern is available and perfect for making scrappy baby quilts! The Cirrus quilt pattern is a super fast quilt pattern perfect for using fabric scraps or pre-cut kits. If you like a bold baby quilt pattern, then Cirrus is great for you!

Bold baby quilts are super popular right now for modern nursery decor and also a very practical item for any new mom! Grab the Cirrus quilt pattern to make a modern geometric baby quilt like this one!

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Make A Scrappy Cirrus Quilt With Pre-Cut Fabric

Let me tell you about the new pre-cut friendly quilt pattern – the scrappy Cirrus Quilt! I made this modern quilt using a Half Yard bundle, but you can use most size pre-cuts or bundles for this quilt pattern!

First off, the design of the Cirrus quilt pattern are half square triangle quilt blocks that are pieced each using 4 different fabrics. They come together to form the shapes of large flying geese designs. The new modern quilt pattern includes 4 sizes: Baby, Lap, Throw, and Bed sizes. You can get the quilt pattern in my shop as a PDF Download or printed paper booklet version.

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Make a Modern Gingham Quilt using the Cirrus Quilt Pattern

Let me tell you about a new modern gingham quilt pattern, and show you the throw size Cirrus Quilt! I made this gingham quilt for the cover of the Cirrus quilt pattern.

The Cirrus quilt pattern design includes strip-piecing a Gingham style version of the pattern. The block-based quilt pattern includes 4 sizes: Baby, Lap, Throw, and Bed sizes. You can get the quilt pattern in my shop as a PDF Download or printed paper booklet version.

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Cirrus Quilt Pattern: Bold, Versatile, & Unique

The Cirrus Quilt Pattern is a modern block-based quilt pattern that features some traditional shapes. If you enjoy classic quilt piecing paired with a modern twist, the Cirrus quilt pattern is perfect for you! Let’s celebrate the launch of the Cirrus quilt pattern! You can get any pattern in my shop for 20% off through April 12th.

This pattern features Half Square Triangle quilt blocks that come together to make a bold Flying Geese quilt. The pattern includes 4 sizes and the option to make a strip-pieced gingham quilt or a scrappy version. You can make the scrappy version using 5″ squares, 10″ squares, Fat Quarters, or Half Yards.

See more about the Cirrus Quilt in this quick video:

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How to make a Mini Quilt Zipper Pouch

In this tutorial I will use the Triangular quilt pattern to show you how to turn a mini quilt into a zipper pouch!

Quilted zipper pouches are great for a variety of things, and this is the perfect size to store sewing tools such as rotary cutters, extra blades, or small quilting rulers. Take your quilting on the go with a homemade pouch to carry it in!

If you want to see the video tutorial for turning a mini quilt into a pouch, check it out here:

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