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We now have instant digital downloads!

You asked for it, and we listened! No more waiting for an email to get started on your quilting project. Since this is a new

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Welcome to the new Tulip Square!

Hi! If you haven’t met us yet, we’re Paulette and Tes, the mother/daughter team behind Tulip Square patterns! You can read more about us, and

Easy quilting basics


Easy scrappy binding for patchwork placemats step by step

Hi again everyone. If you were following my previous post on making some cute scrappy blocks, I’ll be explaining all about binding them here. Everything I explain here is for binding in general, regardless of the project. So if you need a little more binding info or a refresher, this will be helpful to you too! At the end of the previous post, the scrappy blocks were finished and quilted,

What size should I make this???

Ever wonder what size to make a quilt or table runner or placemat? We do too

Making scrappy blocks

If you’re like most quilters, you have an ever-growing scrap bin. Perhaps you have plans for


Beginners guide to fabric pre-cuts

If you’re new to quilting, you might be a little confused by some of the strange

All about binding

 Binding, binding and more binding! So you pieced your quilt top or table runner or baby

Sewing tips, tricks, and gadgets

Sewing gadgets we can’t live without

I think everyone who sews or quilts ends up with a handful of favorite tools or other gadgets  that we can’t live without. This is

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Make a fabric covered button with no special tools

How to make a fabric covered button for your next project:  Ever have a project that needs just the perfect button to complete it, and you

Fun with patterns

Patterns can do double duty!

Hi again everyone! Today I’m going to talk about using your patterns for more than the original purpose. No, I’m not talking about printing them

1+ 1 = 3 patterns

No, it’s not the “new math”, it’s having fun with patterns! Did you know you can take parts of a pattern, add it to another

Quilt Alongs


Quilt-as-you-go oven mitt make-along!

Time for a super easy quilt along! Make this great set for your kitchen. This is our quilt-as-you-go oven mitts and potholders kitchen set pattern


Make this quilted clutch wallet!

Paulette is stitching up her favorite quilted clutch style wallet, and you can sew along with her. It’s our pattern #562. Grab your copy, and

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