Free Pattern Friday: 8 Guides to Refresh Your Skills

Now that the kids are back in school, it’s time to not refresh your skills in preparation for the season of making! This week, we’re sharing some of our favorite downloadable guides and printable tutorials to help you brush up on your skills.

FMQ Guide

1Don’t Fear Free-Motion Quilting

Forget sending your quilts to the long-armer. This year, quilt it yourself! This guide shares plenty of tips for confidently quilting on your home machine.

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Professional Quality Seams guide

2Beginner’s Guide to Sewing Professional-Quality Seams

From garments to pieced blocks, every stunning project starts with the perfect seam. Learn how to create seams like the pros with this free guide.

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Knitting Stitches Guide

3Knitting Stitches You Need to Know

This guide has 18 pages packed with tutorials featuring seven stitches, from the basics (like garter, stockinette and seed stitch) to more decorative options (like waffle, kitchener, linen and bobble stitches).

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Amazing Crochet Finishing Guide

4How to Finish Your Crochet With Confidence

Finish more crochet projects this fall with step-by-step tutorials for decorative edges, weaving in ends, joining your pieces, blocking and more..

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Hand Embroidery Guide

5Embroidery Stitch Library

Refresh your hand embroidery skills! Get all the details on choosing your supplies, and then get to work with 10 stitch tutorials and plenty of inspiration.

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Jewelry Making for Beginners Guide

6Jewelry Making Tips for Beginners

You can never have enough jewelry, so learn to make your own! These foolproof tips and tricks show you how to make your custom designs stand out from the rest.

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Fancy Cards Guide

7Fancy Folded Cards

Brush up on your card folding techniques in time for the holiday season and turn cards and gift tags into works of art.

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Baking for Beginners Guide

8Baking Essentials for Beginners

Are you ready for baking season? School bake sales, Thanksgiving pies and Christmas cookies will be in your oven before you know it! Make sure you’re ready with this beginner’s guide.

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deb cripps

I have selected quilt and embroidery freebee. Not sure where they went (or if) in my account?

Amy Williams

If you go to your Patterns and click on show all then select quilt and embroidery it should be there. That is what happened to mine. I hope that helps.

Maria Cecilia Mora

Thank you, very much.


I thought the Jewelry Blog would have instructions and products to make jewelry. Will it??


Thank-you a wonderful selection of new to me and review information 🙂

Mary Ann Probert

I’d love to receive these free guides; however, the links are not working.


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