Ingrid Whitcher

Patterns for sale

We have many patterns available, and more are regularly added. Shop our online store now

Classes & Lectures

Ingrid has developed several classes and lectures based on the quilts that she has created. Read more about them here

Long-arm Quilting Services

Ingrid is now offering professional long-arm quilting services. Check out the long-arm quilting services page for pricing and more info.

Welcome to our Tutorials!

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Pieced Circle Tutorial – Part 1

This tutorial covers the basics supplies and preparation needed to sew circles successfully. It is designed to give quilters confidence in piecing curves.

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Pieced Circle Tutorial – Part 2

Learn how to successfully set in circles. The second part of this tutorial covers pinning, sewing and pressing.

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Stitching a Feathered Heart

Learn how to stitch a feathered heart with this photo tutorial. Full instructions can be found here. I also used this type of feather on a wedding quilt found here.

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Basting a Quilt for Machine Quilting

Learn how to baste your quilts and help avoid the nasty puckers on the back of your quilt. I used to baste my quilts on my hands and knees in the living room, but have gotten a little smarter (as I age). Full instructions are found here.

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Marbling Fabric with Shaving Cream

Create your own one-of-a-kind fabrics using fabric paint and shaving cream. This technique also works well with thickened dyes but a little more preparation is needed. Suitable for upper elementary aged kids with supervision. Full instructions are found here.

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Blocking your Quilt

Blocking your quilt after quilting is an important step to get the quilt squared up before adding the binding. Here is a quick peak at how I do this. I use technique for all of my show quilts. Here is a picture of my large whole cloth quilt “blocking.”

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Painting on Fabric

I love embellishing my quilts and found this technique fascinating. It is quite scary as you have to quilt first and then do the paint. I have done 2 fairy quilts with my daughter using this technique. They can be seen here and here.

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Creating a background for Embellishment

Create an art quilt that you will have fun adding embellishments to. It is not as hard as you may think.

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Quilting a Large Quilt

This is a video we took some time ago. The quality is awful but it shows how I get a large quilt under the domestic machine. This blog post is much better and the video is a little better. Hopefully soon I will be able to shoot a good video!