The big secret: VALUE than about COLOR. Great tips for getting good value contrast on your fabric pairings -- Exuberant Color: A Lesson on Value. Go play in your stash, before you are even thinking about your next quilt!
Need to learn: Quilt-As-You-Go-blocks to batting.and then add backing, quilting only in the ditch between blocks.it lets the quilting inside the blocks be creative, but you'r not dealing with the whole quilt and the back is just squares.
When it comes time to start cleaning out your drawer of fabric scraps, easily piece them into the beginnings of a new pattern using this tutorial for Scrappy Crazy Quilt Triangles. Crazy quilt patterns go hand in hand with scrap quilt designs.
Pineapple Log Cabin Block love this easy tutorial for a really neat and quick block! Way easier method than the one that has small squares sewn on the corner, then trimmed off. A lot less fabric is wasted this way!