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  1. Quirky question: what makes you… you?

    Posted by on July 31, 2013, in quirky question,

    Thanks for stopping by for the weekly Quirky Question—where questions are just for fun, your answers are always welcome, and you could win an eBook for free! See a slideshow of quilts from the eBook Quilting for Joy by Barbara Brandeburg and Teri Christopherson below. Just like quilting, life is full of clever tweaks, daring […]

  2. Classic to modern: table-runner patterns! (+ giveaway!)

    For a new challenge, a perfect gift, or a stress-free sewing spree, a table runner is a great go-to project. What other type of quilt turns out such a quick, versatile, decorative, pretty, and practical result? You can hang them on walls and doors, drape them over couches and cupboards, adorn the foot of a […]

  3. Simple quilts, easy as 1-2-3: all on sale for $1.23!

    Posted by on July 29, 2013, in quilting & sewing,

    We’re keeping things easy at Stitch This! today—easy as 1-2-3! This week only, get any of the featured ePatterns below for only $1.23 each. You won’t find a cranky, thorny, fiddly, or fussy quilt pattern in the bunch. What you will find is more than 150 stress-free, straightforward, and simple quilts to choose from. Like […]

  4. Get ’em before they’re gone! 30% OFF

    Posted by on July 26, 2013, in crochet & knitting, , ,

    From Sock Club: Join the Knitting Adventure by Charlene Schurch and Beth Parrott The books we’re about to show you are popular—so popular, in fact, that we’ve nearly sold out! These gangbuster books include felting patterns for fabulous purses, knitted sock patterns, and crocheted socks from a few of our top authors: Eva Wiechmann, Janet […]

  5. How to Bargello quilt (with a twist) + fabric giveaway!

    What is a Bargello quilt? Surprisingly, even with all the dramatic sways, bends, and waves of color and texture in Bargello quilts, they’re a straightforward type of quilt to make. Start with strip piecing; sprinkle a little color-by-number ease. From there, tubes, slices, and rows transform those simple strips into stunning quilts fit for an […]

  6. Quirky question: family, friends, and fabric

    Posted by on July 24, 2013, in quirky question,

    Thanks for stopping by for the weekly Quirky Question—where questions are just for fun, your answers are always welcome, and you could win an eBook for free! Right: “A Pack of Posies” from Bloom Creek Quilts by Vicki Bellino. Save 40% on the book this week (see a slideshow of projects from the book below). […]

  7. Mattress sizing chart + more quilt cheat sheets!

    Right: “Cabin Flowers” bed quilt from English Paper Piecing by Vicki Bellino. Have you ever made a bed quilt that turned out to be too short, too long, too wide, too narrow, or otherwise fit the bed… oddly? It’s a bit of a puzzle to size a quilt for a particular bed because of all […]

  8. Designer crush: 4 famous quilting artists’ stories

    Merriam-Webster defines a crush as “an intense infatuation.” But who says a crush has to be of the romantic kind? If you’ve ever had “an intense infatuation” for a quilt designer, welcome to the club. We’re completely guilty—in fact, innocent crushes are often why we approach famous quilting artists to write books! As with crushes […]

  9. Perfect patterns for boys (of all ages!)

    Right: from Paintbox Knits by Mary H. Bonnette and Jo Lynne Murchland Ever wonder what to knit or crochet for boys in your life? Are you a guy who knits for himself? (We love men who knit!) Whether you’re looking for baby-boy knitting patterns, knit toys for your little man, or stylish patterns for guys, […]

  10. Back to school: sewing ideas for kids

    The bustle of a new year begins—it’s almost back-to-school time for kids of all ages! Of course they’ll need to be stocked up on staples like pens, pencils, and paper. But a special gift made by someone they love will mean so much when they’re heading into the transition of another school year. Back-to-school projects […]