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  1. Quirky question: your quilt-book idea

    Posted by on July 17, 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: “Coastal Garden” from Mosaic Picture Quilts by Pat Durbin. Save 40% on the eBook this week—only $10.17 (see a slideshow of projects from the book below). If […]

  2. Bust your stash with baby quilts

    Posted by on July 16, 2013, in quilting & sewing, ,

    When you’re looking for fast and easy baby-quilt designs, do you scavenge through your collection of books and patterns trying to find just the right one? What if next time you wanted to look through a bunch of baby quilts, patterns sprang from a single source? What’s that source? The Big Book of Baby Quilts. […]

  3. Pictorial quilting: 4 picture-perfect approaches

    Have you ever wished you could capture a noun in a quilt—meaning a person, place, or thing? Real-world images, experiences, and stories have always been a muse for quilters, and ideas for sharing them in quilts abound. Whether you gravitate toward a pictorial-quilts technique that results in an exact representation or an artistic interpretation of […]

  4. Christmas in July: patterns to knit and crochet!

    Left: From Grammy’s Favorite Knits for Baby by Doreen L. Marquart This week, we’re keeping with the theme of Christmas in July by sharing a roundup of wonderful Christmas-knitting patterns and Christmas crochet projects. Planning to give some homemade gifts this holiday season? Start stitching now, and you’ll be done in time to relax and […]

  5. A free Christmas pattern: quick embroidery (+ 4 quilts)

    Christmas in July week continues at Stitch This! In the tradition of the holiday to come (okay, not for five months—but it’s on its way!), we’d like to share a special gift with you. Free patterns for Christmas! First, our latest free Christmas pattern: If you’re on the hunt for a quick handmade gift that’s […]

  6. Quirky question: your unforgettable Christmas gifts

    Posted by on July 10, 2013, in quilting & sewing,

    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: “Poinsettia Table Runner” by Karen Costello Soltys, from Sew the Perfect Gift. See a slideshow of projects from the book below. It’s Christmas in July week here […]

  7. Freshly cut Christmas quilts (+ giveaway!)

    You might think it takes effort to get in the Christmas-sewing spirit during the swelter of July, but the popular author of Deck the Halls easily inspires it. As the wife of a pastor, Cheryl Almgren Taylor feels a special connection to the holiday—and it shows throughout her new book, Christmas Is Coming. From classic […]

  8. For them—for you!: Christmas sewing ideas

    Why does “Christmas in July” come around each year, just like any other holiday? For many, August and September are packed with back-to-school activity. October and November have their own holidays to keep us busy. And all of a sudden—BAM!—it’s December. How’d that happen?!? July is an opportune time to start stitching in anticipation of […]

  9. A yarn-bombing extravaganza!

    Posted by on July 5, 2013, in crochet & knitting, ,

    Left: Mary Burns, our Marketing Coordinator, and Durby Peterson, our Copywriter, dress up some of the trees outside our offices. Last month, we shared our plans for yarn-bombing and knitting in some of our favorite places in celebration of International Yarn Bombing Day and World Wide Knit in Public Week. Today we have photos of […]

  10. Happy 4th of July! + patriotic quilt beauties

    Today we’re taking a break to celebrate Independence Day with family and friends. But first, we’d like to commemorate one of the most beautiful things about Fourth of July festivities. Nope, not the fireworks—the dramatic and dazzling red, white, and blue quilts! Below you’ll find a collection of some of our favorite patriotic quilts designed […]