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  1. 7 crochet baby shoes to support charity

    They’re sweet and adorable. They’re full of character and they’ll keep tiny toes warm. And we couldn’t be more excited to share with you the wonderful social charity they represent. Cozy Toes for Baby is a cute collection of 7 crochet baby shoe patterns designed by Chantal Garceau of Chantal’s Little Shoes—a pattern company that […]


  2. 14 days to Thanksgiving: sewing for the big day

    Posted by on November 13, 2014, in quilting & sewing, , , ,

    
Sewing for Thanksgiving? Why not? You’ve made your grocery list and decided what pies to bake. You’ve found the recipes for the green beans Uncle Harry loves and the turkey stuffing your kids crave. And you’ve lovingly washed and ironed the beautiful white linen tablecloth you inherited from Grandma. But what have you done for […]


  3. The perfect quilter’s gift

    What special gift do you give to a quilter who has it all? Inspiration. It’s something all quilters search for (and sometimes run out of). Our 2015 quilt calendars will give your quilting pals a monthly muse to help them stay creative throughout the year. Browse this year’s new wall calendars below. Choose one for […]


  4. Free-motion quilting for those who think they can’t (blog hop + giveaway!)

    Do you dream of free-motion quilting on your home sewing machine? You need a teacher. And a copilot. And a cheerleader! Today we introduce you to an extraordinarily talented young quilter, Molly Hanson, who wears all three hats for you in her new book, Free-Motion Quilting for Beginners (and Those Who Think They Can’t). With […]


  5. 3 kinds of Christmas quilts: which is your fave?

    Christmas countdown: 45 days! Who’s going to luck out this year and land on your handmade gift list? Now’s the perfect time to start stitching—and we’re here to help you begin. Just check out the three categories of quilts below to find a happy match for your gift recipient. Need help organizing your gift ideas? […]


  6. Holiday how-to: granny squares

    It’s called the granny square—but it’s definitely not old hat! Granny squares are making a comeback, and we’ve got the how-to for you. Follow this tutorial on how to crochet a granny square, and then put the holiday crochet patterns below on your gifts-to-make list. How to make a granny square From All about Crochet […]


  7. The wonderful, whimsical world of Quilt Market: fall 2014 recap

    We went. We saw. And we’re back from Fall 2014 Quilt Market to share what we experienced with you! (For those of you who aren’t familiar, Quilt Market is a twice-yearly event where people who make quilt stuff—like us—and people who sell quilt stuff—like your local quilt shop—get together and find ways to get the […]


  8. Guys love quilts too

    We know there are a lot of talented guys out there who love to make quilts. But I know guys who love to receive quilts, and I’ll bet you do too. With seven weeks to go, there’s still time to add a quilt or two to your Christmas project list. How about a generous-sized nap […]


  9. So you think you can stash?: Christmas prints

    If you’ve got a fabric stash that keeps growing instead of shrinking, this series is for you! We’ll focus on one style of fabric in each “So You Think You Can Stash?” post, and offer ideas for how to cut it, sew it, and enjoy it. Today’s stash subject: Christmas fabrics. From candy-cane and reindeer […]


  10. Super-simple shapes, super-duper fun: stormy-weather quilts (+ sale!)

    Here in the Pacific Northwest, we generally enjoy nice, sunny fall weather well into October. But come November, it turns blustery and rainy—perfect quilting weather! Today we’re featuring fabulous get-it-done-in-a-weekend projects that will make you happy to stay in and stitch. Easy shapes make these quilts quick to cut and sew. And even better: the books these […]