Posts tagged: "charm squares"

  1. Keep it simple: quilt patterns with squares (+ sale)

    Posted by on March 21, 2016

    Today, we’re highlighting quilt patterns that start with the most basic of shapes—the square! All you need to get started is a stack of 5″ or 10″ squares (precuts or from your own stash—it’s your choice) and one of our sale books, and you’ll be on your way to making a fabulous quilt. First up, […]

  2. National Quilting Month: perfect time for a precut party (+ sale)

    Posted by on February 29, 2016

    Who needs a reason to party? We’ve got one for you—the party starts tomorrow, it lasts all month long, and everyone who has a love affair with fabric is welcome. If you haven’t guessed, we’ll tell you: March is National Quilting Month! (Better still, today is Leap Year day. Count it in March and you […]

  3. Need a make-in-a-weekend quilt pattern? We’ve got 12 you can start right now.

    Posted by on December 16, 2015

    One of the big trends in quilting right now is slow stitching, and it’s a good one. Mindfulness while stitching is a beautiful thing! There are times, however, when you need quilt patterns that are quick and easy to put together. Perhaps you’re a beginner—please don’t be like my friend whose first quilt was a […]

  4. Flash sale! 11 precut patterns for joyful giving all year long

    Posted by on December 4, 2015

    Christmas. Birthday. Housewarming. Wedding. Hellos. Goodbyes. And just because. There are so many opportunities to make a quilt! Wish you had time to make a quilt for every occasion, celebration, and situation? With a stash of patterns that are fast and fun—and a little bit flirty!—on hand, that wish can easily come true. This weekend […]

  5. How to make a scrap quilt—with no scraps? (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 9, 2015

    No scraps? No problem! Get that scrappy, vintage look of the past with the convenience of precuts from the present. The author of the bestseller Seamingly Scrappy is back with more projects that you’d swear are scrap quilts in Seems Like Scrappy. But not one pattern calls for a single scrap! “Frolic” from Seems Like […]

  6. Living a charmed life: fun charm-square quilt patterns (+ sale!)

    Posted by on May 11, 2015

    Don’t you love fanning your thumb down the corner of a charm pack at the quilt shop, just to see the rainbow of colors pop? Charm packs are petite, pretty, and oh-so patchwork friendly. So today we’re singing praises to those multicolored, multilayered sandwiches filled with fabric joy! Charm squares can vary in size. These […]

  7. 5 tips for precuts – 64 quilt patterns – fabric giveaway!

    Posted by on September 18, 2014

    Got precuts?
 If you’ve got precuts, we’ve got a fabulous new pattern collection for you! Perfect Quilts for Precut Fabrics is a must-have book for precut fans: 64 quilt patterns for fat quarters, fat eighths, charm squares, Layer Cakes, and Jelly Rolls. (Don’t own precuts? No problem! Simply cut your stash fabrics down to size.) […]

  8. Staff favorite: a heaping helping of precut fun! (+ special offer)

    Posted by on August 28, 2014

    I have SABLE syndrome (Stash Accumulated Beyond Life Expectancy). I’ve had it most of my adult life and my self-diagnosis is that I’ll never recover from it. Do you have it too? Maybe you do, but you weren’t aware of its technical term. Now do you think you might have it and maybe know a […]

  9. Sew half-square triangles from strips? Learn how (video + fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on March 25, 2014

    Some of the most beautiful quilts on earth are chock-full of what can be a most tedious pieced unit: the half-square triangle. Popular designer Gerri Robinson is captivated by those little light-and-dark units, and she features them front and center in many of the quilts in her book, A Cut Above—but she doesn’t bat an […]

  10. The solution to perfect charm quilt, wrong size

    Posted by on November 7, 2013

    How many times have you found the perfect quilt pattern—in the wrong size? Upsizing a quilt pattern by adding a few blocks, or downsizing by deleting blocks, isn’t necessarily difficult. But recalculating yardage requirements and piece counts can be a pain. How much easier it is when kindly pattern writers do the figuring for us! […]