Posts tagged: "country quilts"

  1. Flash sale! Graceful quilts + companion projects from Kim Diehl

    Posted by on March 24, 2017

    Whoo-boy are we excited to share this deal with you today! Download Kim Diehl’s best-seller Simple Graces for only $6.00! What a steal! Kim’s fourth book is extra special: not only has she designed quilts in her stunning signature style, she’s also designed simple-and-sweet companion projects for each quilt that you can whip up in […]

  2. Kim Diehl flash sale – first-ever!

    Posted by on January 15, 2016

    Big news: right now, we’re holding our first-ever flash sale of a favorite book by best-selling author and all-around favorite Kim Diehl! In Simple Traditions, Kim presents 14 classic projects embodying the restful joy that only quilts can bestow on a home. Rich in decorating inspiration to warm your decor, this cornerstone of Kim’s best-selling […]

  3. 8 ways to get that coveted country look with quilts (+ sale!)

    Posted by on August 3, 2015

    Nothing says “country” quite like a quilt. Whether a beloved heirloom or a new creation you’ve just sewn the last stitch on, a well-chosen quilt can be your number-one inspiration for country decorating—and we’ve got four fabulous books that prove it. Each author offers dozens of country decorating ideas that will add charming, rustic touches […]

  4. A trip to quilt country: a perfectly imperfect journey (+ flash sale!)

    Posted by on July 31, 2015

    Welcome to quilt country! Population: you, all your quilty friends, and of course the mayor: quilt designer extraordinaire Cheryl Wall. Famed for her cozy quilt designs, Cheryl is the author of one of our favorite country-style quilting books, Country Comforts: Quilts for Casual Living. “Chocolate-Covered Churn Dashes” from Country Comforts Cheryl’s quilting philosophy centers on […]

  5. Freezer-paper appliqué: the Kim Diehl way (+ BIG giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 9, 2015

    Do you buy those giant rolls of freezer paper from the grocery store for your appliqué? If you’re like many, you do—and you know how awkward it can be to use. The paper’s too big! It coils into a tube unless you place a paperweight on each corner for tracing and cutting. (My workspace is […]

  6. Wool appliqué: try it today (tutorial)

    Posted by on June 15, 2015

    If you already know the joys of doing wool appliqué, you’re not the least surprised it’s enjoying a comeback (plus you’re right on trend!). If you haven’t yet experienced it, there are good reasons to give it a try now. Wool is soft to handle, easy to stitch, and it doesn’t fray. The color options […]

  7. Celebrate country life: Joined at the Hip quilt patterns

    Posted by on June 3, 2015

    The design team known as Joined at the Hip are kindred spirits, but not only because of their love of quilting. Both Tammy Johnson and Avis Shirer were born and raised on Iowa farms. Their families have been farming for generations, going back to their great-great-grandparents. In their book Farm Girl Quilts, Tammy and Avis […]

  8. The wonderful world of wool – fabric primer (part 1)

    Posted by on September 22, 2014

    Are you wild about wool? If you haven’t tried quilting with wool, autumn is the perfect time—cooler weather and cozy textiles go hand in hand. Wool is surprisingly fast, easy, and fun to use! But if you’re new to wool appliqué or piecing, you may be curious about the fabric itself. Is it really that […]

  9. How to make a scrap quilt sing? Go solo (+ sale!)

    Posted by on September 15, 2014

    Look at your pile (drawer, closet) of scraps. Is it a hodgepodge of colors and patterns? When you look at a quilt pattern that might be a good match for your scraps, you likely see a quilt where the colors are composed, the arrangement is balanced, and the finished design is stunning. A question arises: […]

  10. Blissfully simple sewing: wool appliqué (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 3, 2014

    It’s a dream of many quilters: to create an heirloom quilt to be cherished for generations. “McMillan Court” If you long to sew that masterpiece, we invite you to bring your dream to life with an easy appliqué technique that will lead to you to an heirloom quilt in record time. With reproduction fabrics and […]