Posts tagged: "just for fun"

  1. Organizing fabric, simplified (+ free printable!)

    Posted by on August 13, 2015

    Stockpile. Hoard. Huge teetering piles of unsorted fabric. Whatever you call your stash, there’s one thing every quilter needs: fabric organization ideas. We understand—we’re charter members of “Stashaholics Anonymous” ourselves! Organizing fabric is so much easier when you’ve got a system to help you keep track of all your treasures, whether neatly folded in your […]


  2. What is your quilty name?

    Posted by on April 14, 2015

    Welcome to Quilt Town! “The Village Square” from Irish Chain Quilts (available in May; add to wish list) Quilt Town is the coziest city on earth, a place where all persons, places, and things are snuggled up in—you guessed it—quilts! You, me, rooftops, tree trunks, mailboxes, swimming-pool covers… All the quilters in Quilt Town are […]


  3. Free printable quilting quote (for fabric lovers only)

    Posted by on March 31, 2015

    Quilters say the darndest things. Agree with Carrie? If you do, share her sentiments: DOWNLOAD AND PRINT a 5″ x 7″ image of Carrie’s quote for your personal use! Hang it in your sewing space or even frame it—how cute would it be to place this happy message near your stash? COPY AND PASTE today’s […]


  4. Worldwide Quilting Day 2015: 3 ways to celebrate

    Posted by on March 17, 2015

    What’s so special about this coming Saturday? It’s Worldwide Quilting Day! How will you celebrate? We’ve gathered a few fun ideas for making this year’s Worldwide Quilting Day your best yet. So clear your schedule and make time for a little sewing, a little shopping… and maybe a little selfie? SEWING. The first thing to […]


  5. Here’s why 2015 is a great year for yarn

    Posted by on March 6, 2015

      Did you know that the Chinese New Year is the most important social and economic holiday in China? February 19 marked the celebration of the new year in Chinese culture, and with it, a 2015 zodiac symbol: the sheep! Needless to say, yarn lovers everywhere are pretty excited. The original Mandarin word for this […]


  6. 8 heart quilt-block patterns for Valentine’s Day

    Posted by on January 22, 2015

    Cupid is ready to draw his bow and take aim; who do you want his arrow to tag this year? Whether you want to spoil your main squeeze, a family member, or a special friend this Valentine’s Day—or simply decorate for the occasion—a quilt featuring a heart quilt-block pattern will send a meaningful message straight […]


  7. Staff stitch + show: recent pictures of quilts we made!

    Posted by on January 8, 2015

    The weeks leading up to Christmas sure did inspire us to sew quilts of many sizes! Here’s a look at some of the little, lap, and large quilts our staff recently completed. LITTLE QUILTS Senior account manager Kara says: “I got creative with my own setting for this quilt pattern from Country Threads. It perfectly […]


  8. Still stitching on Christmas Eve? A song (and video) for you

    Posted by on December 24, 2014

    “Argyle” from Simply Modern Christmas by Cindy Lammon
 A very merry Christmas Eve to you! Still quilting, sewing, knitting, or crocheting? Some of us are too. Whether your handmade holiday gifts are under the tree or still in several pieces, every Christmas stitcher has the same goal: to complete a project, wrap it in pretty […]


  9. Best quilt books of the year: your top 10 of 2014

    Posted by on December 23, 2014

    Can you guess who appliqued this beautiful quilt corner (right)? That person wrote our #1 best-selling book of 2014! (Hint: around here, her books are always a big “deal.”) Time to reveal your top 10 quilt books of 2014! Read on to find out which books made the cut. Which bestsellers do you own—and which […]


  10. Top 5 knit + crochet books: your 2014 favorites

    Posted by on December 19, 2014

    As 2014 comes to a close, we look back on a fabulous year of sharing handmade love with you, our readers. From knitting and crochet tips and tricks to heartwarming stories and friendly giveaways, we had, without a doubt, an incredibly full year. And best of all, we shared dozens of delightful books with brand-new […]