Posts tagged: "quilt roundups"

  1. National Quilting Month: start your bucket quilt (and see ours)

    Posted by on February 26, 2015

    March is National Quilting Month! With 31 days to celebrate quilting—including the crowning jewel of the month, Worldwide Quilting Day on Saturday, March 21—we got to thinking about our “bucket quilts.” What’s a bucket quilt, you ask? A bucket quilt is an all-time favorite quilt. Perhaps you’ve pinned a picture of one; maybe you’ve purchased […]

  2. How to make a king-size quilt quicker: 4 strategies

    Posted by on February 25, 2015

    The KING-SIZE quilt. If there’s one thing all quilters can agree on about king-size quilts, it’s this: They’re big. “Cabin Flowers” from English Paper Piecing
 by Vicki Bellino No way of getting around it, is there? But does big have to equal overwhelming, unmanageable, or impossible? No way! In fact, getting to the finish line […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. Mini quilts bring maximum cheer

    Posted by on December 15, 2014

    In the run-up to Christmas it seems we’re always racing to finish projects we should have started much earlier than we did. We put the last few stitches in the binding on the family quilts and start right in on the quilts for best friends, guild buddies, and the office Secret Santa. Well, here’s a […]

  5. Roundup: our top 5 free quilting videos

    Posted by on December 10, 2014

    Need some quilting inspiration today? Check out our top 5 free quilting videos on YouTube—a great group of creative how-to tutorials that’ll get you motivated to try something new! Subscribe to our YouTube channel to receive updates whenever we add new videos. Reading this blog post in an email? Click here to see any of […]

  6. 7 quick gifts to sew for Dad

    Posted by on June 3, 2014

    Father’s Day is Sunday, June 15. Feeling gift-stumped? Sure, time’s ticking. But if you’ve got an hour here and there to spare, there’s still plenty of time to stitch a special gift. Our gift ideas for dads are quick enough to sew in less than a weekend, and yes, macho enough to impress even the […]

  7. Wintertime blues? Make springtime quilts! (+ sale)

    Posted by on January 20, 2014

    Are you suffering from the wintertime blues? Is spring looking too far away to even dream about? Luckily, as quilters, we have the power to make it ANY season ANY time we wish. Spring is as close as your sewing room (or the dining room in my case!). And if you’re looking for ways to […]

  8. Best books about quilts: your top ten of 2013

    Posted by on December 31, 2013

    Right: Do you know what book this quilt detail comes from? That book is our #1 bestselling book of 2013! (Hint: it’s perfect for your scrap basket.) This year you came, you saw, you quilted. And now on this last day of the year, it’s time to reveal your favorite quilt books of 2013! Find […]

  9. Quilting through 2014, season by season (+ sale)

    Posted by on December 30, 2013

    Left: “Love Blooms” by Heather Mulder Peterson, from the eBook Favorite Quilts from Anka’s Treasures—only $11.99 through January 5. Choices about making a quilt often depend on the inspiration at hand. And there’s arguably nothing that inspires quilters more than the seasons. Each season holds its own magic. Though they feature transformations we’ve witnessed time […]

  10. Even MORE quick Christmas quilts: part II

    Posted by on November 5, 2013

    We’re starting to feel the Christmas spirit—are you? Here in the office, everyone’s buzzing about decorating, giftmaking, and party planning (remember last year’s office party?). Some staffers are really on the ball; they’ve already been to the sewing machine and back! Author liaison Cathy stitched up this beautiful tree skirt from Simply Modern Christmas. There’s […]