Posts tagged: "quilt roundups"

  1. 🎄 O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree 🎄 A freebie from dear Santa 🎅

    Posted by on August 31, 2018

    In anticipation of the holiday on the way (okay, not for 116 more days—but it IS on the way!), we’d like to share a special gift with you. A new free pattern for Christmas sewing! Designed and pieced by Adrienne Smitke; machine quilted by Lisa Sipes. Finished wall hanging: 28¼" x 44½". Download your O […]


  2. Sewing podcasts 2018: five we’re loving right now 🎧

    Posted by on July 13, 2018

    Do you listen to podcasts? There’s nothing that goes together quite like an afternoon of quilting while listening to people’s related stories. We’ve rounded up some of the quilting and sewing podcasts we’ve been listening to lately—read on to learn more! American Patchwork & Quilting Podcast with Pat Sloan Pat is where it’s at! Pat […]


  3. 10 great scrap-quilt patterns for beginners

    Posted by on June 22, 2018

    Aren’t scrap quilts wonderful? They’re an all-time favorite and present a terrific opportunity to play with fabric. If you’re a beginner, the idea of a scrap quilt might be somewhat daunting. Not to worry, we’ve got you covered! Read on for a collection of scrap quilts that are beginner-friendly, with pieces that are mostly squares […]


  4. Halloween humor: cute quilts and more for the not-too-scary season

    Posted by on October 6, 2017

    A little fright can be fun on Halloween—but there’s a sunnier side to the holiday too. Kids in hilarious getups, school costume parades, and of course, the candy. Oh, the CANDY! Today we’ve rounded up several Halloween-themed projects that capture the less-scary side of Halloween. Start stitching one today to add a little beauty and […]


  5. What can you do with a charm pack? 8 fun projects to try

    Posted by on August 9, 2017

    Got a stack of charm packs but no inspiration in sight? Whether you’re an accumulator of precut charm squares or a saver of 5″ squares from your scraps, we’ve got bundles of “charming” ideas to get you sewing something fun! Pillow party ahead Charm squares needed: 42 In this cute Country Threads pillow, the raw […]


  6. Patriotic patchwork: celebrating the Red, White, and Blue

    Posted by on June 12, 2017

    Summer is here—hooray! We all look forward to fun in the sun, but here in the USA we also enjoy celebrating our country’s independence on the 4th of July. Picnics, barbeques, fireworks, and oh YES, a day off! If you’re in need of some new holiday decorations, a new picnic quilt, or maybe just a […]


  7. Celebrate International Picnic Day with these fun picnic quilt ideas

    Posted by on June 2, 2017

    Raise your hand if you knew that International Picnic Day was a thing. Why didn’t you tell us? We love picnics! I made a simple take-along quilt for my husband more than 15 years ago—little did I know we’d enjoy it as much as we have. We’ve taken the quilt to outdoor concerts, indoor theatres, […]


  8. 7 creative ways to hang a quilt on the wall

    Posted by on May 8, 2017

    Large, medium, or small: when it comes to quilts, we love them all! But when it comes to smaller quilts, what’s the best way to display them? You can drape quilts over tables, chairs, and dressers; tuck them into baskets and shelves; and even fold and stack them in nooks and crannies throughout your home. […]


  9. We love quilts! Perfect pairs of Valentine’s Day gifts for the loves in your life

    Posted by on February 1, 2017

    It’s February 1st—almost time to shower all the darlings, dears, sweethearts, and honeys in your life with a special gift. And of course a gift from you will be the creative kind! We’ve rounded up some pretty (and pretty quick) projects to sew in plenty of time to bestow your adorations and affections on someone […]


  10. Learn how to quilt for beginners: 5 essential posts to save and share

    Posted by on April 8, 2016

    Are you a beginner? We’re all beginners in some way. Some of us have never paper pieced; others have yet to try needle-turn appliqué. How about hand piecing, embroidery, or machine quilting? There’s always something new to learn that will inspire your creativity! In today’s post we’ve collected resources for new quilters of all kinds. […]