Posts tagged: "traditional quilts"

  1. Semiannual warehouse sale: spotlight on reproduction quilts (did you miss these $6 books?)

    Posted by on September 19, 2018

    Reproduction-fabric fans, don’t miss this chance to steal a deal on the inspiring books below—just $6 each!—filled with patterns that’ll give you the inspiration and the how-to you need to make beautiful use of all the repros you’ve been collecting! Remembering the Past Enjoy new and antique versions of stunning quilts . 19th-Century Patchwork Divas’ […]


  2. Prewash quilt fabric or not? Jo Morton has the answer

    Posted by on July 20, 2018

    It’s a question every quilter’s come across on their quiltmaking journey: to prewash fabric or not? Sometimes when you buy the perfect fabric and own the perfect pattern for said fabric, it’s hard to get home and then be patient. Going through the prewashing process before commencing cutting can feel like it takes forever! Best-selling […]


  3. Quilting icon Jo Morton’s tribute to Album quilts (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 22, 2017

    Jo Morton is back with another gorgeous book—and it just may be the first time you’ve seen her absolutely admirable appliqué! In Jo’s latest book, Jo’s Floral Album, you’ll stitch spectacular blocks featuring beautiful blossoms, twining vines, luscious berries, and other motifs that define traditional Album quilts. Make blocks one after another, or set a […]


  4. Simplify classic blocks in a snap: you’ll love Layered Patchwork (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 15, 2017

    We are thrilled to be the publisher of the latest book from Kansas Troubles Quilters—aka the talented Lynne Hagmeier! With Kansas Troubles Quilters Cozy Quilts and Comforts, you can sew quilts in the instantly recognizable style of Kansas Troubles Quilters—and you can do it TWO ways. Use traditional piecing or Lynne’s signature (and super-simple) method. […]


  5. Meet the Patchwork Divas and their fantastic Feathered Star quilts

    Posted by on June 26, 2017

    A common love of antique quilts and reproduction fabrics brought them together. Now, 20 years after the 19th-Century Patchwork Divas block-exchange group was formed, their book The 19th-Century Patchwork Divas’ Treasury of Quilts shares the fun and friendship that’s part of a block exchange. We caught up with queen Divas (and coauthors) Betsy Chutchian and […]


  6. How to quilt a patchwork quilt just like Civil War–era quilts

    Posted by on March 8, 2017

    We know we have just a few (ha!) fans of reproduction quilts out there—so today we’ve got something special to share with you! If you’ve ever wondered how to choose a quilting design for your reproduction quilts, one that’s authentic to the era, Julie Hendricksen is the perfect person to ask. She’s made a career […]


  7. New Year’s resolution: use up those scraps!

    Posted by on January 23, 2017

    Did you make any quilty New Year’s resolutions this year? I asked several of my quilting buddies and got many different answers. The top four were: finish up UFOs, get my sewing space organized, learn a new technique, and use up my scraps! If using up scraps or paring down your stash is at the […]


  8. A Divas’ guide to antique quilt-block patterns (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 16, 2016

    We took this new book to Market—and the response to it was tremendous! But why wouldn’t it be, with the Patchwork Divas at the helm? A common love of antique quilts and reproduction fabrics brought them together. Now, 20 years after the 19th-Century Patchwork Divas’ block-exchange group was formed, they’re celebrating—by letting YOU become an […]


  9. 4 tips for getting an authentic look in your Civil War quilts (+ sale!)

    Posted by on October 3, 2016

    It’s no secret that Civil War–style quilts are mega popular—and we bet we can tell how much you love them by the colors in your stash. If your stash resembles a spread like this: Then we’ve got some fun tips for you today, gleaned right from books from best-selling authors! So grab the tips below—and […]


  10. Got a special place in your heart for vintage quilts? Don’t miss this! (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on September 21, 2016

    If you fall head over heels whenever you see a vintage quilt, we’ve got a new a book that’s tailor-made for you: Preserving History. From Preserving History How do we know it’s just your style? Because author Julie Hendricksen falls head over heels for vintage quilts too. In fact, as a collector of antique quilts, […]