Posts in the quilting & sewing category

  1. ⏰ Flash sale! Quilts from the Civil War era + a special Civil War story

    If quilt patterns from the Civil War era make your heart skip a beat, you won’t want to miss today’s flash sale on a very special eBook: Through actual diary entries in Remembering Adelia, you’ll get a rare glimpse into one year in the life of a teenage girl during the Civil War: minding daily […]


  2. NEW Splendid Sampler sew-along starts today!

    Did you miss the Splendid Sampler Sew-Along? Are you still working on your blocks? Do you want to make your blocks all over again? Tune up your machine and start sorting your fabrics—The Splendid Sampler authors Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson are starting an all-new Splendid Sampler Sew-Along this Thursday—meaning TODAY! And this time, they’re […]


  3. Whip up a little something: wonderful wool-felt applique designs (+ giveaway!)

    Got a little wool in your stash? Dreaming of taking a little time out of your day to stitch? We all need a little “me” time to enjoy our creativity, and author Roseann Kermes has just the thing to make your stitching dreams come true! From A Little Something In just a few minutes a […]


  4. Patchwork for Pop: quick Father’s Day gift ideas

    Now that we’ve finished honoring Mom (ok, that’s never really finished but you know what I mean!) it’s time to turn our attention to Dad! Father’s Day is coming up fast, and we’re here to help you with some quick projects that the dad in your life is sure to love. First up is this […]


  5. Happening now: Save 30% sitewide (get that book you’ve been wishing for!)

    Quilt Market’s in full swing. You can hear crickets in the office today. I’m all by myself. And you know what they say: When the cat’s away, the mice will . . . put on a big SITEWIDE SALE! From hot-off-the press books to popular classics, from print books to eBooks (plus our indulgent coffee-table […]


  6. Sew a holly-jolly holiday! Sweet Santa embroidery patterns (+ fabric giveaway!)

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas . . . when Santa’s the inspiration for your needle and thread, every day feels like the most wonderful time of the year! First Robin Kingsley charmed us with a flurry of sweet snowmen in her best-selling book Snow Happy. Now Robin is back to share more […]


  7. Tips for choosing fat quarters (from someone who’s bundled 5,000)

    Got stacks of fat-quarter singles that you couldn’t resist at the store—and now you’re not sure what to do with them? If you have fat quarters that aren’t in pre-bundled form, it can be challenging to figure out how to choose the right combination of colors, values, and prints and sew them into a quilt […]


  8. Long may she wave: quilts to make for Flag Day 💫

    Looking for an American flag quilt-block pattern for summer celebrations on the way? You’ve come to the right place—and now is the right time to make one to celebrate a special day arriving even sooner than the Fourth of July: Flag Day! National Flag Day is celebrated every June 14; it commemorates the adoption of […]


  9. A spectacular sequel: more petite Jo Morton patterns (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Quilting icon Jo Morton is back with more exquisite little quilts that have only been available to her devoted club members—until now! In the sequel to the best-selling Jo’s Little Favorites, you’ll fall in love with 15 little quilts reminiscent of days gone by. Along with gorgeous styled photography to make you ooh and aah, […]


  10. 7 creative ways to hang a quilt on the wall

    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. […]