Countdown to Christmas: super-quick quilted gifts to make (+ sale)

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It’s still October. Halloween hasn’t even happened. It must be too early to start your quilted Christmas gifts…right?

Well, we counted. The calendar shows only EIGHT more weekends until Christmas.


The time to finalize that gift list and start sewing is now. Who’s with us??

eBooks on saleIf you’re like us, your gift list gets crowded quick. But with the right kind of quilting gift ideas, “the more the merrier” can be your motto. Check out these fun-to-sew projects that can help you start tackling your gift list right now—and yes, we do mean right now. The books featured below are all on sale, and they’re all eBooks. Download as soon as you buy and you’re ready to begin!
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25 Patchwork Quilt BlocksQUICK GIFT IDEA #1: ARMCHAIR BUTLER
From 25 Patchwork Quilt Blocks by Katy Jones
This week only: $11.99 $7.19

This handy “Armchair Butler” works for quilters and nonquilters alike—because hey, who doesn’t want a butler? With two pockets plus an optional pincushion, this classy caddy will keep important items close by, from scissors and seam rippers to cell phones and remotes.

Armchair Butler
Katy used the “Postage Stamp” and “Spool” blocks from 25 Patchwork Quilt Blocks to make her butler, but you can substitute your favorite blocks—and the signature colors of your gift recipient.

More gift ideas from 25 Patchwork Quilt Blocks: mug rugs, four-block pillow, and squares-only “Gridlock” quilt.

From Pinwheeel Party by Ellen Pahl
This week only: $14.99 $8.99

Find 12 twisty-turny, table-topper-sized quilts in Pinwheel Party. One of our quick-to-make favorites? This pretty “Xs and Os” quilt. We love it for its versatility—place it on a table, hang it on a wall (be sure to add a hanging sleeve!), or drape it over the back of a chair or sofa.

Xs and Os quilt
Imagine this happy little quilt with red and green “hugs and kisses” for the holidays!

More gift ideas from Pinwheel Party: small quilts featuring windmills, hearts (one of our bestselling ePatterns), and even chickens!

From Large-Block Quilts by Victoria L. Eapen
This week only: $16.99 $10.19

What makes a cozy quilt fly together fast? BIG blocks! You’ll find blocks ranging from 12½" square to a whopping 24″ square in Large-Block Quilts. Most projects are lap quilt or larger in size. Check out this fat-quarter-friendly “Spin Patch” quilt—you could easily make this four-block design many times over in eight weekends!

“Spin Patch” measures a generous 65½" x 65½"—perfect for a cozy throw. Coordinate the colors of this quilt with your gift recipients’ living room or bedroom.

Large-Block Quilts shares 16 quilts that use squares and rectangles only, half-square triangles, and innovative combinations of both.


From Sew One and You’re Done by Evelyn Sloppy
This week only: $16.99 $10.19

What’s even easier than sewing a few big blocks? Sewing one gigantic block! Turn 19 mega-blocks into 19 cute quilts that are small enough to finish fast but big enough to cuddle under. You’ll find that Sew One and You’re Done makes the perfect go-to resource for any gifty occasion!

Projects range in size from 45″ to 56″ square and are perfect for table toppers, lap quilts, wall hangings—even charity quilts.

What’s your record for quickest quilt ever: a weekend, a day, a few hours? Tell us in the comments!

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