Posts tagged: "authors"

  1. How to make a strip quilt from scraps: 54 ways (+ tip)

    Posted by on October 19, 2015

    Jelly Rolls, yardage, scraps, you name it—Kim Brackett will help you make a striking strip quilt from it! 
From Scrap-Basket Sensations Kim’s one-of-a-kind approach to strip quilting has turned all of her books into best-sellers. It’s easy to understand why. Quilters love her triangle-free piecing techniques—they make sewing so easy. And her scrap-happy color choices […]


  2. Behind every great knitter . . . (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 30, 2015

    Have you heard the saying that begins, "Behind every successful person . . .?" According to the saying, there may be a number of things behind a successful person, including great mentors, years of practice, and lots of coffee. This got us thinking: behind most knitters and crocheters are great friends, family members, and teachers […]


  3. Happy New Year! “TPP” 2016 calendar arrives (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 28, 2015

    Quilters, take note! Our all-new That Patchwork Place Quilt Calendar 2016 is hot off the press—and it’s the perfect partner for a year of quilting fun! For 14 years this beloved calendar has graced the kitchens, offices, and sewing rooms of quilters around the world. And this year’s calendar is the best yet, featuring your […]


  4. 6 quilt tutorials—free from our authors!

    Posted by on March 25, 2015

    If you’re a regular Stitch This! reader, you know that we love to share techniques, tips, and inspiration to help make your quilting experience successful and fun. One of our favorite ways to do that is to pull together a bunch of our free quilt tutorials and give you a heap of useful quilty information […]


  5. Learn free-motion quilting in new Sewing with Nancy videos

    Posted by on February 5, 2015

    Free-Motion Quilting for Beginners author Molly Hanson visits Nancy Zieman at the Sewing with Nancy studio. Most quilters fall into one of two camps: those who’ve tried free-motion quilting and those who want to try. Have you given it a go? If you haven’t yet—or if you’ve tried with unfortunate results—or if you’ve tried, succeeded, […]


  6. Best quilt books of the year: your top 10 of 2014

    Posted by on December 23, 2014

    Can you guess who appliqued this beautiful quilt corner (right)? That person wrote our #1 best-selling book of 2014! (Hint: around here, her books are always a big “deal.”) Time to reveal your top 10 quilt books of 2014! Read on to find out which books made the cut. Which bestsellers do you own—and which […]


  7. Modern, but basic: easy quilts to try (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 21, 2014

    Curious what it’s like to create a “modern” quilt? Amy Ellis will soon release her fourth book, and each one makes dipping your toe in the modern-quilting pool easy and fun. Once you stitch a quilt with Amy, you’ll want to dive in head first to start another. Amy’s gift? Giving classic foundations a modern […]


  8. And the 2015 Quilters Hall of Fame inductee is…

    Posted by on August 19, 2014

    We’ve been keeping a secret for many weeks. Now that the exciting news is officially official, we can ditch the hush-hush and shout it out loud: The Quilters Hall of Fame inductee for 2015 is… MIMI DIETRICH! Congratulations, Mimi! The mission of The Quilters Hall of Fame is to celebrate quilting by honoring the accomplishments […]


  9. Meet awesome authors (+ 18 free quilt patterns!)

    Posted by on May 13, 2014

    Who has free quilt patterns? (Well, we do.) But many of our authors do too! We’re always reading author blogs to see what they’re up to, and we’re wowed by the stories, tips, and free quilt patterns they share with their readers. So today, we’ve rounded up 18 free patterns from a group of exceptionally […]


  10. 14 awesome quilting tutorials—from our authors!

    Posted by on February 25, 2014

    In nearly two years at Stitch This! we’ve put together quite a few quilting tutorials (see a roundup of 52 of them here). But we’ve yet to share one massive network of helpful, clever, eye-opening tutes from a group of true pros: our exceptionally talented authors! From how-to-make-a-quilt basics to smart ideas for specific projects, […]