Posts tagged: "fabric selection"

  1. Scrappy makes happy: fun two- and three-color scrap quilts (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 17, 2018

    Pick just two or maybe three . . . now choosing scraps is SEW easy! Create lively, colorful quilts with three-time author Kate Henderson—and say bye-bye to stressing over color choices. With this collection of two-color and three-color quilt patterns, choosing colors is a snap. Plus, you can use up every scrap! Start with yardage, […]


  2. You won’t believe your eyes: sensational quilts from strips (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on December 13, 2017

    Jelly Rolls, scrappy strips, stash strips, more . . . now YOU can make gorgeous strip quilts galore! Master scrap quilter and Instagram sensation Susan Ache (@yardgrl60) shares her secrets for creating beautiful, cozy, heartwarming quilts—and they all start with 2½" fabric strips. From Start with Strips But Susan’s lovely designs are only part of […]


  3. You won’t learn color theory in a more beautiful way than this!

    Posted by on December 6, 2017

    Did you know that, in Japan, quilters and other artists study under a single master, spending years progressing from simple techniques to the extremely difficult? Yoko Saito is one of those masters, and she currently mentors more than 400 students! One of the most important lessons Ms. Saito teaches her students is about working with […]


  4. This video makes it SO easy to choose colors for your quilts

    Posted by on October 23, 2017

    You’ve carved out a few hours to quilt, and you want to start something new. Whoo-hoo! You pore over your books and peruse your patterns. Ah-ha! You found the perfect quilt to get started. Now, time to choose colors. You approach your stash, start pulling fabrics . . . and all of a sudden you […]


  5. How to put a rainbow in a quilt? Add a little black and white (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 3, 2017

    Wouldn’t it be fun to add all the colors you love to a single quilt, and not have to worry about whether it all “goes” together or not? Sounds impossible, right? Or maybe you’ve made a quilt of many colors and come away disappointed. But Splash of Color author Jackie Kunkel’s figured out how to […]


  6. Spectacular quilts made with solid fabrics: Rock Solid is here! (+ fabric giveaway)

    Posted by on June 14, 2017

    Got solids? Want solids? We guarantee that when you see the fresh, imaginative quilts in Rock Solid—all made with Robert Kaufman Kona Solids—you’ll want to create with every color! Whether you want to use just a few colors or paint a rainbow, Rock Solid will help you learn how to successfully use solid fabrics. And […]


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

    Posted by on May 15, 2017

    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. Quilts don’t match your home? Try a Zen Chic approach (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 22, 2017

    Do you have a stack of quilts stashed away because they just don’t “go” with anything in your living spaces? (Hands raised here.) There’s nothing more disappointing than creating a quilt you like and then realizing it doesn’t quite look right anywhere your home. But wait, put those tissues away: Germany-based quilter, Moda fabric designer, […]


  9. What makes a spectacular scrap quilt? 7 designers share their secrets

    Posted by on January 27, 2017

    It’s a mystery to many quilters: how do you make a scrap quilt that doesn’t turn into a muddled mess? In her book Modern Heritage Quilts, Amy Ellis asks her superstar quilting friends to share what they think makes a great scrap quilt. Today we’re sharing some of their answers. If you’re drowning in scraps, […]


  10. Why you need neutral quilts in your life (+ sale!)

    Posted by on May 30, 2016

    Bold. Beautiful. Breathtaking. Neutral? You may not know it now, but by the time you finish reading this blog post we’ll bet you’ll agree: you need neutral quilts in your life! Why? Let us tell you all the reasons. 1. Neutral quilts fit into any decor (traditional, modern, country, you name it). 2. Neutral quilts […]