Posts tagged: "just for fun"

  1. Quiz: Your Quilting Tastes Will Reveal Which Book You Should Get Next 📖😍📖

    Posted by on August 19, 2019

    So many quilt books, so little time! With so many wonderful quilt books to enjoy, it can be a challenge to narrow down which quilt books are right for you and your creativity. That’s why we created a little quiz that we hope will do just that. Simply follow this link to take our quick […]


  2. Got LOTS of small quilts? Try these quick-to-create decorating hacks

    Posted by on July 19, 2019

    Ever wondered how to display small quilts . . . when you’ve got what seems like a million of them? We get it—small quilts are addictive to make! They’re easy to start, fast to finish, and oh-so cute when they’re done. We imagine that Kim Diehl has a mountain of mini-quilts; her best-selling book Simple […]


  3. 5 patriotic quilts you can make TODAY. . . and enjoy all summer long 🇺🇸

    Posted by on July 3, 2019

    Wishing you had a patriotic quilt to display for the 4th of July? Start sorting your red, white, and blue fabrics—we’ve rounded up five quilts that you just might be able to finish today! Even if you start it now just for fun and finish it later, the little quilts below are perfect for popping […]


  4. Bring on the Books 📚 It’s National Craft Book Week! (+ FREE printable!)

    Posted by on April 22, 2019

    “Reading is dreaming with open eyes.” Hey, book lovers, this is YOUR week—It’s National Craft Book Week! There’s no better time to celebrate the printed page . . . especially when those pages are packed with patchwork! If you’ve got shelves full of quilting or other craft books (ahem, like we do), let them lead […]


  5. Spruce up your spring with quilts: 10 ideas for National Decorating Month!

    Posted by on April 15, 2019

    Did you know that April is National Decorating Month? What better time is there to revisit the quilts you’ve lovingly made and put them on display—or make new ones! We’ve rounded up some fun and unique ideas for decorating with quilts below; we hope they’ll inspire you to show off your quilts. Why? Because if […]


  6. 40 years of rotary-cutting fun + OLFA Ruby Rotary Cutter giveaway! ❤️

    Posted by on January 21, 2019

    Have you heard the news? This year is the 40th anniversary of the how-would-we-EVER-quilt-without-it tool: THE ROTARY CUTTER! Hello, dear friends! The traditional symbol of a 40th anniversary is a ruby. So for OLFA—the company that invented this essential quiltmaking tool—2019 is the year that RUBY is all the rage! So what did OLFA do […]


  7. Quilt in a jar: a “little” gift idea from Kim Diehl 🎁

    Posted by on October 22, 2018

    Kim Diehl’s done it again. We LOVE her fun idea for quilter-to-quilter gifts below! With the holidays on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to start planning for presents. All you need for this gift is a pretty little collection of fabrics, a mason jar, and a copy of Kim’s book Simple Whatnots. We’ll let […]


  8. 🦇 10 boos, frights, and sewing delights: our annual Halloween roundup! 🎃

    Posted by on October 5, 2018

    Stitch This! friends, we do invite You to enjoy the coming Halloween night. Until that spooky day’s in sight Let’s sew a little fun and fright! Embroider three Jacks to brighten the night: Three Jacks from Stitches from the Harvest Or try Halloween colors (less of a fright): Old-Time Halloween Quilt and Hooked Pillow Topper […]


  9. Today is World Embroidery Day 🌎 10 ways to celebrate ahead!

    Posted by on July 30, 2018

    World Embroidery Day is today! Shall we celebrate with a little slow sewing? Our needles and threads are ready! Butterfly Stitches Needlecase from Patchwork Loves Embroidery Too World Embroidery Day was created by Kerstin Nettelblad and Skåne Sy-d, members of the Swedish Embroiderer’s Guild. The first World Embroidery Day was celebrated in Vismarlöv, Sweden, on […]


  10. Creative quilters 💕 That time our editor repurposed a quilt on Instagram . . .

    Posted by on April 9, 2018

    A fun thing happened a few weeks ago on our Instagram page—so fun, we wanted you to see it too! We shared a little project that our acquisitions and development editor Amelia Johanson made to cover and cushion her sewing-room chair. It’s the Sister’s Choice Table Topper by Beth Bradley from the new book Lunch-Hour […]