Posts tagged: "quick and easy quilts"

  1. Easy quilt-as-you-go method for smallish quilts – 3 simple steps

    Posted by on February 8, 2019

    Have you tried the easy quilt-as-you-go method? It’s packed with some serious quilting magic! You start by basting your backing and batting together; then you stitch the pieces for the patchwork on top of the batting and backing. Which means you’re machine quilting your project at the same time you’re piecing it. Mind blown! If […]


  2. Easiest-ever Layer Cake quilts for beginners: 4 pretty picks (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 28, 2019

    Got a Layer Cake—a tasty stack of coordinating 10″ precut squares—but not sure how to use it? If you’re a beginner, you could simply sew your favorite squares together and wind up with a simple but pretty quilt. But why do that when you’ve got Me and My Sister Designs to make things more fun? […]


  3. Choosing colors for a quilt: 5 scrappy, happy ideas 💡

    Posted by on January 25, 2019

    When it comes to choosing colors for a quilt—particularly a scrappy quilt—the task can feel a bit like flying by the seat of your patchwork pants! But believe it or not, choosing colors for a quilt that’s scrappy can be the best part of making one. How does three-time Martingale author Kate Henderson choose her […]


  4. New BIG book alert! Lap up this new collection of lovely quilts (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 23, 2019

    The latest book in our “Big Book” series may just be the biggest lap-quilt collection ever to land in your lap! In The Big Book of Lap Quilts you’ll find a whopping 51 patterns for the always-popular lap quilt—designs for everyday, seasons, holidays, and special days abound. And at just 55 cents per pattern, you’ll […]


  5. Quick and easy patchwork quilts – with a “turnabout” twist (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on December 19, 2018

    Sew . . . what is Turnabout Patchwork? Sounds kind of intriguing, right? Here’s the gist: you start with a simple block—a Snowball, a Nine Patch, a Shoofly, you get the idea—easy. Then you slice, turn, and sew slices back together. That’s when you see the magic happen! ^^^ This block started as a huge […]


  6. 12 quick Christmas presents to sew in an hour or two? See our ideas!

    Posted by on December 17, 2018

    Only seven more sleeps until Christmas day—how’s your gift sewing going? If you’re looking for quick Christmas presents to sew, wrap, and put under the tree before the big day arrives, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up 12 little gifts that we’re guessing you can make in an hour or two, tops—and […]


  7. The Buttermilk Basin book is here! Warmth and whimsy ahead (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on October 17, 2018

    A smidge of vintage, a splash of folk art, a pop of color, and a pinch of patchwork—that’s your recipe for creating the coveted Buttermilk Basin style! Join bits of wool, cotton, and thread to bring 17 charming projects to life in The Best of Buttermilk Basin—they couldn’t be easier to create. With simple wool-appliqué, […]


  8. Where to donate a quilt? 6 caring ways to share the warmth ❤️

    Posted by on September 28, 2018

    Quilting is often a shared affair. Guilds, groups, get-togethers, swaps, round-robins, quilt-alongs, and more provide a place for us to show and tell. Not to mention those trips to the local quilt shop, where we love to congregate too! Whenever quilters gather, there’s a power surge. Frequently, quilters are known to use that power for […]


  9. 💕 More Layer-Cake quilts to love 💕 sister style! 👭 (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 22, 2018

    Me and My Sister Designs returns with more Layer-Cake quilts to love! 💕 Whip up your lovely Layer Cakes into delectable quilts for cuddling, for gifting, or just because. Sisters Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson are famous for sharing little sewing tricks that make quilts look more complex than they truly are. In Easy Layer-Cake […]


  10. 13 new ways to grace the spaces in which you gather 🍽 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 18, 2018

    From classic chic to fresh twists, the versatility of the table runner shines in the new book Table-Runner Roundup! “Skinny” quilts are the best, aren’t they? They’re perfect for trying new techniques, for getting from start to finish fast, and for decorating and gifts too! This fun collection of all-new projects includes 13 designs to […]