Posts tagged: "quick and easy quilts"

  1. 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 […]


  2. 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 […]


  3. 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, […]


  4. 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 […]


  5. 💕 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 […]


  6. 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 […]


  7. 📹 Video: improv piecing (use EVERY scrap you own!)

    Posted by on June 25, 2018

    Scrap collectors, gatherers, accumulators, and hoarders—today’s video is going to inspire you to dive into those bins, boxes, and drawers (closets?) full of scraps and DO something wonderful with them, once and for all. This is THE reason you’ve been saving them! The technique? It’s called improv piecing. Now, you might’ve heard that term before, […]


  8. 9 easy patriotic quilts for the 4th (and all summer long) 🇺🇸 🌞

    Posted by on June 11, 2018

    Summer is unofficially here—and official or not, it’s time to celebrate and decorate! While they’re perfect for Independence Day, easy patriotic quilts are also ideal for other holidays and gift-giving occasions throughout the year, including: Flag Day Presidents’ Day Memorial Day Veterans Day Gifts for armed-services members Projects for Quilts of Valor And hey, what’s […]


  9. 10 smart tips for quilting like a Sister (aka Me and My Sister Designs!)

    Posted by on May 21, 2018

    Sometimes it’s fun to venture out and try quilting tools and techniques on your own. But sometimes it saves a lot of time and effort to listen to the pros and follow their lead! Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson of Me and My Sister Designs are celebrated for their super-simple patterns that look more complex […]


  10. International Picnic Day is June 18 🌞 choose an easy picnic quilt to make!

    Posted by on May 11, 2018

    Are you ready for summer? Outdoor concerts, seasonal festivals, county fairs, picnics at the park, Fourth of July fireworks, trips to the beach . . . aaah! We can hardly wait! There’s one essential item you can sew that’ll make all of your outdoor summer adventures more comfortable and colorful—wherever you celebrate summer, you’ve gotta […]