Quilting

The Saturday Seven | 3

Happy Saturday! And welcome to the final Saturday Seven post with Christmas ideas. I'll be focusing on getting organized in my next few Saturday …

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Countdown to Christmas: Shining Star

Every quilt needs a shining star somewhere in it. Hopefully, this sweet little block adds some sparkle to your project. 🙂<p>Hello, Kathy Ludowese here …

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Christa’s Soapbox – On Quilt Show Acceptance and Rejection

It’s that time of year again, where you can find an inspiring virtual quilt show on Instagram. Just search the hashtags #quiltconreject and …

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Modern Quilts!!!!

The Modern Quilt Guild is releasing Modern Quilts this month and I am so very excited!!!! This book is jam packed with large, color photographs of …

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A Simple and Elegant Quilted Table Runner Tutorial

The beauty of a quilted table runner is that it adds warmth, texture and layers of interest to any room. Traditionally you may think of runners as …

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It seems like many moons ago I made a quilt pattern called "Ornament Box" and it's still one of my favorites. The pattern is available here at my …

Free Little Houses Baby Quilt Pattern

With Christmas right around the corner, I am scrambling to finish last minute projects and make as many handmade presents as I can possibly squeeze …

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Jumping Jacks Quilt Tutorial

Jumping jacks. What could be more simple? But when you do several at once, those simple jumps can have some pretty amazing effects. Happy little …

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Free-Motion Quilting Cabin in the Woods

Add the charming and quick winter scene, <i>The Cabins in the Woods</i> motif to your next border and you’ll be snuggled up in your gorgeous handiwork in no …

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Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 15 Suzy Quilts table runner - Love Patchwork & Quilting

For today’s Quilty Advent Calendar post, we’re turning our attention to our festive tables, and giving them a home-spun makeover. If you’re in need …

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MQG Modern Monthly BOM

Each month the Modern Quilt Guild sends out a newsletter called the MQG Modern Monthly to its members. It contains a quilt of the month pattern, …

2018 Sew Along

Hi there! Are you finished with your holiday shopping? Me either, but I am making Sew Along plans for the new year! Heartland Heritage makes for the …

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Roundabout Quilt Along - Parade and Grand Prizes!!!

First off, I would like to say Thank You to all of you who quilted-a-long with me. This has been such a fun Quilt-A-Long and that is because of each …

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Christa’s Soapbox – Do I Sleep? The Answer is Yes!

Today I thought it would be fun to answer the often asked question, how do I get so much done? Or put another way – do I sleep? The answer is a …

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No Point Stars – A Free Printable Pattern in 5 sizes

This is my very favorite stars quilt pattern ever….and of course it’s because there are no star points to match up and stress over!<p>I decided to …

Amazing

More In Bloom

One of my Joyful Stitcher trunk shows came home the other day and I got a chance to take a few photos of one of the projects that I haven’t shared …

Polka Dot (Crop Circle?) Quilt

My daughter has been asking for a new quilt to add to her bed during the winter. She has plenty of quilts, but can you really have too many …

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All the baby quilts: Hexie Rows baby quilt

Next up is Hexie Rows baby quilt! See the rest of the baby quilts for this project here.<p>Craftsy provided all of the fabric for these baby quilts. …

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Quilted heart tutorial

Print out the Quilted Heart Template at actual size. Cut the heart shapes out of paper or make a clear template using template plastic (this will …

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Finished Quilt: Modern Starstruck + Quilting Details

Meet “Modern Starstruck” – a remake of my “Starstruck” quilt pattern included in my book Piece and Quilt with Precuts. The original quilt from the …

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Half Square Triangle Short-Cuts - Video Demo

This past month, I filmed some short videos with the folks behind Pattern Drop.* My Hopscotch quilt is the featured quilt this month. That pattern …

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My Friend Mickey ~ Birthday Quilt

This quilt was finished back in August just in time for the 1st birthday of a special great nephew who has already undergone several surgeries for a …

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Jitterbug Quilt Tutorial

The Jitterbug was one of the most popular dances of the swing era, but how did it get such a funny name? Turns out “jitterbug” is just a combo of two …

Longarm Quilting Demystified with ZJ Humbach, Part 3: First Things First

Understanding how to thread your machine and adjust the bobbin tension is absolutely critical to your success. By mastering these steps first, you …

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Saturday A.M. Quilt Break: The New Pantone Color Is Here!

Pantone, the color consulting company that tracks and predicts trends in fashion and décor, has named Ultra Violet the official Color of 2018. As a …

Jimi Hendrix

QuiltCon Charity Quilt Spotlight: “New Home New Life” by The Improper Bostonian Quilters

<i>by Mary Willis, Patty Bailey, Lorri Foley, Jeannette Tobin, & Barbara Winrich</i>We are the “The Improper Bostonian Quilters.” Patty Bailey, Lorri Foley, …

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Quilt pattern: Loophole

I’m really excited to introduce my latest quilt pattern, <b>Loophole</b>, which is in issue 55 of <i>Love Patchwork & Quilting.</i><p>This quilt pattern is based on …

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Countdown to Christmas: Oh Lil Christmas Tree

Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, Joyeux Noel! I’m Sharla Krenzel of Thistle Thicket Studio and I blog about my quilting adventures at …

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Scrappy Log Cabin Finishing Info

Hello and happy Wednesday! I finished my king-size scrappy log cabin quilt top! This has been one of those projects on my long-term to do list for …

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