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Hot Gift Idea: 5 Fun Quilted Hot Pad Patterns

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Quilting |

Being a gourmet cook isn't a requirement for enjoying a hot pad. We all need to eat at some point, so clearly hot pads are the perfect gift for anyone! Customizing a hot pad in the colors, theme or style of someone's kitchen or hobbies is super simple with these ideas.

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Picture Perfect: Choosing Color Variations for Embroidery Designs

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Embroidery, Quilting |

Color is such an important part of everything we create. In embroidery, designers provide thread color charts for their machine and hand embroidery patterns. The color palette is a just a suggestion. Step outside your comfort zone and see how easy it is to expand your creativity by using different color themes.

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Easy Appliqué Quilts: 6 Patterns to Admire

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Quilting |

Circles, leaves, birds and more! Learn to appliqué the fast and easy way with these fun projects and patterns from the Craftsy quilting community.

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Nine Patches & Nine Ways: Nine Patch Quilt Inspiration

Posted by on Sep 6, 2014 in Quilting |

Nine patches are a traditional quilt block made with nine simple squares. Three rows of three squares create quilt design that is versatile, traditional and trendy — all at the same time. Here are some easy instructions for this classic design right here, along with nine inspirational nine-patch designs!

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Craftsy FPF: Bring on the Color With 8 FREE Colorful Patterns + Project Ideas!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing |

September is all about the color — from bright farmers markets full of fresh, colorful produce to eye-popping landscapes laden with the first of changing leaves. Draw inspiration from the season's dazzling colors for your next project with one of this week's free pattern finds!

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Arrgh, Matey! Nautical Quilt Trends to Watch

Posted by on Sep 2, 2014 in Quilting |

What do you think about the nautical quilting trend? Take a look at these whale-y good projects from the online community for inspiration.

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