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10 Most Popular Quilting Posts of 2013

It’s almost 2014, and that means another year of amazing quilts! Before you race ahead, take a look back at Craftsy’s Top 10 quilting posts of 2013, and discover the innovative techniques, unique designs and incredible quilts that inspired us all year long.

triangles quick baby quilt design
1. 7 Quick Baby Quilt Designs

Learn some quick and easy baby quilt designs that you can make with this roundup of free patterns and tutorials. These baby quilts are a great last-minute shower gift!

technicolor scrap quilt

2. 11 Scrap Quilting Patterns to Use Up Your Stash

Whatever your quilting style, enjoy these patterns available to help you use up your fabric scraps and whip up a beautiful quilt.

baby quilt

3. 9 Strip Quilt Patterns to Bust Your Stash

Pre-cut strips are a great way to get a sampling of fabrics from a collection. Skip the cutting and stitch up these amazing strip quilt patterns.

Charm Pack Quilt

4. 8 Charm Pack Quilts to Bust Your Stash

Charm pack quilts can be quick and easy to assemble, since you’re working with pre-cuts. Learn how to make them with these eight great patterns.

5 Steps to Improving Your Piecing Accuracy

5. 5 Steps to Improve Your Quilt Piecing Accuracy

Craftsy instructor Amy Gibson presents this guest post, where she shares 5 basic steps you can take to help improve your quilt piecing accuracy.

Elmer's Glue Bottles - How to Use Glue in Quilting

6. Crazy for Glue: How to Use Glue in Quilting

As odd as that may sound, glue can truly be a quilter’s best friend. Take a look at how glue can be a great benefit to those of us who love to sew and quilt.

Mitered Quilt Borders

7. How to Sew Mitered Quilt Borders

Learn how to sew mitered quilt borders step-by-step. While it’s a more challenging border to create, the angled seam is well worth the effort!

girl baby quilt with ruffles, on Craftsy

8. Adorable Baby Quilt Patterns for Girls

Enjoy eight adorable baby quilt patterns for little girls, available for instant download. Better yet, one of them is FREE! Whip up a cute gift today!

Fast and Easy Quilt Patterns

9. Fantastic Fast and Easy Quilt Patterns

Fast and easy quilt patterns are a must if you want to sew something quick for a gift or for fun. Get started with these fast and easy quilt ideas!

Three Vibrant Patchwork Drawstring Bags

10. Quilted and Patchwork Bags: 7 Designs to Try

Trendy patchwork bags are as fun to make as they are to carry. Learn how to make quilted bags like a pro with this roundup of patterns and tutorials.

Did your favorite make the list? Tell us what it was!


Martha Sturgill

I love these quilting posts! I’m retired as of this week and can’t wait to start busting through my stash. Thanks for the post on glue basting. There are so many things I want to try.

barbara skrepnek

could you please tell me where to find dog quilts like the papillon thank you

Karen Kelty

Hi Barbara!

You might enjoy the roundup of dog quilt patterns we featured in November: http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2013/11/dog-quilts/

Offhand I do not know if we have any papillion patterns available, but you may find success searching for “papillion quilt patterns” in our pattern store or on Google.


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