Quilting Blog

Quilt with Craftsy Cares for the Ovarian Cancer Quilt Project

By Craftsy
Craftsy Cares Quilt ProjectQuilters, we need your help! Join Craftsy Cares in partnering with the Blanton-Davis Ovarian Cancer Research Program at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and create quilts to give to the Ovarian Cancer Quilt Project during the month of April. Your quilting will be contributing to a great cause as the program aims to develop effective screening methods and ultimately a cure for ovarian cancer. Learn more here. Read more »

Quilt Marking: Tips and Tools

By Angela Mitchell
Quilt MarkingMany hand and machine quilters like to mark their quilts before they begin quilting. Let's take a look at a few popular quilt marking tools today, from chalk to painter's tape and more! Read more »

Pepper Cory Goes to High School: Young Sewists Learn with Craftsy

By Craftsy
Young Sewists Learn with CraftsySue Way is a high school teacher who knows her students well. So when it came time for her to teach her Apparel II class, she turned to what her students love: the Internet! With the help of her friend Pepper Cory's sewing/quilting workshop at Craftsy, she's teaching these brave young sewists all about the craft! Read more »

Springtime in the Rockies in Quilting Arts Magazine

By Craftsy
Springtime in the RockiesWe're excited that Craftsy instructor Carol Ann Waugh's "Springtime in the Rockies" quilt, which was created using her stitch and slash technique and measures 78" H by 32" W, is showcased in the April/May issue of Quilting Arts Magazine. Did you spot it too? Read more »

Machine Quilts You Don’t Want to Miss

By Angela Mitchell
Machine QuiltsThe late 18th century brought the first electric sewing machine, and since then machine quilting has been on the rise. Machine quilts are durable and withstand the test of time. Here are five eye catching machine quilt patterns for you to check out! Read more »

Bias Quilt Binding: Three Ways

By Lindsay Conner
Bias Quilt BindingIf you don’t want mitered corners or if your quilt is finished with a curved edge, bias quilt binding is ideal for its ability to gently stretch around the edges of your project. Bias binding looks especially nice with fabric that’s printed with stripes and plaids. Explore three ways to do it! Read more »