Quilting Blog

Quilt Design Walls: For Building a Better Quilt

By Sherri McConnell
Quilt Design WallsUsing a quilt design wall as you work on block construction and setting your quilt together can help tremendously with making the right decisions regarding color choices and fabric placement. Learn several easy ways to make a quilt design wall! Read more »

Your Lucky Day! Green Quilts Projects and Patterns

By Craftsy
Green QuiltsWhen we say green, we usually mean recycling. But now that St Patrick's Day is here, we're talking about the color! That's why we've rounded up our favorite gorgeous green quilt projects and green quilt patterns. Get inspired this St. Patrick's Day to quilt green! Read more »
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Free Pattern Friday: Knits, Quilts & More

By Craftsy

Each Friday, Craftsy brings you a whole batch of free patterns straight from the Craftsy Pattern Marketplace. This week we've got awesome free patterns for knitting, quilting, sewing, crocheting, paper crafts, and more!

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Tips & Techniques for Choosing Fabrics for Quilts

By Sherri McConnell
Choosing FabricsChoosing fabrics for a quilt or sewing project can be overwhelming because of the huge array of possibilities, making what should be an enjoyable task, stressful. Learn some simple tricks that will make the process not only much easier but also something you'll look forward to! Read more »

Maker Monday: Angela Walters Talks Quilting Business

By Craftsy
Angela WaltersMachine quilting expert and small business owner, Angela Walters is also a Craftsy instructor, and we couldn't be more excited to have her on board! Here we talk to Angela about her business, and get her advice on quilting machines, resources, and what kinds of things to keep in mind when starting your own business that's centered around your passion. Read more »

For the Love of Scallops

By Angela Mitchell
If you are looking to add a touch of whimsy or a bit of a surprise to your quilt, you should give scalloped borders a try. Learn an easy way to achieve this border treatment and then give it a whirl on something small like a table runner. Read more »

Free Pattern Friday: Knits, Quilts & More

By Craftsy
Free Knitting PatternsCheck out this new Friday series, where we post our favorite free patterns. From knits, to quilts, to jewelry, to embroidery (and more), we have the free pattern perfect for your next crafting endeavor! This is definitely the best way to kick off a weekend filled with creative crafting. So be sure to make the Craftsy blog a regular stop for you; that way you can stock up on fantastic free patterns! Read more »
Organizing Thread on Shelf

Room to Sew: Organizing Your Sewing Room

By Julia Garza

Having a dedicated, organized and inspiring sewing room makes starting a sewing project much more fun. If your dining room table holds fabric and scissors more often than dinner plates and wine glasses, it might be time to think about finding a permanent spot to sew in your home. If you’re starting from scratch, here are a few things to consider when thinking about sewing room designs.

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