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From eye-catching patterns to time-saving tutorials and new techniques, enjoy endless quilting fun on the Craftsy Quilting Blog daily.

Hand Quilting Cord Motifs, a Free Video Tip

By Craftsy
How to cord a motif in hand quiltingCording a motif is a great way to bring focus and flair to the designs and shapes you've made for your quilt tops. In this free video tip, Andi Perejda, instructor of Hand-Quilting Heirloom Design and Technique, on Craftsy, shows you how to do that quickly and easily all by hand! Read more »

Creating Echo Lines in a Quilt

By Craftsy
Create Echo Lines in a QuiltThe empty space between motifs on your quilt tops are calling out for you to fill them in with something fun---details that highlight the objects and shapes and overall design. The answer: echo lines! Andi Perejda, who instructs the online Craftsy class Hand-Quilting Heirloom Design and Technique, shows you just how to create these echo lines in this free video tip! Read more »

Trend Alert! Handmade Ornaments

By Stefanie Japel
Handmade ornaments are a wonderful way to decorate your tree with meaningful adornments. Whether sewn, knitted, or crocheted, they are beautiful, and they even make great gifts! Read more »

Christmas Quilts: A Craftsy Trend Alert!

By Stefanie Japel
Even though they're during the winter, the Holidays are the warmest time of the year. It makes sense, then, that Christmas quilts are so popular! Check out the great quilts on Pinterest and right here on Craftsy. Read more »

Win Your Wishlist

By Craftsy
You can now share your Craftsy wishlist with friends and family so they can get you exactly what you want. For every person you email your wishlist to, you'll receive an entry into a Craftsy giveaway where three lucky members will win all the classes on their list, up to $250 worth! Read more »
Strip pieced diamonds tutorial

How To Get Perspective On Your Quilting Designs

By Craftsy
Even if you're in a small room, you can still view your quilting projects from a distance when you follow this wonderful advice from Craftsy quilting instructor Jan Krentz. Viewing your projects from a distance helps you to make crucial color and fabric choices. Read more »

Social Media Tips for Indie Designers & Makers, Pt 1: Facebook

By Craftsy
Looking for tips to promote your indie pattern designs, craft business or just get more social on social media? We're kicking off a series of blog posts to help you get started on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram. We'll take a look at how to cater to your audience and start a conversation! Read more »
Finished Log Cabin Block

Meet Judith Trager, Craftsy Art Quilting Instructor

By Craftsy
Here, Judith Trager (instructor of the online Craftsy class, Art Quilt Backgrounds) tells us a bit about herself. Learn where her influences come from, find out about her process, and how she loves to layer. In this free and insightful video, we hear not only an expert quilter speak, but a true artist. Read more »