Got a CRAP magnet at NQA Show

Crap magnet Cloth Pocket Austin TXThe Cloth Pocket’s booth at the recent NQA Quilt Show, held in my home town, was a vendor highlight for me. Hands down, they had the best fabric on site. I bought some Melody Miller, from the Mustang collection, and … Read More...

This apple quilt is sew tempting

Geta Delicious Expectations apple quilt patternGeta shows us her skills with her latest quilt pattern, “Delicious Expectations”. With a finished size coming in at 30” x 34” along with raw edge applique and machine stitching, you can have this baby completed in no time.

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It’s a hack…blog hop!

Great Pattern Hack Blog HopMichael Miller is hosting, along with a happy stitch, a blog hop where sewists have taken a pattern and MM fabric and made something wonderful. Yep, a hack! Bloggers participating in this event include,

Monday 6/29- Kick off with Jessica
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Tutorial: Rainbow Baby Quilt

Rainbow Baby Quilt So You Think You Can CraftI missed this tutorial when it first appeared on SYTYCC (So You Think You Can Craft), but it bears repeating. The show’s host Tauni interviewed contestant Crystal, of Stitched By Crystal, and got her to explain how she made this … Read More...

9 Free Robot Applique Templates

Fireman Robot Applique Pattern Threading My WayPam of Threading My Way shares on her blog nine robots-at-work applique templates F-R-E-E for you to download. Squee! The Fireman, shown here, joins Artist, Bricklayer, Chef and many more. She adds,

I’m planning on incorporating my robots into a

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Free pattern: July Candle Mat

July Fire Cracker

Get your spark on with this adorable candle mat measuring a mere 9 1/2″ x 12 1/2″. This makes it doable before the fireworks start.  The pattern is offered on Connecting Threads, and best of all, it’s a free download. … Read More...

Tutorial: Flag pillow

Flag Pillow Tutorial Quilt as you GoBecky of Patchwork Posse shares on her blog how she made this flag pillow. If you are not familiar with the Quilt as You Go method, this would be a great starting project. With lots of photos and detailed instructions, … Read More...

Quilts 20/20 Exhibit opens

Crazed 8 Incarceration Kathleen Loomis Art QuiltKathleen Loomis of Art With a Needle has one of her art quilts, “Crazy 8: Incarceration”, showing at Quilts 20/20: Traditional Works, Contemporary Art. The exhibit is in the main gallery of Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg PA, USA.  Though … Read More...

Tutorial: Lazy quilters quilt

Lazy Quilters QuiltLazy or just hurried, Cami of TIDBITS, created this quilt for her young son, claiming she did it without having to measure. A generous if not reluctant quilter, she whipped up on her blog a tutorial to include lots of … Read More...

Free pattern: A Tisket, A Tasket Quilt

A Tisket A Tasket Quilt PatternCool fresh colors against a white ground make this quilt shine. Download the free pattern, and you get instructions for three sizes – Table Runner, Crib, and Lap. This is offered as part of Fat Quarter Shop’s Classic and Vintage … Read More...

Union Blues fabric and project

Union Blues Quilt Project Sheet ModaThis quilt showcases Barbara Brackman’s 19th-century reproduction line, Union Blues, for Moda. You can download the project sheet to make your own quilt from sites like Fat Quarter Shop and Hancock’s of Paducah for a nominal fee of $0.99.  Read More...

Tutorial: Continuous Prairie Points

Tutorial Prairie PointsSome tutorials are so good they are worth revisiting. Madame Samm revisits one done by guest blogger Penny of sewtakeahike. She shared her easy technique of making continuous prairie points. This is a traditional way to finish a quilt, and … Read More...

Giveaway: All Points Patchwork

All Points Patchwork Diane GillelandHello sewists. Storey Publishing is giving away a free copy of Diane Gillehand’s latest book, All Points Patchwork. To get a chance to win, just leave a comment on this post, (not the review post), and tell me what … Read More...