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  • The most recent additions to our Free Quilt Block Patterns Library
  • New quilting techniques to try for your newest project
  • Reviews of the latest quilt books and tools that we use
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The Most Recent Posts

Jun 20, 2022

City Streets Quilt Block Tutorial: 7", 10½", and 14" finished

City Streets Quilt Block tutorial

The simple City Streets quilt block reached out & grabbed my attention by the short hairs.

HSTs. Strips. Simple stuff really.

But surprising results when I started designing with it!

This tutorial includes: step-by-step instructions, free downloads for the cutting chart, coloring/planning page, and ideas for designing a quilt with your finished blocks.

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Jun 20, 2022

City Streets Quilt: Design Ideas to Inspire You

Playing around with the City Streets quilt block yields designs that are anything but pedestrian! 16 different designs to help you strut your quilting stuff.

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Jun 14, 2022

Check out this free pattern just in time for Flag Day!

Free pattern for Flags of Parade by Natalie Crabtree

For Flag Day, what could be better than sharing this fabulous free flag quilt pattern by Natalie Crabtree for Windham Fabrics?

What really makes this quilt sing is the use of a red, white and blue ombre. Take a closer look at the stripes in the flags. They're not pieced. They're strips of that ombre. Now, THAT's letting the fabric do a lot of the work! ;D

Use the link to see the fabric line and links to the 3 different free downloadable patterns for your consideration.

Enjoy!

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Jun 13, 2022

Rainbow Flower Quilt Block Tutorial: 4", 6", 8" and 10" finished

Rainbow Flower Quilt Block tutorial

It's simple piecing for a Rainbow Flower quilt block, a half Log Cabin block design.

This tutorial includes: step-by-step instructions, free downloads for the cutting chart, coloring/planning page, and ideas for designing a quilt with your finished blocks.


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May 26, 2022

How to Make a Log Cabin Quilt Block - The easy way in 3 sizes

Our Log Cabin quilt block tutorial includes a beginner-friendly, step-by-step tutorial. Download a cutting chart and coloring page for a quick start!

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May 25, 2022

What is a Fat Quarter? Is it a better deal than a 1/4 yard?

We translate quilt-speak to help new quilters understand what is a fat quarter, why add them to your stash, what to look out for and a special hack to save $$$.

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May 24, 2022

Grandma's Quilt - Pointed Tiles?

My grandma left a quilt top behind when she died, and I quilted it. I am very curious to learn more about the history of this pattern. The only one I can

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Apr 30, 2022

Bernina 350 PE Special Edition

I hate this machine, has been in for tension adjusting many times and still doesn't work well. Maybe it's just a lemon, or maybe it's just a special edition?

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Feb 26, 2022

Browsing these NEW Quilt Patterns will make YOU sew happy!

 Stitch up a Heart Quilt Pattern from one of these 25+ Tempting Designs

What's a quilter without quilt patterns?

Well, she's either got a vivid imagination or a really, really big stash. ;)

The anticipation of finding a new patchwork or applique pattern is nothing short of exhilarating.

You never know what you might find - a traditional piecing pattern to suit your style, a paper piecing pattern to tickle your imagination, or a new construction method to try and ultimately add to your quilting bag of tricks.

I've searched high and low to bring you the very best in new quilting patterns, along with some tips and resources on how to get the most out of them.

So get ready to be inspired - there's something for everyone here!

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Feb 20, 2022

Birthday Block

Our Quilt Group decided to do Birthday Blocks this year. I'd not heard of this before, and have discovered it's a lot more complicated than first explained.

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