Industry News

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  • Table Runners with A Modern Flare
    by Penny Haren on November 1, 2020 at 12:00 am

    What a great series of classes or online videos! Why not offer a table runner of the month instead of a block of the month? The designs are dramatic but simple so most of the work can be done in … Continue reading →

  • Happy Halloween
    by Ashley Smith on October 30, 2020 at 7:42 pm

    Happy Halloween Gammill would like to wish you a Happy Halloween!! We carved some Gammill Pumpkins this week! Have you carved pumpkins?? Share your pumpkin pictures with us using the hashtag #GammillPumpkins. Download the Gammill Pumpkin Templates below. Gammill Logo Machine Head We Are Family   […]

  • Hand in Hand – Cosmetic Bags + Pillows
    by Julia Frazier on October 30, 2020 at 2:49 pm

    Today we’re visiting BERALUS VINTON DESIGN, where Suze is sharing two seriously cute Cosmetic Bags and Pillows featuring fabric from the Hand in Hand collection by Amber Kemp-Gerstel. Suze made this cute zipper pouch and cosmetic bag with clear vinyl pockets. Perfect! And we are loving the […]

  • Idyllic – Crossweave Quilt
    by Julia Frazier on October 30, 2020 at 11:59 am

    We’re excited to share this beautiful Crossweave Quilt with you today, featuring fabric from the Idyllic collection by Minki Kim. The original Crossweave Quilt pattern was designed by Diary of a Quilter, and you can find it HERE! This version was made by our talented office manager, Mindy. We are […]

  • Snowflake Squad Wool Garland
    by Penny Haren on October 30, 2020 at 12:00 am

    The pattern name is even adorable! Sew Cherished created the Snowflake Squad to help you with your winter decorating. Using the interchangeable banner and attaching the appliques with magnets – these little banners change out really quickly for a big … Continue reading →

  • Meadow Lane – Where Flowers Bloom Quilt + FREE Pattern!
    by Julia Frazier on October 29, 2020 at 3:32 pm

    Today’s stop on our Meadow Lane Project Tour takes us to JUST LET ME QUILT, where Carol is sharing the loveliest quilt featuring fabric from the Meadow Lane collection by Sara Davies. Carol’s appliqué highlights the dreamy florals in this fabric line, and her instructions are clear and easy […]

  • Sneak Peek! – It’s a Crayola World
    by Julia Frazier on October 29, 2020 at 10:25 am

    Today we are excited to give you a sneak peek at the newest officially licensed fabric line from Crayola® called It’s a Crayola World. This collection features five STUNNING fabric panels measuring 36″ x WOF. Each panel is inspired by nature and loaded with color, as you can see in this […]

  • Blue Stitch – Table Topper Quilt
    by Julia Frazier on October 28, 2020 at 2:56 pm

    Today we’re visiting AMEROONIE DESIGNS, where Amy is sharing her dreamy blue and white Table Topper Quilt featuring fabric from the Blue Stitch collection by Christopher Thompson. Aren’t those florals gorgeous?! We love how this mini quilt can function as both a wall hanging or a decorative […]

  • FREE Pattern Feature – Life is Sweet Quilt
    by Julia Frazier on October 28, 2020 at 7:59 am

    We have a simple and “sweet” FREE PATTERN to share with you today! The Life is Sweet Quilt features fabric from Tara Reed’s new Bee’s Life collection, and measures 39″ x 58″, making this a great lap quilt. We are seriously in love with the Bee’s life collection! Featuring buzy bees, […]

  • The Perfect Technique Class
    by Penny Haren on October 28, 2020 at 12:00 am

    I am so excited to introduce my newest booklet – Dresden Plate Quilts from Cut Loose Press™! Here is what makes this book different! There are three different quilts in one book – all made with the same Creative Grids® … Continue reading →

  • Sneak Peek! – Easter Egg Hunt
    by Julia Frazier on October 27, 2020 at 7:30 am

    It’s time for another Sneak Peek – where you get a first look at our newest fabric lines BEFORE they reach store shelves! The Easter Egg Hunt collection, designed by Natàlia Juan Abelló, is a sweet and totally charming collection that has us already dreaming of spring! From the designer… […]

  • Prim Sew Along – Week 10
    by Julia Frazier on October 26, 2020 at 6:04 pm

    It’s Week 10 of the Prim Sew Along and time to make the Love and Friendship block! What a cute block! We love the cat with cute little embroidered whiskers, and a bird on his back! If you are just joining us, Lori has all of the information you need on her BLOG, including a link…

  • Chambray – Anna Blouse
    by Julia Frazier on October 26, 2020 at 3:32 pm

    Today’s stop on our Chambray Project Tour takes us to CHARISE CREATES, where Charise is sharing her beautiful Anna Blouse featuring fabric from the brand new Chambray collection from Riley Blake Designs. Such a light and breezy, and flattering top! We love the keyhole feature, and the 3/4 length […]

  • Back of the Chutes – Star Borders Panel Quilt + Tutorial!
    by Julia Frazier on October 26, 2020 at 6:37 am

    We have a fun and super easy quilt to share with you today! This Star Borders Panel Quilt features the Out of Money fabric panel from the officially licensed Back of the Chutes collection by Hugh Cabot. Hugh Cabot (1930-2005) gained artistic fame at the age of 22 years after having been appointed […]

  • Posh Holly, etc….
    by Penny Haren on October 23, 2020 at 12:00 am

    I love this series of “Posh” patterns by Sew Kind of Wonderful! They are such a fun, easy way to introduce people to curved piecing and at 28″ x 38″, can be completed in a week-end. I especially love that … Continue reading →

  • 15 Things to Do RIGHT NOW to Get Your Store Ready for Holiday 2020
    by KIZER and BENDER on October 22, 2020 at 6:49 pm

    It’s here. The fourth quarter, the Golden Quarter; the big one you can’t afford to mess up. Making the Golden Quarter work for you requires careful planning that, but even if you haven’t laid the groundwork for a big finish throughout the year, you can still reap the benefits of a solid […]

  • What’s New from Laura Heine
    by Penny Haren on October 21, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Gingerbread House will just make you smile! This 32″ x 44″ wall hanging pattern will be arriving the middle of November – just in time for a holiday class! Laura has also added three more Whatevers to the line. These … Continue reading →