Industry News

Look here for the latest news in the quilting industry and news that can support your business grow.

  • Sewing for Beginners – Easy Lip Balm Holder
    by Tara Reed on June 6, 2023 at 1:13 pm

    If you’re tired of searching your bags for your lip balm this easy lip balm holder sewing pattern should be your project. 🎥 Video tutorial & written directions – great for fabric scraps, gifts to sew and things to sew and sell

  • Collection Preview – Farmhouse Summer
    by Macy Thunell on June 6, 2023 at 1:07 pm

    A must-have for those who love the farmhouse look, Farmhouse Summer by Echo Park Paper Co. is the perfect combination of painterly florals, plaids, and the cutest summer dots. The color palette of pink, red, gold, and denim creates a dreamy summer vibe. Craft quilts and home décor projects with […]

  • Collection Preview – Camp S’mores
    by Macy Thunell on June 6, 2023 at 1:06 pm

    The Hershey Company is an industry-leading snacks company known for bringing goodness to the world through its iconic brands, remarkable people and enduring commitment to help children succeed. Hershey has approximately 17,000 employees around the world who work every day to deliver delicious, […]

  • Haunted Adventure – Jo’s Pumpkin Farm
    by Lisa Jo Girodat on June 6, 2023 at 1:03 pm

    Hi Makers! It’s Lisa Jo of Neverlandstitches. I am back to share with you a fun quilt I made using Haunted Adventure by Beverly McCullough of Flamingo Toes. Haunted Adventure is the perfect collection for the campers in your life who love Halloween, too. The Collections is filled with pumpkins, […]

  • The Ripple of Giving by Kristie J. Smith
    by Marcus Nazario on June 5, 2023 at 2:00 pm

    Have you ever thought about the ripple effect of giving? The gift of a kind word or action, a physical gift, or even a smile can have a chain reaction on others. Quilters are the ultimate example of givers… they create from their hearts and gift their love through quilts and other handmade […]

  • American Jane: Melody of Tradition and Innovation with New Quilt Patterns
    by Cindy Abdoo on June 3, 2023 at 11:00 pm

    Get ready, quilters and fabric aficionados alike! American Jane’s new collection of quilt patterns is here, and it’s taking the quilting world by storm. With an innovative mix of the traditional and the avant-garde, American Jane’s latest offering includes “Do … Continue reading →

  • Kringle – Kris Kringle Panel Quilt Tutorial
    by Melissa Corry on June 3, 2023 at 2:27 pm

    Hello Friends! It’s Melissa Corry from Happy Quilting here and I am thrilled to be bringing you a new quilt finish and a tutorial to go along with it! I just love a good panel, and they make for some stunning quilts!! I just love this Kris Kringle Panel from the Kringle Fabric Line by . It…

  • Collection Preview – Make
    by Macy Thunell on June 3, 2023 at 2:25 pm

    Make. Whether a sewist, quilter, artist or creative, it’s what we do. We dream up beautiful projects, and then we make them a reality through fabric. We use our creativity to make something to be used, loved, cared for, and admired. Make is a collection that celebrates those who make, stitch, […]

  • New Free Patterns with Expressions Batiks
    by Maddie Butler on June 2, 2023 at 1:15 pm

    Happy Free Pattern Friday! We have four fabulous new FREE pattern additions to our library that all feature our new Expressions Batiks. Check out these patterns, download your favorites, and stitch up some new quilts with Expressions Batiks! Which pattern are you planning to make?! Tag us in your […]

  • Fresh Inspiration from Bird Brain Designs
    by Cindy Abdoo on June 1, 2023 at 11:00 pm

    We are delighted to bring to you the freshest pattern releases from our cherished designers at Bird Brain Designs. This month, their creative minds have flown even higher with a brand-new series encompassing the elements of comfort, home, and the … Continue reading →

  • Silent Night Fabric Collection
    by Jennifer Long on June 1, 2023 at 3:56 pm

    Come explore the journey and promises of the Christmas Story, through the Silent Night Fabric Collection designed by Jennifer Long Silent Night ships May 2023, and your favorite Local Quilts Shops can order it NOW!!! Teach the children in your life the Nativity Story through […]

  • Sewing Machine Giveaway Month 5
    by Scott Fortunoff on June 1, 2023 at 4:01 am

    I hope you all read my blog from February 1, 2023, regarding the fact that I am bringing back my sewing machine giveaways. If not, you can go read it by clicking this link: Sewing Machine Giveaways Are Baaaacccccckkkkk! With that, as I mentioned in the original post, every month on the first of […]

  • Stars, Stripes, & Free Patterns? Oh My!
    by Maddie Butler on May 31, 2023 at 12:01 pm

    It’s officially summertime and you know what that means. It’s time to sew with red, white, & blue! Today on the blog we are sharing some free patterns, tutorials, and more of our favorites for Fourth of July. Celebrate the Fourth of July with our Sweet Land of Liberty panel quilt! This is a […]

  • A New Twist on a Sampler Quilt
    by Cindy Abdoo on May 30, 2023 at 11:00 pm

    Greetings to our lovely community of avid quilters! We have some exciting news that has us all bursting with anticipation. Andy Knowlton of A Bright Corner has launched a fresh, new pattern that we know you’re going to absolutely adore. … Continue reading →

  • Lost At Sea – Baby Cuddles Quilt
    by Jessica Dayon on May 30, 2023 at 2:08 pm

    Good Morning! It’s Jessica Dayon and today I’d like to share the quilt that I made using Lost At Sea by Natàlia Juan Abelló. When I saw Natalia’s collection, I was so drawn in by the beautiful colors and cute designs featured in it. The main print is absolutely stunning! I did not fussy […]

  • No Official Blog Post Today In Honor Of Memorial Day
    by Scott Fortunoff on May 29, 2023 at 12:30 pm

    As my father always says, “We are lucky to live in such an amazing country.” We owe that to those that have served and protected our country and those that continue to serve each and every day with pride. Thank you for helping to ensure all the freedoms that we enjoy! May you have a blessed […]

  • A Modern Take on a Drunkard’s Path
    by Cindy Abdoo on May 29, 2023 at 12:00 pm

    The Bexford Quilt by Tied With a Ribbon is a modern take on a traditional Drunkards Path design. This is a bold pattern that suits many types of fabrics and is fat quarter friendly. Whether you use multiple or even … Continue reading →