Industry News

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

  • Whimsical Romance – Precut Friendly Prairie Quilt + Tutorial!
    by Julia Frazier on September 16, 2021 at 5:13 pm

    Today we’re visiting MATERIAL GIRL QUILTS, where Amanda is sharing her Prairie Quilt + FREE Tutorial featuring fabric from the Whimsical Romance collection designed by Keera Job. We love how Amanda took a traditional quilt block and gave it an ultra modern makeover. The White Text background adds […]

  • My Happy Place – Zippy Bags
    by Julia Frazier on September 16, 2021 at 4:53 pm

    We’re visiting ANG IN LALA LAND today, where Angela is sharing her fun Zippy Bags trio featuring fabric from the My Happy Place collection designed by Lori Holt of Bee in My Bonnet. Would you believe these zipper pouches all came from one fabric panel? It’s true! Angela used the Zippy Bags […]

  • Little Brier Rose – Violet Quilt
    by Julia Frazier on September 16, 2021 at 12:51 pm

    Today’s stop on our Little Brier Rose Project Tour takes us to SNOWBERRY STREET, where Laurel is sharing her version of the Violet Quilt featuring fabric from the Little Brier Rose collection designed by Jill Howarth. What a stunning quilt! Laurel used the Violet Quilt Pattern by Kitchen Table […]

  • Sneak Peek! – Indigo Garden
    by Julia Frazier on September 16, 2021 at 10:19 am

    Meet Indigo Garden! This gorgeous new collection designed by Heather Peterson of Anka’s Treasures is coming soon, and we can’t wait! When asked about the inspiration behind her fabric collection, Heather said: “I love the colors of fall, and I enjoy bringing those colors inside with my home […]

  • Eat Your Veggies – Prairie Point Panel Quilt
    by Julia Frazier on September 15, 2021 at 6:22 pm

    Today’s stop on our Eat Your Veggies Project Tour takes us to QUILTSCAPES, where Deonn is sharing her Prairie Point Panel Quilt featuring fabric from the Eat Your Veggies collection designed by Sandy Gervais of PIECES FROM MY HEART. This fabric panel is so much fun! Sandy created a maze for […]

  • Jersey Knit – Gardenia Nightgown + Tips for Sewing with Knit!
    by Julia Frazier on September 15, 2021 at 5:42 pm

    We’re visiting SEWING COTTON today, where Amanda is sharing a sweet and comfy Gardenia Nightgown featuring a dreamy Midnight Swirl Jersey Knit designed by Tammie Green of Studio T. Green. Soft and stretchy knits are the perfect choice for sewing pajamas. Amanda modified the Gardenia Top Pattern […]

  • Beneath the Western Sky – Horse Dolls & Clothes
    by Julia Frazier on September 15, 2021 at 5:10 pm

    Horse lover alert! Today we’re visiting BEE SEW INSPIRED, where Jennifer is sharing two adorable Horse Dolls featuring fabric featuring fabric from the Beneath the Western Sky collection designed by Gracey Larson of BURLAP AND BLOSSOM PATTERNS. These Horse Dolls are so stinkin’ cute! Jennifer […]

  • Harmony – Coffee Cozy + FREE Pattern!
    by Julia Frazier on September 15, 2021 at 4:41 pm

    Today’s stop on our Harmony Project Tour takes us to APPLE GREEN COTTAGE, where Damjana is sharing the loveliest little Coffee Cozy featuring fabric from the Harmony collection designed by Melissa Lee. What a fun little project and gift idea! Damjana used the Grape Deer and Sunshine Honeycomb […]

  • Tie Dye – Scrunchies + FREE Tutorial!
    by Julia Frazier on September 15, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Today’s stop on our Tie Dye Project Tour takes us to BAYHILL STUDIO, where Julia is sharing some quick and easy Scrunchies featuring fabric from the fabulous new Tie Dye collection from Riley Blake Designs. Cute and convenient, scrunchies are a go-to homemade gift idea for anyone with hair long […]

  • Sneak Peek! – I’d Rather Be Playing Chess
    by Julia Frazier on September 13, 2021 at 9:51 pm

    We’re excited to share a sneak peek today of the I’d Rather Be Playing Chess collection coming to stores in October! We asked Tara about the inspiration behind the collection. Here is what she said: “I have memories of sitting over a chessboard with my dad when I was little, learning the […]

  • Dear Jane 25 Years Later
    by Penny Haren on September 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Come join the celebration of the 25th Anniversary edition of Dear Jane! Whether you have made The Jane A. Stickle Quilt or are ready to make your first block, there’s something new in this book for you. The author, Brenda … Continue reading →

  • Fineline Glue Tips
    by Penny Haren on September 9, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    Take your piecing up-a-notch with Fineline Glue Tips! Using glue instead of pins for sewing greatly increases accuracy in your piecing. No more misaligned seams, chopped off points, stopping to remove pins, or fabric shifting around while sewing. The Fineline® … Continue reading →

  • New from Gypsy Quilter
    by Penny Haren on September 7, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    Several new products from The Gypsy Quilter are due to arrive in the next month. The Gypsy Quilter Mist Bottle Using your favorite starch, starch alternative or water; prep your fabric with a continuous mist. The Gypsy Quilter Mist Bottle … Continue reading →

  • Quick Easy Projects
    by Penny Haren on August 29, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    These newest additions by Betty Gormick are sure to make you smile. And, talk about instant gratification – all of them can be made in an afternoon! These three Cut Loose Press™ patterns require templates that are too big to … Continue reading →

  • The Newest Funky Friends
    by Penny Haren on August 27, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    In her own words, this baby-faced teddy bear was specifically designed for you to sew lovely keepsakes. With an adorable heart-shaped nose, cute upturned muzzle, arms and legs sewn into seams (for easy construction), large flat spaces for embroidery and … Continue reading →

  • Step Up to Atkinson Designs
    by Penny Haren on August 25, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    You know when Terry comes out with a pattern, it will be #1 as soon as it arrives and Step Right Up certainly will! The instructions include yardage requirements for three sizes: lap, twin/full, and queen. Use 2 1/2″ pre-cuts … Continue reading →

  • 50 MORE Ideas to Spin the Doors on Your Stores!
    by KIZER and BENDER on August 25, 2021 at 6:22 pm

      Our world has changed as of late but that doesn’t mean that shoppers don’t expect as much as they did pre-pandemic. Now they expect even more, craving a memorable experience each time they visit your store. Keep customers coming back for more with these “non-stop traffic-building, […]