Industry News

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

  • Pre-cut Friendly! – Scrappy Cirrus Quilt
    by Julia Frazier on April 9, 2021 at 4:28 pm

    Today we’re visiting HOMEMADE EMILY JANE, where Emily is sharing her fun and scrappy Cirrus Quilt featuring fabric from the Gingham Gardens collection by My Mind’s Eye. What a gorgeous quilt! We love how Emily paired the soft colors and floral prints of the Gingham Gardens collection with the […]

  • Unicorn Kingdom – Julia Butterfly Doll & Believe it is Possible Mini Quilt
    by Julia Frazier on April 9, 2021 at 3:43 pm

    We’re visiting BEE SEW INSPIRED today, where Jennifer is sharing two fun projects featuring fabric from the whimsical Unicorn Kingdom collection designed by Shawn Wallace. Take a look at his fun doll-sized mini quilt! We love how Jennifer used the Unicorn Kingdom Main print in both Charcoal and […]

  • Poppy & Posey – Laurel Dress and Tunic
    by Julia Frazier on April 8, 2021 at 3:58 pm

    Today’s stop on our Poppy & Posey Project Tour takes us to SUNFLOWER SEAMS, where Becca is sharing two versions of the Laurel Dress featuring fabric from the Poppy & Posey collection designed by Dodi Lee Pouslen. Becca use the Laurel Dress Pattern (found HERE) to create a lovely […]

  • Sneak Peek! – Farmhouse Christmas
    by Julia Frazier on April 8, 2021 at 3:45 pm

    Meet Farmhouse Christmas! The festive new holiday collection by Echo Park Paper Co. is coming soon to shops near you! Everything about Farmhouse Christmas by Echo Park Paper Co. will have you caroling as you create. The joyful palette of red, sage, forest, black, and cream is perfect for all of you […]

  • Spooky Hollow – Log Cabin Quilt
    by Julia Frazier on April 7, 2021 at 5:33 pm

    We’re visiting JESSICA DAYON today, where Jessica is sharing her fabulous Log Cabin Quilt featuring fabric from the Spooky Hollow collection designed by Melissa Mortenson. Jessica boldly paired the more modern aesthetic of the Spooky Hollow fabrics (some of which are glow-in-the-dark!) with the […]

  • Color of the Year – Daybreak Quilt + Tutorial!
    by Julia Frazier on April 7, 2021 at 9:00 am

    Each year Pantone Announces the Color of the Year. For the second time in 22 years, Pantone has selected 2 colors to represent this year. Those colors signal optimism and strength. We have selected 8 Confetti Cotton colors that we feel capture the essence of the color (or should we say colors) of […]

  • FREE Pattern Feature – Camp Woodland
    by Julia Frazier on April 6, 2021 at 7:38 pm

    We have a fun and FREE pattern to share with you today! The Camp Woodland Panel Quilt is the newest and cutest panel quilt featuring the Camp Woodland fabric collection designed by Natàlia Juan Abelló. The fabrics are full of Natàlia’s signature artistry in a forest theme. You’ll find […]

  • Make it Modern – Harvest Star Quilt Coat
    by Julia Frazier on April 6, 2021 at 6:07 pm

    Today we’re stopping by the PATCHWORK & POODLES blog, where Eliane is sharing the Harvest Star version of her soon-to-be released Patchwork Chore Coat pattern featuring Riley Blake Confetti Cotton and Chambray Basics. We seriously cannot wait for this pattern to be released! This coat is […]

  • Stardust – Rose Blossom Doll & Garden Grow Mini Quilt + FREE Template!
    by Julia Frazier on April 6, 2021 at 5:40 pm

    We’re visiting BEE SEW INSPIRED today, where Jennifer is sharing her lovely Rose Blossom Doll and Garden Grow Mini Quilt, both featuring fabric from the Stardust collection designed by Beverly McCullough. Take a look at this adorable doll! Jennifer used the Stardust Flamingos print on the body. […]

  • Make it Modern – Folk Bloom Pillows
    by Julia Frazier on April 6, 2021 at 5:17 pm

    Today’s stop on our Make it Modern Project Tour takes us to PICCOLO STUDIO, where Sarah is sharing her fabulous versions of the Folk Bloom Pillow featuring Riley Blake Designs Confetti Cotton. Sarah used the Folk Bloom pattern by Pen and Paper Patterns (found HERE) to create these bold, modern […]

  • Fast and Easy Gifts
    by Penny Haren on April 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Looking for a favor or small gift for a Mother’s Day luncheon? Need a Make It/Take It? These Drink Cozies from The Gypsy Quilter® may be just the ticket! One package includes enough pre-cut batting to make eight cozies. The … Continue reading →

  • The Newest by Kaffe
    by Penny Haren on April 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Kaffe is legendary for his color sense. His newest book, Kaffe Fassett in the Studio, gives a glimpse into that creative mind. Learn what inspires him. This book is due to arrive next month. You already know what customers will … Continue reading →

  • Crash Course in Store Design for Cannabis Retailers
    by KIZER and BENDER on April 1, 2021 at 5:52 pm

      We had the opportunity not too long ago to speak with Patrick Wagner, Senior Editor, Marijuana Venture Magazine about store design. Dispensaries may not be what you think they are. Most are open and airy, more like comfortable hotel lobbies. Check it out!RETAIL DESIGN CRASH COURSE by Patrick […]

  • Dance with Atkinson Designs
    by Penny Haren on April 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    I love Terry’s designs as much as her descriptions: Less hip movement and more strip movement! Scraps and strips will dance together inside the built-in border. Now THAT is a perfect description for a class! This design can be made … Continue reading →

  • In the Kitchen
    by Penny Haren on March 30, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Kristine Poor of Poorhouse Quilt Designs is an expert on interfacings. Her latest series of oven mitts supports a heat resistant Bosal product that withstands heat up to 450 degrees. The oven mitts are pre-cut. One package makes a mitt. … Continue reading →

  • Showcase Stunning Fabrics
    by Penny Haren on March 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    These new patterns by Erin Underwood Quilts are a great way to showcase those fabrics or panels that are just too pretty to cut up! You bought the fabric because you loved it, so why not showcase it in one … Continue reading →

  • Diagonal Seam Tape
    by Penny Haren on March 25, 2021 at 12:00 am

    This notion created by Cluck Cluck Sew is flying off the shelves and we just got in another order so it is in stock!!! I was teaching a class on Saturday and someone thought that you put this on the … Continue reading →