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  • Modern Farmhouse – Grandstand Quilt
    by Julia Frazier on February 27, 2020 at 4:55 pm

    Today’s stop on the Modern Farmhouse Project Tour takes us to A BRIGHT CORNER, where Andy is sharing her fabulous Grandstand Quilt, featuring fabric from the newest collection by Simple Simon & Co., Modern Farmhouse. Andy picked this quilt design for its ability to show off the larger […]

  • Sweet Honey Kisses – Cutie Cube
    by Julia Frazier on February 27, 2020 at 8:33 am

    Sweet Honey Kisses, by Tammie Green, has finally arrived, and we are totally smitten! Seeing the fabric in all of its brilliant colors was love at first sight, and everyone at the office had to have a chance to play with the pretty pieces! Tammie used bold, saturated colors in shades pink, yellow, […]

  • Crazy Quilt Paper – Octagon Crazy Quilt
    by Julia Frazier on February 27, 2020 at 8:04 am

    We’re visiting JESSICA DAYON today for a look at Jessica’s fabulous Crazy Auilt made with Crazy Quilt Paper and fabric from the Vintage Happy 2 collection, both by Lori Holt. We LOVE how Jessica took the crazy quilt blocks, and turned them into snowball blocks with the addition of the […]

  • Wool Applique Heirlooms
    by Penny Haren on February 27, 2020 at 1:00 am

    The title says it all! This book by Mary A. Blythe includes fifteen different projects – and they all are stunning! I think my personal favorite is this Advent Tree. How cute is that? Who can resist pennies? I had … Continue reading →

  • Hat Shop Sew Along – Wrapping it Up!
    by Julia Frazier on February 26, 2020 at 5:54 pm

    Today marks the FINAL week of the Hat Shop Sew Along, hosted by the lovely and talented J. Wecker Frisch. This week, Janet is adding borders and finishing touches! It has been so fun to see this quilt come together! Hop on over to Janet’s BLOG to see her instructions, and if you are […]

  • Moments – Aspen Dress
    by Julia Frazier on February 26, 2020 at 4:59 pm

    Today’s stop on the Moments Project Tour takes us to BOO + LU, where Gail is sharing her super sweet Aspen Dress, featuring RBD Linen paired with fabric from Moments, the newest collection by Minki Kim. What a stunning dress! The lace hem, the linen bodice, and that gorgeous embroidery! […]

  • Blossom – Fussy Gussy Quilt
    by Julia Frazier on February 26, 2020 at 4:46 pm

    We’re visiting PICCOLO STUDIO today, where Sarah is sharing her fabulous Fussy Gussy Quilt, featuring fabric from RBD Blossom Basics paired with Minki Kim’s brand new Moments collection. What a perfect combination of basics and designer fabrics! We love how Sarah used the Blossom basics […]

  • Texture – Kaleidoscope Blocks
    by Julia Frazier on February 26, 2020 at 4:25 pm

    Today’s stop on our Texture Project Tour takes us to CENTER STREET QUILTS, where Kristina is sharing her stunning Kaleidoscope FPP Blocks made with the new Texture Basics by Sandy Gervais. What a brilliant burst of color! We can’t get enough of this new basic by Sandy Gervais, and the […]

  • Milk & Honey – Alice Backpack
    by Julia Frazier on February 25, 2020 at 6:17 pm

    We’re visiting CLOVER & VIOLET today, where Jennie is sharing her adorable Alice Backpack featuring fabric from the brand new Milk & Honey collection designed by Elea Lutz. We seriously can’t get over the patchwork zipper pocket on this fun little drawstring bag! Too cute! Hop […]

  • On the Bright Side – Cheater Quilt + Faux Piping Tutorial
    by Julia Frazier on February 25, 2020 at 6:02 pm

    Today’s stop on our On the Bright Side Project Tour takes us to QUILTSCAPES, where Deonn is sharing her fabulous Cheater Quilt made with fabric from Sandy Gervais’ newest collection, On the Bright Side. Deonn used the gorgeous cheater print to make this quilt. She shares her tips for […]

  • Sneak Peek! – Send Me to the Woods
    by Julia Frazier on February 25, 2020 at 9:43 am

    We are super excited to be sharing a sneak peek of Send Me to the Woods today! This woodsy, wildlife inspired collection of fabrics by Tara Reed will have you dreaming of unplugging and enjoying some cabin time! Take a look at these deep, rich colors! The earthy palette features shades of brown, […]

  • Kimberbell Purses
    by Penny Haren on February 25, 2020 at 1:00 am

    Need I say more??? These have all of the charm of everything Kim does She has such a flare for style. And these purses are the perfect foundation for machine classes. Showcase a machine embroidery, teach them how to do … Continue reading →

  • Get Quilting – My Sunflower Garden Bundle Giveaway
    by Jaftex on February 24, 2020 at 5:00 am

    “My Sunflower Garden” by Jane Shasky is a 16-SKU collection featuring tossed sunflowers, butterflies, vines, bees, leaves and more. Additionally, this line features 18″ x 44″ blocks, small blocks, and a border stripe. There is also a FREE quilt project available for download. IN QUILT SHOPS […]

  • Spot on Dots
    by Penny Haren on February 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    This is such a brilliant idea! I can’t wait to use them on my Creative Grids Trim Tools! Cutting fabric accurately is the first step in creating quilts that lay flat, points that line up, and pieces that fit just … Continue reading →

  • Waddles
    by Penny Haren on February 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Just the name makes me smile! He is the cutest little penguin to grace the South Pole! Waddles #CLPLDB004 From Cut Loose Press™ by Lisa DeBord. He is the perfect companion for Noggins #CLPLDB003 from Cut Loose Press™ by Lisa … Continue reading →

  • Refract: A Horizon Quilt by Tamara Kate
    by windhamfabrics on February 18, 2020 at 8:14 pm

    In preparation for the Horizon Challenge, we’ll bring you inspiration from our “Sewlebrities” all month! Next up, Tamara Kate with her quilt, Refract. The Refract quilt is free to download on the Windham website! I love a good challenge, so when presented with Grant’s […]

  • Dear Diary
    by Penny Haren on February 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    This new Block of the Month by Sherri Noel is written in chapters. Each of the twelve chapter begins with a life affirming quote and is set off with blocks that all come together to create a charming 84 inch … Continue reading →