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January 19, 2021
All You Need is Love – Free Quilt Pattern from Craft Gossip

Don’t we all need a little love?  This free quilt pattern from AGF Studios entitled “Heartsome” says it perfectly.

The finished quilt measure 60″ x 80″ and was originally designed to highlight the fabric line “Letters” from Art Gallery Fabrics.  One of the fabrics used is a panel.  However it can easily be made with other fabrics if these are not available, or if you prefer a different look.

The pattern uses 9 different fabrics, including a background one.  Not as much fabric is required for the various hearts.  While no skill level is given on this free pattern ...

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January 17, 2021
Free Braided Quilted Table Runner Pattern from Craft Gossip

There is something intriguing about scrap fabric projects.  Maybe it is the way a maker takes various fabrics that may not be designed to go together, and turns them into something magical.  This is what I think of with this quilted table runner pattern from Samelia’s Mum.

Along with some other fabric pieces, Anorina used 2.5″ strips for her runner, making it ideal for a jelly roll.  Other than that, she used standard quilting supplies and finished it off with some hand quilting.  One of the nice things about this project is that it is easy to make ...

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January 16, 2021
Free Hashtag Quilt Block Pattern from Craft Gossip

If you are on social media, then you have probably seen a hashtag or two.  Dare I say that you’ve probably seen hundreds of them.  It turns out they make a fun and whimsical quilt block too.  Just check out this one from Sew Much More in Store!  It’s ideal for traditional and modern quilters alike.

This free tutorial and pattern are for a 12″ finished block however there are also instructions for a 3″, 6″, and 9″ block size.  All you have to do to get it is sign up for her email.

A quilt made up ...

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January 15, 2021
Mini Heart Wall Quilt – Free Pattern from Craft Gossip

Who wouldn’t want to get this absolutely adorable mini heart quilt?  It’s charming and would be perfect for Valentine’s Day.  Designed by Jedi Craft Girl, the free pattern is provided by Thermoweb and can be found on their website.

Ideal for jelly rolls or 2.5″ strip sets, this quilt pattern provides step by step instructions for each unit of the heart and star block.  Besides the standard quilting supplies listed, you will need Heat ‘n Bond adhesive paper which can be purchased here. This is needed for the appliqué heart shapes.  You will also need about ...

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January 13, 2021
Scrap Plaid Quilt – Free Pattern from Craft Gossip

It’s time for a mega scrap buster quilt pattern.  This one is courtesy of Kitchen Table Quilting, and boy is it a beauty.  I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again, I love scrap quilts.  They are the ideal way to use up all of those smaller pieces of fabric I have left over from other projects.  As soon as I saw this free pattern, I said to myself that it was going on my “to make” list.

It’s a fairly easy quilt to make and there are no triangles involved.  That should make some ...

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January 12, 2021
How to Quilt As You Go – A Free Tutorial from Craft Gossip

The quilt-as-you-go method has been around for some time and is a nice way to make a quilt.  If you have ever wanted to learn this unique method for making a quilt, then this tutorial from The Seasoned Homemaker is for you.

The detailed article reviews a number of different ways of doing the technique, as well as what it is best suited for.  In addition, there is a video provided that describes the technique.

You will find examples of various projects as well as links to other, more detailed tutorials on the different methods.  Those are helpful if you ...

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January 10, 2021
Free Fabric Hexies Earring Tutorial from Craft Gossip

Sometimes quilters need a fun little project that comes together in no time.  It doesn’t even need to require sewing.  That’s why these beautiful hexie earrings from Crafty Staci are such a great design.

Only a bit of hand sewing is required to assemble these, and the only special supplies you will need to make them are cardstock, glue, and earring fixtures.  Once you have what you need to make them, you are ready to let your imagination go wild.

These earrings are the ideal project for fussy cutting some of those beautiful fabrics you have in your ...

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January 9, 2021
10 Free Heart Quilt Block Patterns from Craft Gossip

Love is in the air, especially around February 14.  Of course for lots of people it’s more commonly known as Valentine’s Day and what symbolizes the day more than hearts?  I’m not really sure. If you are looking for a heart quilt block pattern then look no further than one of these 10 to choose from.  There are all sorts of patterns to choose from.

  1. Bonjour Quilts brings us this block where the heart is an outline, instead of a solid one.
  2. This heart quilt block from the Crafty Quilter is all about stripes.
  3. Fabric 406 has ...

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January 8, 2021
Heart Quilt Blocks in Various Sizes – Free Patterns from Craft Gossip

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, plenty of quilters are thinking about heart projects.  If you are, and are looking for an easy quilt block to make, here is the solution for you.  Cluck Cluck Sew has a simple pattern in three sizes.  It’s perfect for all of those festive projects you are thinking about making.

Cutting instructions are provided for seven different sizes so you shouldn’t have any problem finding the right size for your project.  The downloadable pdf provides all of the cutting instructions needed.  The tutorial provides step-by-step photos for the process too ...

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January 7, 2021
Improv Quilted Birch Trees – Free Tutorial from Craft Gossip

Are you interested in doing a little bit of improv quilting?  Sometimes it’s fun to just go with the flow and not follow a particular pattern.  This helpful tutorial from 3rd Story Workshop shows you how to make improv birch trees.

Of course, this improv technique is not just limited to birch trees.  One could easily change up the look just by changing the fabric used.  Just look at all of the variations that are shown at the end of the article.

As you will see in the tutorial, the designer uses her birch trees to border a beautiful ...

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January 5, 2021
Mini Rainbow Star Quilt – Free Pattern from Craft Gossip

Boy does this rainbow star mini quilt from The Crafty Mummy pack a punch!  It’s absolutely stunning, and the best news is that it isn’t too hard to make.  Rainbow colors always make such lovely quilts.

The designer uses a jelly roll and a template for her quilt, although you can make the half square triangles in a different method if you don’t have the triangle template.  The entire quilt measures about 28″ x 28″, so it is definitely a mini.

To make it you will need standard quilting supplies.  You will also need fabric for the ...

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January 4, 2021
Granny Squares Scrap Quilt – Free Pattern from Craft Gossip

I bet you though granny squares were just for crochet.  Well, they aren’t anymore.  This charming quilt from Quilty Love proves that!  Made with lots of scrappy squares, it’s a beautiful and easy quilt to make.

Because of the way the blocks are made, it looks like they are set on the diagonal, but they aren’t.  The variety of fabrics in each block really make this design sparkle.  Best of all, it’s an ideal scrap buster.  I don’t think I’ve ever met a quilter who doesn’t have a lot of scraps to use ...

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January 2, 2021
Men’s Handkerchief Memory Quilt Tutorial from Craft Gossip

When my father passed away recently I wanted to create something out of some of his things, so I came up with this unique men’s handkerchief memory quilt.   A wonderful way to remember a loved one, this wall hanging made out of handkerchiefs is something to cherish forever. It is easy to make with this step-by-step tutorial.

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January 1, 2021
Free Summer Love Quilt Pattern from Craft Gossip

Even though the title of this quilt pattern from Quilting in the Rain is “Summer Love”, I think it would be perfect for Valentine’s Day.  It’s such a happy quilt.

Made with two jelly rolls and backing fabric, it is an easy quilt to put together.  Jelly roll quilts are always fun to make, and you can save so much time because the pieces are already cut.  I wish everything was that easy.

I like the colors that the designer used for her quilt.  They are bright and cheerful.  The border adds a nice finishing touch to the ...

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December 31, 2020
Quilt Pattern – Tapis Quilt by AGF Studio from Craft Gossip

I love the boho feel of this quilt, it really gives it a modern vibe. I’d make this quilt with more green’s than pink to match my decor but really in love with it’s tribal feel.

All Pdf files include the instructions and illustrations that you need to be successful, starting with your very first quilt. You’ll find lots of easy quilt patterns that are designed especially for beginners, along with projects that are more challenging. With a wide variety of free quilt patterns to choose from. The patterns are created with their own line of ...

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December 30, 2020
Free Pippi Longstocking Quilt Block Pattern from Craft Gossip

When I was a girl I loved the Pippi Longstocking books by Astrid Lindgren.  They would provide endless hours of amusement for me.  I think it was her independent spirit that drew me to the character.  That is why I was so excited to see this free quilt block pattern from Just Jude Designs.  It is a Pippi Longstocking block.  What fun!

The quilt block measure 12.5″ square and is ideal for scraps.  Pippi is pieced together easily, in a freeform fashion, so chances are that if you make more than one of these blocks, they won’t be ...

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December 28, 2020
Children’s Road Vehicles – Free Quilt Pattern from Craft Gossip

Children love quilts.  They love all of the colors, the different fabrics, and the designs.  They also love playing with cars and trucks.  That is why this free pattern from Craft Passion is perfect for almost any child.  You’ll find cars, trucks, buses, traffic cones, stop lights and more in this whimsical quilt.

This is a pattern for an advanced or intermediate advanced quilter, so keep that in mind.  The finished quilt measures about 62″ x 84″ and there is a lot of different appliqué and piecing involved.  You will need all of the standard quilting supplies along with ...

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December 27, 2020
20 DIY Blankets and Quilts from Craft Gossip

It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, you can always find me under a blanket or pulling out a
quilt to stay warm. To me, a household doesn’t really feel like home without a good blanket!
These blanket tutorials cover a wide range of different styles and types so you can find the
perfect DIY blanket for your needs! There is everything from no-sew to complicated designs
here so you can find everything you need all in one place! In most of these cases, you can
customize your blanket to fit your needs. Here are the ...

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December 26, 2020
20 Projects to Make With Scrap Fabric Yo Yos from Craft Gossip

Remember those cute little fabric yo yos (or Suffolk puffs) that your grandmother used to make?  They were in every color imaginable and she made all kinds of fun things out of them.  Well, I have rounded up 20 tutorials to inspire you to make your own.  From earrings to table runners, you are sure to find a project that you will love.  There are even a couple of tutorials to show you how to make a yo yo if it’s a new skill for you.

  1. Molly and Mama brings us this beautiful and detailed tutorial demonstrating how to ...

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December 24, 2020
Free Candle Quilt Block Pattern from Craft Gossip

Just in time for the holidays, this quilt block of a group of candles from Quilt Jane, would make a lovely tiny mini quilt, or a festive addition to a Christmas sampler quilt.

The block measures 8 1/2″ square.  The candle flames are freeform and they give plenty of movement to the design.  Other than the flames, the block is easy patchwork piecing.  Honestly, even the freeform flames are easy.

You could do this in a number of pretty color combinations and the candles are not just for Christmas.  The design could be incorporated in many different ways.

I ...

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