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April 9, 2021
Mother’s Choice Remake Quilt from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

The Mother's Choice Remake quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co.

Jenny is a rescuer of old, antique blocks. 

She sifts through stacks of orphan blocks at yard sales and antique shops, imagining the quilters who started – but never finished – so many years ago.

When Jenny spotted a long-forgotten Mother’s Choice block, she fell in love! And then…she used a sprinkling of Missouri Star magic to make that pattern new again!

The Mother's Choice Remake quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co.

Mother’s Choice Remake is a beautiful, simplified version of the old-fashioned Mother’s Choice. This pretty jelly roll quilt is made easy with half-square triangles, flying geese, snowballed corners, and – best of all – zero Y-seams! 

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April 2, 2021
Summer Squares Quilt from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Summer Squares Quilt for the Missouri Star Quilt Company.

In winter, quilts are for snuggling. We wrap them ‘round our shoulders like thick, cozy cocoons and pile them on our beds to stay toasty through the night.

But in summertime … those quilts take on a whole new life!

Jenny Doan and the Summer Squares quilt by the Missouri Star Quilt Company.

We carry them to picnics and t-ball games. We spread them out for fireworks and parades. They join us on camping trips and days at the beach. Summer is adventure time for quilts! 

This week Jenny is working on a brand new Summer Squares quilt. It’s a pretty jelly roll pattern based on one of our all-time favorites, Summer in ...

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March 31, 2021
Celebrate America – 5 Patriotic Quilt Projects from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

The You’re a Grand Old Flag Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co. perfectly compliments this garden setting.

Summer is just around the corner and that means it’s time now to start stitching up those beautiful, patriotic quilts for your summer picnics and Independence Day celebrations! Quilting has been an American past-time since the beginning days of our country, so celebrate the history of our craft and nation this year with a red, white and blue color palette!

If you’re needing some inspiration, we’ve gather five of our favorite patriotic quilt projects that would be just perfect ...

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March 19, 2021
Triple Play! Spools from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Natalie, Jenny, and Misty and their triple play spools quilts for Missouri Star Quilt Company.

Did you know? The world’s biggest spool of thread is located right here in Hamilton, Missouri! It’s 22 feet tall, 8 feet wide, and wrapped with ONE MILLION yards of thread. Come for a visit, and you can add a few yards of your own!

Jenny’s Design

World's Largest Spool quilt by Missouri Star Quilt Company.

It’s no secret we love thread, so our newest Triple Play tutorial is all about spools! We’re using charm packs, layer cakes, and 2.5 inch strips to create big spools, little spools, and everything in between! Fun fact: Jenny’s larger-than-life spool quilt pattern is actually a ...

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March 15, 2021
In het verdomhoekje.... from Quilts Van Kippetje en Meer

Deze quilt is al heel lang gepatched.... maar het quilten duurt heel lang.

 Logisch als je het quilten maar uitstelt. Het ligt al tijden in een kast in een ( verdom)hoekje. En dat komt simpelweg omdat ik eerst een grote klus moet doen voordat ik kleine klusjes kan afmaken. 

Omdat je met het quilten vanuit het midden moet werken kan ik niet om het grote zwarte vlak boven in heen. Dat is nu eerst aan de beurt maar ik vind het best wel tricky om dat grote vlak in te vullen. Hier gebruik ik weliswaar een goede lange quilt liniaal ...

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March 12, 2021
60 Degree Stars Quilt from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

The 60 Degree Stars Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co.

The closest star in the night sky is about 25 trillion miles away, give or take. If you plan to visit, be sure to pack a lunch; it will take 75,000 years to arrive. Of course, if you’re short on time, you can create your own gorgeous stars at home!

The 60 Degree Stars Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co.

This week Jenny is stitching together a breathtaking star quilt made with jelly rolls and the Missouri Star Equilateral 60 Degree Triangle Ruler. 

This pattern produces very little waste, and the bits of extra are used to make a fun, pieced strip for the back of the quilt!

Watch the Latest Tutorial from Missouri Star Quilt Co!

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February 26, 2021
boxy star finish from Making A Lather

 I am happy to report I have the quilt  done for boxy stars in yellow and black. I started this in 2016 to use a jelly roll.  I have worked on it as part of the rainbow scrap challenge this year. February's color is yellow. This is an older UFO that would not make it into the top 10 quilts I want to finish, but, still needs some attention. It is good to clean out some of these types of UFOs. I started the month with the blocks already made, and I needed to assemble the top and quilt ...

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February 24, 2021
Free Saguaro Cactus Quilt Pattern from Craft Gossip

Are you ready to make a stunning and unique quilt?  Just take a look at this wonderful cactus pattern from Kairle Oaks.  It is so striking, and the best part is that it is not too hard to make.

Besides the solid background, it’s a scrappy quilt.  I don’t know about you, but they are my absolute favorite kind of quilt to make.  One perk of this pattern is that the green squares measure 2 1/2″, making this an ideal pattern for any jelly rolls you may have.

Each unfinished block measures 12 1/2″ x 20 ...

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February 5, 2021
Solar Flare Quilt from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Solar Flare quilt by Missouri Star Quilt Company.

In old-timey movies, the wealthy are surrounded by teetering stacks of gold coins. So, my little-kid self believed that’s what riches were. 

A “few” decades later, I find myself surrounded instead with stacks of fabric. And in my book…that’s even better! 

Solar Flare quilt by Missouri Star Quilt Company.

This week Jenny is whipping up a classic coin quilt with a fun new twist. First, she makes traditional coin stacks out of jelly roll strip sets. Then, she uses the Missouri Star Circle Magic template to add a sprinkling of easy applique circles. The end result is a totally new pattern that is truly out-of-this-world ...

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February 2, 2021
Jelly Roll Quilt – Free Beginner Pattern from Craft Gossip

If you are looking for an easy beginner-level quilt pattern then this one from Melanie Ham is for you.  It’s about as easy as it gets, so it’s ideal for first-time quilters.

We quilters usually have a jelly roll sitting around just waiting to be used.  I know I see them in my local quilt shop, have grand ideas about what I am going to make with it, and then buy it.  Unfortunately, after that, the roll goes into my pile of UFOs.  I think I have three of them right now, just begging to be sewn into ...

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January 25, 2021
Star Watch: a Christmas quilt featuring Hearthside Holiday from Carried Away Quilting

Hello quilting friends! Last October I shared sneak peek photos of another winter quilt I was working on, a Christmas version of my Star Watch pattern featuring fabrics by Deb Strain (Moda). This festive quilt is now complete, and yesterday I took several photos to share with you.

My daughter was home this weekend and commented that she hoped this quilt was for her, as she really loved the striking black and red, the buffalo checks and plaids, and the deer head motif. The traditional holiday elements have a slightly contemporary feeling thanks to that color combination, we decided. Sadly ...

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January 20, 2021
Free Caribbean Sunset Quilt Pattern from Craft Gossip

One can’t help but think of warm tropical breezes when looking at this quilt designed by Ellie Brown for McCall’s Quilting magazine.  The colors she used in her version are just like an exotic island and with it’s combination of circles and stripes, it is an eye catching pattern.

The finished quilt measures 80.5″ x 90.5″ so it’s a perfect queen size.  Even better, the pattern is suitable for beginners so anyone can do this.  It is a good scrap busting quilt because it incorporates many strips in various colors and each circle is ...

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January 9, 2021
jelly roll finish from Making A Lather

I have a finish for my January one monthly goal at elm street quilts. This is an older ufo ( 2013) made from a jelly roll and free pattern by cindy carter.

76 x 76

12 yards of fabric

I really liked the border with the rest of the quilt. I quilted simple circle loops in a light gray thread. I machine sewed the binding. I needed to open a new roll of hobbs 80/20 batting. I noticed it was not the same as other bolts. I wonder if there was a change in the manufacture. It seemed thinner and ...

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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 20, 2020
» Pat Sloan's Blog

It's Fireside Chat Monday!  

  • Jelly Roll Quilt Along Week #4
  • My Video 
  • Be ready for Stomping Ground & Home Is
  • Red & White Progress
  • Up close of my Jolly Bar Sampler 
  • Memory lane
  • Free Gingersnaps Pattern
  • Share photos!


***Jelly Roll Sew Along Assignment #4***

For This week:

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December 14, 2020
» Pat Sloan's Blog

It's Fireside Chat Monday!  

  • Jelly Roll Quilt Along Week #3
  • My Video 
  • How to Make an Elephant 
  • Be ready for Home Is
  • A Quilter's 12 Days of Christmas

Pat sloan jelly roll week 3

***Jelly Roll Sew Along Assignment #3***

I'm thrilled to have this many done!  I am working hard to get this into a 'Flimsy' top by the end of the month.  We are making the Free Pattern from the Fat Quarter shop, this is Ripple which has 35 blocks. One jelly roll strip per block. 

For This week:

  • If you have not watched my videos recently I did several with ...

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December 12, 2020
The Blues. New Fabric, New Quilt from Patchwork Sampler Blog

Every time I see a new line of fabric, I want to make a new quilt. There’s just something about cutting into pretty, fresh fabric that makes me giddy! This particular line is Janet Clare’s “The Blues” from Moda. I like all her fabrics, but this one is particularly nice because it is BLUE. The prints feature an understated musical theme with staves, crotchets, notes and such.

When using precuts, I typically make a quick and easy quilt to use it up. Villa Rosa pattern cards are perfect for that. I had a jelly roll with some yardage ...

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December 7, 2020
Building Blocks: All About Precut Fabric from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Precut fabric saves time and effort when creating quilting projects.

Precut fabric revolutionized the quilting world. The quilting skill was historically passed down through teaching – one would learn the intricate and mathematical approach of measuring and cutting fabric by hand from the generation that came before. Anyone who has pieced a quilt knows it’s difficult work! Before you could even consider your project or layout, all the fabrics must be cut from bolts or repurposed from used materials. The margin for error was extraordinary, a single miscalculation could jeopardize an entire quilting project.

Quilting is now easier and more ...

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Do your have a Dormant Project? from Pat Sloan's Blog

It's Fireside Chat Monday!  

  • Jelly Roll Quilt Along Week #2
  • My Video 
  • My Dormant Projects
  • Be ready for Stomping Ground & Home Is
  • Back from the Spa with closeups

Pat sloan jelly roll blocks week 1

***Jelly Roll Sew Along Assignment #2***

The Free Pattern from the Fat Quarter shop I'm making is Ripple which has 35 blocks. One jelly roll strip per block. Watch my video for the sew along details and ideas for how to approach this.

For This week:

  • If you have not watched my videos recently I did several with jelly roll 'tactics' to get this top finished by the end of ...

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December 5, 2020
Irish Chain Quilt - Tutorial from Quiltmanufaktur

Dieses Jahr fiel es mir erstaunlich schwer, mich mit der Weihnachts Dekokration für den Laden zu beschäftigen. Die rechte Stimmung will einfach nicht aufkommen. Geht euch das auch so? Was ein Glück gibt es Pinterest! Ich bin ja begeisterte Sammlerin von Pins mit Quiltmustern, die ich einfach schön finde oder mal irgendwann sogar machen will. Auf der Suche nach einen passenden Quilt bin ich dort auf das klassische Muster Irish Chain gestoßen; nicht kompliziertes, aber schön anzuschauen!

Als ich den Quilt während seiner Entstehung und dann auch fertig auf Instagram gezeigt habe, wurde ich gefragt, ob es dafür vielleicht eine ...

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