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April 19, 2024
Cottage Love Throw Quilt in Daisy Fields! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I am sharing this charming Cottage Love quilt with you in calming blue, teal, and gold colors.  The fabric collection is Daisy Fields by Riley Blake, and as you can see from the pictures, is perfect for Cottage Love!


Cottage Love is a quick and easy pattern with a scalloped edge created around the sides of the quilt.  The pattern includes many quilt sizes.

The Cottage Love quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.


The Cottage Love Quilt Pattern


The Cottage Love quilt pattern is quick and easy and includes many quilt sizes and is very ...

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April 3, 2024
Woven Windows Throw Quilt Kit in Sunshine Terrace from Busy Hands Quilts


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I am so excited to share with you Woven Windows, a quick and easy quilt design!  The Woven Windows quilt pattern includes 5 sizes - Baby, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King - and is layer cake friendly.

Woven Windows has been kitted in the Throw size by Connecting Threads in their fabric collection, Sunshine Terrace!  This kit includes a pattern plus fabric for the quilt top and binding.  Backing fabric and batting are not included.

While this design may look complex, it sews up like a charm!  You will love how this unique design makes a striking and ...

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February 29, 2024
Through My Window Baby Quilt in Red, White, and Blue from Busy Hands Quilts

Are you interested in the simplicity of sitting back and watching the stars sparkle through the panes of a window?  Well now you can!  I am so happy to share with you the Through My Window quilt made in the Baby size.  Pattern available in 5 sizes.  The stars encompass brilliant red, white, and blues while the background is a light aqua with white dots.

Through My Window is one of our many star patterns in the Busy Hands Quilts pattern line.  Click here to see all of our star quilt patterns.

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February 22, 2024
Picket Fence Throw Quilt in Bella Donnas! from Busy Hands Quilts


There is a new fabric in one of my quilt patterns shipping to quilt shops this month and I want you to be one of the firsts to hear about it!  Meet the Picket Fence quilt pattern in the Bella Donnas fabrics.

Bella Donnas by Filly Rose is a new 8-piece collection for the Blank Quilting Corp.  This group features a single 24-inch block panel displaying various unique fashionistas and their puppies.  The Pattern includes prim and proper ladies, floral bouquets, cocktail glasses, hats, heels, dogs and hearts.  Is that all?!  This unique and stylish fashion-esque collection has a color ...

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February 20, 2024
Cottage Love Throw Quilt in Bella Donnas! from Busy Hands Quilts

I am excited to introduce to you a brand new fabric in one of my quilt patterns that is shipping to quilt shops this month.  Meet the Cottage Love quilt pattern featured in Bella Donnas fabrics!

Bella Donnas is a new 8-piece fabric collection designed by Filly Rose for the Blank Quilting Corp.  This pattern features a single 24-inch block panel, which includes prim and proper ladies, floral bouquets, cocktail glasses, hats, heels, dogs and hearts.  This fun and stylish fashion-esque collection has a color palette of light-blues, pinks, purples and greens.

Cottage Love quilt pattern is available in the ...

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February 9, 2024
Looking Glass Quilt Kit in Winter Meadow Flannel from Busy Hands Quilts


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Looking Glass has been kitted in the Twin size by Connecting Threads in their fabric collection, Winter Meadow Flannel.  Blues, grays and grapes play off dark and light neutrals while diagonal lines add movement to this stunning design.  This is a coolly comforting palette.  The kit includes all the fabric needed to make a quilt top plus binding.  Backing not included.

The Looking Glass quilt pattern includes 5 sizes - Lap, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King - and is 10" Square, Layer Cake friendly.  For this easy-to-follow pattern, just choose your favorite Layer Cake precut, add in a ...

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January 1, 2024
Join Busy Hands Quilts on Facebook | Belle Quilts by Timeless Quilts from Busy Hands Quilts

Quilting has always been a passion of mine.  The fact that I get to work with fabrics and create designs from the comfort of my home and be able to distribute them to fellow quilters like you has been an incredible opportunity.  A real dream come true!  I especially love the community that my job has helped to create.  

You may have heard that Busy Hands Quilts is also on Facebook.  We have created a Busy Hands Quilts Facebook Group where people are encouraged to share their finished quilts in my pattern and even its story.  I am amazed and ...

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December 26, 2023
Make It Scrappy Throw Quilt in Belles Fleurs from Busy Hands Quilts

Make It Scrappy has been kitted in the Throw size by Connecting Threads in their Belles Fleurs fabric collection.  This pattern incorporates a beautiful array of colors that make a stunning design.  Add prints from your own fabric collection to give this pattern a touch of you, giving it your own personal flair.  

The Make It Scrappy quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.



Available in 6 sizes


The Make It Scrappy quilt pattern is charm square or layer cake friendly for a quick and easy finish, and is available in 6 sizes - Baby, Lap, Throw, Twin ...

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October 24, 2023
Sweetness Throw Quilt Kit in Sweetwater Ridge from Busy Hands Quilts

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Sweetness has been kitted in the Throw size by Connecting Threads in their Sweetwater Ridge fabric collection.  It's simply sweet in these fabrics!

The Sweetness quilt pattern includes 6 sizes - Baby, Lap, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King - and includes instructions to use 5" square charm packs, 10" square layer cakes, in addition to fat quarters and 1/4-yard cuts.  Gotcha covered!

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October 23, 2023
Home Awaits Quilt Kit in Sweetwater Ridge from Busy Hands Quilts

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Home Awaits has been kitted in the Queen size by Connecting Threads in their Sweetwater Ridge fabric collection.  So sweet - and quick and easy!

The Home Awaits quilt pattern includes 6 sizes and uses 10" squares for all sizes, and the Queen and King use both 10" squares and 2-1/2" strips.

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September 21, 2023
Cottage Love Quilt in Island Batik Natural Healing from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm excited to share this relaxing Cottage Love quilt made with greens, teals, and golds!  Cottage Love is a quick and easy pattern with a faux scalloped edge created around the sides of the quilt.  This stunning pattern includes 7 quilt sizes - Baby, Lap, Throw, Large Throw, Twin, Queen, and King.  This is the perfect pattern to just sit down and sew without a lot of fuss or cutting!

The Cottage Love quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.

The Cottage Love Quilt Pattern


The Cottage Love quilt pattern is quick and easy. It includes ...

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April 11, 2023
Picket Fence Rectangular Throw Quilt in One Fine Day by Bonnie and Camille! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing a Picket Fence quilt in the Rectangular Throw size in Bonnie and Camille's One Fine Day fabric collection on a navy background.  The Picket Fence quilt pattern includes two layout options, one with all of the pieced blocks oriented vertically, as shown in this quilt, and the other with the pieced blocks alternating horizontally and vertically by row.

This fabric collection with its wide variety of prints in navy, aqua, red, orange, pink, and green, works well with a dark background, and the large pieces in Picket Fence lets these beautiful fabrics really shine.  Many ...

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April 10, 2023
Make It Scrappy Throw Quilt Kit in Belles Fleurs! from Busy Hands Quilts

Make It Scrappy has been kitted in the Throw size by Connecting Threads in their Belles Fleurs fabric collection!  The warm autumn colors sparkle on a crisp black background, and the quilt is bound with a floral from the collection as a finishing touch.

The Make It Scrappy quilt kit is available at Connecting Threads.

The Make It Scrappy quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.
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The Make It Scrappy quilt pattern includes 6 sizes - Baby, Lap, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King - and is charm square and layer cake friendly.  Perfect for using ...

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February 12, 2023
Skip To My Lou Quilt Kits! from Busy Hands Quilts

Connecting Threads has kitted Skip to My Lou in the Throw size in their new fabric collection called Frost and Flourish.  It's a lovely collection of florals, ditties, tone-on-tones, and stripes in shades of blue and yellow.

The Throw size Skip to My Lou quilt kit is available right here at Connecting Threads.

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The Skip to My Lou quilt pattern includes all of the sizes - Baby, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King - and is charm square and layer cake friendly.  Add in a light and dark accent fabric, and you're all set.
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February 10, 2023
Through My Window Quilt Kits by Connecting Threads! from Busy Hands Quilts

Through My Window has been kitted in the Throw size by Connecting Threads in their beautiful fabric collection, Icy Splendor.  This design is made with large stars with sashing and goes together quickly.

Enjoy the ease of a quilt kit assembled by Connecting Threads.  You'll find the quilt kits right here.

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The Through My Window quilt pattern includes 5 sizes - Baby, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King - and is precut friendly, with instructions for using charm squares, layer cakes, and fat quarters.  It's also the perfect pattern for busting your stash of fabrics.
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December 19, 2022
Cottage Love Quilt - a Throw in Daisy Fields! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing this relaxing blue, teal, and gold Cottage Love quilt!  This fabric collection is Daisy Fields by Riley Blake, and it's perfect for Cottage Love.

Cottage Love is a quick and easy pattern with a scalloped edge created around the sides of the quilt.  The pattern includes many quilt sizes.  

The Cottage Love quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.


The Cottage Love Quilt Pattern


The Cottage Love quilt pattern is quick and easy and includes many quilt sizes and is very precut friendly.  If the pressing instructions included in the pattern are ...

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December 16, 2022
Cottage Love Quilt Pattern - a Throw in Sweet Picnic! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing a brand new quilt pattern - Cottage Love - a quick and easy design made from a variety of precuts or stash fabrics.  Every size you could want to make is included in the quilt pattern - 7 in all - and it's so fun to sew!  

With so many precut options that work for this pattern, this is a great stash quilt.  

The Cottage Love quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.


Cottage Love Quilt Pattern


Cottage Love quilt pattern includes all of the sizes - 7 in all - so no matter what size of quilt ...

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December 9, 2022
Through My Window Throw Quilt in Painterly Petals! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing a Through My Windows star quilt I made this summer!  This cute star quilt is sewn up with Painterly Petals, a bold watercolor fabric collection by Robert Kaufman with a Nautical Kona background and pindot sashing.

Through My Window is one of 14 star patterns in the Busy Hands Quilts pattern line.  Click here to see all of our star quilt patterns.

The Through My Windows quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.


Painterly Petals Fabrics


These bright and bold watercolor fabrics are from an older Painterly Petals fabric collection by Robert Kaufman ...

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November 30, 2022
One Fine Day Picket Fence Throw Quilt from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing another peek at a Picket Fence quilt one of my sewists made last year.  This popular quilt is sewn up with One Fine Day by Bonnie and Camille.  This fabric collection looks so nice and really sparkles against the navy blue background.

Picket Fence is the second pattern I wrote back in 2015, and it's still super popular today.  As a side note, pattern number 93 is in the works as we speak, phew!  

This is the original pieced picket block pattern, and there are several more in the Busy Hands Quilts line.  Other patterns ...

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October 10, 2022
Home Awaits Quilt Pattern in Home Sweet Home Fabrics by Free Spirit! from Busy Hands Quilts

The Home Awaits quilt pattern is featured by Free Spirit Fabrics in an upcoming fabric collection called Home Sweet Home!  This is a sweet fabric collection that includes cats, teacups, houses, books, and more designs in pinks, blues, oranges, greens, and black.  

The look book for the Home Sweet Home fabric collection is available right here.  The collection is due out in February of 2023.

The Home Awaits quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.


Below are some of the prints from the Home Sweet Home fabric collection.  The designer is Anne Keenan Higgins.  Ask you local ...

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