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July 1, 2020
Free July Quilt Planner Download from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

July is here and with it comes warm summer nights, bursting fireworks and an opportunity to create some truly wonderful quilts!

Red, white and blue are the traditional colors of July here in Hamilton, Missouri. There’s no better way to enjoy a fireworks display than laying on a beautiful new quilt created from patriotic fabric just for the occasion! Jenny’s classic Stars and Stripes quilt is an absolute go-to for this time of year!

The Stars and Stripes quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co.
The classic Stars and Stripes quilt is the perfect project to plan for the month of July.

Adding a patriotic color palette can change ...

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June 4, 2020
What’s Your Story? from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Behind every quilt is a story, and we want to hear yours! BLOCK Magazine is always looking to publish original stories from quilters like you. We believe that everyone has an important story to tell and that sharing our stories brings us closer together. As we listen, learn, and grow, greater inspiration enters our lives and our capacity to care expands. No matter how simple you believe your story to be, it’s worth sharing. 

BLOCK Magazine Share Your Story

Here’s a few things to keep in mind when submitting your story:

– We prefer stories under 500 words in Microsoft Word or Google Documents ...

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May 30, 2020
Free June Quilt Planner Download from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Hello June! ☀ We’ve made it to the sunniest season of the year here in Missouri, with longer days and warm nights filled with all of the simple magical moments that summer brings.

While we may be spending more of our days outside, we have lots of time set aside for quilting, including Jenny’s go-to wedding present, a picnic quilt! We’re such fans of the Charm Quilt on Point, and all it takes are two charms packs and a little bit of yardage!

The Charm Quilt on Point from Missouri Star Quilt Co.

Another fantastic quilt to create is the Cascade quilt, pictured in our June Quilt Planner ...

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May 22, 2020
Quilting Inspiration Scavenger Hunt from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

I spy with my little eye a quilting scavenger hunt in your future! Are you looking for inspiration for your next project? Look no further! The world around you is filled with clues that can help you design your next quilt. Follow the guide below and snap a picture of your inspiration and get to quilting with the world as your guide. Don’t forget to share your scavenger hunt photos Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using #msqcscavengerhunt!

Need a little more inspiration, check out the amazing quilt designs you can create with this fun and free scavenger hunt and be ...

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May 20, 2020
Sneak Peek: BLOCK Magazine Summer 2020 from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

A note from Jenny.

My hope is by the time I’ve written this letter to you and BLOCK arrives at your home, that life will have returned to normal. My hope is the sun will be shining outside your window… you’ll be free to gather with friends and family… you’ll feel comfortable greeting neighbors and walking the dog again, and a trip to the beach might be just around the corner. It’s hard to imagine after weeks of being separated from loved ones and anxiously watching the television, but I have great hope that we’ll make it through…many ...

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May 8, 2020
Quilting Crossword from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Test your quilting knowledge with this fun crossword puzzle! Click the image below to print out your very own free Missouri Star Quilt Co crossword puzzle and be sure to share your results on Facebook and Twitter. If you need a little help with your puzzle, download the full answer key in the link below!

Enjoy this free Quilting Crossword Puzzle from Missouri Star Quilt Co!

Need a little help? Download the full answer key here!

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May 1, 2020
May 2020 FREE Quilt Planner from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

“The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.”     

-Edwin Way Teale

Green is waving from the trees, yellow dandelions are popping, and our gardens are blooming. The year is beginning to look brighter, and not just because of spring colors. Though we may have missed weddings and graduations, we makers still know how to celebrate!

As you plan out your May projects for Mother’s Day, baby showers, and other life changing events – remember May represents new beginnings and anything is possible!

Download the FREE May Quilt Planner to keep the celebrations going with ...

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April 27, 2020
Free Quilt Coloring Page Downloads from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Coloring never gets old, from our first crayon masterpieces, to scribbling in the margins of notes, there is something soothing and satisfying about coloring between–and sometimes outside of–the lines.

Free quilting coloring pages from Missouri Star Quilt Co.

Quilt patterns lend themselves quite nicely to coloring, and we have three free quilt coloring sheets to help spark your creativity!

Dashing Stars Quilt
Rhombus Cube Quilt
Jack and Jill Quilt

Click HERE to download the free Quilt Coloring Sheets! 

If these free coloring sheet downloads have sparked an idea for your next quilty creation, we have quilt tutorials, BLOCK Magazines, and quilt patterns for each one!

Dashing Stars ...

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April 16, 2020
Quilting BINGO from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Quilting at home as never been more fun! Get your dobbers ready and print your very own FREE Quilting BINGO card. Not only will you be able to keep up with your UFOs, but you’ll be able to participate in your very own BINGO game right from the comfort of your own home!

Quilting Bingo from Missouri Star Quilt Co. Play Quilting Bingo to quilt from home while keeping in touch with the quilting community.

Be sure to share your fun pictures and bingo cards on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up with the quilting community and spread a little quilting joy!

Click HERE to download your very own Quilting BINGO card. Either print out your copy and play along ...

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April 14, 2020
State Map Applique Pillow Project from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Home is such a special place. It’s where we keep our hearts, hang our hats, and even when we may be miles and miles away, we keep a piece of it with us.

This week’s State Map Applique Pillow project on Missouri Star Live was inspired by a similar idea created by Kelly Young of My Quilt Infatuation that our In-Town Education Manager, Courtenay made to give as gifts to those around her.

**We apologize for the echo at the beginning of this video. It is fixed around the 5:00 minute mark, so feel free to skip ...

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April 6, 2020
Which Quilt Are You? from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Feeling a little stuck creatively? No need to worry! Take our newest quiz by answering a series of incredibly simple questions and find out which quilt block reflects your personality! Once you figure out your personal quilt block, check out the FREE tutorial on YouTube to create a beautiful new quilt! Piece it together with your favorite fabrics and this is one project that will be a direct reflection of who you are!

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March 30, 2020
April 2020 FREE Quilt Planner from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

April showers provide ample opportunity to spend some quality time at the sewing machine. Be it stitching up a Totally Tulips quilt (those showers do bring May flowers after all) or perhaps the new and oh-so-lovely Irish Change, Missouri Star has plenty of inspiration just waiting for you! Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel so you never miss a new quilt tutorial or weekly Missouri Star Live!

Download the FREE April Quilt Planner to keep all those rainy–and sunny–day projects in order!

April 2020 Quilt Planner Free Download

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March 17, 2020
Tula Pink HomeMade Challenge at Missouri Star from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Bold and brilliant colors plus sewing-themed designs?! Sign us up! This is what you’ll find in Tula Pink’s brand new HomeMade collection. Designed with her sewing process in mind, HomeMade is sure to dazzle!

Tula Pink HomeMade Fabric available at Missouri Star Quilt Co.

To celebrate the HomeMade collection, Tula Pink, Free Spirit and Aurifil are sponsoring the HomeMade Challenge, a juried and judge quilt competition, and we’re proud to be one of the participating quilt shops!! For the complete contest rules, please click HERE

Missouri Star Quilt Co. is one of the quilt shops participating in the Tula Pink HomeMade Challenge

The winner of this challenge wins a terrific grand prize valued at over $10,000 (more details on the prizes HERE), AND ...

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March 3, 2020
March 2020 FREE Quilt Planner Download from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Quilt fabric, notions, buttons and more on a sewing room table. Find this image in BLOCK Magazine, Volume 7, Issue 1.

Happy National Quilting Month, dear quilters! It’s time to wind up those bobbins, pick out a new project (or 2 or 3 or 4), and start stitching up some quilts! 

To keep us all marching…and sewing…all month long, we have put together this free quilt planner! Click HERE to download.

March 2020 Quilt Planner Free Download

As we make our way to National Quilting Day on March 21, keep an eye out for special celebrations, and don’t forget about our Quilting Craziness tournament on our Facebook page! Throughout the mad month of March, your favorite Missouri Star tutorial quilts will be going ...

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February 13, 2020
Five Fabulous Quilting Fads – Right Now. from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

What are fellow quilters making? Why are these designs and fabrics so popular? Are these trends new or are traditional styles making a comeback?

Don’t worry, we’ve found the answers. We’ve taken a close look into the world of quilting to find out what’s trending. Here are are the top five:

1. Stars

From Memorial Day to Veterans Day, a star quilt can find itself taking center stage all throughout the year and when we aren’t stocked up on red, white, and blue; quilters find stars to be quite innovative. Five points or ten, stars ...

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February 3, 2020
February 2020 Quilt Planner from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

February is a lot of things – the shortest month of the year, a time to celebrate love with flowers and chocolate, a time to remember and honor the presidents who have served the nation, and even the month of anxiously awaiting a groundhog named Phil to predict the seasons.

What you probably didn’t know is that February also hosts Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day AND Tell a Fairy Tale Day. How fun is that?! February is looking quite fabulous, especially for us makers. With so much to celebrate, there’s a way to find inspiration all month ...

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January 27, 2020
Big ideas are coming to life with the next issue of BLOCK Magazine from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

A Note from Jenny - BLOCK Magazine 2020 Winter Issue

This is the time of year that we think about setting goals. We want to be better and all of you constantly inspire me to keep trying. This brand new issue of BLOCK has been spruced up from cover to cover to start 2020 off in style! The design has been refreshed, exciting changes are on every page, more stories from our readers, and even more to come throughout the year! We hope you love it.

Starting new also means celebrating success and recognizing growth. BLOCK has been through a lot over the past six years and so have you ...

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November 11, 2019
Meet Missouri Star Academy Instructor, Patsy Thompson from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Our newest Missouri Star Academy instructor is Patsy Thompson of Patsy Thompson Designs. She is an expert in free motion quilting using rulers. As you scroll through this post, you will find some of the most beautiful quilts quilted and designed by Patsy! Get to know her a bit more and fall in love with ruler-work quilting in her class, Beginning Free Motion Quilting with Rulers!

When did you first give machine quilting a try?

In the year 2000. I had been a hand quilter for over 20 years, and when I would see machine quilted quilts at shows, I ...

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October 23, 2019
Winter Color Guide 2019 from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Dread the winter no more! Sure, the cold weather can put a damper on the fun things in life and those cold, messy snow piles all over the house can be annoying, but think about all the amazing things this season presents! Things like…

  • Classic Christmas movies
  • Hot cocoa and peppermint creamer
  • Crock-pot meals and hot casseroles
  • Warm, cozy quilts
  • Fuzzy socks
  • Christmas lights
  • and these beautiful color palettes!…

CLASSIC

BLACK // CHRISTMAS RED // MEDIUM GREY

Shown Here: Mini Tumbler Table Runner

A monochromatic Christmas is the perfect mix of classic and modern. It’s especially great for those with white ...

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