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June 15, 2019
Quilting – Jelly Roll Rag Rug from Craft Gossip

I came across this Jelly Roll rug tutorial and I knew I had to share it with you. Everyone is decorating with a boho or bohemian theme and these rug rags are the perfect addition to your boho home decor. You don’t need to be a quilter to be able to make a rug like this. You just need some basic sewing skills to follow along with the steby by step guide by Shabbyfabrics.com and this pattern. 

If you are looking for Jelly Rolls then check out our favorite Jelly Rolls Here.

 

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June 10, 2019
Free Quilt Pattern – Check It Out from Craft Gossip

This free quilting pattern is such a nice modern design. I love the ombre effect they have created with pastels amongst the grey color. You can see the full quilting tutorial for this pattern here. 

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June 8, 2019
Scrap Busting Quilt Patterns from Craft Gossip

These scrap busting quilt patterns are the perfect solotuion to using up scraps of fabric. If you are a scrap hoarder like me and have made a few quilts in the last year than you probably have a decent collection of assorted colors and prints in your fabric stash. Some of these quilts require larger pieces than others, but they are all so inspiring that I suggest you go ahead and take a look at them all.  All of these quilt blocks or pattern tutorials are free ( at the time of writing this post).

Fabric scraps don’t have to ...

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June 7, 2019
Quick and Easy Striped Quilt For Beginners from Craft Gossip

This quilt is perfect for the beginner who wants a quilt project to complete quickly. I made TWO of these quilts on only FOUR days! It’s a simple and easy weekend project. You can make this simple quilt too, check out the full tutorial here.

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June 3, 2019
Orphan Block – Envelope Bag from Craft Gossip

This quilted bag is made using an Orphan quilt block. You can see the full project here. Looking for more projects using Orphan blocks? Check these out. 

If you’re an avid quilter surely you’ll have orphan blocks. It doesn’t really matter if you are new, Orphaned blocks will find their way into your life.

Orphan blocks are extra blocks made to test block patterns or blocks that were made for quilts or projects that never got used. With little projects like these, you can turn Quilt Blocks that are just laying around into a functioning item. Maybe ...

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June 2, 2019
Preview your fabric in a pattern with FickleFabrics before you sew from Craft Gossip

FickleFabrics has a great preview feature that allows quilters to load a pattern to a digital design board/wall, and then to easily swap out the fabrics in that pattern with fabric from their own stash.

 

With FickleFabrics, you can also design your own patterns/blocks, and even use the basic patterns as a starting point, saving a copy of your own altered version.

You can add a fabric from your stash by easily taking a photo with your phone or tablet, or uploading an image from your computer. Since the site is mobile friendly, you can easily take pictures ...

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May 28, 2019
40% off Studio Dies And Bundles at Accuquilt from Craft Gossip


We are excited to share this quilting sale with our readers, it’s a great discount if you are looking to stock up on new dies for your cutting machine.

40% off all studio dies & bundles at Accuquilt using the following coupon code 40STUDIO

If you are not familiar with the Accuquilt cutting machine then you need to see this video that shows you just how awesome it is. It has state-of-the-art fabric cutters, designed to bring back your quilting joy. Especially great for anyone who is making multiple quilts of the same design/die cut.  Push out a quilt ...

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May 27, 2019
Product Review – Olfa True Blue Splash Collection from Craft Gossip

 

OLFA Introduces “True Blue” Color Collection in its Splash Rotary Cutting Tools Line

The new options include a Navy Blue rotary cutter, a Pacific Blue deluxe handle rotary cutter and Navy Blue cutting mats in three different sizes

OLFA is known for its dependable, classic products, and now crafters can enhance their suite of tools with the new True Blue Splash Collection. Perfect for summer, the collection features the Navy Blue OLFA 45MM Rotary Cutter, the Pacific Blue 45MM Deluxe Handle Rotary Cutter, and three Navy Blue self-healing double sided rotary cutting mats in different sizes and a new starter ...

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May 25, 2019
How To Turn A Quilt Into A Quillow from Craft Gossip

There was a time not so long ago when no one knew what a Quillow was. It was like some made up world in the quilting world that only the most experienced had heard of. Quillows are making a comeback and I can tell you why, Minimalists! Having a blanket thrown across your couch or bed is no longer an option for many of these frugal minimalists who like clean lines and smooth surfaces.  This tutorial shows you how to turn a quilt into a quillow. That means you can go back to an existing quilt and turn it into ...

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May 20, 2019
Orphan Block – Zippered Pouch from Craft Gossip

This quilting tutorial is for a small zippered pouch. It is perfect for using up those UFO or Orphan blocks. They make great handmade gifts as they are so versatile. I think everyone has a use for a small zippered bag at some point in their life.

You can see the full sewing tutorial here.  

If you’re an avid quilter surely you’ll have orphan blocks. It doesn’t really matter if you are new, Orphaned blocks will find their way into your life.

Orphan blocks are extra blocks made to test block patterns or blocks that were made ...

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May 18, 2019
6 Quilting Patterns For Beginners from Craft Gossip

I am so excited to share these quilt tutorials with you. We are always being asked to share patterns for beginners or those who just want a mindless easy project to pass away the days. These quilts are all suitable for beginners and all of the tutorials and patterns below provide you with the quilting pattern as well as the step by step instructions.  We have tried to include an assortment of styles to suit everyone’s styles. If you have a pattern you think should be on this list then drop us a comment below and we will share ...

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May 13, 2019
Orphan Block – Quilted Camp Chair Bag from Craft Gossip

This Orphan block project is actually very creative and a practical project. A camp chair bag is perfect for sporting events too. Now that I am a soccer mom it would be great to have all my random bits and bobs in one spot with my chair. It would make chasing the shade a lot easier too if I didn’t have to pick up a 100 different items to move 1 metre.

You can see the full tutorial for this Orphan block here.

 If you’re an avid quilter surely you’ll have orphan blocks. It doesn’t really ...

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May 12, 2019
Camera Quilt Block Tutorial from Craft Gossip

This quilting post describes how she made the paper pieced camera quilt. This quilting article links to the previously posted photo quilt block, and shows how she incorporated it into her photo and camera quilt. You can read the full quilting article here.

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May 6, 2019
Quilt Pattern – Picket Fence Placemat from Craft Gossip

This free quilting pattern is for a spring themed picket fence placemat. This pattern is kinda cute and very refreshing, light and perfect for spring picnics and dinners. This set would make a lovely Easter gift for friends and family.

 

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May 4, 2019
Free Quilt Pattern – Spring Table Runner from Craft Gossip

This quilting pattern is for a Hello Spring Table Mat. You can see the full quilting tutorial here. Spring is such a fun time for crafting with all it’s bright color combinations and of course flowers.

 

 

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April 29, 2019
16 Disappearing 9 Block Patterns from Craft Gossip

In this roundup we have curated a list of some of the best Disappearing 9 block patterns we could find that have great tutorials and are also free. All of these quilting patterns are a little bit different so we could try and accommodate everyone’s style.

Click on the links below to be taken to each block tutorial. Come back and share with us which one is your favorite pattern and tutorial.

Here are some fun Quilting facts:

Did you know that the  World’s largest quilt is the AIDS Memorial quilt and weighs approximately 54 tonnes.

The first ...

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April 28, 2019
Quilt Block Pattern – Darth Vader from Craft Gossip

With May the 4th (may the force) just around the corner it is no wonder we got a request for a Free Star Wars Block Pattern. When a reader makes a quilting request we do our best to try and hunt down the best patterns and tutorials. Now this one does not come with a tutorial but you can use the image above and the article here, to work out how to make a Darth Vader Quilt all of your own.  You could make this as a Quilt block or increase it to a full sized quilt design. Do you ...

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16 Sensational Half Square Triangle Quilt Patterns from Craft Gossip

The half square triangle is often overlooked when it comes to being a quilt block, but it really is one of the most versatile ones out there. This roundup shows you 16 different quilting pattern layouts that feature the 1/2 triangle pattern.

This quilting article features 16 stunning layouts and a half square triangle tutorial you can see the full article here.

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April 24, 2019
Quilting Pattern – Dahlia Cushion Cover from Craft Gossip

It’s a lovely weekend quilting project to brighten up your home or make it as a gift for a loved one. It shows how to use one quilt block and fussy cutting your favourite fabric to give to make this classy looking cushion cover.  You can see the full quilting tutorial here. 

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March 29, 2019
10 Quilt Inspired Crafts from Craft Gossip

So you love quilting but you don’t always want to sew fabric right? Check out these amazingly fun Quilting inspired crafts and home decor projects. Such a nice way to add Quilting crafts to your home. All of these crafts have a quilting feel to them. Perfect for gifting to someone who loves to make quilts. All of the tutorials for these quilting crafts are listed below with links to each DIY tutorial.

Faux Quilting Christmas Tree Wall Art by Morena’s Corner
Wood Barn Quilt Squares by DIY Beautify
Knock Off Pottery Barn Wood Quilt Squares by The ...

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