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December 10, 2019
Book Review – Rock a Bye Quilts from Craft Gossip

Rock A Bye Quilts is the perfect baby orientated quilt book for your quilting library. This book features 6 different designs and some cute little extras too. Babies and quilts — what a wonderful combination of new life and old tradition! In this timeless collection, you’ll find 6 baby quilts, 3 bumper pads, and a wall hanging, all updated with time-saving techniques. This book is available for purchase via the link above.

 

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December 7, 2019
Quilting Pattern – The Merry Stars Quilt from Craft Gossip

This Merry Stars quilting project is actually created with Christmas prints. Obviously, if you were to complete this quilt in time for this Christmas you will need to work hard and fast, BUT I thought I would feature it because in the next few weeks do you know what goes on sale? YEP! all the Christmas print fabric. So stuck up, print off the pattern and create yourself a little DIY Quilt Kit ready for Christmas in July next year or drag it out sometime in October 2020. You can see the full tutorial here.

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December 5, 2019
Etsy Feature – PDF Flurry Quilt Pattern from Craft Gossip

Flurry is a graphic and modern snowflake quilt perfect for making a statement in your winter decor! Bright colors on a black background are striking too! This advanced beginner pattern uses raw-edge applique and includes suggestions for resizing the quilt from baby to king.

This listing is for a digital (PDF) version of the pattern only and it can be purchase via Etsy.

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December 3, 2019
Triple Latte Quilt Pattern from Craft Gossip

This adorable kitchen set works up in no time. Pick your favorite fabrics or coordinate with a coffee lover’s decor, then brush up on your fusible applique and embroidery skills for a fun set. Finished sizes: wall hanging: 10″ x 29″; pot holder: 8″ x 8″. Design by Chris Malone.

You can purchase this coffee themed quilting project here. 

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November 30, 2019
Modern Christmas Tree Quilt Block Pattern and Tutorial from Craft Gossip

You will be surprised how well this simple tree block comes together to create a stylish Christmas quilt, perfect for gift giving or watching hallmark movies under. The tutorial shows you how to make the blocks and create the quilt and can be seen here. 

Christmas quilts are a great way to spread some festive spirit, not only in the gifting of them but placing them on beds, couches and chairs. I mean who doesn’t want to snuggle up under a Christmas themed quilt whilst drinking eggnog and waiting for Santa to come down the chimney?

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November 28, 2019
Etsy Feature – Advent Calendar Quilt Pattern from Craft Gossip

This fun seasonal quilt has present shaped pockets to hold your tree ornaments and other advent treasures!

I decided to make this quilt one year while we were living away from home during Christmas and we didn’t have a tree! It has since become a favorite tradition for our family–the kids love counting down the days until Christmas by removing the ornaments* from the pockets and hanging them on the tree!

*Any ornaments can be used. I used decorative gift tags available at Costco, Sam’s Club, etc. They are lightweight, sturdy and inexpensive and fit perfectly in ...

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November 27, 2019
Pinwheel Bow/Ornament Tutorial from Craft Gossip

A little break from quilting this week to use up some fabric scraps to create some last minute Christmas decorations. These Pinwheels are easy to make and you can see the full tutorial here.

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November 26, 2019
Book Review – Geometric Quilts from Craft Gossip

Discover the fun of using color, block placement and shape to add an extra dimension to your quilting. These 12 designs all use basic shapes, but the fun part is how they are pieced together to make striking designs that stand out among other patterns. Techniques used include applique, piecing, and paper-piecing. Each design is shown in a lifestyle photograph, has an assembly diagram, and is accompanied by a complete materials list and step-by-step instructions. 12 quilts by various designers: Triangle Illusions, Chained Lightning, Diamonds in Light and Dark, Sound Waves, Gypsy Wind, Well-Connected Stars, Stars and Diamonds, Arabesque, Casablanca ...

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November 24, 2019
Quilting Pattern – Peppermint Twist Table Runner from Craft Gossip

This is adorable and the perfect Christmas mat for those who love a little sweetness in their life. This Christmas candy runner is too cute not to make. You can grab the full pattern and quilting tutorial here. 

looking for more peppermint candy crafts? Check these out. 

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November 23, 2019
Scandinavian Fabric Stars from Craft Gossip

Got Fabric scraps? Then these Scandinavian stars are going to be a fun little project for Christmas. These stars are basically fabric origami and if you have a chlid who loves to fold then they are going to enjoy helping you with these Handmade stars. You can use them as decorations in a Christmas garland or tie a ribbon to the top and hang them in your tree.

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November 21, 2019
Etsy Feature – Quilt Bookmarks from Craft Gossip

This Whale bookmark is adorable, practical and the perfect little stocking filler for all ages. TwiggyandOpal have some amazing items in their Etsy store from quilts, table runners and bookmarks. Check out their Etsy store here.

Looking to make your own quilted bookmarks check out this link.

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November 19, 2019
Book Review – Seasons Quilts from Craft Gossip

For all the seasons of the year, for all the seasons of life, quilts make the perfect keepsakes to mark each passage. Celebrate each season with 23 quilt and craft projects just right for decorating your home and marking special occasions.Soft greens and freshly unfurled leaves typify our springtime quilts. The bold designs and vibrant colors of summer find their way into a playful bed quilt and daisy-decked lap quilt. Spicy colors and textures of autumn are beautiful in lap and wall quilts and a wool table runner. The coziness and quiet contentment of winter are exemplified by a ...

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November 16, 2019
Christmas Stocking Zipper Pouch Tutorial from Craft Gossip

This adorable little pouch is such a fun way to celebrate Christmas. These would make adorable gift card bags too. You can see the full tutorial for making these quilted little pouches here.

 

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November 14, 2019
Etsy Feature – Santa Block from Craft Gossip

This listing is for a digital PDF pattern of the Santa Claus quilt pattern.

PLEASE NOTE: This pattern contains no text, but only diagrams to describe the individual steps. It uses instructions for cutting out the pieces with a rotary cutter and quilting ruler and does not contain actual size templates. The blocks are made using traditional machine piecing, there’s no paper piecing required.

The pattern (5 pages, 5 MB) is available in English and German. You can download and print it out immediately after purchase (Acrobat Reader required, www.adobe.com).

FINISHED QUILT BLOCK SIZES:
– 6″ x 6 ...

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November 13, 2019
DIY Plump Partridges – Christmas Bird Ornament from Craft Gossip

I love a scrap fabric pattern and this one is all about the Partridge. These dimensional scrap fabric birds are adorable. You can use them on a Christmas wreath or simply hang them in your Christmas tree. I also think these would make cute scented gifts too. Add a few drops of essential oils to the base and you have a scented hangup for closets, cars and stinky teenagers bedrooms.

You can see the full DIY tutorial here.

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November 12, 2019
Book Review – Up-cycled Memory Quilts from Craft Gossip

Memory quilts that use upcycled fabric from loved ones have become very popular amongst quilters and non-quilters too. Using the shirts of a deceased loved one is a sentimental way to preserve their memory for generations to pass on to one another. This book isn’t aimed at memory quilts or keepsake quilts but instead shows you how to use upcycled fabric in general to create your sewing quilt pojects.

You can purchase the book here.

Produced for Leisure Arts by The Creative Partners, Upcycle Quilts offers a collection of easy designs to make using repurposed materials. Ten projects by ...

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November 3, 2019
The Easiest Way To Sew A Log Cabin Quilt Block from Craft Gossip

It’s a great method for beginners to sew a log cabin quilt block, without lots of measuring. One of the best things about the log cabin block is you don’t have to worry about lining up corners, so it is forgiving for the beginner who is still learning to accurately sew straight. You can see the full tutorial here.

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November 2, 2019
Christmas Presents Table Runner from Craft Gossip

Festive Table Runner to showcase the holiday spirit in your home this season. This quilting pattern has a quick turn around time and perfect for those larger sized scraps of fabric. They make great Quilting gifts too for Christmas. See the full pattern here.

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October 27, 2019
Easy quilting projects to do in a weekend from Craft Gossip

This is a fun roundup of quick and easy quilting projects that can be done in a single weekend. Great for experimenting with new techniques, beginner quilters, and using up scraps! See the full post here.

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October 20, 2019
Tutorial – Pinwheel Square Mini Quilt from Craft Gossip

This mini quilt is easy to sew, but can still make a big impact with the colors used! This is perfect for display, or for use as a roomy mug mat. You can see the full tutorial to complete your own mini quilt here. 

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