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January 13, 2021
Scrap Plaid Quilt – Free Pattern from Craft Gossip

It’s time for a mega scrap buster quilt pattern.  This one is courtesy of Kitchen Table Quilting, and boy is it a beauty.  I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again, I love scrap quilts.  They are the ideal way to use up all of those smaller pieces of fabric I have left over from other projects.  As soon as I saw this free pattern, I said to myself that it was going on my “to make” list.

It’s a fairly easy quilt to make and there are no triangles involved.  That should make some ...

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January 12, 2021
How to Quilt As You Go – A Free Tutorial from Craft Gossip

The quilt-as-you-go method has been around for some time and is a nice way to make a quilt.  If you have ever wanted to learn this unique method for making a quilt, then this tutorial from The Seasoned Homemaker is for you.

The detailed article reviews a number of different ways of doing the technique, as well as what it is best suited for.  In addition, there is a video provided that describes the technique.

You will find examples of various projects as well as links to other, more detailed tutorials on the different methods.  Those are helpful if you ...

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January 4, 2021
Granny Squares Scrap Quilt – Free Pattern from Craft Gossip

I bet you though granny squares were just for crochet.  Well, they aren’t anymore.  This charming quilt from Quilty Love proves that!  Made with lots of scrappy squares, it’s a beautiful and easy quilt to make.

Because of the way the blocks are made, it looks like they are set on the diagonal, but they aren’t.  The variety of fabrics in each block really make this design sparkle.  Best of all, it’s an ideal scrap buster.  I don’t think I’ve ever met a quilter who doesn’t have a lot of scraps to use ...

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January 2, 2021
Men’s Handkerchief Memory Quilt Tutorial from Craft Gossip

When my father passed away recently I wanted to create something out of some of his things, so I came up with this unique men’s handkerchief memory quilt.   A wonderful way to remember a loved one, this wall hanging made out of handkerchiefs is something to cherish forever. It is easy to make with this step-by-step tutorial.

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December 31, 2020
Quilt Pattern – Tapis Quilt by AGF Studio from Craft Gossip

I love the boho feel of this quilt, it really gives it a modern vibe. I’d make this quilt with more green’s than pink to match my decor but really in love with it’s tribal feel.

All Pdf files include the instructions and illustrations that you need to be successful, starting with your very first quilt. You’ll find lots of easy quilt patterns that are designed especially for beginners, along with projects that are more challenging. With a wide variety of free quilt patterns to choose from. The patterns are created with their own line of ...

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December 30, 2020
Free Pippi Longstocking Quilt Block Pattern from Craft Gossip

When I was a girl I loved the Pippi Longstocking books by Astrid Lindgren.  They would provide endless hours of amusement for me.  I think it was her independent spirit that drew me to the character.  That is why I was so excited to see this free quilt block pattern from Just Jude Designs.  It is a Pippi Longstocking block.  What fun!

The quilt block measure 12.5″ square and is ideal for scraps.  Pippi is pieced together easily, in a freeform fashion, so chances are that if you make more than one of these blocks, they won’t be ...

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December 28, 2020
Children’s Road Vehicles – Free Quilt Pattern from Craft Gossip

Children love quilts.  They love all of the colors, the different fabrics, and the designs.  They also love playing with cars and trucks.  That is why this free pattern from Craft Passion is perfect for almost any child.  You’ll find cars, trucks, buses, traffic cones, stop lights and more in this whimsical quilt.

This is a pattern for an advanced or intermediate advanced quilter, so keep that in mind.  The finished quilt measures about 62″ x 84″ and there is a lot of different appliqué and piecing involved.  You will need all of the standard quilting supplies along with ...

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December 27, 2020
20 DIY Blankets and Quilts from Craft Gossip

It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, you can always find me under a blanket or pulling out a
quilt to stay warm. To me, a household doesn’t really feel like home without a good blanket!
These blanket tutorials cover a wide range of different styles and types so you can find the
perfect DIY blanket for your needs! There is everything from no-sew to complicated designs
here so you can find everything you need all in one place! In most of these cases, you can
customize your blanket to fit your needs. Here are the ...

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December 23, 2020
Quilt Pattern – Zellige Quilt by AGF Studio from Craft Gossip

Do you remember those 3D magic eye books from the 90’s? Well this quilt reminds me of that, in fact, if I stare at the design long enough I can feel my third eye pulling the design to make it dimensional.

All Pdf files include the instructions and illustrations that you need to be successful, starting with your very first quilt. You’ll find lots of easy quilt patterns that are designed especially for beginners, along with projects that are more challenging. With a wide variety of free quilt patterns to choose from. The patterns are created with their ...

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December 21, 2020
Book Review – Prayer Shawl Quilts from Craft Gossip

Use these quilting patterns in Prayer Shawl Quilts to stitch prayer shawls for a friend in need. For those who love to quilt, every quilt is an act of love. These special quilted prayer shawl patterns let friends (or even strangers) know you have been praying for them. Featuring quilted shawls, throws and lap quilts from designers with a variety of faith backgrounds, Prayer Shawl Quilts is 48 pages and full color. You can purchase this book here.

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December 18, 2020
Economy Quilt Block Tutorial from Craft Gossip

Whether you are a beginner quilter or just need a refresher on something, sometimes it’s nice to get back to the basics.  That is exactly what this tutorial is, a nice, easy, and tremendously versatile quilt block called the Economy (or square in a square) block.  This pattern is for an 8″ block and is brought to us from Leila Gardunia.

I mentioned this block’s versatility earlier, and it definitely is.  It can be used as a joiner block for other ones, or it can stand along.  It is often used in “I Spy” quilts for children.  It ...

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December 17, 2020
Quilt Pattern – Gummy Bear Quilt by AGF Studio from Craft Gossip

This free quilting tutorial is for a gummy bear quilt. I mean can it be any more amazing than that? I know a certain young teen that would love this quilt for her bed and if I can squeze in some sewing time she may well get it just in time for her birthday too!  Shh don’t tell her.

All Pdf files include the instructions and illustrations that you need to be successful, starting with your very first quilt. You’ll find lots of easy quilt patterns that are designed especially for beginners, along with projects that are more ...

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December 16, 2020
Create Fabric Yardage From Your Scraps from Craft Gossip

If you are  a bit of a fabric hoarder like Claudia and myself then the chances are you have a whole lot of colour coded baggies of scraps of fabric just desperate to be used. This tutorial by CreatewithClaudia shows you how to turn your scraps into workable fabric yardage that be be transformed into larger projects, quilts and blocks.

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December 15, 2020
DIY Quilted Checkerboard Game from Craft Gossip

This quilted Checkerboard is so cute and the perfect handmade and quilted gift for Christmas time. You could sew up a matching bag for this game and use it as stocking fillers for young and old. This checkerboard can be made in any color scheme as long as they are clearly contrasting which means its  the perfect way to use up fabric scraps from larger quilting projects. You can grab this tutorial here. 

 

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December 13, 2020
Sewing Patterns – 15 Sewing Machine Covers from Craft Gossip

Sewing machine covers are a great way to put your sewing machine to bed at night. It helps prevent knobs being knocked, tensions being changed and of course dust settling in all the wrong nooks and crannies. A Sewing machine cozy or cover is also handy if you  share your “sewing” space with another part of the household, such as your dining room table or the spare bedroom. It allows you to tuck away your machine with a decorative cover. Of course to make these Sewing machine covers you will need to take your sewing machine out and put it ...

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December 12, 2020
5 Free Bird Quilt Block Patterns from Craft Gossip

What’s the old saying…”Birds of a Feather Flock Together”?  That is certainly the case with these five free quilt block patterns.  Each bird is lovelier than the next, and if you are thinking about making a bird themed quilt, you may want to start with one of these designs.

  1. The pretty Christmas cardinal block was part of a sew along.  This beautiful male stands among the pines in this pattern from Sew Fresh Quilts.
  2. If you like chickens then you are definitely going to like this chicken quilt block from Sew Inspired.  He’s pretty cute and easy ...

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December 11, 2020
Book Review – 24 Hour Baby Quilts from Craft Gossip

Need a quick gift for a baby shower but time is running out? Not to worry, grab your rotary cutter, fabric, sewing machine and our easy-to-follow instructions and in just 24 hours you can make any one of these delightful baby quilts by Linda Causee. From beginner to intermediate there is a design that’s just right for you.

20 quick quilts: Busy Baby Bunnies, For Baby’s Christening, Baby Birds and Butterflies, Kate’s Quilt, Sail Off to Dreamland, Angel Ribbons, Fairy Godmother, My Paper Dolls, Little League, Baby’s Garden, Lost in the Stars, Candy Pinwheels, My Baby ...

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December 9, 2020
Quilt Pattern – Lost In Space from Craft Gossip

This quilting pattern is all about Space, The key to this amazing quilt is the fabric which you can purchase from Blank Quilting. This quilting pattern is perfect for a boys or teenagers room. You can download the full PDF quilt pattern here via Blank quilting.

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December 7, 2020
Quilt Pattern – Zoo Dwellers Quilt from Craft Gossip

This free pattern is a revised version of the original Zoo Dweller Quilt pattern.

The Zoo Dwellers quilt is a quick one to put together.  There are no blocks to make, and no fussy seams to line up.  All you need is 7 fat quarters and just over a yard of background fabric.

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December 5, 2020
7th Inning Stretch Free Quilt Pattern from Craft Gossip

This free pattern is all about Baseball and home runs, A great quilt for boys, teens and gentleman. You will need their fabric to complete this design as it is based on pre-printed themed fabrics. You can learn more and see download the free pdf for this quilt pattern via BearCreekQuiltingCompany. 

Looking for more baseball-themed quilt patterns? Check these out on Etsy.

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