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February 24, 2021
Free Saguaro Cactus Quilt Pattern from Craft Gossip

Are you ready to make a stunning and unique quilt?  Just take a look at this wonderful cactus pattern from Kairle Oaks.  It is so striking, and the best part is that it is not too hard to make.

Besides the solid background, it’s a scrappy quilt.  I don’t know about you, but they are my absolute favorite kind of quilt to make.  One perk of this pattern is that the green squares measure 2 1/2″, making this an ideal pattern for any jelly rolls you may have.

Each unfinished block measures 12 1/2″ x 20 ...

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February 19, 2021
Spiral Nova Free Quilt Pattern from Craft Gossip

If you are interested in making a stunning showstopper quilt, then check out this beauty from Storied Quilts.  Even better, the pattern, entitled One Spiral Nova, is available for free.  You can’t beat that!

The pattern is actually a traditional lone star, but it is the color placement that really sets this one apart. Just look how the designer used lights and darks to give the illusion of a spiral.

The tutorial features a chart to let you know how much fabric and how many strips to cut based on what size quilt you want to end up with ...

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January 28, 2021
Rolling Rainbows Quilt Free Quilt Pattern from Craft Gossip

Using solids to capture a rainbow, this free pattern from Robert Kaufman Fabrics entitled Rolling Rainbows, will knock your socks off.

Because of the unique block used, this design has loads of movement in it.  That is impressive because the pattern only uses one block throughout.  It’s the glorious colors that add that special something to the entire piece.

When finished, the quilt measures 82″ x 82″.  Good for a confident beginner, if you make this exact quilt you will need 21 different solid fabrics.  Luckily the pattern lists each color, and how much of it, that you will ...

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January 16, 2021
Free Hashtag Quilt Block Pattern from Craft Gossip

If you are on social media, then you have probably seen a hashtag or two.  Dare I say that you’ve probably seen hundreds of them.  It turns out they make a fun and whimsical quilt block too.  Just check out this one from Sew Much More in Store!  It’s ideal for traditional and modern quilters alike.

This free tutorial and pattern are for a 12″ finished block however there are also instructions for a 3″, 6″, and 9″ block size.  All you have to do to get it is sign up for her email.

A quilt made up ...

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January 7, 2021
Improv Quilted Birch Trees – Free Tutorial from Craft Gossip

Are you interested in doing a little bit of improv quilting?  Sometimes it’s fun to just go with the flow and not follow a particular pattern.  This helpful tutorial from 3rd Story Workshop shows you how to make improv birch trees.

Of course, this improv technique is not just limited to birch trees.  One could easily change up the look just by changing the fabric used.  Just look at all of the variations that are shown at the end of the article.

As you will see in the tutorial, the designer uses her birch trees to border a beautiful ...

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November 14, 2020
15 Free Flying Geese Quilt Block Patterns from Craft Gossip

The Flying Geese quilt block is a traditional one that is a favorite of many quilters.  What is interesting is just how many variations and ways of making it are available.  We’ve rounded up 15 free tutorials showing many of these methods.  There are even a couple of quilt patterns to show off those flying geese that you worked so hard to make.

  1. Make a lovely tree with this design from Sew What Yvette
  2. Show off those special fabrics with this giant no-waste flying geese tutorial from Reanna Lily Designs
  3. This pretty block from Quilting Daily has goslings running ...

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