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November 17, 2017
Joann’s Premium Quilting Cotton Fabric Half Hexie Quilt from Stitching Through Life Blog

Joann’s Premium Quilting Cotton Fabric Half Hexie Quilt

 

Did you know that Joann Fabric and Craft Stores carries several lines of Premium Quilting Cotton?  Joann’s Quilt Shop Premium Quilting Cotton is a high quality with absolutely lovely designs that will make your project fantastic!  AND best part is if you sign up with Joanns coupons you can get this Premium Quilting Cottons for great prices!  Go browse their store and you will be impressed with the selection!

Joann Quilt Shop Since 1943 with Premium Quilting Cotton Fabrics

I selected 1930’s Premium Quilting Cottons from The Quilt Shop at Joann.  The prints are lovely and bright!  With a ...

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November 14, 2017
The Charming 4-Patch - Fast, Fun, and Fabulous! from Quilt Fabrication

The 4-patch block. One of the basic and useful building blocks in many quilt designs.


4.5in 4-patch quilt blocks from charm squares


And today, as promised, I'm going to show you a fast, fun way to make them from charm (5") squares.

I know, you're probably thinking, well, duh, just sew those charms together. That's great if the quilt needs a 9 1/2" unfinished 4-patch block.

But no, I want a 4 1/2" block. So, you say, cut the charm square in half horizontally and vertically, and sew together those 2 1/2" squares. 
Um, no thanks.

What I have to show ...

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October 19, 2017
Go with the (Color) Flow! from McCall's Quilting

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Hattie’s Choice, designed by Jean Nolte
McCall’s Quilting January/February 2018

It’s not breaking quilting news to declare that color makes a big difference in a quilt’s design, and it can look drastically different depending on how color is chosen and applied. The challenge is figuring out which colors to choose and where to put them to get the best possible effect. It gets even trickier when value (how light or dark a color is) is introduced into the equation, which it almost always is since most successful quilt designs have plenty of value variation to ...

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October 3, 2017
Cricut Maker Quilt Sew Many Squares from Stitching Through Life Blog

Cricut Maker Quilt Sew Many Squares

Cricut Maker Quilt Sew Many Squares – Can’t wait to cozy up with this quilt cut with the Cricut Maker using the Rotary Blade and Fabric Grip Mat.  Check out this Free Project and Giveaway below!

Cricut Maker Finished Quilt with Quilting

Cut fabric with the Cricut Maker is like cutting butter!  Yum!  Can’t wait to play!

Cricut Maker Cutting Fabric

The Sew Many Squares Throw Quilt is a Free Cricut Maker Project.

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Each Cricut Maker Project Outlines all of the materials that you need.  Materials list along with complete instructions can be printed off or always accessible on your mobile or computer ...

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September 14, 2017
Everything you need to know about Craft University’s Online Quilting Courses from McCall's Quilting

Today’s guest post if from Ginger Tatic, Manager of Online Education for F+W’s Craft Division. Thanks, Ginger!

free craft university course try a free course on us 300x144 Everything you need to know about Craft University’s Online Quilting CoursesStarting 9/16-9/18 Craft University is offering a chance to take a free online quilting or sewing course on us. Click Here to see which courses are being offered.

Learning how to quilt can be intimidating at first sight, especially if you are starting a new technique or even if you are attempting a project more advanced than you would usually try. It can be daunting for a beginner to even look at a very simple quilt pattern and ...

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