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May 18, 2022
Sunnyside Throw Quilt in Brights and Gold by Mari! from Busy Hands Quilts

This stunning Sunnyside quilt is made by Mari from The Academic Quilter!  Mari is hosting the Hands 2 Help quilt drive this year, so be sure to check out her blog to learn more.  :)

Mari's quilt is the Throw size, made with bright stars mixed with golden stars.  This is the first Sunnyside quilt I've seen with one of the stars made with a mix of colors, and it's fantastic!

The Sunnyside quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.


The Sunnyside quilt pattern includes six sizes - Baby, Lap, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King - and ...

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May 16, 2022
Falling Stars Twin Quilt Kit in Freshly Picked Batiks! from Busy Hands Quilts

Falling Stars has been kitted in the Twin size by Connecting Threads in their Freshly Picked Batiks fabric collection!  The fabrics are a lovely blend of a rainbow of colors - purples, aquas, peaches, yellow, greens with a splash of red on a background of creamy white.  The binding is a fun iris-colored print.

The Falling Stars quilt kit is available at Connecting Threads right here.

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The Falling Stars quilt pattern includes six sizes - Baby, Lap, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King.

The quilt pattern is available in the Busy ...

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May 13, 2022
Easy Bargello Quilt Kit in Freshly Picked Batiks! from Busy Hands Quilts

Easy Bargello has been kitted in the Twin size by Connecting Threads in their beautiful new collection, Freshly Picked Batiks!  This quilt pattern is easy with no seams to match, and it's jelly roll friendly!

The Easy Bargello quilt kit in Freshly Picked Batiks is available right here.

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The Easy Bargello quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.


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May 10, 2022
Waterfall II Quilt Kits in Blues! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today is the day that Waterfall II quilt kits in Blue go live on our website!  We've done all of the fun foot work of curating fabrics for this stunning quilt design and are excited to have the quilt kits ready to share today!

Waterfall quilt kits sold out very quickly recently, and we anticipate this will happen again with the Blue version, so be sure to get yours right away.

We've also curated Waterfall II quilt kits in Reverse - which means the colors are in the reverse order with white being the most used fabric and black ...

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April 29, 2022
Waterfall Quilt Kits in Throw and Queen Sizes! from Busy Hands Quilts

Waterfall quilt kits are finally ready!  You asked for 'em, you've got 'em!  

This is the first time dipping our feet into curating fabrics for quilt kits, and we're super excited to see the process come full circle; from purchasing fabrics, to the excitement of receiving the boxes, to cutting and packaging the fabric, all culminating in quilt kits ready for sale.  We're a little nervous, too!  We're just a small cottage business, my husband and I, so there are a very limited number of quilt kits available, so we encourage you to get yours right ...

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April 21, 2022
Formation Throw Quilt in Timber! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing a Formation quilt - the Timber version.  I started this quilt several months ago and finally finished it up this week.  

Formation is a fat quarter friendly quilt pattern with good-sized Flying Geese blocks so the quilt top goes together fairly fast.  This is a quick and easy quilt pattern that suits pretty much any color scheme, from manly to patriotic to modern to kid themes.

I made a similar version of this Formation quilt here.  That one is made with Moda Grunge Seeing Spots fabric in grays, browns, and a splash of green.

One of my ...

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April 20, 2022
My Farmhouse Throw Quilt Kit in General Store! from Busy Hands Quilts

My Farmhouse has been kitted by Connecting Threads in the Throw size in their General Store fabric collection!  This fabric collection is a mix of feedsack style prints in reds, blues and yellows.

The My Farmhouse quilt kit is available at Connecting Threads.
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My Farmhouse Quilt Pattern


My Farmhouse includes three sizes - Throw, Twin XL, and Queen - because that's all that worked out mathematically.  I would have loved to have included the Baby and King sizes, but it just wasn't possible.  

This is a jelly roll friendly quilt pattern for easy fabric selection.  Even ...

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April 19, 2022
Boundless Beauty Twin Quilt in Flower Sugar! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm taking a trip down memory lane and looking at Boundless Beauty in Flower Sugar!  This is a Twin size bed quilt in sweet blues, reds, pinks, aquas, and yellows.

The Boundless Beauty quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.


Boundless Beauty Quilt Pattern


Unlike other brick quilt patterns I've written, this one is made from blocks rather than rows.  This creates half bricks and thus increases the scrappiness of the quilt.  

The quilt pattern includes 5 sizes - Baby, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King.

Included in the instructions are two piecing methods - Traditional Piecing ...

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April 18, 2022
Woven Windows in Frankie Fabrics! from Busy Hands Quilts

Moda Fabrics recently released Frankie, a beautiful new fabric collection, and it looks so good in the Woven Windows quilt design!  

Woven Windows is a 10" layer cake square quilt pattern that includes 5 sizes - Baby Throw Twin Queen and King.  Add in two accent fabrics, and you're all set.  This pattern lets you use all of the squares in the layer cake, no matter if they are light or dark.  Simply pair the lighter prints with the darker accent  fabric and the darker prints with the lighter accent fabric.  Each print gets to be loved!

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April 16, 2022
Waterfall Throw Quilt Hand Quilted by Sally! from Busy Hands Quilts

This Waterfall quilt is made by Sally from fabrics in her stash.  She then hand quilted it.  What an amazing feat!  Didn't it turn out beautifully?!?

The Waterfall quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.


Sally increased the quilt size from a Throw to what appears to be a Twin by changing up the number and layout of some of the blocks.


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April 7, 2022
Giant Star Throw Quilt Kit in Nocturne! from Busy Hands Quilts

Connecting Threads has kitted Giant Star in the Throw size in their Nocturne fabric collection!  This design is super easy and quick with large blocks.

The Giant Star quilt kit is available right here.


The Giant Star quilt kit is a mix of tone-on-tone fabrics that read as solids in black, aqua, and blue.  The border is a print in a blend of these colors.


The Giant Star quilt pattern includes 4 sizes -Lap, Throw, Queen, and King.  All sizes are exactly the same design with block sizes increasing to make the quilts larger.
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April 5, 2022
Formation Throw Quilt Kit in Quartz Metallic Tonals! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing a Formation Throw quilt by Connecting Threads in their Quartz Metallic Tonals collection!  These fabrics make Formation a modern minimalist quilt which is so popular today.

The Formation quilt kit is available right here.


This is the first quilt my team has ever made for Connecting Threads to use in their photography.  :)  The quilt top was made by Kare and quilted and bound by me.  We had this puppy finished in record time due to deadlines!



The Formation quilt pattern is fat quarter friendly and is very quick and easy due to the large blocks.  The ...

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April 4, 2022
Woven Windows Throw Quilt in Notting Hill! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing a Woven Windows Throw quilt in Notting Hill!  This is a layer-cake friendly quilt pattern that goes together quickly.

Notting Hill is one of my favorite fabric collections of all time, and I've made several quilts with it.

The Woven Windows quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.



All the Sizes!


The Woven Windows quilt pattern includes all of the sizes - 5 in all - Baby, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King.  The three smaller sizes are made with one layer cake or less, and the Queen and King sizes are made with about ...

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March 31, 2022
Mirage Throw Quilt Kit in Faux Linen Tonals! from Busy Hands Quilts

Mirage has been kitted in the Throw size by Connecting Threads in their Faux Linen Tonals fabric collection!  This is a modern quilt kit that is quick and easy.  It's the perfect gift quilt for anyone who loves minimalistic decor.



The Mirage quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.



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March 21, 2022
Friendship Throw Quilt in Frankie! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing a mockup of the Friendship quilt pattern in a brand-new fabric collection called Frankie by Basic Grey for Moda Fabrics.  This beautiful fabric collection is a great example of making Friendship as a scrappy quilt rather than using five fabrics as the pattern is written.

Friendship is a log cabin quilt pattern that includes Throw, Twin XL, and Queen sizes.


The Friendship quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts pattern shop.

The Frankie fabric collection is available at Green Fairy Quilts right here, Fat Quarter Shop right here, and Etsy right here.


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March 16, 2022
Picket Fence Throw Quilt in Frankie! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing a mockup of the Picket Fence quilt pattern in a brand-new fabric collection called Frankie by Basic Grey for Moda Fabrics.  This beautiful fabric collection is perfect for Picket Fence and is similar to the fabric that the original Picket Fence quilt pattern cover quilt was made with.

The Frankie fabric collection is available at Green Fairy Quilts right here, Fat Quarter Shop right here, and Etsy right here.


The Picket Fence quilt pattern includes 7 sizes and is 10" layer cake square friendly.  The largest bed sizes use a jelly roll in addition to the ...

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March 15, 2022
Belle Twin Quilt Kit in Prairie Belle! from Busy Hands Quilts


Connecting Threads has kitted Belle in the Twin size in their beautiful Prairie Belle fabric collection!  Click here to view the quilt kit.


Belle is a precut 10" layer cake square friendly quilt pattern that includes four sizes - Throw, Twin, Queen, and King.  The pattern includes detailed step-by-step instructions on how to make the pieced Seminole border, so don't let it scare you!

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     Twin size quilt kit in Prairie Belle fabric


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March 14, 2022
Belle Throw Quilt in Shelburne Falls! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing a Belle quilt in the Throw size.  This quilt is made with an older fabric collection called Shelburne Falls by Denyse Schmidt.

Belle is a stunning quilt pattern that is precut friendly, using layer cake squares for the quilt blocks as well as the pieced border.  In this quick quilt pattern, the X's float in the background of the blocks, and the center of the X is a different print than the legs of the X.

Is Belle a modern old fashioned quilt pattern when used with modern fabrics??

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March 9, 2022
Pixelation Quilt - A Twin Size in Moda Grunge Rainbow! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing a Pixelation rainbow quilt I made last year and finally quilted this year!  Pixelation is a quick and easy strip pieced quilt pattern.

The Pixelation quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts shop.


Fabric Selection


I ♥ Moda Grunge fabric as it reads like solids but has depth and texture due to the subtle variations.  A Pixelation quilt is made with nine fabrics, and this quilt includes Pink, Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Aqua, Blue, Medium Purple, and Dark Purple.  

Pixelation doesn't require any background fabric.

Pixelation is an ombre or gradated design, so Moda ...

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February 17, 2022
Waterfall II Quilt Pattern - a Throw Quilt in Moda Grunge! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing Waterfall II, a new quilt pattern!  This is a fun log cabin quilt pattern that includes unique setting triangles that echo the fabric placement in the blocks clear out through the setting triangles.  

The Waterfall II quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts pattern shop.


The Waterfall II Quilt Pattern


Waterfall II is a detailed log cabin quilt pattern that includes step-by-step instructions for piecing the blocks and quilt top.  The unique pieced setting triangles are a snap to put together as I walk you through each step.

The quilt pattern includes two sizes ...

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