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Free Pattern - Sweetest Thing
Mini Quilt by Pam Buda

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      We love this delightful pattern by Pam Buda of Heartspun Quilts! This design is great for tailoring your own colorway, and can either be a standalone mini-quilt or can be done in multiple large blocks to make a full sized quilt. Be sure to check out Pam's site, there's a bunch of useful stuff, and the freebies--her Sweetest Things--are wonderful (we're particularly fond of her pincushions). Enjoy!

Finished Size: 27" x 27" (69cm x 69cm)

Skill Level:
Beginner




 

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Free Tutorial - Patchwork Quilt
for Beginners by Ekaterina


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     If you're a beginner and looking for a great project to start learning the ropes, this Patchwork Quilt tutorial by Ekaterina is phenomenal! Ekaterina is a quilter from Moscow, Russia who goes by the screen name CherAmi and created this tutorial for Livemaster. She provides excellent images for each step in the process, along with clear and concise instructions. Enjoy!

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: 38" x 62" (97cm. x 157cm.)


 

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Free Tutorial - A Lotta Nines; Quick Irish Chain Quilt by Kelly Bowser

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     Here's another great project if you're new to quilting or if you just need to knock out an attractive quilt quickly, this project will be great for you. Kelly Bowser of Kelby Sews details the simple steps in creating this quilt, and provides a link to a video if you need some of the fundamentals to making an Irish Chain. More from Kelly...

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: 75" x 90" (190.5cm x 229cm)


 

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Free Pattern - Scrappy Kites Mini Quilt by Kirsty

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      What a delightful design! We love the scrappy goodness of this quilt, and the color choices are wonderful. This pattern comes to us from Kirsty of Bonjour Quilts, and she goes to an excellent level of detail in the pattern to describe what is needed at each step. More from Kirsty...

Finished Size: 18.5" x 24.5" (47cm x 62cm)

Skill Level:
Beginner



 

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Free Tutorial - Wild Goose Chase Block
by the Fat Quarter Shop

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      We're always on the lookout for great classic pattern projects, and Vickie of Spun Sugar Quilts spotted this gem from The Fat Quarter Shop. If you're not yet familiar with the amazing variety of video projects offered by the Fat Quarter Shop, we highly recommend you take a look, they have something for everyone! The Wild Goose Chase block is very versatile, and we love Vickie's fabric choices! More from Vickie...

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: 17" x 17" (43cm x 43cm)



 

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Featured FREE Mystery BOM

Pat Sloan's 2017 Children's Library Mystery BOM: Block Eight, Goodnight Moon
For August, Pat has selected a bedtime delight, Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown. Generations of children have nodded off to sleep saying 'goodnight' to the precious items illustrated in this classic, and Pat's block for this month was inspired by this story. Read more and Download the free block pattern here!


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Featured FREE Tutorial

Free Tutorial - Lazy Girl Quilt by Tina Ratliff

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      We love this scrappy quilt from Tina Ratliff of Paisley and Lace, doesn't it look wonderful? Tina goes to fantastic detail in her pictorial step-by-step walk through of how she made this quilt, clearly outlining everything you'll need to know to make your own. More from Tina...

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: 68" x 68" (173cm x 173cm)



 

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Free Tutorial - Preppy Quilt by Andy Knowlton

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     What would you create if you could only work with five fat quarters? This wonderful quilt was Andy Knowlton's answer to that challenge, and we love this design! Andy's site, A Bright Corner, is packed with excellent projects like this one, and her free pattern download will give you everything you need to make your own Preppy Quilt. More from Andy...

Finished Size: 50" x 60" (127cm x 152cm)

Skill Level:
Beginner


 

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Free Pattern - Secret Garden
Trapunto Quilt by Joanne

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      Here's another great project from our archives:

What a gorgeous quilt! Joanne L. of Craft Passion created this for her daughter's bed, don't you just love the puffy goodness of the Trapunto style? This project comes complete with downloadable patterns for the quilt and the appliqué in the design. More from Joanne...

Finished Size: 62" x 86" (157cm x 218cm)

Skill Level: Intermediate



 

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Free Pattern - Moonshadow Solar Eclipse Quilt
by Diane Harris

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      We hope you have plans to go see this year's solar eclipse; they don't come along often (the last one was summer 1918!), so it will be the visual event of a lifetime. To commemorate the eclipse, Diane Harris of Stash Bandit created this beautiful mini quilt, and she provides a downloadable instruction set for us on how to put it together. More from Diane:

Finished Size: 15" x 25" (38cm x 64cm)

Skill Level:
Beginner



 

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Free Tutorial - Stitchy Hexagons by Clara


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     Here's one from the archives, a hexagon tutorial that will teach you building-block techniques for all kinds of projects:

Here's a fun and interesting project that will add texture and depth to any other sewing project! Clara's tutorial shows us her techniques for putting together this cluster of hexagons with an embroidered centerpiece, and the whole thing can be used as an appliqué for another project. More from Clara...


Finished Size: 6″ x 6″ (15cm x 15cm)

Skill Level: Intermediate


 

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Free Tutorial - Storefronts Quilt
by Heidi Staples

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      Celebrate the mom-and-pop shop with this delightful quilt design by Heidi Staples of Fabric Mutt. Heidi delivers twelve block designs in a myriad of colorways from the Five & Dime collection by Penny Rose Fabrics. Heidi details everything you'll need for each block, have fun with this one! More from Heidi...

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: 49" x 60" (124cm x 152cm)



 

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Free Pattern - Baby Basket Quilt by Allison

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      When Allison of Woodberry Way started her blog site last year, she wanted to begin with a project that was both beautiful and easy, and this Baby Basket strip quilt is definitely a winner! She provides an excellent downloadable pattern and be sure to look for the just-for-boys colorway at the bottom of the article. More from Allison...

Finished Size: 38" x 50" (97cm x 127cm)

Skill Level:
Beginner




 

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Free Tutorial - Patchwork Pumpkin Table Runner & Pillow Tutorial by Amy Smart

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      Here is a great Fall project from our tutorial archives, enjoy!

Take a look at this quick and fun Halloween project, it's a good one! We love the scrappy goodness of this design by Amy Smart of Diary of a Quilter, and her tutorial does a great job of detailing each step for you. She originally did this project for Riley Blake on their blog site, and the pumpkin block worked very well for a pillow, as well, so today you get a two-for-one! More from Amy...

Finished Sizes:
Pillow: 13.5" x 13.5" (34cm x 34cm)
Table Runner: 15" x 60" (38cm x 152cm)

Skill Level: Beginner



 

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