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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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Free Pattern - Navajo Sunrise Quilt
by Jinny Beyers

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     Here's one from our archives for you:

If you are not yet familiar with the excellent work of Jinny Beyer, this pattern will be a good introduction.  She designs world-renowned fabric for RJR Fabrics and has published twelve books and hundreds of patterns.

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Finished Size: 48" x 54" – 102" x 103" (122cm x 137cm - 259cm x 263cm)

Skill Level: Beginner


 

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Featured FREE Mystery BOM

Pat Sloan's 2017 Children's Library Mystery BOM: Block Nine, Peter Rabbit
For September, Pat was inspired by Beatrix Potter's timeless classic, Peter Rabbit! Her block for this month has some 'motion' to it and it looks like a fun design, so please enjoy. Read more and Download the free block pattern here!


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Featured FREE Pattern

Free Pattern - Rebecca Quilt by Annemarie

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      Here is another quilt from our archives:

What a gorgeous quilt! This project was created by Annemarie Yohnk of Quilts Remembered for Windham Fabrics and uses their Rebecca collection, designed by Mary Koval. Annemarie is a fantastic designer and her website features excellent civil war reproductions and historic redwork quilt patterns. Check out the links below for more from Annemarie and from Windham!

Finished Size: 54" x 54" (137cm x 137cm)

Skill Level: Intermediate




 

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Free Tutorial - Sew Many Colors Mini Quilt
by Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill


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     We love the colorful charm of this design, and Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill and her quilting friends have come up with an impressive variety of colorways for this mini-quilt. You probably recognize the colorful elements, they're spools of thread from Aurifil, so you can immortalize whatever color mix is your favorite with this wonderful project! More from Sheri...

Skill Level: Intermediate

Finished Size:
16" x 16" (41cm x 41cm)

 

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Free Pattern - Winter Stars Mini Quilt
by Celine Perkins

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      If we could wish the weather cooler, we would, but for now, we'll just think cool thoughts by working on delightful winter projects like this one. This project is by Celine Perkins of Perkins Dry Goods, and she created it for Aurifil. Like her other patterns, this one is very well put together, with clear instructions for every step. Be sure to check out other free projects from Aurifil, and the free tutorials Celine has up on her site, they're great!

Finished Size: 23" x 23" (58cm x 58cm)

Skill Level:
Intermediate



 

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Free Pattern - Coast to Coast to Coast Quilt
by Elaine Theriault

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      You may have thought the headline was a typo, but it is actually a geographical reference to the three magnificent coastlines of Canada. This year marks the sesquicentennial celebration of the birth of Canada, its 150th year, and Northcott is celebrating with this beautiful quilt by Elaine Theriault.

Finished Size: 72" x 72" (183cm x 183cm)

Skill Level:
Intermediate



 

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Free Video - Make a Checkered Cross Quilt with Rob Appell



Follow Rob Appell of Missouri Star Quilt Co. as he guides us through the creation of this beautiful quilt. The resource page linked below has the supply list as well as a downloadable PDF with block layout information, although it is sparse on detail, if you follow the video closely you shouldn't have any problems. What a great project! Enjoy!

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: About 58" x 91" (147cm x 231cm)
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Free Pattern - Sweet Snowball
Throw Quilt by Jan Ragaller

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      This wonderful design was featured by one of our favorite sites, AllPeopleQuilt.com, and was inspired by a design from the voice of quilting, Pat Sloan, in her Dodge Ball quilt. Jan Ragaller put this quilt together and it is a delightful project for any level of quilter with full details and everything you will need to make your own sweet snowball quilt. More from Jan...

Finished Size: 52.5" x 60.5" (133cm x 154cm)

Skill Level:
Beginner



 

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Free Tutorial - Color Play Canyon Quilt
by Sherri Noel

Indelible Table Runner
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      Here is one from our archives:

We don't see as many hand quilted projects these days, but we have one today. Sherri did a beautiful job with her hand quilting and gave us a great tutorial so we can try it out. She also does a great job of suggesting specific tools that she likes best.


Finished Size: 56" x 78" (142cm x 198cm)

Skill Level: Intermediate



 

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Free Pattern - Fiddlesticks and Fancies Quilt by Kim Diehl


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      We love the classy tones and gorgeous applique in this amazing quilt designed by Kim Diehl for Henry Glass. This project is patchwork with applique so it's best for experienced quilters, and the pattern has great instruction and illustration for how everything goes together. This design features the Fiddlesticks and Fancies collection, from Henry Glass & Co.

Finished Size: 70.5" x 70.5" (179cm x 179cm)

Skill Level:
Intermediate



 

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Featured FREE Mystery BOM

Pat Sloan's 2017 Children's Library Mystery BOM: Block Ten, The Mouse and the Mortorcycle
For our final block, Pat has chosen an imaginative and delightful story of The Mouse and the Mortocycle, by Beverly Cleary! Inspired by this wonderful tale, Pat's block for this month has an adventurous feel, so please enjoy. Read more and Download the free block pattern here!


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