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Free Pattern - Fall Diamonds Table Runner and Placemats by Joanne Kerton

Here is a wonderful project from our archives, gear up for Autumn with these great patterns!

Download the free patterns for the perfect table runner and coordinating placemats for a heartwarming Fall dinner or Halloween party. You can whip these up pretty quickly using squares and half-square triangles. Use them for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and all season long!

Finished Size: Table Runner - 9" x 54 " (23 cm x 137 cm)  |  Placemats - 13" x 18" (33 cm x 46 cm)

Skill Level: Beginner

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Free Pattern - Chocolate Sparkle Quilt by Becky Goldsmith and Linda Jenkins

Rich, earthy Autumn colors make this quilt a true comforter, what a great design! Also, we're addicted to chocolate. This design comes to us from one of our favorite sites, All People Quilt, from the designers Becky Goldsmith and Linda Jenkins of Piece O' Cake Designs. Enjoy!

Finished size: 66.5" x 75.5" (169cm x 192cm)

Skill Level: Beginner

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Free Tutorial - Feeling Festive Table Runner by Adrianne

This is a precious and simple design that will brighten any table this Holiday season! This project comes to us from Adrianne of On the Windy Side and is something she put together for someone she loves. You'll need to be up to speed on the techniques of paper piecing, and she includes a link to a great tutorial, if you need. Make your table feel the Holiday love this season, and get a jump on your Holiday projects by knocking this first one out quickly. More from Adrianne... 

Finished Size: ~ 43" x 11" (109cm x 28cm)

Skill Level:
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Free Tutorial - Dear Diary Triangle in a Square Quilt by Minki Kim

Here's a great project for our archives:

We love the subtle colors and simple design of this beautiful quilt, isn't it wonderful? This design was created by Minki Kim and was featured on the Fat Quarter Shop's blog site The Jolly Jabber (we've always loved that name!). Minki Kim designed her first fabric collection for Riley Blake and called it Dear Diary, and it's a beautiful collection, so if you can get your hands on some, dive into this project! More from The Jolly Jabber...

Finished Size: 63.5" x 72.5" (161cm x 184cm)

Skill Level: Beginner

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Free Tutorial - Christmas Tree Wall Hanging by Julie Cefalu

Bright stars and a cute, quaint Christmas tree adorn this precious project. This design comes to us from Julie Cefalu of The Crafty Quilter, and her quilting and designs are always an inspiration! Spice up your Holidays with this great project! More from Julie...

Finished Size: 36.5" x 36.5" (93cm x 93cm)

Skill Level: Beginner

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Free Pattern - Very Merry Wall Quilt by Amanda Niederhauser

Festive 'ribbon' stars adorn this wonderful quilt by Amanda Niederhauser of Jedi Craft Girl. We've always loved that name! We also love the quality of Amanda's projects that we've featured over the years, and this one is no exception. Anyone who has a cat named 'Mufasa' is all right in our book! If you're looking for a quick and fun project to level up your gift or decoration game for this Holiday season, you've found a great project! More from Amanda...

Finished Size: 24" x 24" (61cm x 61cm)

Skill Level: Beginner

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Free Pattern - Color by Number Quilt by Caroline Fairbanks-Critchfield

Do you have fond memories of painting by number, or doing other crafts with a similar style? This wonderful project by Caroline of Sew Can She is paint-by-number for quilters! Caroline makes this super easy for us, and this is a great quilt for beginners and veterans alike. You can easily put this together in a day! More from Caroline...

Finished Size: 54.5" x 63.5" (138cm x 161cm)

Skill Level: Beginner

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Free Tutorial - Hive Rules Ironing Board Cover by Rachel Rossi

Is your ironing board overdue for a face lift? Check out this awesome project form Timeless Treasures; Rachel Rossi put together this excellent tutorial and it's great for any level of quilter. The design features the adorable Hive Rules collection from Timeless Treasures. More from Rachel...

Finished Size: Standard 15" Board Cover (38cm)

Skill Level: Beginner

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Free Tutorial - Star Sampler Quilt by Amy Smart

Here's a great project from our archives:

Squares and HST's and trimmings, oh my! Amy Smart of Diary of a Quilter is a prolific and creative quilt designer, and was asked to be part of Riley Blake's Meet the Makers event. This Star Sampler quilt is the result of her project, isn't it gorgeous? She provides individual tutorials for you on all five of the main blocks in the design, as well as for the Irish Chain setting block that ties everything together so nicely. More from Amy...

Finished Size: 64" x 84" (163cm x 213cm)

Skill Level: Intermediate

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Free Tutorial - Snowflake Quilt-Along by Faith Jones

Make this spectacular snowflake quilt in this easy and fun quilt-along! Faith Jones of Fresh Lemons Quilts brings this to us through Bernina's wonderful We All Sew blog, and her tutorial is easy to follow and has many useful photos. You'll most likely need to raid your scrap bin or find your favorite replacement fabrics, as the fabric collections Faith used are no longer in production, but that can be super fun, too, can't it? More from Faith...

Finished Size: 55" x 67" (140cm x 170cm)

Skill Level:
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Free Pattern - Winter Forest Quilt by Wanda Coley

Here's a wonderful project from our archives, enjoy!
Today's featured project is packed full of all kinds of cozy, snuggly winter goodness! Wanda Coley of Old South Fabrics designed this quilt and features Holly Taylor's Winter Forest collection from Moda. We love the artful arrangement of strips, squares, and panels and the delightful interplay of the colors in the collection, this quilt looks so snugglicious! Be sure to visit the site, Wanda has some wonderful things waiting for you! More from Wanda...

Finished Size: 66" x 82" (168cm x 208cm)

Skill Level: Beginner

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Free Pattern - Norwegian Holiday Quilt by Wendy Sheppard

Add some Scandinavian style to your Holiday with this wonderful quilt! This design comes to us from Hoffman Fabrics and was designed by the amazing Wendy Sheppard of Ivory Spring. Be sure to check out other free downloads from both Hoffman and Wendy! Enjoy!

Finished Size: 85" x 85" (216cm x 216cm)

Skill Level: Intermediate

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Free Pattern - Arctic Girl Quilt by Heidi Pridemore

Here's a great winter quilt from Studio e, the second of their Arctic Girl quilts designed by Heidi Pridemore of The Whimsical Workshop. The design features the Arctic Girl collection designed by Small Factory and it's beautiful! As with all Studio e projects, the pattern download has comprehensive instructions and this design is great for more experienced quilters. Enjoy!

Finished Size: 65" x 85" (165cm x 216cm)

Skill Level: Intermediate

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Free Pattern - Small Things World Animals Quilt by Sally Ablett

Animals from all over the world frolic in colorful fun in this great design by Sally Ablett. This quilt was created for Lewis & Irene and features prints from the Small Thing ... World Animals collection. Sally provides two delightful colorways and the pattern instructions are easy to follow. Enjoy!

Finished Size: 50" x 55" (127cm x 140cm)

Skill Level: Intermediate

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Block One of Pat Sloan's Free Out West 2020 BOM - Western Movies!

We are loving Pat's Out West theme this year, and her first block is amazing! This month's theme is Western Movies, and we're sure you agree they have had a big impact on our culture and popular opinions. Dive into this year's BOM with us and show us what you've got! Don't forget, Pat has a free giveaway at her site each month, just share a photo of your block and you can win!

Please Note: Pat has posted a third updated pattern due to an error in the original. If you downloaded the pattern earlier than 1/9/20, you should follow the link and download the update.

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Free Pattern - Loyal Heights Quilt by Jera Brandvig

Here's a great project from our archives, enjoy!

Isn't this a gorgeous quilt? We love the subtle colors and beautiful patterning of this design. This project comes to us from Jera Brundvig, from the rainy city of Seattle, and is featured on her website, Quilting in the Rain. It utilizes her gorgeous new fabric, the Loyal Heights collection, produced by Lecien Fabrics. She has done an excellent job on the printable pattern download, and her article is interesting. More from Jera...

Finished size: 50" x 50" (127cm x 127cm) or 77" x 90" (196cm x 229cm)

Skill Level: Beginner

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Free Tutorial - Stars Stripes Quilt by Carol Thelen

If you're like us, you're missing summer right about now, and today's project should bring back warm feelings of Independence Day fun! This project comes to us from Carol Thalen of Quilt Notes, a gifted quilter who is passionate about teaching others. Her tutorial shows full detail of her strip-piecing method, and links to a technique she uses for Four at a Time Flying Geese, which is super useful. More from Carol... 

Finished Size: 64" x 80" (163cm x 203cm)

Skill Level:
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Free Tutorial - How to Make a Nine Patch Block by Vanessa Christenson

If you're new to quilting you may not have yet tried the nine-patch block style, and Vanessa Christenson of V and Co. has you covered! Her tutorial covers the basics you need to know to make nine-patch blocks and the style in her tutorial is nice and clean with white squares alternating with your chosen colors. Take a look and give it a try! More from Vanessa...

Finished Size: ~6" x 6" (15.25cm x 15.25cm)

Skill Level: Beginner

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Free Tutorial - Big Love Quilt by Modern Handcraft

This cute Valentine's Day quilt is a fantastic project for any level of quilter, and you can put it all together super fast! The artists at Modern Handcraft created this project for Dear Stella Fabrics several years ago, and the Mini Confetti Dots collection is no longer in production. But of course you can substitute your favorite scraps or just go shopping for something that says 'Big Love' to you and make this design your own!

Finished Size: 54" x 62" (137cm x 157cm)

Skill Level: Beginner

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Free Tutorial - Anchor Baby Quilt by Jennifer

This precious quilt was created by Jennifer of Hopeful Homemaker, isn't it cute? Her project page includes a link to a tutorial for the anchor block so you'll have everything you need to put together one of these for a baby sailor in your life. More from Jennifer...

Finished Size: 40" x 42" (102cm x 107cm)

Skill Level: Beginner

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Free Tutorial - Stars & Stripes Table Runner and Placemats by Erin Schlosser

We love the scrappy style of the pieces of this project, can you imagine laying out your Independence Day table with this set? We can see the fireworks now! No, wait, that's snow. In any case, if you're dreaming of summer and looking for a fun and easy project to take your mind off of the cold, look no further! The tutorial by Erin Schlosser is one she created for Dear Stella Fabrics a few years back. Great project, enjoy!

Finished Size: Table Runner - 48" x 15" (122cm x 38cm)
Placemats - ~17.5" x 13" (44cm x 33cm)

Skill Level: Beginner

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Block Two of Pat Sloan's Free Out West BOM - Yummy Food

Belly up to the table and get yourself some grub, partner! Who doesn't like Western food? Barbeque ribs, smoked brisket, Tex-Mex, and pulled pork are just a few of the mouth-watering delights to have come out of the West. Pat goes over how she has been inspired by her favorite BBQ foods and other Western treats and gives us a wonderful new block!

Please Note: Pat has provided a second version of the pattern with fixed visual elements, and the link for the download has been fixed as well.

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Free Pattern - Digital Hearts Quilt by Michelle Engel Bencsko

Here's a last-minute 'Hearts' quilt from our archives. Enjoy!

Remember the low-res classic video games from back in the day?  Well today's project will tickle your fond memories!  Michelle Engel Bencsko of Cloud 9 Fabrics designed this quilt and Linda Spiridon stitched and quilted it, and Cloud 9 is providing the free pattern for all of us to enjoy!  More from Michelle...

Finished Size: 70" x 70" (178cm x 178cm)

Skill Level: Beginner

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Free Pattern - Hello Sunshine Mini Quilt by Sarah Ashford

Winter is dragging on, and whether it's got you too cold, too wet, or just tired of hiding from the weather, today's project will help inject some much-needed sunshine into your life! This mini quilt is precious, and was brought to us by Melissa Mortenson of Polkadot Chair. This project was created by Sarah Ashford, and is something you can put together in no time at all! More from Sarah...

Finished Size: ~12" x 12" (30cm x 30cm)

Skill Level: Intermediate

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Free Pattern - Sweet n' Sassy Baby Quilt by Allison

This super adorable quilt will liven up any little one's world! This project comes to us from Allison of Cluck Cluck Sew and is a great project for any level of quilter. More from Allison...

Finished Size: 38" x 44" (97cm x 112cm)

Skill Level:
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Free Tutorial - Irish Blessing Quilt by Amanda Brown

Whether the blood of the Emerald Isle flows through your veins or not, everyone can enjoy this wonderful Irish Blessings quilt!  This project comes to us from the wonderful team at Olfa, and was created for us by Amanda Brown of Fabric Heart, a gifted designer and quilter. After you make this quilt, anyone who sees it will be after your lucky charms! More from Amanda...

Finished Size: 60" x 75" (152cm x 191cm)

Skill Level: Intermediate

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Block Three of Pat Sloan's Out West BOM - Western Books!

Settle down in your favorite chair and read a spell! This month's theme is Western Books, and we bet you'll see some favorite stories on her list! Do you like reading Western books? Even if you don't, many of the best ones have led to some of our most beloved movies! Don't forget, Pat has a free giveaway at her site each month, just share a photo of your block and you can win!

Out West BOM Block Three

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Free Tutorial - Days of the Week Hanging Pockets by Jenny

This adorable and precious wall-hanging quilt has a pocket for every day of the week, isn't it cute? This wonderful project comes to us from Jenny of Elefantz and her tutorial is easy to follow, this is a great project for any level of quilter. More from Jenny...

Finished Size: 15" x 38" (38cm x 97cm)

Skill Level: Beginner

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