• Get Wise About Wide Backs!

    You’ve completed the quilt top, now let us take care of the back! With our WIDE selection of 108-inch wide backings, we have the perfect finishing touch for your quilt top. No need to piece your backing, we have a seamless solution to get your quilt top ready to be loved and cuddled faster. All of our wide backing fabrics, both traditionally and digitally printed, come from top-quality brands you love in various colors and shades. Our quilt backings are torn on the straight of grain to guarantee that you receive a true 108″ piece of fabric. The backing is the part of your quilt that hugs your loved ones and caresses…

  • Love Is…

    What is love? Love comes in many forms, it could be unconditional love between a mother and child, sister and brother, grandparent and grandchildren and more. Where there is a bond there is love! As quilters, we show our love through our craft. The gift of a quilt is an expression of love, comfort, and joy. We give quilts to celebrate life, love, and milestones from graduations to marriages and even just because. One of our best-selling quilt kits expresses love in the sweetest of ways: baby animals and their mothers sharing kisses and snuggles. Love Is by Rachel Shelburne of Maywood Studios created this darling quilt kit pattern that…

  • Past Meets Present: Let’s Make Log Cabin Quilts!

    The log cabin block is one of the oldest known quilt blocks, also known as the “housetop” block or seen in variations like the Courthouse Steps. It features a center square that symbolizes the “heart” and “hearth” of the home. This center square is traditionally red (sometimes yellow, which symbolizes a warm light in the window) and the block is built out from the center. As you add “logs” to the hearth center the block grows. Each log cabin block has a light and a dark side and the combinations are endless with their placement in a quilt. Rumored to have been named the log cabin because of Abraham Lincoln’s…

  • Welcome the Season with a NEW Catalog!

    As the autumn air starts to cool and the leaves begin to turn and fall, we’re thinking about the upcoming season and welcoming winter with new quilts. Our newest catalog is here and with it comes creativity, new projects, notions, and more. Shop each page with our enhanced functionality as you flip through our digital catalog, you can add your selections directly to your cart. View the digital catalog here. Request a hard copy of our catalog here. Here are some of our highlights from the Winter Catalog: Felines frolic with Laurel Burch’s signature style. This quilt kit is the purrrfect present for any cat lovers in your life. Panel…

  • All About Alice!

    In our winter catalog, you’ll meet a special lady. Introducing Alice from Pineapple Fabrics! Alice is just one of many gals that make up the Pineapple Fabrics precut pack family. Each Pineapple Pack is full of curated fabrics and include one of many free patterns you can create with each pack. Simply select your pack, your pattern, and you’re ready to start stitching! As sewists, it is sometimes hard to make color palette choices. With Pineapple Packs, all that guesswork and trial and error is done for you. Inside the Alice Pineapple Pack, you’ll find 5 expertly coordinated Bonus Quarters. Bonus Quarters are like fat quarters, but you get more…

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    How To Make A Bargello Quilt: Four Simple Steps

    For a lot of quilters–myself included–making a bargello quilt is on the “quilter’s bucket list.” If you’re not familiar with these stunning quilts, they’re the perfect blend of traditional quilting meets modern and look challenging but are deceptively easy. When you first look at one, you might think “Wow, that’s a lot of piecing – I’m sure it’s a lot of work!” Made of strips that are sewn together in such a way to look like a moving wave, the curves in a bargello quilt certainly do look difficult. However, these patterns are suitable for beginning quilters…let’s explore how: How To Make A Bargello Quilt Step 1: Cut And Arrange…

  • Create Fabric Paintings using Pre-cut Quilt Kits

    Ready to give picture quilts a try? My favorite way to create fabric paintings is to layer fabric shapes using fusible appliqué. It can be quite time consuming to iron fusible to your fabric and to cut out the various appliqué shapes. Now that laser pre-cut quilt kits are available, quilting images is easier than ever! What’s a laser pre-cut quilt kit? If you’re not familiar with these handy appliqué kits, you’re missing out! The kits include pre-cut fabrics with the fusible web already ironed in place. The fabrics have also been laser cut into the smaller, more intricate shapes required by the pattern. Small tabs keep the various cut…

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    How to Make a Quilt Without Cutting or Math

    From the time I first became aware of quilting, as an adolescent, it’s been my dream to make a quilt in the Double Wedding Ring (DWR) pattern. I not only loved the design, but the name sounded so romantic. This was back in the 1970s, when quilting experienced a revival and hope chests were still a thing. It wasn’t too long after that that I learned two things: how to sew and that I did not have an aptitude for math. Spatial skills? Also not a strong suit. The first pillowcases and place mats went all right, but when I moved on to patterns, frustration set in. I always ended…