• 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…

  • Quilt Label Tips, Tricks and More!

    Labeling your quilt is an important–although often overlooked–step of making a quilt. When giving a quilt to a friend or family member, you might not think your quilts need labels. But they do! Quilt labels have helped quilt historians learn about a quilt’s origin long after the quilter was gone. They can also be a great way to make sure your quilt is never confused with someone else’s quilt. A label can also provide a personalized touch that makes a quilt that much more special for the lucky recipient. Tips for Labeling Your Quilt  I asked expert quilters, staff from Fons & Porter and other prestigious publications, how they approach labeling their quilts.…

  • Squaring Wall Quilts with Lynette Jensen

    Lynette Jensen is back with another lovely quilt pattern from the Thimbleberries Project of the Month Club! This wall quilt (or holiday table topper) is called Winterscape and it’s an easy project that looks great all winter long! Here’s what Lynette had to say about it… How fun to have a small, easy project for the December installment of the Project of the Month. Not only can you get this Winterscape project made in this busy month for you to use in your own holiday decorating, but you could also make extra for gift giving. It is the perfect size for many uses – as a wall hanging in a…

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    Quilting Gift Ideas for Mothers and Others

    Who taught you to sew? Chances are, good ol’ mom—or grandma—was responsible. You may not have begun quilting until later, but it’s likely you owe the love of fabric and stitching—by hand or with a machine—to a motherly figure. We asked our Facebook fans when they learned to quilt, and many of them said they started as young as four under the guidance of their mother or grandmother. Here are some of our favorite responses: “I remember watching my grandmother make quilts for each of us when I was very young, and reuse our worn out quilts as the insides of new quilts (she tied each of hers), but it wasn’t…

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    Ideas for Quilting Gifts – Free Mug Rug Project

    Recently, we took a poll on the Keepsake Quilting Facebook page asking what you do with all your quilting projects. A large percentage of our followers said they enjoy quilting gifts for others. Of course, we don’t always have the time to create an entire quilt for an occasion. Sometimes–especially at the last minute–we’re looking for easy gifts to make. That’s when it’s a good idea to have patterns for table toppers, table runners, mug rugs and other small quilted gifts at the ready. One way to make a quilted gift in a hurry is by starting with a fabric panel or printed block. Then add fabric strips or borders…

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    25 Gifts for Quilters in Every Price Range

    It’s that time of year when we make lists, check them twice, and sometimes slip them under our significant others’ morning coffee (or forward via email) for them to find. Or, maybe you are looking for a gift for that special friend who quilts or the perfect Secret Santa item for your guild’s gift swap. No matter whether you’re doing the shopping or you’re leaving hints for others, we have compiled a wish list of 25 gifts for quilters in every price range. Stocking Stuffers and Quilting Gifts $5.99 to $25 1. A toast to quilting! Whether you’ve finally completed a bed-size quilt or pieced all your squares without running…