Free paper piece pattern typewriter Shape Moth

Joanna of Shape Moth created this inviting quilt block, a typewriter with paper in place. She shares on her blog a paper piece pattern, in two sizes. Get the PP typewriter tutorial and free downloadable pattern.

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The Quilt Shop by Art Meripol downtown-eurkea-springs

I have a special nominee this week for my Best Fabric Shop Storefront contest, namely The Quilt Shop. For starters, it’s located in a historic flat iron building in downtown Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Second, the photograph itself is phenomenal; it’s …

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LeighLaurelStudios_MelonSlicePillow

Karen Jordin of Leigh Laurel Studios satisfies a passion for fruity greens and oranges in this fun, fresh patchwork pillow. She provides a free coloring sheet and full tutorial, plus gives her method of making sure your patchwork front pillow …

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Summer Picnic Quilt Free Pattern Remona

Remona of The Stitching Scientist thinks summer quilting projects should be quick and easy to leave plenty of time for outdoor activities. I agree. With that in mind, she made this fun quilt out of a Jelly Roll and Charm …

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baby doll quilt

This baby doll quilt is the sweet companion of a matching larger quilt, made by the talent behind A Maidenhair Fern. Both are gifts to her granddaughter. Visit her post, Chevron Doll Quilt, to learn more.

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IowaLicensePlate_KindredQuilts

Kathy of Kindred Quilts made this patchwork license plate as part of the AMB Blog Tour. She admits taking her idea from paper to piecing was harder than she imagined. Visit her blog post, Welcome to Iowa!!!, to …

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pearl bracelet fabric boxes

Karie Jewell made this darling, diminutive fabric box starting with just two fat quarters. So enamored with the results, she made more – ten in all. They sit in a row in her sewing space holding tiny fabric bits. Get

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Cool Cottons Portland Or

Cool Cottons is my nominee for this week’s best fabric shop storefront. Rooted in the Craftsman style, I’m digging the rust boarding and teal trim. The uncluttered signage and natural wood door finish the inviting look.

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cat patch Jude Hill Spirit Cloth

This is one feline of many found in a nine patch series over at Spirit Cloth. Created by talented fabric artist Jude Hill, go see Cat in the Window and others, such as Safe.

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Sewing Cheat Sheet Marzipan

Quilters, you need this nifty cheat sheet printable created by Marzi of Made by Marzipan. Visit her blog to get your free downloadable Sewing Cheat Sheet.

*Thanks goes to Christie of The Fabric Shopper for bringing this to my …

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Block a Day in July

Adrianne rocks the first week of her self-imposed challenge (Block a Day in July) with these six blocks. Only 25 more and she’ll be ready to sew them into a top. Visit On the Windy Side to learn more about …

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Napping Quilt

Lily of Block-A-Day celebrates finishing a 6 years in the making quilt by taking it outside and shooting it from all directions. Don’t miss her lovely napping quilt photo shoot. Enjoy!…

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Row by Row

Get your summer quilting on Row by Row. You’ll travel to participating quilt shops in your area (1250 stores total so hopefully one will be close to where you live) and pick up a unique free pattern for a single …

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Stitchin Post storefront 1

The Stitchin’ Post is my nominee for this week’s best fabric shop storefront contest. First, I love the architectural style of the building, with aged looking bricks. The canopied and lighted entrance invites you in. The flower boxes add warmth …

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resized_City Quilter Wife Swap

This just in from Dale Riehl, of The City Quilter and Gallery:

ABC Television network’s CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP series shot a segment at our gallery and The City Quilter last March.

The program containing this premieres on ABC this Tuesday,

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