StageLights Diane Nagle RJR

This is a wow quilt. The pattern is Stage Lights designed by Diane Nagle for RJR Fabrics. You can download the pattern on the RJR Fabrics website. It’s free.…

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RealMenQuiltTshirtSew, men, sew. Though still a minority in quilting circles, men are indeed picking up the needle in greater numbers. We can encourage the habit with this screen printed t-shirt, “Real Men Quilt” offered by Stacey of IceCreamTees.

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Bunny Illustration Art Painting

Good art inspires, like this illustration painting, “Mieko’s Dandelion Wish” created by Marisa Redondo. She offers this and other gawk-worthy items for great prices in her Etsy store, River Luna.

Image credit: River Luna

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Union Jack Tour

Don’t miss this fun event, a blog tour sponsored by Riley Blake to promote their Union Jack fabric panels. Participating bloggers will share project ideas starting 4/1 and ending 5/1; get the blog tour schedule.

The first blogger on …

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Sinking Sun mini quiltIs this sun rising or setting? For Jacquie (Tallgrass Prairie Studio) it’s setting. Her mini quilt, Sinking Sun, is a stunner. Check out her quilting stitches in this closeup. Go HERE to see more great photos of …

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Vintage Retro Iron Graphics Fairy

I spied this vintage iron graphic over at the Graphics Fairy while admiring her vintage coffee pot. Think of the possibilities or the iron. Just print it out, frame it and give it a spot in your sewing/quilting space. …

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Layers of Hope 911

Quiltingranny, a retired 911 dispatcher and trainer, heads up a charity called Layers of Hope – Quilting 911. Its mission is to make quilts for the first responders (firefighters for example) in a community which has sustained a tragedy or …

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Tenugui towel fussy cut baby quilt

Cynthia of A Quilter by Night fussy cut some of her TenuguiĀ towels to go into a baby quilt. I love this Mt. Fuji block, don’t you? All this sewing is to welcome a couple friend’s baby into the world. …

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tutorial two color prarire points

Responding to reader requests, Marcy of Made by Me in Red, shares how to make a Prairie Point with two colors. Not sure what a Prairie Point is? Well, it’s fabric triangles folded then sewn to the border of …

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Grandmother Dodge 1988 vintage baby quilt

Danielle of Thompson Family Life is stoked to have a booth in Salvage Atlanta where she can sell some of her vintage goodies. She admits she’s been collecting for such a long time she knows she needs to unload some …

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Spring Butterfly quilt block free download

Happy first day of Spring! These butterflies fit the scene of blooming flowers, pollinating bees and nest building birds. Charise Creates shares these Spring Butterfly blocks as part of her Vintage Block Quilt Along (QAL), in progress. Go HERE

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practice quilted placemats Rachael RabbitRachael Rabbit doodle stitched these fancy feathers and kept going until she had made four quilted placemats. All this started out as a way to practice making feathers from a FMQ pattern by Leah Day. Go HERE to see more

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boho urban chiks quilt pattern

This is a stunning quilt pattern I spied over at Sewn’s free pattern page. It’s not obvious how the top is constructed. You strip piece fabric (in this case they used the Boho Urban Chiks line) to make a …

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kittens hanging clothes on the line spring

This scene with kittens in a basket while Mom (or Dad) hang clothes on the line is adorbs. It’s the center portion of a quilt made by Linda Lanier of ArtsySewin with the pattern Wind in the Whiskers by McKenna …

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semi portable design wall pellon project leigh laurelA design wall is essential for getting the best results when laying out a quilt top. Karin of Leigh Laurel Studios agrees, saying

The design wall has by far been the most valuable addition to my studio.

If you have …

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