How To Make Perfect Dresden Plates

Get the tips, tools, and techniques for making perfect Dresden Plates with Susan Marth in our newest YouTube video!Take me to see the book, Dresden Quilt Workshop >

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Design Checklist from Art Quilt Collage

Do you ever get stuck while quilting? Do you find art quilts intimidating? No matter what is tripping you up in your creative process, you'll love this design checklist from Art Quilt Collage by Deborah Boschert, which gently guides you through evaluating and improving your design. Be sure to buy the book for a full explanation [...]

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How to Sew Petite Hems for Doll Dresses

Get tips for sewing tiny hems for doll dresses from Erin Hentzel, author of Doll Days! Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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Free-Spirited Twist on Hexies

Polygon Play is a free-spirited twist on the appliqué hexie quilt. The improv approach is super easy, and the quilt comes together quickly using half-square triangles (HST) made from 5˝ precut charm squares or scraps from your fabric stash. Playful, forgiving, and creative quiltmaking is so satisfying, because, frankly speaking, it’s a lot of fun! [...]

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Make Bonnie Hunter's Carolina Chain Quilt

This wonderful, scrappy project comes from Addicted to Scraps by Bonnie K. Hunter.  Finished block size: 9 ̋ × 9 ̋  • Finished quilt: 77 ̋ × 89 1/2 ̋ I love the positive/negative aspect of this traditional block, and any quilt that has chains running through it is a definite favorite in my book. Because I already saved strips in the 2 ̋ [...]

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Modern Quilts Blog Tour Kickoff!

In conjunction with the Modern Quilt Guild, we're over the moon to announce the release of  Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century, a collectible, hardcover book that traces the history of modern quilts, explores the hallmarks of the genre, and honors the genre’s past, present, and future. “From quilt empires like the Amish and the quilts of Gee’s Bend, to the [...]

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Working the (Patchwork) Angles

Patchwork triangles and other shapes with acute (less than 90°) angles can be tricky. The same angles that make such appealing shapes and patterns in our quilts also unfortunately create wonky tips of fabric that are tough to align correctly when sewing patches together. Trimming these fabric tips at an engineered angle solves the problem and allows patches to line [...]

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Happy Holidays from C&T Publishing!

Happy holidays! We hope you enjoy a wonderful, fun, and safe season! Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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To Every Needle, There Is a Purpose

While rummaging through a drawer in my studio, I find a forgotten stash of hand needles. There are long needles, short needles, thick and thin needles, some with big eyes, tiny eyes, and even two eyes. As I sort through the needles, I realize: I have no clue as to what these needles are used for. My needles have [...]

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One-Patch Quilts Demo with Marci Baker

Get Marci Baker's inside look into Wonderful One-Patch Quilts and the techniques behind it in the video below! Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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