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You're invited to The Sewing Party on November 8, 2014! Thousands of DIY’ers will gather for a fun-filled day of sewing and crafting classes taught online by leading bloggers and educational experts including author Carrie Bloomston. We are thrilled to have a virtual booth at the party where we'll have free patterns, projects, and an exclusive discount to shop on our website for The Sewing Party attendees!

Want a chance to win a pass to The Sewing Party for FREE? We're giving 7 tickets away! View all of the giveaway details and enter to win here: a Rafflecopter giveaway

Happy crafting!

Ignite Your Creativity

Who among us doesn’t want to feel more creative? To feel like there’s nothing holding us back, nothing preventing us from expressing ourselves. This wonderful book is about cultivating that creative life and igniting your inner spark of creativity which can get lost in the day-to-day busy-ness of life. In The Little Spark, Carrie Bloomston provides [...]

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HexEssentials Tutorial

Kathy Doughty is sharing one of her favorite quilting methods: paper piecing with hexagons! Check out this in-depth video where Kathy shows you everything you'll need to create hexies, pro-tips, and how she plays up a fabric's design when using HexEssentials!What is your favorite way to use hexies?

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Show that you care with a quilt

It's October, and that means it's breast cancer awareness month. According to the National Cancer Institute, there are a total of 232,670 (female) and 2,360 (male) people with breast cancer this year alone. These statistics hit very close to home this year when Amy, our publisher was diagnosed with breast cancer. It's very difficult when someone [...]

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Photo Friday

Happy photo Friday straight from our Instagram feed... 1. One of many gorgeous quilts from Cultural Fusion Quilts by Sujata Shah. This one may be featured at Quilt Market in Houston!2. Carrie Bloomston popped into her local quilt shop, Bernina Connection of Arizona and found her book! She signed all of the copies too!3. Our downloadable quilt labels were featured in All People Quilt Magazine! Check them [...]

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Get crafty this Halloween!

On the hunt for Halloween craft inspiration? Look no further! We've rounded up some of our best  books that are full of Halloween (and holiday) inspirational goodness! From left to right, top to bottom: Witch's Legs Chair from Handmade Hostess, Pumpkin Fairies from Forest Fairy Crafts, The Hex Trick-or-Treat Bag from Sweet Celebrations with the Moda Bake Shop Chefs, [...]

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kraft•tex Scrapbook Album

Wanting to organize your scrapbooking supplies? You're in luck! Kathy Orta created this awesome Cascade Parade Scrapbook Mini Album using kraft•tex, and the tutorial is available here. Take an inside look at the mini album:

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A Creative Life in Fabric

As Valori Wells says in her book, she grew up in a quilt shop surrounded by fabric and played in her mother’s (Jean Wells) sewing room. How could she not have a life in fabric?In her latest book My Life in Fabric with Valori Wells, Valori uses a mix of projects and instruction to show you how to [...]

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Happy {Photo} Friday

Happy {Photo} Friday, straight from our Instagram feed...1. There's nothing quite like seeing your finished book for the first time as an author. Here's Ali Benyon after seeing her new book, Stitched Paper Art for the first time!2. Add your favorite C&T products to your wishlist and you might win everything on it! Learn how here!3. Author Lydia Nelson shared her recipe [...]

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Amazing, awesome, unique quilt blocks

Are you looking for amazing, awesome, unique quilt blocks? Elizabeth Hartman gives you 75 of them in her new book Patchwork City. So many choices! You’ll have so much fun mixing and matching them in the 6 sampler quilts she provides for you. See . . . aren’t they wonderful?

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