Interview with Diane D. Knott

Diane D. Knott is the author of the popular book Scrap Quilt Secrets. We sat her down for an interview and got her to spill the beans on her inspiration, her number one quilting tip, and more.Where do you find your quilting or sewing inspiration?Everywhere, all the time! I see quilt patterns or block designs every [...]

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Free Spring Download with Urban Scandinavian Sewing

Boy, have we got a fun surprise for you! Kirstyn Cogan, the super-talented author behind Urban Scandinavian Sewing, cooked up an absolutely adorable project, the Bunny Hug Mug Warmer above. It's a perfect springtime update on the classic mug warmers in her book. How do you get this super cute project, you might be asking? Well, you [...]

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Peek Inside A New Spin on Drunkard's Path

Watch John Kubiniec share what he loves about his new book, A New Spin on Drunkard's Path, in the short video below! Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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No Scrap Left Behind Blog Tour Kickoff!

Welcome to the blog tour for Amanda Jean Nyberg's new book, No Scrap Left Behind! She's asked 10 talented ladies to join in a celebration of SCRAPS! Her wish for this blog tour (and the book, of course!) is that is inspires you to not only save your scraps, but to actually use them! As a part [...]

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Why You Should Support Your Local Quilt Shop

In this day and age, with so much commerce on the Internet, it is critical that we all support our local quilt shops. Every year, more and more of these shops are closing, and that breaks my heart. A friend who owns a shop tells me people will often come in and ask for help choosing [...]

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Make the Wee Village Town Pillow!

Please enjoy this free project by Wendy Williams, from Make Pillows! FINISHED SIZE: 20˝ × 20˝ What a charming village! The background fabrics for this pillow are shot cotton in two shades of gray. Try using other colors or even small prints. Choose colors that allow the felt to contrast. Materials Yardage is based on 44˝-wide fabric, unless otherwise noted. LIGHT [...]

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True Blue Quilts Blog Tour Kickoff!

Hello! My name is Annette Plog, and I am a new author with C&T Publishing. My first book,  True Blue Quilts, was written with all you blue lovers in mind. This book includes fifteen different quilt patterns featuring blue fabrics. Each chapter gives you a bit of history about blue textiles in the [...]

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Building a Stash of Colors for Your Quilts

I am often asked about my favorite colors, but it is important to understand there is a distinction between my favorite colors and those I use in my art. My favorite colors are turquoise and a color my friends call Leni Red (which is an orange/red I wear a lot and that dominates my house). Although this [...]

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Interview with Paula Nadelstern

Today's interview is with Paula Nadelstern, a longtime C&T author. She has quite the list of books to her name, including Fabricadabra—Simple Quilts, Complex Fabric, Fantastical Designs Coloring Book, Kaleidoscope Quilts—The Workbook, Kaleidoscopes & Quilts, Paula Nadelstern's Kaleidoscope Quilts, Puzzle Quilts, and Snowflakes & Quilts.  Where do you find your quilting and fabric design inspiration? I welcome color and motif inspiration whenever I'm [...]

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Complementary Curves Pillow

This improv pillow in a complementary red-and-green color recipe is just the thing to brighten up your home for spring! With just one yard of fabric and a handful of scraps, you can stitch it up in no time to keep or give as a gift. Creating with curved strips is just one of the many improv techniques you’ll [...]

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