Foundation Paper-Piecing Tips with Becky Goldsmith

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Becky Goldsmith shares her tips on foundation paper piecing, using a quilt from Bullseye Quilts from Vintage to Modern as her example!

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Paper Piece a Christmas Stocking!

Finished size: 12 ̋ wide × 18 ̋ highHow charming would this stocking be hanging on the mantel? Download the free project HERE. For more great Christmas projects, check out Sew Yourself a Merry Little Christmas by Mary Hertel. Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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Piece the Delectable Mountains Quilt

This beautiful free project, based on an original quilt from 1850, is from Pioneer Quilts. In Pioneer Quilts, Kay and Lori Lee Triplett tell the story of the American pioneers through antique quilts. Enjoy learning a little bit about history while creating your own version of this intricate quilt!Delectable Mountains 103˝ × 103˝ (c. 1850)Each pioneer [...]

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Doll Dress Boutique Blog Tour Kickoff!

Welcome to the kick-off of the Doll Dress Boutique book tour. I'm so excited to share some additional bonus designs to add to the collection of patterns in Doll Dress Boutique. With the holidays just around the corner, it seems appropriate to start with this fun holiday dress that I envisioned while working on my book. One of the most popular [...]

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Thoughts on Inspiration

Where do you get your inspiration? Today we're sharing some thoughts from C&T staff on where our little spark comes from. (Hint: Pinterest definitely plays a role.)Tim: I think one of the best things about graphic design is that you can pull inspiration from anywhere. Websites, street signs, billboards, nature walks, and even naps on the [...]

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Paula Nadelstern Celebrates 20 Years of Designing Fabric!

Can you believe it's been twenty years since Paula Nadelstern first started designing fabric with Benartex? To celebrate the occasion, Benartex put together an amazing timeline highlighting this quilt artist's endless accomplishments (including her many books published with C&T Publishing). Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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Appliqué a Lazy Log Cabin Wall Quilt!

The Log Cabin block can easily be adapted to fusing. Making the fused block is similar to the traditional construction process except for one important factor—the overlap replaces the stitched seam. This unique method for making a log cabin quilt comes from Laura Wasilowski in Make Wall Quilts. Download the free project HERE. Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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New Releases for November

Read on to find out all about our new releases for November, including an book on sewing with kraft-tex and more in our new series of quilting mysteries.Jenny K. Lyon is a rockstar free-motion quilting teacher; even Alex Anderson has taken a class with her! And now she's releasing her first book, Free-Motion Quilting from Ordinary [...]

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Sew a Cute Village from Felt!

Lovely embroidered hills add a lot of delicious charm to this little village. This project is perfect for experimenting with decorative stitching and for making some of your own patterns. Fill one hill with an abundance of French knots in various colors; embroider another hill with rows and rows of split stitches. Have fun, and [...]

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Highly Addictive String Quilts

Bonnie’s latest book, String Frenzy, is a fabulously colorful collection of quilts. In quilting lingo, a string is a skinny strip of fabric 3/4’’ to 2’’ wide.I had lot of fun working with Bonnie on this book, and I found something I liked in every one of the quilts. I love the riotous use of color in Xing! [...]

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