Prussian Blue Four-Patch Free Project

Do you love reproduction quilts and fabric? Then you'll love this free project taken from True Blue Quilts by Annette Plog, which traces the history of blue fabric throughout the nineteenth century, with plenty of quilt designs along the way.Designed and made by Annette Plog, quilted by Sheri MecomFinished quilt: 68 ̋ × 79 ̋ • Finished block: 4 ̋ [...]

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Free-Motion Quilting from Ordinary to Extraordinary

Excerpt from Free-Motion Quilting from Ordinary to Extraordinary: 3 Steps to Joyful Machine Stitching in 21 Days by Jenny K. Lyon.IntroductionI’ve written this book for the free-motion quilter who is at a crossroads. Maybe you’ve taken a few classes, limped through a few projects, or even quilted a few quilts. But you’re frustrated. You want to [...]

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New Releases for August!

It's August, and that means a whole new crop of fantastic quilting and sewing books are coming out! Read on to find out more about all of our fantastic new releases this month.Diary in Stitches: 65 Charming Motifs, 6 Fabric & Thread Projects to Bring You Joy by Minki Kim is her long-awaited follow up [...]

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Sew ... The Garment-Making Book of Knowledge Blog Tour Kickoff!

I am more than particularly pleased to be kicking off the blog tour for Sew ... The Garment-Making Book of Knowledge by Barbara Emodi today! I am personally a huge fan of this book, as you may have already read about here. I learned how to sew working in the costume shops of theater departments, first in [...]

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Use Up Your Scraps with a Mini Nines Quilt!

Do you have more scraps than you know what to do with? Use up your tiniest scraps with this free project taken from No Scrap Left Behind by Amanda Jean Nyberg.Finished block: 3 1/2" × 3 1/2" • Finished quilt: 59 1/2" × 70"When I first started making this quilt, I cut individual 1 ̋ × 1 ̋ squares and sewed them together to make the Nine-Patches. Thankfully a friend suggested that I use strip-piecing methods to make [...]

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The Next Episode of kraft-tex University!

Welcome to part 1 of of kraft-tex University: Surface Design! We hope you enjoy!Part 2 coming soon.Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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Beatrix Potter Playing Cards

I am so excited to share with you some wonderful news! Almost twelve months ago I received an intriguing email, and when I had finished reading it I was full of joy and excitement . . . and now I can share that joy and excitement with you!C&T Publishing had emailed to say they were planning to add [...]

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Love Beatrix Potter? Make a Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle Iron Cover

How cute is this iron cover from Stitching with Beatrix Potter? Read on for the full tutorial. My iron lives on a shelf in the laundry and I often think it could do with a dust cover–so Mrs Tiggy-Winkle seemed like the perfect project! I would love Mrs Tiggy-Winkle in my home–she was most particular about washing, starching and [...]

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How to Iron On Quilt Labels Video

Linda shows you how to iron on quilt labels in this easy to follow along video!Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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The Pets of C&T Publishing

We all love our furry (or feathery, or scaly . . . ) companions, and the staff of C&T are no exception. Today we're sharing photos and stories of our favorite pets. I'm partial to my own seven-year-old mutt (scroll down to the end to see a photo!), but I must admit that my coworkers [...]

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