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Stash Busting and Quiltathon

Judy’s just posted her latest FREE stash busting project. She’ll post the next steps every few days. Isn’t it gorgeous! I love it. The idea is to use up stash, so you can make room for more pretty fabrics. Be sure to check out the no waste flying geese tutorial [PDF file]. I haven’t tried […]

Posted: April 17th, 2009  

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Free Flower Block of the Month

Reeze Hanson has created this gorgeous free Flower BOM project, Midnight Posies. This pattern is a great beginner project and is a wonderful “first quilt” for those who want a pretty throw quilt with simple piecing. The fusible machine-applique border is super simple and is a great project for learning a few new techniques. The […]

Posted: March 22nd, 2009  

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Free, Quick and Easy Quilt Pattern, Mango Tango

Here’s a very easy and quick project, made exciting by the wonderful choice of bright fabrics. Mango Tango finishes at 54.5″ square. It’s a great pattern to use up coordinated fabric bundles, or make it all scrappy. I love patterns that let me use up my stash!

Posted: November 20th, 2008  

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Rag Quilt Tutorial

Here’s a great Rag Quilt Tutorial with lots of photos and detailed instructions. Jen wrote me to say she’s not much of a quilter, but she loves to cook. I want to make a couple mini ones of these for my cats in the new year. They love soft and cuddly things to curl up […]

Posted: October 23rd, 2008  

Topics: Free Projects, Tips and Tricks

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Caitlin and Harry’s Wedding Quilt

Here’s the wedding quilt I made for my friends that were married this past summer. I used the Disappearing Nine Patch design (also called the Charm Square Quilt). I started with 12 fat quarters, which I cut up into 5″ charm squares, made the nine patches and cut them in 1/2. The finished block unit […]

Posted: October 17th, 2008  

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Sunstreaks by Patrick Lose

Here’s a gorgeous pattern, that made me go WOW when I first opened the file. Sunstreaks by Patrick Lose (he has a blog too). I’m tempted to try this pattern with either some batiks I’ve been saving, or some 1930’s fabric I got for my birthday, but with tone-on-tone cream (almost white) as the background. […]

Posted: September 20th, 2008  

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Bali Pops Tutorial

Here’s a quick and easy project, Bali Pops Tutorial. I love these fabrics, and this pattern is sure to come together very quickly. Sometimes we all need a project that’s just straight stitches and no fancy points to worry about… or is that just me? In addition to instructions using 2.5″ strips, Rachel also provides […]

Posted: August 5th, 2008  

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Backyard Safari

Wouldn’t this Backyard Safari quilt, make a great kids’ gift? The finished size is 45″ x 57″. The pattern features fabrics from the Backyard Safari Collection By Johnny Karwan and was designed by Cyndi Walker for Clothworks.

Posted: July 2nd, 2008  

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Samba

Here’s a cheerful free quilting pattern from Clothworks, called Samba, which features fabrics from the Samba Collection by Sue Zipkin. The pattern is designed by Stephanie Sims. The finished quilt measures 68″ x 86″.

Posted: June 29th, 2008  

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Heart Strings

From Mary Quilts comes this free pattern, Heart Strings. What a great way to use up scraps and strips. I have loads of strips left-over from making my Stitch and Flip quilts years ago.

Posted: May 23rd, 2008  

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Star Sampler

The Star Sampler, originally a Block of the Month, has 12 star patterns measuring 6 x 6 inches. The patterns are pieced and/or paper pieced. You can use scraps, also for the backgrounds. The finished quilt measures 36″ x 43″.

Posted: May 14th, 2008  

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Vintage Quilt

From De Quiltkat here is their 2007 BOM project, Vintage Quilt. The Vintage Quilt has 12 foundation-pieced block patterns measuring 6 inches square. The finished quilt measures 36″ x 45″.

Posted: May 9th, 2008  

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