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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 […]

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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 […]

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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!

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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 […]

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Posted: October 23rd, 2008  

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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″.

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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.

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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″.

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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″.

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Posted: May 9th, 2008  

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Touch the Stars Sampler

The Blue Mountain Quilters’ Guild has a wonderful Block of the Month in progress, Touch the Stars Sampler. Be sure to check out their other Block of the Month projects, they are gorgeous.

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Posted: May 6th, 2008  

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Are you a beginner?

Here is some great information for beginner quilters from Baby Breath Quilts. Learn how to quilt by using the quilting instructions and detailed photographs to help you create the Tumbling Squares Baby Quilt. Not quite a beginner myself, I really like this pattern, the colour combinations are endless.

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Posted: April 30th, 2008  

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Grape Arbor

Here’s a great pattern, Grape Arbor. It was originally presented as a mystery quilt. The finished quilt will measure approximately 56″ square. The instructions are very well written. Be sure to check out the other free patterns from A Peach in Stitches.

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Posted: April 25th, 2008  

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Colorful Leaves

Here’s a lovely free pattern for a lap quilt to make for Fall, Colorful Leaves. Imagine it done with wonderful rich Fall colours… it would be simply gorgeous. Be sure to check out the other free patterns from A Peach in Stitches.

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Posted: April 23rd, 2008  

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54-40 or Fight

Here’s a stunning 54-40 or Fight free pattern from McCall’s Quick Quilts. I love the setting on this quilt… very striking. I just might have to try it myself one day.

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Posted: April 11th, 2008  

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Nautical Waves

From Quiltmaker, comes this free pattern, Nautical Waves.

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Posted: March 23rd, 2008  

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Bubblegum Crossing

A pretty pattern for Spring, Bubblegum Crossing, from Quilter’s Newsletter.

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Posted: March 19th, 2008  

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Enchanting Stars

Here’s a gorgeous free pattern from RJR Fabrics, Enchanting Stars.

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Posted: March 14th, 2008  

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