New free patterns!

Check out these great free patterns now available on our website! Not only are these some super great patterns, they are also tested by our small group of expert quilters. These collections are also in stores now, so go check it out!

The first free pattern uses thePlay Day for Peep Squeaks collection by Leslie Clark. Click here to download this free pattern now.
This next one uses the Sweet Caroline collection by Skipping Stones Studio. Click here to download it now.
Sweet Caroline
This last one for now uses the Feather Your Nest collection by Diane Knott. Click here to download it now.

We hope you enjoy our free patterns; thanks for visiting!

In the magazines…

I’ve got a couple magazine project features to show you that use some of our latest fabrics out in the shops now. The first one is using Le Jardin de Papillons by Chris Chun and it appears in the April 2011 issue of American Patchwork & Quilting. This lovely quilt was designed by September Olson and made by Eileen Houchin. LeJardin
This next project uses the Nature Rhythms collection by Studio.K and appears in the February/March 2011 issue of Quilter’s Home Magazine. The cool quilt design is by Rochelle Martin. NatureRhythms_QuiltersHome
This last project is actually a block design from Quiltmaker Magazine which appeared in their March/April 2011 issue. The block uses the Milly collection by Erin Ries…cute! You can download the instructions for this cute little block on the Quiltmaker site here. Milly_Quiltmaker
Thanks for stopping by and Happy Sewing!

July 2011 Collections Preview!

UPDATE: Congratulations to Jovanna who chose Floral Folio as her favorite collection. She said, I LOVE the bright colors with the florals and the sweet little birds.” Thanks to everyone who commented and stay tuned for next month’s new collections preview of August 2011 collections. Have a great week and Happy Sewing!

We have so gorgeous and fun new collections lined up for July 2011, so have a look and leave a comment for a chance to win fat quarters of your favorite collection! Winner will be announced this coming Monday, February 14th–Valentine’s Day!

Floral Folio by Cary Phillips. Cary is a new designer to us, so check out her bio to read all about her!FloralFolio4FloralFolio3FloralFolio2floralfolioquilt

Roly Poly Penguins Flannel by Barb Tourtillotte.RolyPoly3RolyPoly2RolyPoly1rolypolypenguinsflannelquil

Critters by Ellen Crimi-Trent.Critters2Critters3Critters1crittersquilt

Sapphire by Skipping Stones Studio.Sapphire3Sapphire2Sapphire1sapphirequilt
Thanks for having a gander and we look forward to reading all of your comments. Happy Sewing!

Dinos on Parade in Quiltmaker

Be sure to pick up a copy of the March/April 2011 Quiltmaker and check out the Dinosaur Games quilt featuring the Dinos on Pardade collection by Jill Webster.
Also be sure to check out the Quiltmaker blog today, for a giveaway of some of the unique mulit-patterned fabric used in this project. All you have to do is come up with a “new dinosaur name”–fun! Hmmm…Quiltosaurus? Have fun and Happy Quilting!