One Day Quilts

Whether you need an easy weekend project or the perfect pattern for a retreat, this collection offers bold and beautiful designs that are quick to stitch. Use simple blocks to create stunning quilts while using fabric scraps and precuts.

The thirteen projects in this book range from wall hangings to table toppers to quilts. This book is due to arrive next month so place your orders now!

Rainbow Quilts by Edyta Sitar

Edyta’s eye for color always astounds me. And her latest book is no exception. The muted tones of these rainbows fit into any décor and are so peaceful!.

In her own words: Now more than ever, quilters appreciate the joy of immersing themselves in the beauty of quilts. Simply bursting in color, this gallery of quilts is photographed in a delectable desert setting. Flip through this color wheel of quilts for vibrant patterns and endless color inspiration! Let your fabrics shine through! What kind of rainbow will your next quilting project sew? Each of the 20 patterns in this book captures Edyta’s sunny creativity, vivacious personality, and incredible eye for color signature style. You will love it, from cover to cover!

The book is due to arrive the end of this month so place your orders now.

Laura’s Little Book of Collage

Laura’s Little Book of Collage 3rd Edition by Laura Heine. Laura decided to write a “little book” on her collage technique.

The technique can be applied to any collage pattern. Her collage patterns are NOT in this little book, only step by step instructions on how to create your own one-of-a-kind collage! This booklet is meant to supplement her patterns and/or help you create your own patterns.

This book is due to arrive next month so place your orders now.

Settings for Sampler Blocks

Have you ever had some orphan blocks and didn’t know how to set them to their best advantage? Many times, the setting has to showcase the blocks as well as make the top into a usable size. Mix and Match by Annie’s offers eight different setting options for 12″ blocks as well as yardage requirements etc. for a 6″ version for each option.

Mix and match and take advantage of everything this book has to offer! This book includes 12 sampler blocks in two sizes (12″ and 6″ blocks) used in 8 unique settings. The great part is you can mix and match blocks in the quilt or use your favorite blocks! This book is sure to be your go-to when you want to make something special.

Since the book also includes patterns for 12 different blocks, it would be a great foundation for a beginning class! The students could then choose the setting of their choice so every completed quilt would have its own personality. The book is due to arrive any day so place your orders now!

Stashtastic! 2

Looking for a fabulous assortment of prints, colors, and styles? Fat quarters are the most economical way to fulfill that desire! And Doug Leko has designed 12 quilts around them.

Measuring 18in × 21in (which is a half yard of fabric cut in half at the fold), fat quarters afford the opportunity to cut pieces large and small. Fat quarters are the cream of the precut crop!

Inside you’ll find a dozen fat quarter-friendly quilt patterns to make cozy throws and bed-size quilts, plus an eye-popping 21 different colorways to jump-start your palette. Whether you have a stash filled with fat quarters to choose from or buy a new array of them when you’re ready to sew, the fun begins from the moment you start combining, shuffling, and arranging them to your heart’s content.

This is the sequel to the popular Stashtastic book, originally published by Martingale. When they went out of business, Checker bought some of these books but when they are gone, they are gone so place your orders now!


As the holiday season swiftly approaches, we’re thrilled to invite you to immerse yourself in a world of festivity, wonder, and artistry with none other than the renowned craft expert, Wendy Sheppard. As an artist who has continuously inspired many with her innovative crafting ideas and invigorating design techniques, Wendy is poised to bring us a dash of holiday magic and a hearty dose of festive spirit.

Known for her knack for creating enchanting DIY décor pieces, delectable holiday treats, and much more, Wendy is prepared to usher you into the holiday season with a series of unique, interactive, and immensely enjoyable workshops and events. “Celebrate the Holidays with Wendy Sheppard” promises a line-up that’s brimming with creativity, charm, and the joyous spirit of the holidays.

Inspired by classic carols and holiday memories, this collection of festive designs from popular designer Wendy Sheppard will have you quilting throughout the Christmas season. Enjoy nine beautiful quilts, including cute and cheerful patterns as well as sophisticated seasonal designs you can enjoy all winter long. And the price point is less than the price of most single patterns!

Don’t you love the cover quilt with pieced stars in the center of the star blocks as well as in the sashings? For cat lovers, who doesn’t love a cat peeking through a wreath? And, did you notice that the corners of the red and green quilt are actually pine trees? How cute is that!!!

Sheep and trees are everywhere this season. Wendy has you covered! Did you notice the gingerbread cookies replacing the “O” in JOY? So sweet and the striped, diagonal border sets it off to perfection.

This book is due to arrive this month so place your orders now!

Hexie Speak Alphabet Book

Hexie Speak – Say it with Hexies is a Design Workbook by Debbie Wendt for creating letters, numbers, punctuation, and borders from hexagon shapes. Pair it with Hex-a-Mini or use the template shapes included in the book. The book includes both upper case and lower case alphabet letters, numbers, and punctuation. Plus 18 horizontal and 15 vertical borders that pair well with personalizing your quilts. The workbook includes 11 patterns and ideas for creating name and word quilts.

A picture is worth a thousand words…just look at the possibilities:

The book includes template shapes but it would be much easier with the template. The Hex-a-Mini is an acrylic template for cutting half hexies, full hexies, triangles, diamonds, edge pieces, and partially pieced hexies. This new MINI is perfect for 2″ strips, charm squares, and scraps. The instructions booklet that is included with the tool shows how to cut the shapes listed and quilt layouts using these shapes. Additional layouts include a Monarch Butterfly, Traditional Butterfly, Race Car/Skateboard, and Pyramid Trees.

Made of: Acrylic
Actual Size: 2in x 4in
Use: Quilting Hexagon Template
Includes: One Tool, Instructions

Everything is due at the end of the month so place your orders now.

New from Doug Leko of Antler Quilt Design

You know anything by Doug Leko is an instant hit. Even though this book won’t be available until this Fall, I wanted you to be aware of it because it is an awesome BOM that you may want to add to your classes the beginning of the year. Chatsworth can be a 12 month BOM or a quilt kit to have available all at one time. There are 12 different pieced blocks, but magic happens in the setting of the quilt!

There are 4 projects included in the book.
Large Quilt: 74” x 88”
Bonus Table Runner: 20” x 68”
Bonus Table Topper: 56” x 56”
Bonus Flying Geese Quilt: 64” x 84”

Doug recommends these companions to aid in making these projects:

Make accurate folded corners every time. Never draw a line for folded corners again! Create perfect folded corners with the Simple Folded Corners ruler from Antler Quilt Design. 12 different sizes to choose from, 1/2in to 6in finished folded corner.

Choose between two methods: Oversize folded corners that are trimmed down, or exact size folded corners with no trimming needed. Easy to ready ruler. No matter what shape you are adding a folded corner to (square, rectangular, triangle), Simple Folded Corners can add them with ease! Use with any pattern calling for folded corners. Remarkably accurate! Simple Folded Corners comes with fully illustrated step by step instructions. Left and Right Handed Instructions given.

Create perfect Braided Flying Geese every time with this foundation paper. Choose between 5 different styles of Flying Geese, from Braided to Traditional and everything in-between!

Flying Geese Finished Size: 8” x 4”
Unfinished Flying Geese Size: 8.5” x 4.5”
50 Sheets Per Pad
Not required for AQD0419 Chatsworth Quilt, but VERY helpful.

Everything will be in stock the beginning of October so you will have plenty of time to get a sample done for the new year.

A Halloween Collection from Annie’s

Spooktacular Halloween Quilting is a unique collection of 10 patterns for decorating your home for Halloween. There’s everything from table toppers to bed quilts. Each project was designed by one of many talented designers just for you. There’s something for every quilter, beginner to intermediate in skill level and everything from fast and easy to challenging.

There are so many cute patterns in this book that I would have a hard time choosing, but if I was pressed, it definitely would be this one!

But this table runner would be a great way to use up scraps and strips.

These little witches are hard to resist…

Combining Snail’s Trail blocks with friendship stars, courthouse steps and simple appliques make a charming table topper.

This book is so reasonably priced that ALL of the patterns are yours for the price on a standard pattern, so why not make them all??? The book is in stock and the Halloween fabric is arriving so place your orders now!

The Newest Member of the Stripology® Family

The Creative Grids Stripology® Quarters Mini is one of the smallest rulers in the Stripology® series of rulers. Designed to work with units up to 6-1/4 inches, you can cut 1/4 inch and 1/8 inch increments as well.

This ruler features:

• Easy to read black and white markings.
• Whole-inch, half-inch, quarter-inch, and eighth-inch increments are included.
• Markings for 1/4 inch and 3/4 inch cuts are included with cutting slots every 1/4 inch.
• Turn the ruler around and use the black and white squares to square up blocks in 1/4 inch increments up to 6-1/4 inches.
• Use the 45-degree lines to trim flying geese units down to 1/4-inch increments.
• 1-1/2 inch cuts are highlighted with black stars.
• Great for fussy cutting and trimming embroidered blocks. The flexibility of the ruler adjusts for the thickness of the embroidery giving you an accurate trim.
• Comes with fully illustrated step-by-step instructions.
• Scan the QR Code printed on the instructions to view a how-to video of these features and to see the patterns that can be made with this ruler.
• The ruler slides easily over the fabric until pressure is applied. Then exclusive Creative Grids grip holds the fabric in place while cutting, eliminating slipping and miss-cuts.

Ever wish that the charts, videos, and support documentation for all of the Stripology rulers were available in one place? This is the book for every Stripology® ruler user. Take your Stripology® rulers beyond just cutting strips, squares, and rectangles. The book contains all the resources, techniques, and charts to cut 1/4-inch and 1/8-inch increments, diamonds, triangles and parallelograms, and more. It shows your effort and time-saving techniques to make half-square triangles, quarter-square triangles, and flying geese plus some simple patterns to try the techniques. The book provides the tools to Stripologize any project you are working on with charts and illustrations along with videos at your fingertips. Scanning the QR codes featured all throughout the book will take you to videos demonstrating that particular technique.

These four patterns are included in the book.

Both are due to arrive in July so place your Pre-Orders now.