Want to try machine quilting but not sure where to start? Angela Walter’s Creative Grids® machine quilting tools are available for both high and low shank machines. Not sure which ones you need? Watch one of Angela’s videos for the most in-depth explanation I have ever seen (or heard).
When a new vendor has three of her six patterns hit the top 100, I take notice – and so should you! Morgan McCollough is a wife and mother who has traveled all over the country – and sometimes the world – with her husband who is in the military. She puts a modern spin on traditional patterns. But, a picture is worth a thousand words…and in her own words:
Cozy Cabin is a fat quarter friendly pattern that combines classic log cabin and star elements to create a modern design. Easily adaptable for use with scraps, Cozy Cabin is sure to become your new favorite quilt! Pattern comes in Baby, Throw and Bed sizes and is great for advanced beginners and up.
The Cosmic Crush quilt is a wonderfully fun and scrappy star quilt pattern! It’s fat quarter friendly (1/4 yard friendly too!) and lends itself perfectly to any curated FQ bundle or fabric collection you may have your eye on! And the best part…drumroll please…there are no HSTs or flying geese needed for this pattern! Pattern comes in Baby, Throw and Queen size.
The Homespun quilt pattern is a scrappy quilter’s dream! With use of FQs or scraps from your stash, this quilt pattern allows for endless personalization! This pattern also includes TWO LAYOUTS for even more options! Are you ready to get scrappy?! Pattern comes in Baby, Small Throw and Large Throw sizes.
The Starshine quilt packs a unique punch with its scrappy, star filled design! The large blocks make it a quick sew and also allow you to show off larger print fabrics. Shine on! Pattern is fat quarter friendly and comes in Baby, Throw and Queen sizes. It’s perfect for advanced beginners and up.
Aglow is a whimsical star quilt that radiates happiness! It’s fat quarter friendly and a great way to use up FQ bundles that you have stashed away in your fabric collection! Pattern comes in Baby, Throw and Queen sizes and is perfect for advanced beginners and up.
Burn Bright is a delightful pattern that sews up super quickly! It’s beginner friendly and most importantly: FUN! Make it your go-to quilt for when you need a last minute gift! Comes in Baby and Throw size.
These patterns would make a great display next to your fat quarters. The hard question? Which sample do you make first???
The newest patterns from Cluck, Cluck, Sew are due to arrive this month – and I can’t wait! Tulips uses pre-cut 2-1/2 inch strips, 10 inch squares, or even fat quarters to make this cute quilt. The blocks are all traditionally pieced, and finish at 8in x 14in. The pattern includes a Crib, Throw, Twin, Queen, and King size. Aren’t you ready to stitch a flower garden?
Picnic is a simple, on-point fat quarter pattern with instructions in six sizes from crib to king. The blocks are traditionally pieced, and have a woven effect when sewn together.
Sugar Dish is made with 2-1/2 inch strips or yardage, and the pattern includes a Crib, Throw, and Twin size. Easy diagrams and photos detail making the Dresden plate blocks step by step. Traceable templates are included in the pattern, or they can be printed online at cluckclucksew.com/sugardish
Avenue is the perfect geometric quilt for that guy in your life. Pre-cut 2-1/2 inch strip and yardage friendly, it includes instructions for a Crib, Throw, Twin, and Queen size. Traditionally pieced and easy to make, one Jelly Roll with at least 36 strips makes the Throw size cover quilt.
These patterns are due any day, so place your order now!
Woodworking and quilting are a match made in heaven. And it is no surprise that many quilters are married to woodworkers. Who better to appreciate the detail and artistry of the craft? Troy Murrah is an expert carpenter – and the son of the late Judy Murrah, a renowned quilt artist who passed away in 2017. He wrote this book to honor her.
Discover a fresh, new woodcraft that consists of cutting and piecing together wooden quilt blocks to make elaborate yet accessible wall hangings, decor, and more! Wood Mosaic Projects covers the basics for reinventing traditional quilt designs from wood. Featuring tips on selecting patterns, cutting pieces to fit snuggly, adding color, and putting it all together, this exciting new hobby is intriguing, original, and sustainable!
I love the three dimensional effect of these blocks.
The book is due to arrive next month. I bet you already have customers in mind. Can you imagine a wooden replica of a quilt hanging above the bed??? Martha Stewart would be in awe…..
Designed by Chris Hoover of Whirligig Designs, this beautiful 58 x 74-inch quilt is the perfect Block Of the Month project! The pattern is written so you can teach it as a 6 or 7 month BOM but it can also be sold as a stand-alone pattern. Some of the blocks feature the 45 and the 90-degree rulers by Creative Grids®. And two of the blocks are paper-pieced, so there are plenty of opportunities for teachable moments!
The pattern is due to arrive next month so place your orders now!
Carolina Moore of Always Expect Moore and the inventor of the Gypsy Quilter Spot on Dots (TGQ030 and TGQ033) is famous for her videos and on-line tutorials. For the first time, she is offering some of her patterns in a printed format!
The Log Cabin Heart quilt uses the Creative Grids Curvy Log Cabin Mini ruler to make a simple wall hanging that can be completed in an afternoon. Detailed instructions with full-color illustrations walk the quilter through making this scrappy quilt. Just 1 yard of background fabric combined with a curated scrap collection makes this fun quilt that finishes at 21in x 21in. Perfect for in-shop classes.
Perfect for focal prints and large prints, the Gallery Wall Quilt showcases favorite fabrics. Create this quilt in four sections and then stitch them together to create the free-form look. Up to 21 different prints can be displayed in the frames. Full video quilt-along is available on the designer’s YouTube channel to walk any quilter through making the quilt. Finishes at 50in x 70in.
Two patterns in one! Pocket Advents offers both a 25-pocket wall hanging (22.5in x 28in) and 12-pocket mini (12in x 12in) option! Make one or both for a DIY Advent calendar. Both designs require the Creative Grids Strippy Star tool to make the star fronts on the pockets. The 12-pocket mini is designed to hang on a wire frame for display. Numbered buttons by Tim Holtz are the perfect accent. Incredibly popular at Christmas, or Christmas in July.
At a generous 8in x 12in, the Sawtooth zip pouch is a fun introduction to simple zipper pouches! Fusible fleece is used to give body to the pouch, and quilters can choose to add quilting to the front and back panels before assembling their zippered pouch. Fat Quarter friendly.
These Nesting Baskets are simple and addicting to make! The pattern offers 3 sizes, most quilters will be able to finish at least 2 in a 90 minute class. Fat Quarter friendly, and a great introduction to using interfacing and 3D sewing, this pattern is a perfect first-step towards bag making. No zippers or fasteners, the nesting baskets are a forgiving and beginner-friendly pattern.
These patterns are due to arrive the beginning of June so place your orders now!
Wanda the Witch Gnome Mug Rug Kit includes all of the fabric and notions you need to make one mug rug along with a precut fused gnome cut out and ready to assemble!! All you need is thread and a small amount of time. Great to make as a gift, give the kit as a gift to someone who loves to sew, or keep for yourself!
There are a multitude of choices – all due to arrive in June!
The Gypsy Quilter Appli-fuse Pressing Mat is the perfect choice to aid in placement! Place it over the pattern layout sheet and place the individual pieces right on the mat. Press them into position and lift them off as one applique unit!
I LOVE my current Oliso irons and can’t wait to get the newest version! It is always good to have a back-up so why not order yours now while they are on sale?
In their own words:
Oliso’s iconic SmartIron ® just got smarter! The new TG1600Pro Plus still features Oliso’s most-loved patented iTouch® technology. Simply touch the handle and the iron lowers, ready to work. Take your hand off and the patented scorch guards lift the iron off the board preventing scorches, burns, and tipping. It’s not only safer, but it also saves time as well as your wrists! Other classic features include 1800 watts of power and horizontal or vertical bursts of steam. The TG1600 Pro Plus features a 30-minute extended auto-shut off for sewers and quilters, a 12.7 oz side fill tank, flat pressing surface, detailer tip, and a 12-foot cord for full range of motion. The new TG1600 Pro Plus ups its IQ with a new diamond ceramic-flow™ soleplate glides effortlessly over all fabrics types, further enhances its even heat distribution and provides quick and easy clean up when using fusibles. Rapid response™ triple play® steam system makes the TG1600 Pro Plus steamier and hotter than ever! A new anti-scale system keeps the TG1600 Pro Plus working stronger and longer. And since customers asked: Oliso delivered even more ergonomic weight distribution and an enhanced auto-lift responsiveness system to complete the update!
Features designed for Quilters and Sewists: – NEW enhanced iTouch® never-lift technology: lifts and lowers with the touch of your hand, preventing burns, saving your wrists, and saving time. – NEW Diamond ceramic-flow™ soleplate with pro-press™ core: superior heat, durability, and non-stick, easy-clean even in the stickiest of situations. – Smart sensor™ extended auto shut-off: Extended 30 min standby while working for your convenience, 30 second safety auto shut-off if tipped over. – 2-inch Detailer Tip: Perfect for seams, bias tape + tight corners. Press under and over pleats, pockets, cuffs and collars with ease. – Longest cord in class: 12’ with a 360° pivot – Largest water tank in class: (12.7 oz/375ml) for heavy steam usage with easy side fill and fill cup included. – Built-in spray: Stubborn wrinkles? No problem. My built-in spray is a powerful wrinkle buster. – Take me away: I’m compatible with Oliso accessories for storage and travel. – 3 year warranty: You’re part of the family with Oliso’s friendly customer service.
Enhanced quality features: – Anti-drip system: Prevents spitting and leaking while the iron is hot – NEW Anti-Calc Technology: The new anti-calc cartridge prevents hard water buildup and keeps your iron working longer and stronger. – Auto-Clean System
Powerful pressing: – Quick Heating: 1800 watts of power – NEW Rapid-response™ Triple play® steam: powerful vertical and horizontal steam removes the toughest wrinkles.
Must only be sold in North America (United States, Canada and Mexico), as it will not work outside of these areas, even with an adapter.
These are due to arrive in October so keep them in mind when you are looking for 12 days of Christmas items!
Nobody does Christmas like Stacy of Buttermilk Basin.
Make the season bright with a beautiful quilt complete with wool-applique motifs that will spark your favorite Christmas memories. As you stitch each block of this beauty, you’ll reminisce about your childhood days of sledding, decorating the Christmas tree, and putting out treats for Santa’s annual visit. Holly boughs, candy canes, poinsettias, gingerbread, and other familiar holiday fare will make this quilt one you’ll enjoy displaying for years to come. Your stitching will become a family treasure for generations. Put on some festive music, bake a plate of cookies, and nestle into your favorite spot to enjoy hours of stitching pleasure as you make the 15 nostalgic wool-applique blocks in Christmas Cheer! It’s guaranteed to turn the most wonderful time of the year into a yearlong celebration!
Frankly, a pic of the quilt and this description is all we’ve got now BUT her books are always best sellers – and this one will be no exception! This book is due to arrive in August, so place your orders now!