Author Archives: Kathy

Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Scrapalicious Queen Size

Merry Christmas, quilters! This week’s Friday Free Quilt Pattern comes with a special surprise photo (keep reading), and our best wishes for the very happiest of holidays. We know you love free scrap quilt patterns, and this one is a … Continue reading

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Patriot Parade: A Visit with Audrey Wright

Welcome guest blogger and quilt and fabric designer Audrey Wright of Legacy Patterns. Audrey’s lap quilt Patriot Parade is featured in the February/March 2016 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts. Read on and don’t miss the fabric giveaway contest at the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sister Sampler Quilts

Sister Sampler Quilts: 3 Modern Sampler Quilts with Paired Sister Blocks By AnneMarie Chany Fons & Porter/F+W; $19.99   Sampler quilts, traditionally quilts where each block used is of a different pattern, are enormous favorites both of quilters and people … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Two Hearts Quilted Placemats

Quilters LOVE free table quilt patterns! From table runners of all shapes and sizes to square toppers to placemat sets, these versatile little quilts can freshen your dining space with a minimum investment of time and materials. They also make … Continue reading

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Flashing Lights: A Visit with Amy Friend

Welcome guest blogger, quilt designer, and author Amy Friend of DuringQuietTime.com. Amy’s lap quilt Flashing Lights is featured in the January/February 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting. Read on and don’t miss the quilt pattern giveaway contest at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Top 18 FREE Quilt Patterns, Block Patterns, and Tutorials of 2015

We add many, many free quilt patterns, quilt block patterns, and quilting tutorials to our website every year. It’s what we do and it’s what we love! Looking back over 2015, I thought it would be nice to have the … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts February/March 2016!

Celebrate 20 years of McCall’s Quick Quilts with us in the February/March 2016 issue! This Quick Quilts magazine is packed with quilt patterns for Valentine and early spring stitching, and it’s sure to inspire many beautiful quilts. Which project will … Continue reading

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Happy Quilt-Mas – Crafty Handmade Gifts for Christmas

It’s not too late to make unique Christmas gifts your loved ones will treasure. Although a completed bed size quilt may be out of the question with just two weeks to go, there are loads of smaller fabric projects that … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Edinburgh Square Baby Quilt

Fresh designs for baby quilts are always in demand. And free baby quilt patterns are the best of all! That’s why I’m sure you’ll enjoy this week’s Friday Freebie, the baby quilt version of Edinburgh Square, designed by Rachel Hayes … Continue reading

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Painted Porcelain: A Visit with Patti Carey

Welcome back guest blogger, quilt and fabric designer, and Northcott’s Vice President of Public Relations Patti Carey. Patti’s quilt Painted Porcelain is featured in the January/February 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting. Read on and don’t miss the fabulous fabric giveaway … Continue reading

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