Category Archives: Kathy Patterson

Come See the Sightlines!

Landthreads: Sightlines by Pat Owoc This fantastic prairie-scape is just one of 14 amazing art quilts about to be hung in the gallery we share with our sister magazines. This special exhibition of  Sightlines, sponsored by Studio Art Quilt Associates … Continue reading

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Win Fabulous Fabric!

Today is the first day of our Facebook fabric contest. Just post a message on our Facebook fan page anytime from now through May 31 to be entered for a chance to win this fabulous fat quarter pack from Moda’s … Continue reading

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Tiny Houses Finale

The quilting is finished, and I bound this miniature with single-fold binding to avoid bulk. I think it turned out pretty well, considering my limited machine quilting skills. It was amazing to me how well large-scale Kaffe Fassett prints worked … Continue reading

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Newborn Snuggler

A dear friend asked me a few weeks ago to make a baby quilt she could use as a gift, and I was happy to do it. There was just one catch…it had to be done very quickly, as the … Continue reading

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Tiny Houses…Time to Quilt!

This quilt is so small, there’s really no excuse to ask anyone else to machine quilt it for me. I’ve decided to quilter-up and do it myself. And I’m using a pretty elaborate quilting plan. Rebecca Segura of Zeffie’s Quilts … Continue reading

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Tiny Houses Progress

I am still loving my miniature house quilt project. I finally finished all the foundation piecing and made the little (2 1/8″) blocks. Then, I arranged all the units and made the top. Now for the less-than-fun removal of all … Continue reading

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Scout Banners – Final Instructions Available Now!

Here are the eagerly awaited final instructions for these adorable banners. We hope you enjoy making them, and be sure to send us pictures of your scout with their very own banner. Just e-mail to mcq@creativecraftsgroup.com!

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Tiny House Mania Continues

My miniature house quilt is coming along well, mostly because these little blocks are so addicting I don’t want to do anything but work on them! I finished the last of my foundations yesterday. Now I just have to trim … Continue reading

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Quilter Tested

You may not be aware of this, but many of the patterns we publish are quilter-tested by the editor assigned to write the instructions. Any time a project has an unusual technique, tricky construction, or other issue that might be … Continue reading

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Web EXCLUSIVE Scout Quilts, Part One

We’ve posted the first part of the online-only pattern for these Scouting-themed banners on our website. Just click here to get the downloadable file. The final part of the pattern will be posted not later than January 28. Time to … Continue reading

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