Monthly Archives: June 2011


Baby Genius Synapse Quilt

Featured in the Fall 2011 Issue of Easy Quilts, this baby quilt pattern is perfect for entertaining your little ones. The perfect kid quilt, this free crib quilt pattern can be the perfect present for the new mother in your life. A brightly colored quilt border finishes off this quilt pattern with style. For instructions…


Flying Home Quilt

Easy piecing and the fun blending of bold and bright colors work so well in this fun-to-piece throw quilt pattern! Find the quilt pattern in our online store and the free size chart download in the links below! Finished size: 58½” x 58½”  |  Rating: Easy  |  Designed by Jodie Davis Quilt Patterns, Quilting Notions & Items that Inspire: Get…


Country Comforts

Featured in the Fall 2011 Issue of Easy Quilts. For instructions on how to create Country Comforts, please click on the link below. Download the Instructions Adobe Acrobat Reader Required.


Ozark Star Quilt – Table Topper

The free star quilt pattern for Ozark Star table topper is easy and quick to make. Plan to make more than one—your friends and family will surely want one too! Following these easy-to-quilt instructions available for download below, you will have the perfect quilted table topper for special events as well as every day DIY…


Living, Loving, Longarming.

I’m learning more about longarming because we’re going to be doing a series about it on Quilty. Here’s a picture from a longarm lesson I had…oh gee. It was about a year and a half ago, I think. Dawn Cavanaugh from APQS in Des Moines, IA was the best teacher ever. I loved her, loved…

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Don’t you just want to go sew something?

A friend brought her quilt in the shop to show us her 4th  of July quilt top.  It’s made from some of the patriotic and Quilts of Valor fabric we have in the shop. As we were admiring her quilt,  we were talking about how the weather just makes us want to smile and sew! Do…

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The sky is the limit!

When you start choosing the fabrics for a  project, how do you choose the background fabric? Traditional quilts prominently used cream or white, mainly because that is what was available. I always smile when I see a bold and vibrant background on an antique quilt. I think- wow! I’d like to have met the person…

Quilting Celebrations Spring/Summer 2011

Buy this issue In this Issue: Projects        Seeing Spots           Bubbly Butterflies      Pretty in Pink          A Gift for the Grad                         It’s a Baby! (Boy)         It’s a Baby! (Girl)            Firecrackers for the Fourth    Seaside Summer         Tulip Garden Small & Stylish Minis:…