Monthly Archives: November 2012

Splendor in the Desert Quilt Show 2013

Date and location: March 15-16, 2013Community Performing Arts Center, 1250 W. Continental Rd. Green Valley, Ariz. (MAP) Description: The Valley Quilters Guild of Green Valley, Ariz. presents Splendor in the Desert. There will be over 100 quilts on display, a quilt boutique, vendors, a quilt appraiser and an opportunity quilt. Contact information: or

Fantasy in Fabric Quilt Expo 2013

Date and location: March 16, 2013, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; March 17, 2013, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Greensfelder Recreation Center, Queeny Park, 550 Weidman Road, Ballwin, Mo. (MAP) Description: Thimble and Thread Quilt Guild presents our 2013 Quilt Expo. Over 300 quilts will be displayed including a special exhibit of quilts by Ricky Tims.…

The Sign in Wall is gone!

We are so thrilled to announce the sign in wall at is GONE!  If you have had problems signing into your account in the past, give it a try now, you shouldn’t have a problem. Check out one of our Bonus Patterns today, such as American Independence. As always, if you do need…


Stained Glass Stars

Put your piecing skills to the test when you combine bordered diamonds into a star. Setting your blocks on point makes the challenge all the more delicious! Size: 67½” × 67½” Blocks: 9 (12″) Stained Glass Star blocks, 4 (12″) Setting blocks Rating: Challenging ***SORRY, THIS AWESOME CONTENT IS FOR SITE MEMBERS ONLY! But, it’s…



Designer Christine Stainbrook took advantage of a large floral print by making it the center of attraction in the Octagon Star block. Partial seams ingeniously whip the star points around the center. Size: 109″ × 109″ Blocks: 13 (15″) Octagon Star blocks,12 (15″) Compass Star blocks ***SORRY, THIS AWESOME CONTENT IS FOR SITE MEMBERS ONLY! But, it’s…



Connect heaven and earth when you create sixteen eight-pointed star quilt blocks with fabrics in rich, earthy colors. Can you find two larger eight-pointed stars in the quilt? Size: 80″ × 80″ Blocks: 16 (10″) Star blocks Rating: intermediate ***SORRY, THIS AWESOME CONTENT IS FOR SITE MEMBERS ONLY! But, it’s never too late to join…


Gilded Butterflies

Rich gold metallic detail in the fabric creates a sophisticated statement while strip piecing makes quick work of the butterfly blocks. Size: 55½” × 73½”Blocks: 35 (9″) blocks Rating: intermediate Guilded Butterflies Digital Pattern Purchase the Fons & Porter Quarter Inch Seam Marker To learn more about the designers,visit our Designers Page.