Donate Time, Talent & Quilts: Quilts for Kids & Quilts of Valor®

Donating time, money, talent and quilts is such a gift to the recipients, whoever they may be. In the case of the two organizations we’re highlighting here, they are servicemen, servicewomen and children. Very deserving people, indeed. We’re dedicated to supporting these organizations and hope that you’ll join us. Here’s how you can help. The…

Quilts For Kids

About Quilts for Kids Quilts for Kids is a nonprofit organization dedicated to brightening the lives of children who suffer from abuse or life-threatening illnesses. With the help of respected fabric manufacturers, generous volunteers, and donors, Quilts for Kids transforms high quality fabrics into patchwork quilts that offer comfort to children in need. They offer lots of fun…

Merry Mermaids - Crib Quilt

Merry Mermaids Kids Quilt

Spinning pinwheels are favorite blocks for kids of all ages. Merry Mermaids is made of double pinwheel blocks for double the fun! This pattern meets the guidelines established by the Quilts for Kids organization, a wonderful, child-focused charity. Finished Size: 49¼” x 62″  |  Finished Blocks: 12 (9″) blocks  |  Rating: Easy |  Designed by Nancy Lacey Quilt Patterns, Quilting Notions &…

Count With Me Kids’ Quilt

Kids’ quilts are always in demand! This quilt  is not only bright and colorful, but fun too! Children can count the circles or the squares, or they can count the pieces by color. Create a bonding quilt for your family to enjoy together. Finished Size: 54″ × 63″ Finished Blocks: 42 (9″) blocks Rating: Easy…

Quilts for Kids 2011 Contest

Why do you love quilting? Entry is free and must be received before August 21, 2011. One entry per person. The winner will be randomly chosen from all the on-line and print entries and will be announced right here. The prize is $500 worth of Madeira Cuddle Buddies Embroidery Collection & Coordinating Thread Kit and Quilting…

Quilts for Kids 2011

Get Easy Quilts for Kids 2011 issue today!   Projects Which Way to the Zoo? – Bright animal prints Little Menagerie – Animal fun The Color Dance – Triangle-square magic Cosmopolitan – Big blocks and very easy appliqué Monkey Fun – Oh so soft Op Art Stars – Funky prints in bright colors Big Daisy…

Kids Quilts 2010

Get Kids Quilts Summer 2010 today!   Projects It’s in the Stars Ladybugs Blast Off Monkey Trouble Froggies Meow Alpha Buddies Girl Friday Horsing Around Cogsmo All American Girl Take Me Home Kitty Kimono Ride ’em Cowboys! Old MacDonald’s Farm Safari Surprise T-shirt Quilts Citrus Mother Goose Techniques Sew Easy – Windowing Fusible Appliqué Sew…

Kids Quilts 2009

Projects Dash to the Corners Ocean Breeze College Bound Princess Pillow Fairies Eden Log Cabin Garden Sleepy Time Friends Beez Barnyard Boogie Dancing Fairies Shadow Play Space Ranger Under the Big Top Rootin Tootin Cowboy Buddies Around the Block Pinwheel Pastels Cinnamini Summer in Paris Techniques Sew Easy – Cutting Half-Square Triangles Sew Easy –…

Kids Quilts 2009 Contest

Who is the youngest quilter you know? Tell us about the youngest quilter you know. Entry is free and must be received before July 21st, 2009. One entry per person. The winner will be randomly chosen from all the on-line and print entries and will be announced right here. The prize is a $250 gift…

Kids Quilts 2010 Contest

Which quilt from this issue are you most likely to make and who will it be for? Entry is free and must be received before June 30, 2010. One entry per person. The winner will be randomly chosen from all the on-line and print entries and will be announced right here. Winner will receive $275…

Quilts for Kids

When you’re making quilts for your grandchildren, use double-sided robe velour for the backing. It comes in many colors and makes the quilts very soft and warm. You can also use an acrylic blanket for batting. These ideas are great for quilts that will be used and washed often.

Fun Quilts for Kids of All Ages

Projects Spiderweb – This Depression Era classic is a snap to make Find the Baby – Play “I Spy” with your toddler. Diaper Bag – Surprise a new mother with this handy diaper bag. Daisy Dreams – Fanciful tossed daisies and happy colors. Crib Sheet – Thrill a new mother with this crib sheet. Quillows…

Second Words Quilt

Second Words Quilt

You will have an almost instant doll quilt by using the leftover half-square triangles from the First Words quilt. That’s almost as sweet at these baby fabrics. About This Quilt Finished Size: 22¾” x 29¼” Finished Blocks: 63 (3¼”) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed by: Colleen Tauke Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Square Up Ruler, Fons…