Category Archives: Quilt Patterns

Sew Special

Sew Speedy Projects from The Quilt Pattern Magazine The Quilt Pattern Magazine (TQPM) has a new and special issue out! It is a collection of TQPM’s best 20 quick-to-make patterns. All are truly “sew speedy” and worth having. We quilters know how often we need something quick-to-make when time is short and that special gift …

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Fold and Sew Quilts

Square in a Square Quilt – made by Maria Hrabovsky Recently, I came across this wonderful Fold-and-Sew method of making a Square in a Square quilt block quickly and easily. At the time, I was looking for a good pattern to use for a quilt to be given to my cousin for her birthday. The …

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Happy Thanksgiving

A Happy Thanksgiving to all of us Canadians celebrating today! May we all feel the joy as we count and give thanks for our blessings! Our family has a great deal for which to be thankful for this year, first and foremost that our son and his family, along with their home, came safely through Hurricane Matthew. Thanks …

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Island Batik – Modern Quilt Challenge

What is a Modern Quilt? I actually find it difficult to decide on what qualifies. The dictionary meaning is, “of, relating to, or characteristic of contemporary styles of art, literature, music, etc., that reject traditionally accepted or sanctioned forms and emphasize individual experimentation and sensibility.” Even so, after looking at images of what qualifies as modern …

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Canada Day – July 1st

Have you begun making plans to celebrate Canada’s 149th Birthday on July 1st? My Canadian Flag Pattern is a good way to show your patriotism and to celebrate by including it in your decorations. It also makes the perfect gift for Canadians working and living abroad. You can also use just the Maple Leaf pattern on …

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Learn to Quilt with “Your First Quilt”
 – A New Workshop!

This workshop is for first-time quilters and those who have just begun quilting on their own and want to be sure they have covered all of the basics. No previous quilting experience is needed. You do need to know how to use your sewing machine. Everything will be covered including quilt terminology and the basic …

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Celebrate Canada Day

  Celebrate Canada Day with a Quilter’s Canadian Flag! It’s an instant download and is made with your red scraps of fabric. If you want to make a faster version, choose a red print for each side of the flag and the Maple Leaf instead of piecing those sections. Click on the photo to learn …

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Kennel Quilts by Suzette Sims

Suzette Sims is a tester for The Quilt Pattern Magazine (TQPM). She has tested the first 4 blocks in my montly BOM challenge which started with the January 2015 issue and will extend through December of this year. Suzette decided to use those first 4 BOMs to make Kennel Quilts.  She then donated them to a …

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Free Block of the Month from TQPM!

The Quilt Pattern Magazine (TQPM) has a surprise for you! You can get a sneak peek and a block from the Over the Rainbow Patchwork BOM Challenge designed by Maria Hrabovsky, pattern designer and owner of Quilts for Sale! Click here to request your FREE sneak peek and block! Offer expires February 29th, 2015. Let everyone …

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A Free Scrap Fabric Guide

Craftsy is providing a free Scrap Fabric Guide, quilters are sure to appreciate. Click here to get your copy of it. FacebookTwitterPinterestStumbleUponLinkedinTumblrDigg