Block 2

Week 1 of the National Quilters Circle Quilt Block Challenge! was a great success – we loved seeing all the beautiful color combinations you all have chosen! It’s now time for our second block: The Merope Star! For this challenge, we are creating the beautiful Pleiades quilt pattern, designed by the talented Gina Perkes of

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Block 1

It’s time for your very first block of the National Quilters Circle Quilt Block Challenge! Are you ready for it? We sure are! This week’s block is called the Celaeno Star! Over the course of nine weeks, we will be creating the beautiful Pleiades quilt pattern, designed by the talented Gina Perkes of The Copper

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NQC LIVE! January 2018

Join us for the next NQC LIVE with the very talented Gina Perkes, on Wednesday January 10th at 7:00 p.m. CST. Gina will be answering your quilting question live in this fun, interactive, and informative Q&A. Gina is the host of the upcoming Quilt Block Challenge! Be sure to sign up to receive each of

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Quilt Block Challenge Fabric Requirements

It’s time to gather your fabric and supplies for the next Quilt Block Challenge, featuring the Pleiades quilt, designed by Gina Perkes of The Copper Needle! The first block is coming soon! Below you will find two different versions of fabric requirements to create the Pleiades quilt. Gina has featured her favorite color combinations for

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NQC’S Top 10 of 2017

With 2018 just around the corner, we’ve taken a look back our top tips, selected by YOU, from 2017. Read below to see the most popular articles and videos this year at National Quilters Circle! 1.How to Use Quilting Rulers Properly Quilting rulers come in all different sizes and shapes. Heather Thomas will teach you

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Meet Gina Perkes of The Copper Needle

We couldn’t be more excited to kick off another quilt block challenge! Over the course of nine weeks, we will be creating nine blocks, resulting in one beautiful quilt. We are also thrilled to introduce you to the talented Gina Perkes of The Copper Needle. Gina designed the quilt we will make in this challenge

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5 Quick Quilted Tote Bag Patterns

Sometimes it’s nice to take a quick break from quilting and flex your creative muscles to sew a different project. Tote bags are a great project for using your quilting skills! You can make them many different ways, finish them quicker than a quilt, and give them as gifts. We’ve compiled five of our favorite

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NQC Rotary Cutting System Sweepstakes Official Rules

NQC Rotary Cutting System SweepstakesOfficial Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 1. Sweepstakes Entry Period/Sponsor: The NQC Rotary Cutting System Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Central Time (“CT”) on 11/10/17 and ends at 11:59:59 PM CT on 11/27/17 (the “Sweepstakes Entry Period”). Sponsor:

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What’s a New Quilting Trick You’ve Learned?

After years of doing something you’re passionate about, a person is bound to pick up handy tricks along the way. Some tricks may be obvious, while others may be more intricate. Everyone has their own technique when it comes to quilting, but it really comes down to what works best for you. We decided it

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