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Pattern Freebies: GO! Sewing Machine Organizing Mat Pattern

If you’ve ever fantasized about having all your necessary notions right where you need them, right when you need them, you’re going to love the GO! Sewing Machine Organizing Mat. Featuring three roomy pockets perfectly sized for stowing scissors, templates, measuring tapes, and more, this handy organizer makes sure everything you need for a stress-free…

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What Our Members Are Working On

We love hearing about what our members are working on in their sewing rooms. When we asked on Facebook to share a photo of your most recent quilting project, we got some inspiring responses! Here are some of our favorites. What’s keeping you busy in the sewing room this week? Leave a comment and let…

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Quilters We Love: Susan Randall

Meet Susan Randall, an experienced quilter, quilt instructor, and member of the National Quilters Circle Ambassador program! We sat down with Susan and asked her to share a little about herself and her quilting. A recent retiree, Susan worked as an Assistant Athletic Director for Business operations at the University of Maine for 44 years.…

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Choosing a Color Personality for Your Quilt

Choosing the right color combination for your quilt can be a difficult decision. Different colors communicate different feelings and emotions, which will influence the overall feeling of a completed quilt. When picking out fabrics, think about the color symbolism to help shape your quilt personality! Here are some interesting color profiles to get you started.

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Pattern Freebies: GO! Strippy Catch-All Basket Pattern

Using up all those leftover scraps of favorite fabrics just got easier with the GO! Strippy Catch-All Basket Pattern. Designed for easy use with GO! Strip Cutters, this simple, elegant pattern is perfect for everyone from the beginner to the advanced quilter. And it’s versatile enough to fit any color scheme or decor. Click here…

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Quilters We Love: Kelly Pederson Hanson

Kelly Pederson Hanson is a familiar face here at National Quilters Circle – you’ve probably seen some of her videos or read some of her articles. She’s also a charter member of the National Quilters Circle Ambassador program! We sat down with Kelly and asked her to share a little about herself, her quilting style,…

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Top 10 Quick Quilting Tips

Whether you’re just getting started or are a quilting expert, it’s always a good idea to be looking for tips and tricks to add to your repertoire. We asked our circle of ambassadors to share their favorite life-saving quilting tips. Here are a few of our favorites! 1. Sew and mark your own squares Instead…

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6 Waste-Free Ways to Use Quilt Scraps

Wander into any quilt store today and you’ll see aisles and aisles bursting with a rainbow of fabrics – and the hardest part will be deciding which prints to bring home. In the presence of so many amazing patterns and products, it’s hard to remember that quilting has a surprisingly thrifty background. Some of history’s…

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