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The Quilters Circle Podcast: Andrea Smith

Andrea has loved sewing and being crafty since she was a little kid. She opened her business, Happy Cloud Creations, in 2011 after she became a stay-at-home mom. She runs her shop out of her home and loves creating all sorts of things! Her favorite hobbies are sewing, quilting, and knitting.

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Using Teabag Paper in Quilts for a Rustic Look

When it comes to creating an art quilt, whether you are adding embroidery or other embellishments, painting on a quilt or quilting with old blankets or other fun fabric alternatives- anything goes! Heather Thomas shows you a fun way to incorporate teabag paper, along with fabric, into your next quilt. Teabags used in Quilting Teabags…

Fat Eighth Drawstring Bag

Simple drawstring bags are the perfect quick and easy sewing project. Typically they can be made in an afternoon and don’t require large amounts of fabric. Ashley Hough shows you how to make a drawstring bag even simpler by using pre-cut pieces of fabric. Learn how to make a fat eighth drawstring bag step by…

How to Quilt a Quilt

Heather Thomas teaches you how to create an embellished quilt by decorating on top of and around your quilt’s shapes and patterns. She demonstrates a couching (or zig-zag) stitch over fiber, a top-stitch for metal, a blanket stitch around a circle, and decorative stipples and circles for backgrounds.

National Quilters Circle Blogger Awards: Voting Begins Now!

The nominations have been made and the tallies have been counted, and now it’s time to VOTE for your favorite blogger in the first ever National Quilters Circle Blogger Awards! For the past two weeks, quilters have been nominating their favorite quilting blogs in seven different categories. The blogger with the most votes at the…

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Baby and Big Quilts for Boys 5-Pattern Set

5-Pattern Set: Baby and Big Quilts for Boys Whether you are making a quilt for a new born little boy or a growing one- this five-pattern set from National Quilters Circle has you covered. Each pattern in this bundle is made using traditional piecing methods, making it great for any skill level. This pattern set…

Quilt Care Part 3: Storing Your Quilts

My father passed away recently and upon a visit to my mother I noticed the quilts I had made him were nowhere to be found. I asked Mom where the quilts were and her reply sent me reeling: she had decided to put them in her attic crawl space in a garbage bag. My mom’s…

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Baby and Big Quilts for Girls 5-Pattern Set

5-Pattern Set: Baby and Big Quilts for Girls This five-pattern set from National Quilters Circle is perfect for both newborns and growing little girls with flowers, butterflies, mermaids and more. All patterns in this set are made with traditional piecing methods, meaning no templates or paper piecing needed- great for all skill levels! With a…

A Simple Pattern to Start

What is a good way to start learning to quilt on a sewing machine? I’m looking for simple quilt pattern to start with. I’ve tried quilt in the ditch on a smaller quilt but now I want to try something a little larger. Any ideas on where to start? Submitted via Facebook You’ve come to…

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Quilted Fabric Gift Tags

Fabric gift tags are a great way to use up small pieces of extra quilted projects. Heather Thomas shows you how to make this fun and easy project in just a few simple steps. Fabric Gift Tags For this project, Heather shows how she is using a small scrap trimmed from a quilted table runner.…