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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…

Glossary of Quilting Terms

What’s in a name? Here’s our ultimate list of quilting terminology. Did we miss a crucial one? Let us know by emailing editor@nationalquilterscircle.com. Glossary of Quilting Terms and Definitions Applique: A technique where fabric shapes are cut and sewn onto a fabric block or quilt top. Typically, a fusible material is ironed to the wrong…

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Gala Garden Pattern

Pattern: Gala Garden This delightful design is Heather Thomas’ best selling pattern. It relies on high contrasts and the use of bold, bright prints. As with all of her patterns, Heather shows you quick and simple methods to piece what looks difficult and complex. The blocks feature sew and flip techniques along with magic corners…

Posh Pattern

This 16” quilt block is similar to some versions of the Columbian Puzzle block. Choose complete pinwheels or mix the centers of some blocks. You will stitch, flip and trim then use those cutaway triangles and rickrack for a very frugal fun border. Show off fancy thread and decorative stitches on the stitched border. 42”…

Lanterns Pattern

Pattern: Lanterns A very easy pattern made with a Snowball block. Great for oriental prints. Quilt size: 55″ x 70″ Table runner size: 18″ x 57″ Block size: 9″ x 8″ Level: Beginner This pattern is delivered as a 7-page Downloadable PDF, which you can view and/or print.

Calypso Pattern

Pattern: Calypso A perfect design from Heather Thomas for anyone who prefers free style piecing, Calypso is a fun and easy to piece quilt that belies its complex looking design. The blocks begin with wonky strip piecing and are finished with narrow set in strips. The sashing features gently curved piecing with corner stones and…

Best Supplies for Learning How to Hand Quilt

Hand quilting is a great way to add a personal touch to your next quilt, big or small. Learn how to hand quilt as well as get tips for what kinds of thread, needles and thimbles to use. Hand Quilting Many people may shy away from hand quilting because they haven’t done much hand sewing…

Quilting Before Sewing Projects

Zj Humbach presents several fun and easy projects where you quilt before you sew. See many examples of finished projects that were created using this technique. Learn how to make placemats or bags using these helpful tips. Try making one of these projects and see how quick and easy it truly is.