National Craft Month 2014: Day 14 Winner

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Day 14 of National Craft Month was was absolutely perfect for the first day of spring! What better way to celebrate the start of a new season than with a lovely spring quilt? Our friends at American Quilter’s Society provided the chance to win a $100 gift card and the Simply Spring Quilt pattern. Even […]

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Magician’s Corner: Nine Patch Quilt Patterns

Nine Patch Quilt Patterns

There’s nothing like a nine-patch. These quilt patterns are incredibly easy, beautiful, and — best of all — perfect for quick quilting and scrap usage! These types of easy quilt tutorials are always a reader favorite on FaveQuilts, whether it’s full nine patch quilt patterns or nine patch quilt block patterns. So we’ve stocked up, […]

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Simply Spring Quilt: National Craft Month Project & Giveaway

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Today’s day 14 in our month long National Craft Month Giveaway. Come visit our blog every day to enter to win a different prize of the day. Find the contest rules and enter below. Simply Spring Quilt Today’s featured project is from American Quilter’s Society. Get ready for spring with this Simply Spring Quilt. Full […]

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Scrap Quilt Patterns for the Lazy Quilter

Scrap Quilt Patterns

Real talk: as much as we all love quilting, we don’t always love the hassle. So much time is spent cutting, piecing, marking, designing … all the little chores that are part and parcel of making a beautiful quilt. To be honest, sometimes quilting can be cause for therapy as much as it can act […]

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Building Blocks: Free Quilt Block Patterns for Every Quilter

Scrapbuster Rail Fence Quilt Block

Everyone needs to start somewhere with any big project. If you’re working on a new drawing, you need to start with a sketch. If you’re building a cabinet, you need to start with a design. When you’re making a quilt, you have the option to piece it together with quilt blocks. I love a gorgeous […]

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Interview with Quilting Arts TV’s Susan Brubaker Knapp

Susan Brubaker Knapp

Cool news, quilters! FaveQuilts recently had the opportunity to correspond with Susan Brubaker Knapp, new anchor of Quilting Arts TV, to talk a little about her own quilting and her advice for all those home-quilters out there.  She was kind enough to answer YOUR questions, which we collected via our Facebook page and our newsletters. […]

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Charity Quilts: Sew a Little Love

Charity Quilts

Making a quilt for a family member or a friend is one of the most thoughtful gifts that you can give. So much care, thought, skill and love goes into every stitch. Not to mention all the planning and calculations required. (Luckily, FaveQuilts has tons of techniques and video tutorials to help you make those […]

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The Circus Is In Town! Animal Prints and More

Circus

Who doesn’t love the circus? I know, I know–some of us have trouble with clowns. But doesn’t everybody have at least one great memory of the circus? Maybe it was the huge elephants, or the acrobats, or the lion trainer putting his head in the lion’s mouth. Or maybe you liked watching the trick horses. […]

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Baby Mine, Don’t You Cry: 20 Precious Baby Quilts

Baby Quilt Patterns for Boys and Girls

Everybody loves making baby quilts. They’re the perfect gift for new parents: pretty, practical, and not too overwhelming for the quilter. Plus, baby quilts have the added bonus of being incredibly versatile in terms of style, difficulty level, size, and materials. You really can’t go wrong. So whether you’re in the mood to make a […]

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14 Free Modern Quilt Patterns for the 21st Century Quilter

Styled and Sashed Modern Garden Quilt

Feeling a little stuck in the past? It’s easy to gravitate towards traditional quilt patterns that are tried and true, but these designs don’t exactly free up your quilting creativity. Instead of making an old-fashioned pattern, try something new! Let these free modern quilt patterns from FaveQuilts inspire you. Free Modern Quilt Patterns We’ve rounded […]

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