Rosemont’s International Quilt Festival: Trends & Hot Topics

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Last week AllFreeSewing and FaveQuilts were able to make it to the International Quilt Festival in Rosemont, Illinois. To put it in a word, we were ecstatic. As one would imagine, we’re pretty happy when it comes to seeing what can be pieced together with a needle and thread. Browsing through the amazing finished quilts […]

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FaveQuilts’ Top Five Quilt Films and Documentaries

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We’ve talked before about our favorite novels about quilting, and all the ways that quilting affects our lives, from charity quilting to quilt guilds. The best part of quilting is the community built into it; people who understand that “fat quarter” isn’t an insult and exactly how much work the gift of a quilt requires, especially […]

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Quilting 101 for Animal Lovers: Animal Print, Modern Quilt Patterns, and Projects for Pets

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One of our favorite sources of inspiration has been shared with designers, quilters, and people all over; animals. Our editors at FaveQuilts have noticed that whether it’s with gorgeous animal print fabric or a cute little quilt pattern for your pet, quilters can’t get enough of animal patterns! We want to help celebrate both the […]

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Quilting Color Pop: Finding the Perfect Free Quilt Pattern in Any Color

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We’ve all got a favorite color, and this can be a real joy for quilters. When we have a go-to color, any pattern seems possible. The editors at FaveQuilts have seen all kinds of color schemes and amazing blends, but today, we wanted to focus on the basics. All you need to do is pick […]

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FaveQuilts Giveaway: Clothworks Basics Cloth and Thread

Clothworks Basics

It’s overwhelming to know just how many fabric lines there are. Finding the right pattern is tough enough as it is, but adding on the time you’ll have to spend looking for the right designs to bring out the best in your quilt can be quite stressful. To alleviate you readers of this burden, the […]

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FaveQuilts Giveaway: Free Range Fabric Collection from Monaluna

Free Range Fabric Collection

Finding a fabric line that’s not only enjoyable for you to work with, but also loved by those who you’ll be quilting for isn’t easy. It’s rare to find a collection that has cute patterns suitable for kid’s quilts, but also some designs with variety that you can use for projects for more mature friends […]

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FaveQuilts Giveaway: Novelty Fabrics from J&O Fabrics

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It seems like there are more and more fabric designs becoming available to quilters every day, and picking out which ones to start with can be a tough decision (especially when it comes to prices). If you’re looking for variety, we highly recommend you take a look at some of these novelty fabrics from J&O […]

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FaveQuilts Giveaway: Stile Fabric Collection from Liberty Lifestyle Fabrics

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It seems that there’s fabric out there to satisfy the style choices of every quilter. Making the decision on what design to work with seems impossible, which is why having a series of samples can be not only helpful, but inspiring. Floral fanatics are going to get that feeling immediately after laying eyes on any […]

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FaveQuilts Giveaway: All Hands on Deck Fabric Bundle from Dear Stella Design

All Hands on Deck Fabric Bundle from Dear Stella Design

Quilters are all ready to dive into summer with new quilt patterns to make for their home, outdoors, and just about everywhere else! One thing that can be tricky when it comes to seasonal quilting can be fabric choices. You wouldn’t want to be using icy colors or pastels during the summer. It’s time for […]

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