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New Year’s Free Quilt Patterns & Ideas

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The Christmas gifts have been unwrapped and the last Menorah candle has been lit. The holiday season has come and almost gone; however, there still is one more celebration to be had — the ringing in of the New Year! … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Patterns for Quilting Winter Whites and Blues

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Christmas quilts make beautiful and festive decorations throughout the holiday season but can leave you wondering what to replace them with after New Year’s Day. Quilts crafted with the soft whites and blues of winter will not need to be … Continue reading

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Free Quilt Patterns for His Man Cave

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Quilting is not just for women! The men in your life are sure to enjoy a beautifully quilted, hand-made treasure from our wall quilt pattern collection. With masculine colors and striking patterns, a wall quilt makes the perfect finishing touch … Continue reading

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How to Quilt Your Family Tree

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Quilting has a long tradition of creating treasured family heirlooms. What better way to create such an heirloom than by making a beautiful applique quilt to showcase your family tree.  Consider these helpful reminders when starting your next treasured heirloom. … Continue reading

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The Quilter’s Last Minute Gift Wish List for the Holidays

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The holiday gift-giving season is upon us and for those last-minute gift purchasers look no further than Annie’s Crafts for thoughtfully-inspired gifts for the quilters in your life. From unique supplies and materials for the quilter’s next project to easy-finish … Continue reading

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Five Tips for Mixing Smooth and Textured Quilting Yarns and Fabrics

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You’ve found the perfect quilt project pattern, but want to add a little spice to it? Whether you’re making a baby blanket for the newest member of your family or creating an instant heirloom with a beautifully quilted wall hanging, … Continue reading

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Traditional Christmas Fabrics and Your Decorative Quilting Patterns

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Decorative quilting patterns for Christmas are fun ways to highlight your favorite Christmas fabrics. A traditional background can enhance the images appliqued over it. All of the patterns in the Blizzard Flannel Fat Quarters will bring out the holiday spirit … Continue reading

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Five Debunked Quilting Myths

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Quilting can provide a lifetime of artistic activities that express your creative side while allowing you to make perfect gifts, home décor and more. However, quilting, a long-treasured art, has many myths associated with it. Here are five of the … Continue reading

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Five Tips for Teaching Children How to Quilt Simple Free Patterns

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Quilting is an art you will treasure for a lifetime. This fall, share your passion for quilting with the children in your life. Regardless of their ages, there are different levels of involvement for every child, so it’s never too … Continue reading

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Quilted Table Runners for Fall Holidays

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Home décor magazines and design shows are in agreement – vintage is back! This fall, decorate your holiday table with a festive quilted table runner that matches traditional design with modern chic. Your guests will be impressed by the homemade … Continue reading

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