Quilted Tote Bag ft. Garden Tile Block

Quilted Tote Bag ft. Garden Tile Block

By: Wendy Chow

Add a pop of color to your spring outfit with a quilted tote bag. The tote bag is the perfect size to run errands in, pack some snacks and a book to enjoy at the park, and many more outdoorsy activities. Wendy Chow of The Weekend Quilter will show you how to make this tote bag in this blog using her latest quilt block pattern, Garden Tile. The block is a FREE download from her website. The

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2022 National Quilting Month Block Party: Week 3

2022 National Quilting Month Block Party: Week 3

By: fabric.com

Welcome the final week of the 2022 National Quilting Month Block Party! During this exciting series, we have created 6 free beginner-friendly quilt block patterns right here on the blog created by some of our amazing staff members. Featuring only half-square triangles and square pieces, they have each designed simple but fun quilt blocks - perfect for new and experienced quilters.

Last time, we created the Double Pinwheel and Peeping Cats Quilt Blocks with Elizabeth. Next up,

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Quilted Pillow Cover ft. Garden Tile Block

Quilted Pillow Cover ft. Garden Tile Block

By: Wendy Chow

Freshen up your home décor this spring with Wendy Chow of The Weekend Quilter. The use of bright and floral prints in the version she has created brings life to the living room and pops of color. And the best things about these florals are, they don’t ever die or trigger spring allergies.

The Weekend Quilter will show you how to make this throw cushion using her latest quilt block pattern, Garden Tile. The block is

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2022 National Quilting Month Block Party: Week 2

2022 National Quilting Month Block Party: Week 2

Welcome to week two of the 2022 National Quilting Month Block Party! During this exciting series, we’ll have 6 free beginner-friendly quilt block patterns right here on the blog created by some of our amazing staff members. Featuring only half-square triangles and square pieces, they have each designed simple but fun quilt blocks - perfect for new and experienced quilters.

Last time, we created the 8-Pointed Star and Pine Tree Quilt Blocks with Nikki. Next up, we have 2

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Quilted Table Runner ft. Garden Tile Block

Quilted Table Runner ft. Garden Tile Block

By: Wendy Chow

It is hard to believe we are nearing the end of February already, and the signs of spring around the corner have begun – longer hours of daylight, birds calling, pops of color blooming. To bring some of the best things about spring into your home, Wendy Chow of The Weekend Quilter, has put together a table runner tutorial in this blog post using her latest quilt block pattern, Garden Tile. The block is a FREE download from

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2022 National Quilting Month Block Party: Week 1

2022 National Quilting Month Block Party: Week 1

Welcome to the 2022 National Quilting Month Block Party! During this exciting series, we’ll have 6 free beginner-friendly quilt block patterns right here on the blog created by some of our amazing staff members. Featuring only half-square triangles and square pieces, they have each designed simple but fun quilt blocks - perfect for new and experienced quilters.

First up, we have 2 beautiful blocks from Nikki J.!

Here's What You'll Need

  • 1/4 yard of quilting cotton (Nikki used
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2022 National Quilting Month Block Party Preview

2022 National Quilting Month Block Party Preview

By: fabric.com

It's been a while since we've had a classic fabric.com quilt block party - so we decided to revamp this tradition to kick off National Quilting Month. Starting Thursday, March 3, visit the blog every other week for two brand new free quilt block patterns. There will be 6 blocks in total! Each was designed by a member of our fabric.com team with varying themes and color ways.

Plus, since a lot of people have

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Quilting with Pre-Cut Fabrics

Quilting with Pre-Cut Fabrics

By: Wendy Chow

As you’re browsing through fabric.com’s quilt shop, you might notice some names consistently pop up such as, charm packs, layer cakes, jelly rolls, and fat quarters. These are the names of the different types of quilting precut fabrics.

Precut fabrics are yardage cut into smaller sizes by the manufacturer or retailer. This makes it more convenient for consumers to use, because they don’t need to think or do too much when it comes

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#NationalQuiltingMonth Free Quilting Patterns

#NationalQuiltingMonth Free Quilting Patterns

By: fabric.com

It’s National Quitling Month, and we’ve partnered with our favorite quilting brands and makers to bring you a FREE pattern each week! Check back every week for a new pattern!

The 'Log Cabin Study 001' Quilt Pattern

image of log cabin quilt

Download the FREE pattern (until Friday April 30, 2021) on The Weekend Quilter's online store.

Featured Collection: Kaufman Roll Ups

Log Cabin Study 001 wall hanging quilt pattern is an exploration into the traditional quilt block, Log Cabin,

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Quilted Oven Mitt feat. the Kona Cotton Color of the Year

Quilted Oven Mitt feat. the Kona Cotton Color of the Year

By: Wendy Chow from The Weekend Quilter

More than ever, we are spending more time at home. During this period many of us have taken on new hobbies and skills like breadmaking, garment sewing, gardening, and many more fun things. Unfortunately, I didn’t make it on to the breadmaking bandwagon, as much as I would have loved to. This was because my kitchen was midway of construction, and it was takeout all day, every day for months until the

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