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

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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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Designer Spotlight: Lysa Flower

Designer Spotlight: Lysa Flower

By: fabric.com

Q&A

When did you realize you have a passion for art and design?

I have a very distinct memory of when my mom got her first sewing machine. I was four and not only was I impressed I could sit in the drawers like a boat (which I got in trouble for) but this machine let you make things! My mom was a maker like my grandmother. I always wanted and asked to be doing whatever

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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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Brand Spotlight: Benartex

Brand Spotlight: Benartex

By: fabric.com

Q&A

How did you begin in the fabric business?

Benartex is fabric for quilters, by quilters. Benartex was founded in 1980, originally selling specialty fabrics. However, after visiting some quilt shows, the late Mr. B (Selim Benardete, founder and President of Benartex) “fell in love with quilting,” and eventually changed the Benartex focus to 100% cotton quilting fabrics. The rest is history, as Benartex soon became a name associated with fine quilting fabrics. Mr. B’s

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3 Cuddly Projects featuring Shannon Fabrics

3 Cuddly Projects featuring Shannon Fabrics

By: Shannon Fabrics

Happy National Cuddle Up Day! Sometimes the best way to cuddle up is with your favorite apparel, a self-care spa day or in the comfort of your home. Either way we have the best fabrics and projects for all of your cuddling needs.

1. Spa Robe & Slippers

image of lady in minky spa robe

Whether you are working from home or indulging in self-care, this robe is perfect to be cozy in.

DIY Spa Robe

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DIY Coily Coaster Tutorial

DIY Coily Coaster Tutorial

By: Riley Blake Designs

Here's what you'll need

Let's get started!

Step 1

Begin by folding one piece of scrap fabric in half lengthwise over end of piping. Using a zipper foot, straight stitch close to piping.

Step 2

To add the second piece of scrap fabric,

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Dresden Placemat Tutorial feat. Liberty Exclusive Bundles

Dresden Placemat Tutorial feat. Liberty Exclusive Bundles

By: Riley Blake Designs

Watch the tutorial and get ready to make your own Dresden Placemat in any of three Exclusive Liberty of London Curated Fat Quarter Bundles.

Here's what you'll need

Get started:

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Designer Spotlight: Carolyn Suzuki

Designer Spotlight: Carolyn Suzuki

By: fabric.com

Carolyn Suzuki is a Los Angeles Native. Her illustrations celebrate joy and diversity in human experience with bright color, playful patterns, animal pals, and a dose of humor. She uses the reach of her art in her activism, supporting female empowerment, human rights, voter engagement.

Watch her interview below

Explore Carolyn's Latest Collections:

The Green Thumb Girls Collection

Designed by Carolyn Suzuki for Paintbrush Studio, this cotton print fabric is perfect for quilting, apparel and home decor

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Timberline Quilt Block Pillow

Timberline Quilt Block Pillow

By: Broadcloth Studio

I spent a lot of time as a kid making crafts all year round, but the holidays were a time of traditions, from decorating gingerbread houses and making holiday cookies, to creating new ornaments and crafting the perfect present (I am still particularly proud of a coupon wallet I sewed for my mom one year). Things haven’t really changed over the years: we still love to decorate gingerbread houses and make holiday cookies. And while I

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