Quilting Department

Quilting Department Logo Quilt crafts are for more than dressing your bed! Today, quilting is used for home décor, clothing and much more.

Our Quilting department will show you the basics and teach you piecing techniques. You’ll find tips and hints, quilt blocks, free projects and even a quilt shop finder to help you find your local quilting store. And for the more-advanced quilter, you’ll find information on the foundation or paper piecing technique of quilting.

Shopping online for your quilting supplies is easy and convenient through our online store.

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Recent Videos and Tutorials

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    Baby Crib Quilt

    Learn how to make a cute quilted baby crib quilt with this tutorial.
    This quilt features nine quilt blocks with multiple sashing, a fence border at top and bottom and then two borders on the side. It is a Peter Rabbit themed quilt but can be revised to accommodate any theme.

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    Fabric Tree Ornament

    Bright up your Christmas tree with cute tree ornaments. To make this ornament you will learn how to use scrap fabric and strip piece the fabric together to make the strip-pieced ornament.
    Watch our video tutorial and read our written instructions to learn how.

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    Fidget Quilt Tutorial

    How to make a fidget quilt.
    fidget quilt is a lap quilt which helps provide stimulation for the fidgeting hands of Alzheimer's, dementia, and autistic people. It sooths the fidgeting by entertaining them, busying hands and fingers, stimulates their senses and gives them something to do.

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    How and Why to Bring Thread to Quilt Surface

    This quick tip tutorial will explain how and why it is important to bring the bobbin thread to the top of the quilt when machine quilting.

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    Ironing Board Cover

    Learn how to make an ironing board cover with this tutorial.

    Replace the old ironing board cover with a new stylish cover.

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    Learn to Quilt - How to Make a Quilt Sandwich

    Learn how to layer the backing, batting and quilt top together. This layering is called a quilt sandwich.
    It also shows how to pin baste the quilt. Pin basting the quilt prepares the quilt to be quilted. Quilting attaches the three layers together.

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    This video and photo tutorial will show you how to quilt the layers together of a simple baby quilt. This is part of our learn to quilt series.

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    Scissors - Ultimate Scissor Guide

    A free guide to scissors every household should own including household, sewing, embroidery, kids and more.
    Learn about the different types of scissors.

Book and Magazine Recommendations

  • Weekend Quilting

    Weekend Quilting

    Jemima FlendtFinding time to quilt doesn't have to be a luxury--or a long-term commitment. In Weekend Quilting, popular Tied with a Ribbon blogger Jemima Flendt shows you how to create stylish quilts, cushions, and runners in a few days or less. 16 stunning home decor projects that you can make in a weekend!

  • American Patchwork & Quilting (Magazine)

    American Patchwork & Quilting (Magazine)

    This magazine has quilting projects with full-size patterns, easy-to-follow instructions for quilters of all skill levels.

Free Items of the Week

  • Patriotic Pillow

    The striking star in the center of the pillow is set off by simple borders and nine-patch blocks.  From  Leisure Arts

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New Stuff

  • Craft Design Online

    Pattern Grid helps you create designs for crafts such as cross stitch, tapestry, beading, rug making, weaving and knitting.

    This is an online application which is easy to use to create your own cross stitch patterns.  From  Craft Design Online

  • Graph Paper for Quilters: Free Downloads

    Download some of our free graph paper and sketch your own creative quilt blocks.  From  The Quilter's Planner

  • Love Patchwork & Quilting

    Love Patchwork & Quilting

    In Love Patchwork & Quilting you’ll find gorgeous modern quilting projects for all abilities, from fabulous quilts and cushions to fun gifts and on-trend home-style.  From  iTunes

  • Printable Quilt Graph Papers

    These are handy quilting graph papers that will help you design your quilts. There are 9 different styles in three file sets.  From  Victoriana Quilt Designs

  • Quillow

    How to use a directional print when making a quillow.  From  Our Pastimes

  • Quilting Graph Paper

    Many different graph papers to choose from. Just click any paper to see a larger version and download it.  From  Printable Paper

  • Quiltography : Quilt Design Made Simple

    Quiltography : Quilt Design Made Simple

    Quiltography is a unique, time and money saving mobile digital quilt design tool for the modern quilter. Reduce the need to buy expensive quilt patterns, limit fabric wastage and make it quick and easy to search and audition fabrics to help design your next quilt.  From  iTunes

  • Sew It Up

    Sew It Up

    Sewing, quilting, embroidery. This sticker pack has it all sewn up. From vintage machines to angry thread spools, you will find a toolbox full of stickers for machine and hand stitchers of all kinds. Includes 24 stickers with: • sewing machine and thread emoji • notions including bobbins and...  From  iTunes

  • Templates - Quilting Templates

    How to make quilting templates.  From  Our Pastimes

  • The Art Of Quilting

    The Art Of Quilting

    The Art Of Quilting is a superb collection of 189 tuitional video lessons. Many techniques are revealed and you will soon be up and running making many useful items.  From  iTunes

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