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May 21, 2024
Free pattern: Pathways
Here's the perfect graduation present for the grad in your life! The Pathways quilt pattern blends timeless beauty with unique details making the perfect gift!
May 14, 2024
Choosing the perfect backing for your quilt - fleece, flannel and minky
Don't let quilting with cozy fabric myths scare you away from using them! This article is your gateway to safe and satisfying quilting using cozy fabrics.
May 7, 2024
Keeping your quilt square
Mastering the art of keeping your quilt square on the longarm will help ensure your quilt stays perfectly aligned throughout the quilting process.
April 30, 2024
How to take high-quality photographs of your quilt
Showcasing your work is one of the most rewarding aspects of quilting! Here are some tips and tricks for capturing images of your quilt.
April 23, 2024
Six popular pantographs to use on your next quilt
Here are six pantograph options to use on your next quilt! Join Myrna Ficken as she talks about each pattern sharing her expert tips for quilting them.
April 16, 2024
Free pattern: XOXO
Here's a pattern perfect for quilters who are new to longarm quilting. XOXO features pretty florals and easy blocks that come together seamlessly.
April 9, 2024
Quick Quilt Top - Half Triangle Square Block: Win our finished quilt
It's time to announce what quilting design made the cut for our Quick Quilt Top series! Click to see how you can win the quilt.
April 2, 2024
Keeping your longarm machine in tip-top-shape
Here's the ultimate simple yet effective guide to ensuring your longarm quilting machine is running at peak performance.
March 26, 2024
Quick Quilt Top – Half Square Triangle Block: Help us pick a quilting design
It's time to decide which quilting design will make the cut in our Quick Quilt Top series. Vote for your favorite now!
March 19, 2024
Free pattern: Irish Spring Surprise
It's your lucky day! Just look at the Irish Spring Surprise free pattern. This traditional detailed beauty is sure to brighten any space!