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June 18, 2024
Free pattern: Candy Dreams
Here's a fun pattern that is perfect for quilters who love to play Block Lotto with their friends. Learn more about Candy Dreams & Block Lotto on our blog.
June 11, 2024
Quilt Path 101: “Save Panto” and “Sew in Zones” features
Explore the "Save Panto" and "Sew in Zones" features on your Quilt Path.
June 4, 2024
Mastering the art of organizing your fabric stash
Explore the art of mastering your fabric stash organization, whether it's filled with large or small cuts, or both.
May 28, 2024
Video tutorial: Twisted Leaf Grid filler
Add beautiful detail to your quilt with the Twisted Leaf Grid Filler! Join Lauren Jackson as she shows us how to quilt this design on her longarm machine.
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.