Author Archives: kqstaff

25 Gifts for Quilters in Every Price Range

It’s that time of year when we make lists, check them twice, and sometimes slip them under our significant others’ morning coffee (or forward via email) for them to find. Or, maybe you are looking for a gift for that … Continue reading

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Build Your Fabric Stash! KQ Quilt Projects Contest

If there’s one thing all quilters should be proud of, it’s the amazing quilts they create. Whether an heirloom wedding quilt, a bed quilt, wall hanging or a table runner, it’s truly inspiring to see what quilters can do with … Continue reading

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Quick and Cute: Quilted Projects They’ll Love That Won’t Take Forever

We’re all busy, but we still want to make beautiful things for our family and friends–and let’s not forget making things for ourselves, either! Even the simplest quilt is a commitment (which is great when you want to dive into … Continue reading

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Scrap quilts: a new take on an old favorite

Back in the day, all quilts were scrappy. Women sewed their scraps together into the most useful and prettiest covering they could.  They traded scraps with each other and showed their finished patchwork with pride (and probably a touch of … Continue reading

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Quilting Arts Magazine’s Holiday Giveaway: It’s Christmas in September!

Our sister publication Quilting Arts is running a Holiday Giveaway: 12 days of Christmas in September! It’s actually a great time to celebrate: no cold or snow, beautiful autumn weather, and the kids are back in school. Today’s prize (there’s … Continue reading

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We’re Tickled (Tula) Pink!

Keepsake Quilting is thrilled to announce our new partnership with Tula Pink, everyone’s favorite illustrator, fabric designer, DIY’er, and all-around cool girl! She’s going to be doing a bunch of exclusive Tula Pink quilting patterns and projects for us: videos … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Sewing Machine Day!

Celebrate the quilting buddy who’s always got your back: your sewing machine! Yes, it’s National Sewing Machine Day. Whether you’ve got a simple classic Singer Featherweight or a high tech, high feature Bernina, today’s the day to send your buddy … Continue reading

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Star Wars Quilting Fabrics and Kits are here!

Star Was quilting fabrics and kits (including Keepsake Quilting exclusives) are here! We’ve got ‘em all: old favorites like Chewie and Han Solo, and all the new members of the Rebel Alliance like Rey, Poe, and Finn. And the adorable … Continue reading

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QuiltFest 2015

The Keepsake Quilting retail store grounds came alive with quilting, color creativity, and new ideas as QuiltFest 2015 showcased the best in all styles of quilts from around the country. We were amazed and impressed by the mix of styles … Continue reading

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What is batting, exactly?

Batting is usually just an afterthought once the fun parts (picking fabric, and designing and piecing the quilt) are done. But it’s more than that! It’s the heart of the quilt: when you snuggle under a quilt, batting keeps you … Continue reading

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