Informational

You need quilting information, and we have it! Information on how to make quilts, what kind of fabric is best, quilt tips, quilting ideas, and what other quilters are up to.  You can watch informational quilting and sewing videos and how-to tips from experienced quilters. When it comes to buying fabric and quilting quilts, we’re here to help.

Quilt Label Tips, Tricks and More!

Labeling your quilt is an important–although often overlooked–step of making a quilt. When giving a quilt to a friend or family member, you might not think your quilts need labels. But they do! Quilt labels have helped quilt historians learn about a quilt’s origin long after the quilter was gone. They can also be a…

"Scrappy Jewels" digital quilt pattern

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 competition). Creativity and skill mattered, just like today. Because some things don’t change: we all…

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 and kits you’ll find only at Keepsake Quilting. Our exclusive Tula Pink kits are here…

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 new droid BB-8! If you’re into bad guys (we know you’re out there), we’ve got…

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 warm. It deserves just as much care as the rest of your quilt! So use…

Primitive Gatherings Pinwheel Tool

Sew you want to know how to use the Primitive Gatherings Pinwheel Tool? Meet Laurel and find out! Laurel began working at Keepsake Quilting (at her husband’s suggestion!) about sixteen years ago after spending a few years being a stay-at-home mom. At first she worked exclusively in the shop, but now you might also find…

KQ Quilt School – Third Class

For our June quilt class, we did strip-piecing, using that technique for 6″ Nine Patch blocks. We also combined the strip-piecing and half-square triangles for a 12″ Jacob’s Ladder block. Our final block was a 6″ Spool. What fun we had laying out all the blocks that the gals had made. There were so many…

Beginner’s Corner: Tools for Beginning Quilting

Have you just started quilting, signed up for a quilting for beginners class, or know someone who wants to learn how to quilt? To make sure you (or they) are properly armed for class and ready to sew, here’s a list of beginning quilting tools we came up with that many new quilters will find helpful! Tools for Beginning…