Tag: easy gifts to make

Squaring Wall Quilts with Lynette Jensen

Lynette Jensen is back with another lovely quilt pattern from the Thimbleberries Project of the Month Club! This wall quilt (or holiday table topper) is called Winterscape and it’s an easy project that looks great all winter long! Here’s what Lynette had to say about it… How fun to have a small, easy project for…

Troubleshooting Tips for Table Runner Quilts

Today Lynette Jensen of Thimbleberries joins us for a guest blog to introduce her Kaleidoscope Burst Runner and to give us a peek at the extra scrap project. Just in time for fall, this easy quilting project is the September Project of the Month. I can’t wait to share mine with everyone who sits at…

applique watermelon

Blanket Stitch Applique Tips for Success

Do you use applique techniques in your quilting? Adding applique may seem like a time-consuming extra step, but there are many different techniques, such as fusible applique, that make it go faster. And applique can add that little something extra that takes a quilt from good to great. Today, guest blogger Lynette Jensen offers applique…

mary's scrap bag quilt pattern

Top 10 Reasons Why We Love Quilting

Today is National Quilting Day! Here at Keepsake Quilting we’re celebrating with the Top 10 reasons why we–as a nation of quilters–love to quilt. We asked you on our Facebook page why you like to quilt, and your answers helped us make this list. Read, enjoy, and let us know what you think. Reason 1:…

Jim Shore Sewing Machine Ornament

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 special friend who quilts or the perfect Secret Santa item for your guild’s gift swap.…