Now In Stores | Around the Block by Skinny laMinx

Around the Block is a flower-filled walk around some of Heather Moore’s favourite block prints, made in her studio after a trip to India, where she learned about traditional Indian woodblock printing. We’ve been stitching up lots of inspiration for you, too!



The Around the Block quilt – free project – click for download.


Clockwise starting top left: Zip Pouch from Weekend Sewing book by Heather Ross, Roll Up Placemats from Simple Sewing book by Lotta Jansdotter, Half and Half pouch free tutorial Skinny laMinx (website), Geranium Dress by Made by Rae.


Vintage Simplicity halter dress #6385 and top #1365.


Variation on our Secret Garden quilt – pattern available on our Projects page.

Look Book | Quilt Market Booth Tour October 2014

Be inspired! Take a tour of our October ’14 Quilt Market booth.

Our Spring 2015 Line Up

Looking forward to a great International Quilt Market this weekend where we’ll be debuting our upcoming ranges.SPRING15_LINEUP

Up, Up & Away | Soaring High Quilt

Another treat from Maureen Cracknell – The Soaring High Quilt featuring Skinny LaMinx’s Up, Up & Away, blends modern and tradition with her take on the Flying Geese block.

Soaring High Quilt

Up, Up & Away‘s beautifully bright and earthy colors form a copacetic pairing accentuated by the brilliant autumnal sky and a lofty breeze.

View the free downloadable PDF.

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A quick look at all the lovely magazines that featured our fabrics over the last few months:
Fabric Trends Fall 2011 featuring Miscellany
American Patchwork & Quilting Aug 2011 featuring Nature Walk 
Quilter’s Newsletter Oct/Nov 2011 featuring Miscellany
Handmade Living June 2011 featuring Cut Out & Keep
Vogue Patterns June/July 2011 featuring Cloud9 Fabrics profile
Living Crafts Summer 2011 featuring Nature Walk

Super Sewing Scissors Block by John Q Adams

Super Scissor Quilt by John Q Adams

John, aka Quilt Dad, man-quilter extraordinaire and all around great guy, was so kind to work with Cut Out & Keep for our last quilt market. Plus, it was quilted by the supremely talented Angela Walters. When we saw the sketch of his ideas we, of course, were ecstatic- the scissor motif was perfect for the range. We also thought it was a great block for just about any crafty person and envisioned crafty people hanging this up on a wall in their studios, or in a pillow for their favorite knitting chair. It’s simply crafty goodness!

Super Scissor Quilt by John Q Adams
I was so delighted to see the pattern available in the latest issue of Fat Quarterly, an e-zine that taking the quilting world by storm. As they put it, it’s for modern sewists, by modern sewists.” It features a different theme each issue (this quarter’s – issue 6- theme is about working with alternative fabrics) and features projects from today’s hottest quilters. You can purchase the single issue for only $8.00 or get a yearly subscription right to your inbox.