Now In Stores | Bird’s Eye View by Sarah Watson

Indulge in Sarah Watson’s exotic new collection, Bird’s Eye View, full of intricate patterns and vivid color.

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Geranium Dress by Made by Rae

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Butterick B6390 (coupled here with our Tinted Denim)

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Pleated Tote – tutorial by The Long Thread

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Download this free project! Visit the collection page for details.

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Full skirt

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Maker’s Tote by Noodlehead

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Improv wall hanging

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!

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

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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.

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Vintage Simplicity halter dress #6385 and top #1365.

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

Fresh Start | New Releases for 2016

It’s a great time to sew for spring – here’s two different but equally inspiring collections to get your creative juices flowing.

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Park Life by Elizabeth Olwen
Love Bird Swans project in Sew Magazine

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Spring Walk by Little Cube
Ambling Quilt by Michelle Engel Bencsko and made by Linda Spiridon

Cirrus Solids BOM Challenge Winner | July 2015

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It might be 100 degrees out, but luckily for us Yvonne of Quilting Jet Girl designed a cool block that has us dreaming of the ski slopes as we sew up July’s winning design for the Cirrus Solids BOM Challenge. Yvonne even has a quick tutorial on how to design your own blocks on her blog, as well as a ton of other inspiration, so now is a great time to escape the heat, stay inside, and get sewing. Download instructions for the On a Slope Block here.

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Each month we’ll be highlighting a new block winner. Might the next one be you? What’s the Cirrus Solids BOM Challenge and what can you win? Read up on it here.

Cirrus Solids BOM Challenge Winner | June 2015

BOM-June-2015-IG Happy summer! Our block this month is quick, sweet, and simple, which is perfect to kick off the season. Anne Sullivan created two colorways with a great balance of dark and light for her winning Cirrus Solids BOM Challenge design, bringing a subtle depth to the four inspired quilt layouts below. Download instructions for the Rock Candy Block here.

 

 

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Each month we’ll be highlighting a new block winner. Might the next one be you? What’s the Cirrus Solids BOM Challenge and what can you win? Read up on it here.