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Felicity Walker

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Felicity Walker is the author of the best-selling Quilting for Beginners book series and other books for quilters. She has been quilting for nearly twenty years and loves finding easier, faster, and more fun ways to make quilts.

Free Cats and Quilts Coloring Page For You

ADD TO CART Here’s a little freebie for our quilting friends who like to color: a printable coloring page ready for you to download and decorate with pencils, markers, or crayons. Once you download the page, you can print it as many times as you like. It’s our thank-you gift to you for being a […]

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Quilting Wisdom

I’m guessing that many of you are suckers for the funny photos of animals and everything else under the sun that circulate on the Internet.  (We certainly are!) Here are a few quilting-themed graphics I have been inspired to make recently. I love a good laugh, and I love having fun with quilting. I hope […]

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Bright Baby Rag Quilt

Last week’s quilting project: making this rag quilt (about 60″ x 40″) for a brand-new baby boy. The pattern for the quilt is just about the easiest pattern in the whole world, (you can get it here, in my rag quilting book for beginners), but making this quilt was a challenge for me because of the […]

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The Cats Who Help Us Quilt

We’d like to thank Quilter’s Diary reader Beth for posting a link to our new Cats and Quilts Coloring Book on her blog, and for letting us post these photos of her own quilting cat, who looks about as helpful as quilting cats usually are. Anyone else have a quilting cat to share with us? […]

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Free Valentine Cats Coloring Page

Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day, dear quilting friend! Have you gotten caught up in the adult coloring book craze? I have — not so much on the coloring end, but I have really gotten into creating pages to color. I am currently working on a whole book of coloring pages featuring — what else? — cats […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

And we are so very grateful for you, dear quilting friends. Happy Thanksgiving from Quilter’s Diary. Here is hoping your year will be full of things large and small to feel thankful for. Photo by Eric Soenstrom, Flickr.com.

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How to Sew Fabric Gift Bags: a Tutorial

Make your gift extra-special by wrapping it in one of these beautiful, reusable fabric bags. I’ve given gifts in these bags for years, and many times, the recipient likes the bag just as much as the gift inside! It’s like adding a little extra treat to your gift. Use the instructions in this post to […]

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It’s Rag Quilting Season

It’s that time of year again in the Northern hemisphere — the season when the dark lingers longer every day, when going outdoors makes you give an instinctive little shiver, when you feel the need to snuggle up in something warm and soft (and drink something hot and steamy.) It’s rag quilting season. I will […]

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Throwback Thursday: Halloween Quilt Inspiration

I don’t know about you, but I always start my seasonal quilts a bit too late to have them done for the season. I won’t confess exactly how many times I’ve finished a a Halloween quilt the day after Halloween, or a Christmas quilt two days after Christmas. (Let’s just say it’s not an unusual […]

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Half-Hour Table Runner Tutorial

Who else likes to make projects that are super-quick and show off some adorable new fabric you just had to buy? Here’s a table runner you can make from start to finish in about half an hour. The author of the original tutorial from Iowa Living Magazines claims that she made hers in just 10 minutes! But […]

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Strip and Flip Rag Quilt

Whenever a beginning quilter me asks what kind of quilt is best to start out with, I always recommend making a pieced strip quilt. Anyone who can sew a reasonably straight line can sew strips together. If you aren’t completely confident of your ability to choose colors that look together, making your quilt from a […]

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