Novelty Quilts
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Stitch up something unexpected using novelty fabrics, appliqué and other wild techniques.
Adorable woodland critters are the stars of this quilt. Piece together the bears, then take the cuteness factor even further and add some appliqué glasses.
Projects + Techniques
This year, make one of your quilting projects a little greener — and not the color green. Instead of buying more fabric, look for materials you already have around your home. It brings new life to pre-loved clothing, is easy on your wallet and maximizes your resources. What's not to love?
Lindsay Conner
Hand-cutting chenille quilts is a technique that has been around a long time, but it’s starting to experience some resurgence as modern quilters are rediscovering traditional designs.
Lauren Lang
Do you have a drawer full of T-shirts that you just can’t throw away? What should you do with them? Why, cut them up and make a t-shirt quilt, of course!
Angela Mitchell
By definition, a pixel is a basic unit or area of composition on a display screen, one of a multitude that together form an image. These pixels are shown on a TV, computer, or a similar screen device. A pixel is just a sampling of the overall image. It is hard to tell what the picture is by only seeing one unit, but when they are all together the picture is clear.
Angela Mitchell
Did you know that February 20, 2015 is Love Your Pet Day? We know that Bluprint members love their four-legged friends, as shown by the great display of cat quilts and dog quilts they've shared with us over the years! But we also wondered what types of non-traditional pets they were quilting.
Lindsay Conner
It's time to break out that Halloween fabric! Whether you're going for a fresh, modern feel or a more traditional, kitschy look, there's a pattern for everyone to make the most of spooky season.
Quilters have been using old clothing to make quilts for centuries. Making quilts from old shirts continues to be a wonderful way to not only create a beautiful heirloom but to incorporate memories into a quilt as well.  Today, making a quilt from a plaid shirt can be a way to celebrate the life of someone who has passed or simply to create a keepsake that reminds us of a special memory.
Diane Knott
T-shirt quilts have long been a popular method of preserving memories. Rather than stashing old or stained tees in a drawer or having them take up precious storage space in a box, why not transform them by keeping just the part that matters most? By consolidating your tee shirt graphics and logos into a quilt, you’ll be able to feel good about keeping your old tees and displaying the memories they represent.
Lauren Lang
Shop Kits
  • Get lost in the woods—and get lost in your craft—with this cozy quilt that’s perfectly designed for winter bonfires and lazy days at the log cabin. The forest greens, rich reds, and petite white florals even create the illusion of snow falling on cedars! The kit features our Boundless Hillside Pines collection and comes with all of the fabrics needed for the quilt top and binding.
  • This exclusive DreamWorks Trolls quilt is the perfect weekend project. Simply lay out the squares, then piece them together and finish with an all-over quilting design. Ready? Let’s do this!
  • This playful Christmas quilt is kissed with pastels for a more contemporary color palette. The joyous sampling of blocks depicts your favorite holiday motifs, and the playful designs are sure to keep your spirits bright. This quilt is a skill-builder with elements that can be mixed and matched in your future projects. No paper-piecing required!
  • Trick or treat, take a seat, make decor for where you eat! With this clever project from Kate Colleran, you can make four spooky-cute placemats that depict a delightfully frightening Halloween night. This kit comes with everything you need to piece, appliqué, back, and bind your project.
  • Grab your pumpkin latte, light your pumpkin candle, and cuddle up with this pumpkin quilt: it’s time to gear up for fall! Learn how to make pumpkin blocks in two shapes, then accent with beautiful Irish Chain blocks—the result is a snuggly, seasonal quilt that will keep you cozy on crisp autumnal nights. The kit comes with all of the Hillside Harvest fabrics needed.
  • This delightful, unexpected Christmas tree quilt is the second in a series of pieced abstraction quilts from The Cloth Parcel x Bluprint. Featuring the Garden Party fabric collection, this festive design uses an ombre effect to blend happy reds, pinks, and greens in vintage-inspired prints. The kit comes with all of the Garden Party fabrics needed for the quilt top and binding.
  • Joy to all and peace on earth! This country-rustic quilt by Kristin Gassaway combines traditional piecing and applique to add some extra heart to your holiday. Using variable stars, two-patches, and flying geese, this homey design is perfectly sized for a wall hanging. The kit comes with all of the Hillside Holiday Pines fabrics needed.
  • Grab some fruity friends, kick back, and have a cocktail after you've finished this easy-peasy panel project! With partying pineapples, kooky cacti, and flamboyant flamingos, this quilt will lighten up the mood in your home or cheer up a friend!
  • Ready to sparkle, shine and shimmer? Bring DreamWorks Trolls to life with these bright and cheery fabrics. They feature Poppy and Branch, as well as an array of background prints that’ll help you celebrate hugs and happiness.
  • Lightweight, flexible and soft, Warm & Natural's cotton batting can't be beat! Made from 87.5 % cotton fibers and 12.5% Polypropylene, each piece is needle punched to prevent tearing, shifting or migrating. Choose from a range of sizes, and use this high-quality batting for quilting, crafting and anything else you can dream up!
  • A base of bold colors, a dash of retro dots, and a spoonful of fun florals are the perfect ingredients for Pippa Jane's latest Lily & Loom collection! Hand-drawn to turn back the clock, our Stir Crazy collection is perfect for whipping up a nostalgic gift or mixing up the decor in your kitchen.
  • Ordinary rulers, step aside! Once you try Olfa Frosted Acrylic Ruler, now available in four sizes, you'll wonder how you ever lived without it. These non-slip rulers make fabric cutting stable and safe, and each features bold numbering clearly visible on both light and dark fabric. Left- and right-handed users alike will enjoy using this ruler for quilting and crafting projects of all types, including squaring pieced blocks, cutting Fat Quarter pieces and creating templates for pillow tops and simple square patchwork designs.
  • Dive into a sea of vivid rainbow colors, swirling bubbles and dancing flowers with Lily & Loom’s Candy Splash collection. Lemon Ribbon Studio designed these lively prints of bold bright hues to create a magical rainbow effect. Perfect for a bubbly accent or gift for the little mermaid in your life.
  • Protect your work area and extend the life of your rotary blades with Olfa Rotary Mats! Choose from four sizes and enjoy the convenience of these handy mats, which feature bright yellow guidelines and a non-slip back to make cutting easier and safer.
  • Quilt up a witch’s brew of black bats, spooky spiders and ghouling ghosts! With a classic palette of orange, black and grey, you won't need any special powers to make a hauntingly good project.
  • These royal rotary cutters are as cute as they are in high quality! Featuring a contoured handle for comfortable cutting, grooves to help prevent finger slippage and a 45mm blade, this radiant cutter is a must for your stash.
  • Craftsy Pima Thread 50wt Spool 1200 Yards
  • Stitch up your happy place with these exclusive DreamWorks Trolls precuts! They feature Poppy and Branch, as well as an array of background prints that’ll keep you dancing.
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