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Patterns & Projects has a new feature - a new program called  "Pattern Playground" where you can customize your quilt using over 1 million free patterns.  You can choose 3 fabrics and see what it looks like, you can vary the size of the block, choose between using a single block pattern or alternating 2 blocks.  You can also vary the size of your creation by determining the number of rows and columns and the border width.
Pellon has a project section with patterns for beginners, intermediate & advanced sewers (note you have to register to download the patterns).
 Half square triangle quilt   Spiral notebook covers  E-book pouch

Sew 4 Home - this website has great project tutorials...pillows, pj bottoms, totes, quilts etc. check it out.
Fun Variations

Crayon Quilts - Create a quilt that will have you feeling like a kid again.  With a few crayons and a little imagination, you can work wonders.

Embroidery & dolls from The Birdhouse in Australia

Patterns etc. (these are in addition to those found on the fabric manufactuer's sites)


  • This is a cute idea Patchwork Keychain from the Quilted Paradise Newsletter.  This small size makes it somewhat of a challenge!
  • Victoriana Quilt Designs has some complementary patterns.  A Charming Quilt is one of these though it is on the favecraft site. It uses charm squares and 1-1/2 in strips.
  • Connecting Threads  has quite a few free patterns, using quite a few techniques and they have tutorials to help you learn how to do them.  Check out their paper piecing using freezer paper as an example, for others here is a link to their 99 quilting tutorials.
  • has hundreds of patterns and many tutorials for all skill levels, check out the various threads for there is something for everyone. 
  • has quite a few options in addition to the ones from C & T Publishing shown above.
  • Quilting - Free quilt pattern & resource website, has some great ideas for not so plain borders

Block of the Month (BOM), Series & Mystery Quilts
As with everything else there are plenty of  these programs out there, though you need to hunt for ones that are not thru a quilt shop (these are basically a quilt kit that you receive blocks on a monthy basis) . 
  • Mystery Quilt "Faerie Stones" 
  • - free blocks of the month quilt patterns (and more!) for every quilter
  • USA-State Blocks - from BellaOnline, these are block patterns only. Cutting instructions and fabric requirements for quilts will not be given. Also, not every block will be the same size.
  • Debbie Mumm - has a new site celebrating 25 years of design.  She has archived 5 years of BOM Quilts as well as numerous other quilting and craft projects.
Sewing Projects 'n More if you don't find something here check out the Go Green Recycle project page
    • Guess I should just have section for, they have links to almost anything you casn thinkl of , here are a few that I thought you might be interested in w/ regard to sewing & quilting
    • Scrap Book - Keep fabric swatches for your next quilt project close at hand in a charming "scrap" book from All People Quilt

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