Classic and Vintage Series: Maple Leaf

Happy Friday Quilters! We are back with another pattern in our Classic & Vintage series, the Maple Leaf Quilt Block!  It’s just sew perfect for Autumn!  In our Classic & Vintage series, we focus on traditional quilt blocks and add a modern twist!

The Maple Leaf quilt block (a free download) is a gorgeous vintage block from the Kansas City Star columns that is simple, yet altogether makes a pretty-as-a-picture quilt! Kimberly made her Maple Leaf quilt using Farmhouse II by Fig Tree Quilts for Moda Fabrics.  The warm pumpkin tones lend just the right autumnal attitude!

Our complete Maple Leaf quilt pattern with four different quilt size options is available for purchase at To make a quilt just like ours, we have the Maple Leaf Quilt Kit and Backing Set available!

If you’re ready to sew along with us, download your FREE Maple Leaf block pattern and watch Kimberly’s video tutorial for a step-by-step guide on making your block!

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Who’s Quilting Along

We have 17 creative bloggers quilting along with us! Check out their takes on the Maple Leaf blocks and quilts:

Kimberly used her leftover Maple Leaf blocks from the video tutorial to make this luscious table topper!

Patty of Elm Street Quilts

Rebecca of One Wee Bird

Angela of ALC Creates

Carla of Create in the Sticks

Sarah of 123 Quilt

Martina of Quilt Collection M

Ange of A Little Patchwork

Tracie of Riceford Streams

Cynthia of Dream Quilt Create

Brenda of Songbird Designs

Martha of Crafty & Gluten Free Mom

Stephanie of Quilt ‘n Party

Michele of Island Life Quilts

Teresa of Aurea’s Kitchen

Sondra of Out of the Blue Quilts

Connie of Freemotion by the River

Louise of My Discoveries


We hope you enjoy quilting your own Maple Leaf quilt and please share your work using the #MapleLeafQuilt hashtag. Happy Quilting!

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Fall Quilt Market 2018: Kimberly’s Favorite Finds

It’s the day after Fall 2018 Quilt Market and we are already having withdrawals! To replay the highlights of Quilt Market, we bring you Kimberly’s Favorite Finds! These are her favorite collections, BOMs, notions and more! We’ll look at some of the items that will be making their way over to Fat Quarter Shop in 2019. So without further ado, here are Kimberly’s Favorite Finds:

Summer Moon Book by Carrie Nelson and It’s Sew Emma

Perfect 10 Ruler by Creative Grids and Perfect 10 Quilts Book by It’s Sew Emma

Stash ‘n Stores Sewing Organizers by It’s Sew Emma

Vintage Christmas Book by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet Company

Lollipop Garden Fabric Collection and Butterfly Patch Quilt Kit by Lella Boutique for Moda Fabrics

Orchard Fabric Collection by April Rosenthal for Moda Fabrics

Chantilly Fabric Collection by Fig Tree Quilts for Moda Fabrics

Strawberry Jam Fabric Collection by Corey Yoder for Moda Fabrics

Snapdragon Quilt Pattern by It’s Sew Emma

Make Yourself at Home Quilt Kit featuring Make Yourself at Home by Kimberbell Designs for Maywood Studios

Beehive Quilt Kit featuring Berry Season by Elizabeth Hartman for Robert Kaufman Fabrics

Lazy Days Fabric Collection by Tilda Fabrics

The Variegated Collection Large Aurifil Thread Box by Christa Watson

We normally only do giveaways while we’re at Quilt Market but this year we are doing a BONUS GIVEAWAY! For the bonus giveaway, we’re giving away 2 Jolly Boxes (2 winners total)! Fill out the Google Form with the answer to today’s question to be entered to win one of these awesome boxes! Good luck quilters! (*Form will close November 6, 2018 at 11:59 PM CST. One entry per contestant.)

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Today’s Question: Which one of Kimberly’s favorite finds are you going to use in your 2019 projects?

We have one more post to wrap up our Fall 2018 Quilt Market experience that will go up tomorrow . Stay tuned for the final Fall 2018 Quilt Market post!

Happy Quilting!


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