Thrifty Thursdays for Quilting

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Fri, 03-08-2013 - 12:19pm

Since the folder in which Thrifty Thrusday was posted had been deleted - no explanation given (since restored, but I don't know for how long), I have decided to post all freebies for patterns in their repctive folders. Given, however, the difficulty in keeping threads organized with long sequences of posts, I will attempt the same thing here I am doing with weekly tips and tutorials ---a  single, edited post for each main category.

In the past, if my memory serves me correctly --- the main freebie categories for quilting were applique patterns and quilting motifs (patterns for quilts and quilt blocks and quilted projects OTHER than quilts have their own dededicated threads). So this thread will have, at a minimum, those two posts to this OP... I will add more if needed as I become aware of more freebie links.

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Many magazines and online newsletters keep archives of a number of special patterns, some of which may have laready been posted to the tuilts and quilt blocks thread.  I will try to list those archives here as I run across them.

Kona Bay Fabrics has a page of complimentary patterns: http://konabay.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Sfree patternession_ID=eac80945517d5554acd075f8ffc4d67c&Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=c&Category_Code=Complimentary_Patterns

Hancock's of Paducah has free downloadable patterns here: http://www.hancocks-paducah.com/SubCategory--Free-Quilt-Pattern-Downloads--m-6843

The Quilted Kitty also has an archive of free patternshttp://www.quiltedkitty.com/free-patterns.aspx

equilter has some free patterns here: http://www.equilter.com/cgi-bin/webc.cgi/st_patmain.html

Homespun Hearth has a free pattern page: http://www.homespunhearth.com/Free-Quilt-Patterns.asp Sign up and you get them delivered monthly by  email.

CD Designs has free applique patterns: http://www.cddesigns.com/FreezerPaper/index.html#FPA-FreeProjects, free English Paper piecing patterns: http://www.cddesigns.com/PaperPiecing/index.html#EPP-FreeProjects and free "afternoon projects": http://www.cddesigns.com/AfternoonProj/index.html

Hobby Lobby has a "Project Inspriation" page that features fabric, needleart and wearable projects as well as other categories that may also have stitchery features: http://www.hobbylobby.com/project_inspiration/projects/projects_by_category_landing.cfm?menu=4

Michaels also has a projects page which includes yarn and needlecrafts: http://www.michaels.com/Yarn-Needle-Crafts/projects-yarnandneedlecrafts,default,sc.html

Quilting Treasures has a free project page: http://www.quiltingtreasures.com/quilting/qt_projects.php

Quiltmaker magazine has an archive of patterns for Project Linus: http://www.quiltmaker.com/patterns/projectlinus.html , foundation patterns: http://www.quiltmaker.com/columns/freebie_foundations.html and more: http://www.quiltmaker.com/freebies.html

The Quilt Pattern Magazine maintains a free pattern archive for Small Kennel Quilts: http://www.quiltpatternmagazine.com/program/KennelQuilt/index.html#patterns

Quilter's Newsletter has a freebie page: Free patterns: http://www.quiltersnewsletter.com/free-quilt-patterns

Accuquilt maintains an archive of free patterns for the "Studio" and "Go" die cutters: http://www.accuquilt.com/patterns/free-patterns.html

Here's a collection of paperpieced patterns: http://shape-moth.blogspot.com/p/tutorials-and-free-patterns.html

Imaginesque has a quilting freebie page: http://imaginesque.blogspot.com/search/label/quilting

QNN TV has free instructional videos of all kinds:  http://www.qnntv.com/videoscategory/free-videos/



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Thu, 04-11-2013 - 12:52pm

QUILTING MOTIFS

Quiltmaker has a page of quilting "motifs of the month": http://www.quiltmaker.com/motifs/motif-of-the-month.html Each mknth a new motif and the old one is taken down so, if you are looking for motifs, download them as you find them...

***** miscellaneous motifs *****

http://www.quiltersnewsletter.com/articles/Free_Quilting_Pattern_Lets_Dance_quilting_motif?bc=c&utm_




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Fri, 03-29-2013 - 11:00am

APPLIQUE

Quiltmaker magazine has an archive of applique patterns: http://www.quiltmaker.com/columns/freebie_applique.html

Cup of Cocoa applique block from Wee Folk Art: http://weefolkart.com/content/cup-cocoa-applique-block (WEE FOLK ART is a blog which specializes in applique patterns...)

Warm Woolen Mittens from Wee Folk Art: http://weefolkart.com/content/warm-woolen-mittens
Robin: http://www.red-brolly.com/red-brolly/2012/11/christmas-craft-felt-red-ro...

Little Mouse Applique Block from Wee Folk Art: http://weefolkart.com/content/little-mouse-applique-block

Fruits and vegetables: http://www.cmemag.com/articles/fruits_of_labor?utm

Bunnies: http://weekly.craftsnthings.com/issues/v2/i42/cntw-f.html



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Thu, 03-14-2013 - 10:47am

THREE DIMENSIONAL AND OTHER EMBELLISHMENT TECHNIIQUES

from Quilter's Newsletter, three-dimensional flower patterns form the cover quilt in issue April/May 2013: http://www.quiltersnewsletter.com/articles/Free_3_Dimensional_Flower_and_Prairie_Points_Pattern



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