Cornucopia Block Pattern with a Holiday Twist

Oct 21, 2021 7:45:00 AM / by Laura Strickland posted in Applique, Patterns

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Getting into the Season

Each September as the leaves begin to turn and the air takes on a crisp feel, I gather the last of my vegetable garden's bounty and pack away my light and airy summer decor. 

Autumn is my favorite season.  I love all the fall things.  I love pumpkin patches, apple orchard visits, chili in a crockpot, Saturday football games, and large piles of fallen leaves for jumping. 

I feel often autumn gets overlooked in our rush to get ready for Christmas.  We often decorate our homes for Halloween and as soon as that's over we start pulling out our Christmas decorations.  For our family autumn is a special season. Yes, we love dressing up for Halloween and carving pumpkins. 

 

 

This will be my first Thanksgiving as a true empty-nester.  My youngest son left for college this last August. For the last twenty or so years, I have prepared the Thanksgiving meal.  But, this year just weeks after my son left for college, my in-laws move here close to us. 

We are for the first time in a long while, having a truly big family Thanksgiving.

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New Projects To Warm Up the Holidays

Oct 19, 2021 1:30:00 PM / by Erica Bottger posted in Applique, Patterns, Tutorials, Quick DIY Projects, What's New, Holiday Projects

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Put on some holiday tunes and pour a mug of hot chocolate because AccuQuilt is getting you ready for the upcoming season with two inspiring new dies in their Warm Hands, Warm Hearts release today!

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7 Quick and Trendy Fall Decor Projects

Oct 16, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Erica Bottger posted in Patterns, Quick DIY Projects

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There’s nothing like a change in seasons to make you want to freshen up your home’s decor! Here are some great quick craft and sewing projects to give you a new look in no time at all.

Enjoy these complimentary patterns on the AccuQuilt website.

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Scrappy Shoo Fly Quilt

Oct 14, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Stephanie Jacobson posted in Patterns, Tips & Tricks

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Hey there! It’s Stephanie from Steph Jacobson Designs sharing my newest design that is a modern take on the classic Shoo Fly block.

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11 Craft Projects to Countdown to Halloween

Oct 12, 2021 7:30:00 AM / by Vicki Parrish posted in Holidays, Quick DIY Projects

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Crisp fall evenings and falling leaves mean the spookiest time of the year is just around the corner. AccuQuilt makes vamping up your home easy and your little ghouls and goblins will enjoy the fun decor.

The excitement from the beginning of the school year is waning so why not stitch up a few things to frighten up October.

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5 DIY Weekend Projects Perfect for Gifts

Oct 9, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Erica Bottger posted in Patterns, Quick DIY Projects

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Whether you’re trying to get a jump on holiday gift making or just ready to spend more time inside, there’s nothing more satisfying for any crafter or quilter than finishing a project!

Here are 5 easy weekend projects that are fun, creative, and easy to finish in a weekend – or less.

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