Erica Bottger

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Customizing a Quilt Pattern with GO! Quilt

Jan 15, 2022 7:00:00 AM / by Erica Bottger posted in Applique, Patterns, Tutorials, Quilting Stories, Tips & Tricks


My 3 1/2-year-old granddaughter decided she wanted flamingo decor in her bathroom - and knowing that there’s a die for that, I jumped right into planning a wall hanging!

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Helpful Tips for Organizing Your Sewing Space

Jan 6, 2022 9:15:00 AM / by Erica Bottger posted in Storage and Organization, Tips & Tricks


It’s that time of year, quilters! The holidays are over, the weather (for many of us) is frightful, and we're ready to SEW, right?

Well, if you're anything like me, the holidays have left you with a sewing space that’s less than organized. You've got parts of unfinished projects mingled with supplies, patterns, leftover gift wrap, receipts, empty boxes, and more.



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Follow These Tracks for Quilting Joy

Jan 4, 2022 12:00:00 PM / by Erica Bottger posted in Patterns, What's New


AccuQuilt is kicking off the new year with some special tracks to lead you to your next great quilting project – Goose Tracks, that is! January’s Die to Try Die of the Month is the GO! Goose Tracks Block on Board (BOB) die. This exciting new die will cut this entire, classic block in just one pass through a GO! Cutter.



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Star Quilt Blocks to Make Your Quilts Shine Bright

Dec 9, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by Erica Bottger posted in Applique, Patterns


Star quilt blocks are long-time favorites for quilters – and there are so many to choose from! From simple to complex, stars find their way into our quilts over and over again. Of course, talking about star blocks can get confusing because they have so many different names they are known by, but that’s a topic for a different day! For today, let’s take a look at some of the most popular star blocks to make using the GO! system!

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December’s Prairie Star Quilt Block is Here to Light the Way

Dec 7, 2021 1:30:00 PM / by Erica Bottger posted in Patterns, What's New


For December’s Die to Try, Die of the Month, AccuQuilt is presenting quilters with an easy, sure-fire way to make a classic quilt block that’s sure to put stars in your eyes. It’s the GO! Prairie Star Block on Board (BOB) Die!

This die features all the pieces to make a 14” finished block on one die board, and it will cut in just one pass through a GO! or GO! Big Fabric Cutter!


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Holiday Embroidery Projects You've Been Looking For!

Dec 4, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Erica Bottger posted in Patterns, Holiday Projects


Are you a fan of machine embroidery? It’s the perfect way to get the most out of your GO! applique dies - making projects that are fun, easy, and picture-perfect!

With the holidays right around the corner, here are some fun projects that use machine embroidery.

No embroidery machine? These projects can be made using decorative stitches from your sewing machine or even hand stitching. So let’s take a look!


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