Fleur de Lis: A Mardi Gras Signature "Throw"

Mar 5, 2019 7:40:00 AM / by AccuQuilt posted in Quilting History, Mardi Gras

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It’s Mardi Gras, which got us thinking about the traditions of New Orleans. One symbol found all over the city (especially in parades) is the fleur-de-lis. In architecture and on sports gear, the fleur-de-lis harkens back to the French roots of New Orleans. 

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Custom Designed Quilts with GO! Quilt

Mar 2, 2019 8:15:00 AM / by Mona Phelps posted in GO! Quilt

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Hi, this is Mona Phelps from Kentucky Whittaker Creations. I’m pleased to share with you something new and exciting at AccuQuilt!

Have you ever seen a quilt pattern that you love but wonder what it would look like in different colors? I do all the time. I’m never quite sure if what I end up choosing will look right and the result is the project ends up not getting made because I don’t want to take a chance.

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Stashbusting: Quick & Easy Easter Egg Potholder

Feb 28, 2019 12:12:00 PM / by Mona Phelps posted in easter, Spring, Ready. Set. GO!

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Easter might still be a few weeks away, but we're gearing up for the season by sharing a project that will look great all through spring!

Hi, everyone! This is Mona Phelps from Kentucky Whittaker Creations. I started sewing and quilting a little over two years ago. As soon as the sewing bug hit, the desire for all the fabrics followed. As I’m sure many of you can relate, I started stocking up on various fabrics – “building my stash,” if you will. I realized at the end of 2017 that I needed to try to focus on using the fabric I have on hand instead of shopping every time a new project came along.

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5 Reasons to Use GO! Quilt Right NOW

Feb 20, 2019 4:38:00 PM / by AccuQuilt posted in AccuQuilt, GO! Quilt

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Have you ever seen a quilt pattern and instantly fallen head over heels? It’s the type of love at first sight that has you immediately downloading instructions and mentally envisioning the right fabrics. The hang-up? Will it look as good in real life as it does in your head? Quilt designing software is expensive, often hard to use, and won’t guarantee you have what you need to complete it. That’s why we created GO! Quilt, a web-based quilt customizer that makes planning quilt projects a breeze.

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