Amish Quilts: Phil Isn't the Only Unique Tradition from Pennsylvania

Feb 2, 2019 7:48:00 AM / by AccuQuilt posted in Quilting, Quilting History

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It’s Groundhog Day! So charismatic Punxsutawney Phil will be taking to a Pennsylvanian podium (or has depending on when you're reading this) to predict the coming of spring. While founded in ancient practices, the first known observation of Groundhog Day was recorded in 1886 by the Punxsutawney Spirit newspaper. Though that was quite some time ago, you might be surprised to find that another tradition associated with Pennsylvania began taking shape right around the same time that ol' Phil made his shadow viewing escapades official. Let’s explore the history of Amish quilts!

 

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We LOVE This Double Hearts Quilt

Feb 1, 2019 7:03:00 AM / by Gina Gempesaw posted in GO! Project Tutorials, Ready. Set. GO!

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Hi, GO! Getters! It’s Gina from Gem Hill Quilts! In my mental calendar, February glows pink or red and it's just a wonderful time to celebrate loving hearts.

Double Hearts is a quilt of, well, hearts! At 40" square, it is just perfect to use as a sweet baby quilt, a signature quilt to celebrate a birthday or wedding anniversary or just a wonderful surprise gift for your beloved.

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Scrappy Fabric Wreath Perfect for any Season!

Jan 25, 2019 7:51:51 AM / by Melissa Corry posted in GO! Project Tutorials

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Hi there quilting friends! Today I am super excited to share with you my new Scrappy Fabric Wreath's. These are so much fun to make and the possibilities are endless. I have already made 3 and am thinking of at least 10 more fabric combinations so I can rotate them on the front door each month. And the best thing about them, they are a fantastic way to use up scraps!  

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Did You Know We Released 40+ Awesome Patterns?

Jan 23, 2019 6:27:00 AM / by AccuQuilt posted in free quilt patterns, quilt patterns

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It’s a new year which means even more opportunities to create more amazing projects. Talk about exciting! We’ve got some exciting ideas for new AccuQuilt dies and patterns percolating that we can’t wait to share them with you. In the meantime, did you know we released over 40 different free quilt patterns last year? Do yourself a favor and take a look at the below list of projects created with our GO! fabric cutters. You won’t want to miss any of these.

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