Inspiration

Posts about Inspiration and more.

8 Small Ways to Get Big Sewing Space Organization

Jan 29, 2021 11:09:59 AM / by Erica Bottger posted in Inspiration, Quilting Tips, Storage and Organization

9 Comments

If glancing into your sewing room/area makes you cringe and shut the door (or wish you had a door to shut!), don’t despair! There are some small organization changes you can make to have a big impact on your space and how you feel working in it.

Read More

Think Pink & Memory Quilts to Honor Someone You Love

Oct 6, 2020 8:30:00 AM / by Erica Bottger posted in Inspiration, fabric scraps

3 Comments

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time set aside to raise awareness of the disease and funds to help eliminate it. Pink has been designated as the color associated with this effort. You’re sure to see campaigns, such as Real Men Wear Pink through the American Cancer Society, to help with the efforts. At AccuQuilt, we know there are so many causes that are important to our customers, so today we're going to cover some ways you can customize a memory quilt to honor someone special.

Read More

Quiltspired! 10 Places to Get Quilt Project Inspiration

Jan 21, 2020 7:30:00 AM / by AccuQuilt posted in Inspiration, Quilting Tips

3 Comments

Even the most creative and passionate quilters suffer from quilter's block. Similar to writer's block, the ideas and want to plan, cut and sew is there and yet, when it comes to choosing a new project or finishing an old, something just doesn't click. The result is days, weeks and months of no progress and probably a lot of frustration. As always, we're here to help. Check out this list of places to reignite inspiration for quilting!

Read More

Tips for Creating Gender Neutral Baby Quilts PLUS 6 Outstanding Examples

Jun 19, 2019 8:35:00 AM / by AccuQuilt posted in Inspiration, baby quilts, Island Batik

7 Comments

Follow our blog with Bloglovin

Though gender reveal parties are a huge trend right now, some couples choose not to know what they are having before birth. While that’s an exciting surprise to look forward to, it can be pretty difficult to make a themed quilt ahead of the little one’s arrival. Or maybe you would rather stick to neutral designs for the nursery. Whatever the reason, a gender-neutral quilt can be the practical choice for a quilter who’s ready to welcome a new loved one into the world.

Read More

GO! Bowties-4” Finished is a Quilter’s Bonanza

Aug 27, 2018 8:00:50 AM / by Alex Anderson posted in Inspiration

0 Comments

By Alex Anderson

Read More

The Power of Color in Quilting

Aug 18, 2018 8:00:50 AM / by AccuQuilt posted in Inspiration

1 Comment

Before the invention of AccuQuilt fabric cutters, cutting fabric was probably the hardest part of quilting. But now, because fabric can be cut with ease, choosing a color scheme for your quilts may be the hardest part of quilting. While color schemes and designs are a personal choice, there are still tools you can use to make your decisions easier. One of these tools is color theory. Consider it the AccuQuilt of the color world. Color theory, a centuries-old practical guide to understanding color, is used heavily in visual arts, and you can use it too.

Read More