The Quilts that Saved a Village

Nov 30, 2015 11:42:50 AM / by Suzan Ellis posted in Inspiration, Uncategorized, AccuQuilt, bravery, AccuQuilt Fabric Cutters, AccuQuilt GO!, AccuQuilt GO! fabric cutter, quilts, story


Quilts are known for giving warmth and comfort, but in one instance, at least, they helped save the lives of a whole village of people. Here is the story of seven brave men and the quilts that carried them over a mountain.

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Tuesday Tips with Eleanor Burns: Dutchman's Puzzle

Nov 17, 2015 10:00:06 AM / by AccuQuilt posted in Louisiana block, Dutchman's Puzzle, Eleanor Burns, flying geese, GO! Technique Tutorials, notches, quilts

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Eleanor Burns is back again with some great tips as we head into the holiday season! If you are one of those quilters who's afraid of the Flying Geese blocks, you won't be anymore. Eleanor shows you how quick and easy you can make the Dutchman's Puzzle, also known as the Louisiana block. Try it for your next project using the GO! Flying Geese-3" die!

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Quilts of Valor Adorn AccuQuilt Gallery Walls

Nov 7, 2015 10:00:39 AM / by AccuQuilt posted in AccuQuilt Quilt Gallery, patriotic, AccuQuilt Gallery Exhibits, quilts, Quilts of Valor Foundation, veterans, volunteers, Walter Reed, war


The AccuQuilt Gallery welcomes Quilts of Valor, a showcase of eight quilts from the Quilts of Valor Foundation. Volunteer quilters get together to make quilts for veterans during sew-ins every first Wednesday of the month. The quilts will be on display through January 27.

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Stay Warm This Winter While You Quilt Away

Oct 23, 2015 4:00:09 AM / by AccuQuilt posted in Uncategorized, AccuQuilt, quilter, AccuQuilt Fabric Cutters, AccuQuilt GO!, AccuQuilt GO! fabric cutter, Applique, fabric, hot chocolate, quilt, quilts, recipe


Enjoy this great hot chocolate recipe and get cozy this winter while quilting away on your projects. With this little comfort drink to keep you warm, you'll never want to leave your sewing room. Don't forget the marshmallows!

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