It’s almost back to school season and you know what that means for parents—when the dust settles and the back to school rush is over, you can finally get a bit more time to do your favorite things. For crafty parents out there, you’re in luck because all throughout August, Bluprint is offering as much as 30 days worth of digital classes for as low as just $1. No need for promo codes, because all you need to do is click on the banner below to sign up for this amazing offer. And while you’re at it, check out our list of favorite deals on all things quilt! Bluprint is offering up to 40% off on your first order with the coupon SUMMERSAVE40, so make sure to check out our quilting recommendations below!
Quilting Essentials for Beginners
1. Easy Modern Apron Posy Meadow Kit
Moms who are quilting beginners will enjoy crafting their very first project: a fun, wearable and totally usable apron! The Easy Modern Apron Posy Meadow Kit includes a printed pattern, 3 yards total for the Apron Kit, a downloadable PDF pattern, and 3 one-yard cuts of chic fabric. It only requires the basic skills of sewing an accurate 1/4″ seam allowance, assembling a quilt sandwich, and using a rotary cutter. The result? A flattering apron that you’ll love to use at home or when entertaining guests. Designed by Betz White the apron features neck and waist ties for a customizable fit and handy pockets for essential utensils. Shop at Bluprint.
2. Placemats and Napkins Orchard Blossom Kit
If you are a crafty homemaker who loves DIY and adding a touch of personalization to your home, you’re going to adore this quilting kit that lets you make your own placemats and napkins! This kit includes a printed pattern, 5 ⅜ yards total for placemats and napkins kit, 2 two-yard cuts, a downloadable PDF pattern, and 2 5-inch Charm Squares (84 pieces). Basic quilting skills required include how sew an accurate 1/4″ seam allowance, assembling a quilt sandwich, and using a rotary cutter. This kit is currently discounted at Bluprint.
3. Reversible Tiki Tote Batiks Fox Sparrow Kit
Moms love the convenience of a tote, especially when shopping. That’s why we love this Tiki Tote Kit, which include a printed pattern, 2 ¾ yards total, a downloadable PDF pattern, and 2.5-inch strips (40 pieces) so you can craft your very own Tiki Tote! When made, the bag measures 15 x 20 inches and will be perfect for quick grocery runs. The Tiki Tote is super fun and easy to make and features a quaint, scrappy, braid-like design. The lining is straight-stitched 2.5″ strips and because it has hidden seams, it’s reversible, providing two looks in one. Also features gorgeous hand-dyed Boundless Batiks, making it a true work of art. Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars at Bluprint.
4. Bon Appetit Collage Cafe Spice Table Runner Kit
Gearing up for the Fall season gatherings? Time to show off your quilting talents to your loved ones with this kit that lets you craft your very own table runner. This gorgeous quilted table runner features scrappy fabrics from Boundless Collage Cafe Spice collection, with warm, earthy tones that are sure to inspire. It includes 4 ⅞ yards total for Table Runner kit, a 2-yard cut, 10-inch squares (42 pieces), a printed pattern, and a downloadable PDF pattern. The result? A beautiful 24 x 60-inch table runner just in time for Fall. Get this at Bluprint.
5. Suburbia Fox Sparrow Quilt Kit
This beginner quilting kit will get you started (and finished!) in no time. This quilt is made in columns using a simple stitch and flip technique to sew the segments together, so you learn how to quilt easily and effortlessly. The kit includes hand-dyed Boundless Batiks, including 5 ½ yards total for quilt top and binding, one Fat Quarter bundle (20 pieces), a one-yard cut, and optional four-yard cut for backing, as well as printed and PDF patterns for you to follow. The result is a gorgeous 58 x 60-inch quilt you’ll love to show off this Thanksgiving. Grab the Suburbia Fox Sparrow Quilt Kit at Bluprint.
Intermediate Quilting Must-Haves
6. Flower Basket Hillside Quilt Kit
With colors that perfectly compliment the coming Christmas season, this quilt kit will result in a warm, holiday-appropriate quilt that is sure to be the topic of discussion at the dinner table. Designed by Kate Colleran, this kit brings together three blocks and masterful color placement that brings this quilt to life. With this kit, intermediate quilt-makers will be able to practice basket blocks, strip piecing, and some designing of your own. This kit is currently discounted at Bluprint.
7. Hallows Eve Hillside Holiday Harvest Placemats Kit
Halloween lovers will adore this fun kit that lets you craft placemats just in time for your October 31 dinner party! Designer Kate Colleran offers this clever project that will result to fun, spooky-cute placemats that sets the scene for a delightfully creepy Halloween night! Comes with 4⅞ yards total fabric, a printed pattern, and a downloadable PDF pattern. Shop at Bluprint.
8. Peace on Earth Hillside Holiday Pines Wall Hanging Kit
Speaking of the holidays, here’s a little project you can work on just in time for Christmas. Bring joy to the world with this country-rustic quilt by Kristin Gassaway, which brings together traditional piecing and applique to add warmth to your home this holiday season. It comes with all of the Hillside Holiday Pines fabrics, including 4 ⅞ yards total for quilt top, binding, and backing, 10-inch Charm Squares (42 pieces), and 2 one-yard cuts, along with a printed pattern and downloadable PDF pattern. It’s great for making on your own, crafting to give as a gift on Christmas, or simply giving as a gift to someone who is practicing her quilting skills. Get this at Bluprint.
9. Proper Etiquette Cour De Fleur Table Runner Kit
Hosting a dinner this Fall season? Personalize your tablescape with this gorgeous table runner that you can craft yourself! Flying geese and half-square triangle units come together to form this bursting Variable Star table runner, which features simple borders and gentle quilting. With fabrics from Boundless Cour De Fleur, this kit is all you need to create your passion project of the season. Shop at Bluprint.
10. Beautiful Bounty Hillside Holiday Harvest Quilt Kit
Featuring a classic Lonestar construction with unique corner blocks, this gorgeous autumnal quilt makes for a gorgeous piece that’s sure to be talked about this Thanksgiving. Designed by Callie Works-Leary, this quilt features strip piercing that forms diamonds and a stunning design that serves as a festive accent for the Fall season. Includes 12⅝ yards total for quilt top and binding, an optional 8½ yard cut for backing, and the patterns that will guide you through your quilting journey. Shop at Bluprint.
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