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Free Quilt Coloring Page Downloads

Coloring never gets old, from our first crayon masterpieces, to scribbling in the margins of notes, there is something soothing and satisfying about coloring between–and sometimes outside of–the lines. Quilt patterns lend themselves quite nicely to coloring, and we have three free quilt coloring sheets to help spark your creativity! Dashing Stars Quilt Rhombus Cube Quilt Jack and Jill Quilt Click HERE to download the free Quilt Coloring Sheets!  If these free coloring sheet downloads have sparked an idea for your next quilty [...]

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Happy 40th Wedding Anniversary to Jenny and Ron!

Today marks our favorite quilting couple’s 40th wedding anniversary, and to celebrate this amazing milestone, we wanted to put together a list of the 40 things that the Doan family loves about their parents/grandparents. Only problem is, there are waaaaaaay more than 40 memories, life lessons and stories to share about this wonderful couple, and even with a little editing here and there, the list doubled to 80! Each and every one of these memories speak to their remarkable [...]

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Five Fabulous Quilting Fads – Right Now.

What are fellow quilters making? Why are these designs and fabrics so popular? Are these trends new or are traditional styles making a comeback? Don’t worry, we’ve found the answers. We’ve taken a close look into the world of quilting to find out what’s trending. Here are are the top five: 1. Stars From Memorial Day to Veterans Day, a star quilt can find itself taking center stage all throughout the year and when we aren’t stocked up on red, [...]

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Big ideas are coming to life with the next issue of BLOCK Magazine

This is the time of year that we think about setting goals. We want to be better and all of you constantly inspire me to keep trying. This brand new issue of BLOCK has been spruced up from cover to cover to start 2020 off in style! The design has been refreshed, exciting changes are on every page, more stories from our readers, and even more to come throughout the year! We hope you love it. Starting new also [...]

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Three ways to make one or more Half Square Triangles

Multiply your fun with half the effort! Any way you slice it, a half-square triangle is a thing of beauty. For such a simple quilt block, so many incredible designs can be created! Half-square triangles are in about 80% of the quilts we sew here at Missouri Star, so we wanted to give you a few handy tips and tricks to make stitching them together easier than ever. Here’s how 1 typical half-square triangle is made: Take two precut fabric squares, stack [...]

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Celebrate National FFA Week with Forever Blue Fabric

Surrounded by emerald fields of corn and rolling pastures dotted with cattle, Hamilton, Missouri sits in the middle of America’s heartland. As in many such communities with strong agriculture roots, there is a group of students who fully embrace what it means to live, work and support the business that is agriculture, our local FFA chapter. If you have ever donned the blue corduroy jacket and recited the FFA creed, or know someone who has, then The FFA Forever [...]

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