Contemporary Quilt Trends in 2016

Contemporary Quilt Trends in 2016

Like anything else, times have changed in the world of quilting. Quilts went through numerous design phases and trends throughout the decades. In the year of 2016, a new line of quilts has stolen the hearts of quilt lovers around the country—otherwise known as contemporary quilts.   
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A Quilt in 'America's Brightest Orange' and how it Replaced my Job.

A Quilt in 'America's Brightest Orange' and how it Replaced my Job.

I’ve always had a job.  I loved work---it kind of ‘defined me’.   But three months ago, all that changed. My answer:  I threw my overabundance of energy into making a quilt.  And, saddled with a gene for over-enthusiasm, this couldn’t be a small project.  My daughter was graduating college and this needed to be her graduation present.  This quilt needed to cover a double bed and exude all of my energy and emotion. 
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Country Quilts Inspiration: Tips and Ideas for Choosing Beautiful Country Quilts

Country Quilts Inspiration: Tips and Ideas for Choosing Beautiful Country Quilts

Country quilts add an element of warmth and interest to your home decor. Wondering how you can select the best country quilts for your bed or sofa? This inspirational blog post can give you great ideas for beautiful country quilts.  
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Does Your Bedding Match Your Personality?

Does Your Bedding Match Your Personality?

Bed making can be an intimidating task. You see something gorgeous in a magazine, but that world of glossy perfection just seems so far away from your own life of rushed times, messy kids, and pets that seem to never listen. And it’s not just the bed making that’s daunting, it’s the whole decision-making process about what kind of look you want and the type of bedding to choose. 
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A Sneak Peek at This Year’s Fresh, Bold Colors and Color Trends

A Sneak Peek at This Year’s Fresh, Bold Colors and Color Trends

From natural and dusty hues to fresh bold colors, it’s time to take a good look at the stunning palettes that are making waves this year. It’s still early in the year, so it’s the perfect opportunity for you to get in on the front end of these gorgeous color palettes that are bound to create stunning spaces while evoking a myriad of emotions. Use the ideas to pick out trendy bedding or decorate your living area.
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The “LeMoyne Star” Quilt Pattern Originated in France…Or Did It?

The “LeMoyne Star” Quilt Pattern Originated in France…Or Did It?

 This 8-point star quilt pattern is known by many names: ‘LeMoyne Star’, ‘Puritan Star’ and ‘Lemon Star’, to name a few. Let's take a look at some of theories of how this quilting star pattern got it's name. 
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4 Spectacular Summertime Quilts & Bedding to Spruce up Your Home

4 Spectacular Summertime Quilts & Bedding to Spruce up Your Home

When you think of quilts, you may think of cozying up by the fireside and enjoying a cup of hot chocolate. Even though quilts are very effective on keeping us warm (and could possibly help us keep our energy bills low), that doesn’t mean that you have to toss your quilt by the wayside once the weather turns warm.   
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21 Ways to Decorate with Primitive Country Quilts

21 Ways to Decorate with Primitive Country Quilts

Let’s face it - quilts are just too beautiful to be stashed in a closet or chest when they’re not in use. Luckily, there are endless ways to bring your quilts out into the open and display them in every room in your home. Here are 21 of our best ideas for displaying – and using! – your primitive country quilt collection.
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So Many Quilts - So Few Bedrooms. What's your Favorite?

So Many Quilts - So Few Bedrooms. What's your Favorite?

Quilts, quilts, quilts! How to decide on the perfect quilt is quite a task! Here at the quilt shop we enjoy offering brand new patterns and color choices to satisfy the variety of tastes our customers love.
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Top Pillow Arranging Hacks for Your Bedroom

Top Pillow Arranging Hacks for Your Bedroom

Arranging decorative and sleeping pillows can be somewhat of a conundrum. So we’ve put together some of the top hacks to get your decorating just right.
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Mastering The Pillow/Throw Mix

Mastering The Pillow/Throw Mix

Mastering the pillow/throw mix isn’t rocket science. While we’ve broken down some of these mixes into simplified formulas for you, you don’t need to take them too seriously, there’s no hard and fast rules. It’s all about switching things up until you find an arrangement you enjoy.
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Distressed DIY Storage Project is Perfect for our Exclusive Cheston Bedding!

Distressed DIY Storage Project is Perfect for our Exclusive Cheston Bedding!

In the fall of 2014, our main supplier asked us to consider creating a custom quilt collection that would we would own rights to and that would be sold exclusively by us. We liked the idea and remembered a retired Cheston collection that had been discontinued for a few years. We decided to change it up a little and bring it back! We needed to create a DIY storage unit as we awaited delivery day!
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