Penny Halgren

name Penny Halgren is a quilter of more than 26 years who seeks to interest new quilters and provide them with the resources necessary to create beautiful family heirloom quilts.

Traditional Star Quilt Block Patterns for the Holidays

17th December 2008
Star quilts make great decorations and gifts for the Christmas season. If you want to make a special holiday quilt, you will discover that there are many quilt block patterns with stars from which to choose. Simply integrate your Christmas fabrics and ... Read >

Easy Baby Quilt Patterns

10th September 2008
Easy baby quilt patterns make the best gift for baby and mommy! Moms can never have too many baby quilts and one made especially for her baby will certainly become a treasured heirloom.It isn't necessary to spend hours toiling away on a baby quilt, easy b... Read >

Neckties Make Great Quilts

05th September 2008
There are two kinds of necktie quilts. In one, fabric is cut to resemble neckties and sewn into the quilt block. The other actually incorporates men's neckties into the quilt design. Using men's neckties in quilts is an extremely popular trend. In addi... Read >

Husqvarna Mega Quilter: Machine Quilting Taken to the Next Level

10th July 2008
The Husqvarna Mega Quilter offers a 9x6 sewing area and 1600 stitches per minute. Many quilters enjoy piecing and finishing their quilts by hand. Some machine quilters are content with the results their regular sewing machine provides. Quilters who wan... Read >

Games for Quilt Guilds

21st May 2008
If you find yourself in charge of planning games for quilters for an upcoming club meeting, retreat, or party, you have a fun task. All you need is a little imagination, which you already have since you are a quilter! To plan games for quilters, get in... Read >

Dog Quilt Patterns Come in Many Breeds...Varieties!

09th May 2008
There's no denying that puppies and dogs can be a lot of fun, even when you are sewing them into a dog quilt pattern! If the recipient of your quilt loves Scottie dogs, you will find various Scottie dog quilt patterns available for free online. Some ar... Read >

What to Give a Quilter for Christmas

03rd April 2008
Quilters are easy to buy for. If you're looking for Christmas gifts for quilters, you'll find lots of great gift ideas to fit your budget, no matter how big or small. Give a gift card or certificate to the quilter's favorite craft, hobby, or fabric sto... Read >

The Origin of Quilt Block Names

05th February 2008
Did you ever wonder how quilt blocks are named? As you look through a book with hundreds of quilt blocks, several interesting things pop up. You will probably discover quilt blocks with a different design while having the same name. Likewise, you will ... Read >