American Patchwork & Quilting Editors

American Patchwork & Quilting® magazine and AllPeopleQuilt.com have been the go-to resource for quilters to learn a new skill or simply sew something that brings pride and accomplishment. Our staff has over 110 years of quilting experience, and works with skilled editors, copy editors, quilt testers, and technical editors to ensure each pattern and article is accurate and up-to-date. We're passionate about quilting, and know that it's not just a hobby — it's a lifestyle. We strive to connect with other quilters and provide content that inspires them in their sewing space.
Melt any heart with cute quilts, pillows, and home decor featuring reds and pinks, heart and flower motifs, and decorative stitches!
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Sew stylish and useful mug rugs for your home or to give as gifts. Whether you're a coffee, tea, or wine drinker, we have patterns that will fit your needs.
Take advantage of these free patterns for runners to add quick color and style to your home. They are a breeze to assemble and will let you dress your tables for any holiday or season!
See the featured quilts and web-exclusive patterns from the American Patchwork & Quilting April 2023 issue. This issue is on sale from February 3-April 6. Subscribe to American Patchwork & Quilting.
Top mason jar lids with embroidered wool felt flowers, leaves, and strawberries for a special touch.
Tame clutter in your home with bins and baskets in a variety of sizes. For a coordinated look, choose fabrics that match your decor!
Quilters of all skill levels and interests will enjoy seeing these sewing tools and just-for-fun items under the tree.
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Transform common household items into creative organizational solutions.
Find more than 35 ways to corral unruly quilting notions, tools, fabric, and more.
Quilters of all skill levels and interests will enjoy seeing these sewing tools and just-for-fun items under the tree.
Transform common household items into creative organizational solutions.
Find more than 35 ways to corral unruly quilting notions, tools, fabric, and more.
Storage doesn't have to be unattractive! Stitch useful organizational items that will make your sewing space both stylish and tidy.
Set yourself up to finish quilts in the new year by printing the planner below and using it to list all your works in progress.
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Do you struggle with quilting ideas? Get free quilt patterns that come with full-size machine-quilting designs from Handi Quilter.
Sew scrumptious gifts for friends and family members who love to spend time in the kitchen. The projects, including practical gifts and cute kitchen accessories, are quick and easy to assemble.
Use your children's favorite colors, fabrics, and patterns to create toys and accessories that are sure to delight.
Make stylish and functional gifts for bookworms, teachers, or coworkers. These gifts, including book-related decor and storage for office supplies, are sure to get an A+.
Shower your fashion-aware friends and family members with chic handmade gifts.
Fellow sewers and quilters appreciate handmade gifts. Choose beautiful fabrics for these projects, which come together quickly. Your friends will love adding pretty accessories and decor to their sewing spaces.
With the holiday season approaching, staff members have been looking for ways to spread love and kindness. We decided doing random acts of “quiltiness” would be a good way to use our sewing talents to show others we care! See below for more details.
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On Saturday, December 3, 2022, we're hosting a virtual quilt retreat with all our readers and fans! No need to sign up (or even leave your house). Just log into Facebook and Instagram on Saturday to join us!
Is your fabric stash taking over your sewing room? If so, make a few of these wall hangings to clear it out. (Then you can start building your stash all over again!)
Scraps both big and small will find a home in these quilted throws!
Bring a do-it-yourself touch to your kitchen with handmade pot holders. Two of the nine pot holders patterns also have instructions for coordinating oven mitts!
Celebrate the season with a free sampler quilt featuring 12 festive blocks. The beginner-friendly blocks come together quickly so you'll be able to finish in time to display it this Christmas!
Try projects featuring squares pieced in chains across a quilt top. Our patterns range in skill level from easy to difficult and can produce both timeless and contemporary looks.
Log Cabin blocks are composed of fabric strips, or "logs," pieced around a center square. You can vary the Log Cabin piecing technique to get a variety of looks.