Quilting for Fall

While the weather is warm and sunny now, fall is closer than we think. With falling leaves and cool weather only a couple of months away, it is the perfect time to start your next quilting project. Read on for some of our favorite fall quilting ideas: Festive Table Runner Whether you choose a leafy […]

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T-Shirt Quilting: Sew Together Your Favorite Memories

Have a bunch of old t-shirts you no longer wear, but don’t want to part with? T-shirt quilts are a fun and unique way to display your old shirts. Whether using shirts from your favorite family vacations, high school sport teams or college activities, this quilting project will be filled with great memories. Very few […]

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What is Longarm Quilting?

One of the most difficult parts of making a quilt is creating the final product. After sewing your quilt pattern together, you must sew the quilt top, batting and quilt backing together which can be tricky and time consuming, especially for beginning quilters. A great solution to this was developed in the late 1800s: Longarm […]

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Introducing Kids to Quilting

Lots of kids like to follow in the footsteps of their parents, grandparents and other role models. If your child has expressed an interest in learning how to quilt, now is a great time to teach them! Summer break is here, leaving them with some extra time to learn this fulfilling new hobby! Here are […]

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Basic Quilt Making Supplies

Quilting is an enjoyable and relaxing hobby that yields a beautiful result. Make a new blanket for your bed, or make gifts for friends and family. Regardless of the reason behind your quilting project, here are some basic supplies you will need during your quilting experience: For Cutting Purchasing a rotary cutter and rotary mat […]

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Free Quilting Patterns for Beginners

So you want to learn how to quilt? Even if you have a bit of sewing experience, or if you’re just looking for a fast craft project, these quilting tutorials are easy, free, and fun! Happy quilting! Molly’s Lap Duvet The best kinds of sewing projects are beautiful and quick. I love the simplicity of […]

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How to Organize Leftover Fabric Pieces

  Using Leftover Fabric Pieces Don’t you hate having leftover oddly shaped pieces of fabric after every single project you make? Do you feel as if you will never use those leftover pieces ever again? Those beautiful (and costly) pieces always find a way to pile up with no job or project designated to them. […]

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National Quilting Day

            National Quilting Day, March 21st, 2015, is right around the corner. This favorite holiday of quilt lovers and quilt makers began 24 years ago, when the individuals in the National Quilting Association decided to dedicate a specific day to the rich tradition of quilting. Beginning as a utilitarian craft specifically designated for warmth in […]

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The Quilting of Kaffe Fassett

Kaffe Fassett is the culmination of talent in every aspect of hand crafting. Not only does he create outstanding and highly desired patchwork quilting, but he also makes amazing knitted pieces, fabrics, needlepoint, paintings, and ceramics. He’s easily mastered the intricacies of each of these art forms and continues to come up with amazing and […]

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