Quilting is like learning another language, isn’t it? Before you began quilting, you likely had no idea that a ‘Charm Square’ was a piece of fabric, or that a ‘Quilt Sandwich’ was not something you could order at a deli! Have you ever really taken notice how strange some of the words and phrases we […]
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If you’ve been following us for a while, you have likely seen an article about this wonderful organization in a past issue of Quilter’s Connection. If you are not familiar with the name, Quilts of Valour is a Canadian not-for-profit organization that is “dedicated to ensuring that injured Canadian Forces members are recognized for their […]
There are so many different pre-cut fabric bundles on the market today, I get confused trying to keep them straight, no to mention hungry! Here’s a quick refresher on the types of pre-cuts available in your local quilt shops today. Fat Quarter – most quilters know this term as you can find Fat Quarters in […]
Scraps. I’m not talking about food scraps. I’m taking about fabric scraps. Quilters usually have plenty of them. And it’s so easy (and super quick) to make a small project – like a placemat – with those scraps. A placemat is the perfect way to help ‘tame’ the overflowing scrap basket. That’s what many quilters […]
Have you ever noticed that a scrappy quilt can be absolutely stunning, or it can be a real bore? While most people think scrap quilts are a ‘no brainer’ – meaning you just sew a bunch of your old fabrics together and voila, you have a great scrap quilt, in reality there’s a little more […]