Quilt Basting Basics

There are a number of ways to baste a quilt, and no one way is the right or wrong way. There’s just the way that works best for you. I’ve used three different ways to baste my quilts; here are …

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New Years Resolutions for Quilters

We all do it. We sit down on New Year’s Eve and resolve to lose weight, spend more time with friends, learn a new language, or some other pledge to make ourselves a better person.

Many quilters promise to finish …

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Paper Piecing

Paper Piecing, a quilting technique in which fabric is sewn onto a paper pattern, has been popular since the 18th century. However, it is possible that the Italians may have come up with the idea in the 15th century. Paper …

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Caring For Your Quilts – 10 Tips to make them last a lifetime

You have probably spent hundreds of dollars on fabric, quilting supplies, and even a class or two to make your latest quilt.  It is an heirloom, and should be treated that way.  But do you really want to put that …

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Hanging Your Wall Quilt

Quilts and quilted wall hangings are beautiful pieces of art, and should be displayed proudly. A colourful quilt on display as a prominent feature livens up empty walls and brightens up your home.

Some patterns for wall hangings include instructions …

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Challenge yourself – to a Quilt Challenge!

If you’ve never been a part of a quilt challenge, it’s time to give it a try. A quilt challenge allows you to grow as a quilter, step out of your comfort zone and try something new.

Many guilds offer …

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