Posts by Diane Knott

Diane Knott loves all aspects of quilting and sharing her love of quilting through teaching classes, workshops and her website. When not attempting to keep up with her three busy kids, she can be found stitching or designing. Her quilts have been featured in several national quilting magazines and books. To see what Diane in currently doing, visit her website.

A Quilter’s Challenge: What to Learn in the New Year

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Why not celebrate the beginning of a New Year with a personal challenge or two? These are not resolutions, these are opportunities. No guilt, no failure, no stress! A challenge is a choice to explore, discover or learn a new skill.

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Sew Very Vintage: Machine-Themed Quilt Patterns


Not only do many quilters own a vintage sewing machine, but they use them and incorporate them into their quilting and sewing patterns. Check out these oldies but goodies taking on a second life!

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To Border or Not to Border: Framing With Multiple Quilt Borders

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To add borders or not add borders, that is the question! So many times I've heard quilters express a desire to make their quilt larger and someone always suggests, ''Slap a border on that and call it done!'' We all know it's not that simple. Here are some ideas to consider next time you are making multiple border decisions while quilting.

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