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When + How to Wash Quilting Fabric

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

Some quilters like to wash all of their fabric before cutting it, other quilters prefer to use unwashed fabric. Regardless your preference, there are times when all quilters should wash their fabric. Read on to find when you really must wash your fabric and how to do it properly.

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Get Creative With Background Filler Designs

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Quilting |

Background filler quilting designs play the supporting actor role in making an awesome quilt. Learn how to mix and match filler designs to add texture in the background, so your main design really pops!

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How to Make a Patchwork Pillow: A Fun Tutorial for Using Your Scraps

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

A patchwork pillow is the perfect way to use up lots of scraps or leftover quilt blocks. And with this tutorial, you can learn to make your own creative, unique design using your favorite fabric and leftover blocks!

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Simple Swaps: The Ins & Outs of Quilt Block Exchanges

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

If you and your friends love to quilt, then you've likely heard of quilt block exchanges. These fun, swapping parties are a great way to come together and share beautiful quilts. From an overview of what a block exchange is to tips for hosting, I'm here to delve into the ins and outs of the quilt block exchange!

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Emma’s Picks: Merry Christmas in July!

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Quilting |

In celebration of Christmas in July, Craftsy fabric buyer Emma Harrington reveals her favorite Christmas quilt kits and fabrics for the 2014 season.

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Free Pattern Friday: Get Nerdy With 7 Geek-Loving Patterns!

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

Hey there all you free pattern lovers — it's hip to be square! From Star Wars to science, get geeky with these FREE nebulously nerdy patterns.

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