Posts Tagged "Quilting for Beginners"

Fabric Options: The Best Fabric for Quilt Backing

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Quilting |

Soft minky, silky vintage sheets or extra-wide quilting cotton. What's the the best fabric for quilt backings? Here's a brief overview of some options when it comes to backing quilts. Read more

Learn the Lingo: Quilting Terminology Primer

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Quilting |

Do you know how to read a quilt patterns with abbreviations like WOFQ? This glossary of common and lesser-known terms will help explain how to properly read a quilt pattern. Read more

Perfect Package: How to Prepare a Quilt for Longarm Quilting

Posted by on Apr 5, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

Sending your quilt for finishing to a longarm quilter can help give your quilt a beautiful, polished look. However, there are a few special things to consider before sending in your quilt. Here are some quick, simple notes everyone should know when preparing a quilt for longarm quilting. Read more

How to Choose a Color Palette for Quilting Projects

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014 in Quilting |

Warm Cool Quilt

Did you know that the colors you choose for your quilt can make you feel either energetic or relaxed? Let color tone and value play a greater role in the fabric choices you make for your next quilt. Read more

Rotary Cutting 101: Tips for Novices and Experts Alike

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

Rotary Cutter

Have you spent time making quilt blocks only to find they literally don't measure up? Learning how to cut fabric for quilting is what I consider the first step for successful piecing.

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