Posts Tagged "Quilting for Beginners"
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
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.Read more
For quilts incorporating both light and dark fabrics, it can be difficult to choose a quilting thread that blends well. One solution is to work with an invisible monofilament thread. If you've never quilted with monofilament thread, there's no need to be afraid of it.Read more
Whether machine stitches or hand embroidery, find the inspiration you need to make a catalog of your stitches as the perfect resource for all of your future projects.Read more
Are you looking for a charming, cozy quilt this winter? You should make a rag quilt! No, they aren’t truly made of rags. This quilt earns its name because rather than sandwiching the seams inside the quilt like usual, they are sewn in a manner that exposes them on the outside of the quilt. The exposed fabric seam allowances are snipped to promote fraying, and the finished result is a soft quilt with raggedy edges!Read more