Posts Tagged "Quilting for Beginners"

From Novice to Expert: 6 Free-Motion Quilting Designs Any Quilter Can Do

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

Take a look at your next quilting project with new eyes. It's time to try some new free-motion quilting designs. These six go-to patterns are beautiful, yet so simple that even beginners will have no trouble implementing them into their quilts.

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How to Pick Quilt Color Combinations That Are Right for You

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Quilting |

Do you have a hard time picking out quilt color combinations? Try these four tried and true methods for putting together color selections, often called "color stories," to find the quilting color combo that works right for you!

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Quilt Fusing Tutorial: Basic Raw-Edge Appliqué

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

Learn how to sew raw-edge appliqué on your quilts with this beginner-friendly quilt fusing tutorial. We bet you can dream up hundreds of different project ideas using this simple technique!

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Make It Right: 8 Tips for Precision Piecing

Posted by on Jun 14, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

Precision piecing is an important part of your quilting projects. After all, since you are spending the time to prepare, cut, sew and quilt your fabrics, why not make sure everything goes together well. Precision piecing won't be difficult if you use these helpful hints. Check out these eight tips for precision piecing in all of your quilting projects!

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Making A Quilt Label That Lasts

Posted by on Jun 12, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

No quilt is complete until it has a label. A record of when the quilt was made and by whom is so very important. Making a quilt label might not be something new quilters give much thought to, but it should be. Doesn't an artist sign her work? Doesn't a writer sign his name? Why shouldn't your quilts be signed as well?

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