Posts Tagged "Quilting: Fundamentals"


Starting to Stitch: Hand Quilting Stitches for Beginners

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

Hand quilting is a relaxing hobby once you've learned how to maneuver a needle and thread through the layers of your quilt sandwich. Learn more about the basic hand quilting stitches you need to get started!

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How to Paper Piece: A Tutorial for Beginners

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

If you've never tried paper piecing, this step-by-step tutorial will help you master the basics. With a little practice, you'll be able to tackle any foundation paper-pieced pattern!

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Stitch in the Ditch: How to Properly Use a Quilting Presser Foot

Posted by on Sep 28, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

Looking to start quilting with a presser foot? This simple tutorial teaches you how to use a presser foot for stitch-in-the-ditch quilting. We take you from making a quilt sandwich to the completed product in just six steps!

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Oh, Baby! Make an Easy Appliquéd Name Quilt in 7 Steps

Posted by on Sep 25, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

Do you love making baby quilts? Add a handmade touch to a patchwork blanket or wholecloth quilt when you appliqué the baby's name. It's easy!

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Quilting Fundamentals: Quilt-As-You-Go Basics

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

The quilt-as-you-go method is a quilting technique that is exactly what it sounds like — you quilt as you go along. It is a great technique to use on table runners, pot holders and other small projects that you would like to make quickly. Read on to learn how to use the quilt-as-you-go method in your next project!

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