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As gift giving season approaches, here’s a way to finish your beautiful pieced projects. Join Leila Gardunia as she shares her tip for taking a canvas frame and a few staples and turns that top into art you can hang on the wall! Start with a pre-made blank canvas and frame the size you need....
When asked, ‘If you could have only one ruler, which would it be?’ time and again, quilters would say that one of five rulers were their favorite. It was interesting that nearly all of the responses to this question fell into one of these five ruler categories.   The big long rectangle ruler. I think we...
Make your own reusable plastic templates with iquilt online instructor Joanne Sharpe. She walks you through the process from beginning to end. Keep all your favorite shapes handy! Additional Tip: Put a sticky velcro dot on the center of the front of your plastic template. Not only will this help you hold the template steady...
Watch as Cindy Seitz-Krug shows you a unique binding technique for curved edges on a quilt. The easy process creates a beautiful finish!
About ten years ago, I bought a little set of papers from Paper Pieces at the AQS “Quilt Show” in Paducah, before we called it QuiltWeek, and long before I started working here. It included hexies (before the hexie craze), squares, and tiny triangles. I found a little stack of charm squares, cotton prints in...
Last week on her blog, The Inbox Jaunt, Lori Kennedy introduced the concept of using a quilt notebook as a central location for planning, documenting, and evaluating each quilt and project. In the short run, a Quilt Notebook will become your catch-all for all projects, from ideas to completion, and a handy reference source. In...
Rami Kim shows you how to weave in three directions, a technique from her book Elegant Cotton, Wool, Silk Quilts. She also shows many of the beautiful projects from the book.
Jan Magee shares a little quilting design inspiration.
Group projects sound like fun? Here are a few tips for you and your quilting buddies!
Use a blind hem stitch to join leftover batting pieces.
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