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Many of the projects in American Quilter call for invisible thread. So we asked Barbara Shapel for some tips. Barbara said that since invisible thread is sometimes temperamental, try these tips for problem-free use: • Don’t wind the bobbin more than half full. Wind bobbins slowly and with less tension than what is normal for...
Visit the Hopi Indians of Arizona and learn about their unique tradition of quilting. The Hopis are known for pottery, rugs and colorful Kochina dolls.  In the last century the Hopi have added quilting to their artistic traditions. See how their native patterns and motifs are integrated into their quilts and share a wonderful experience...
National Sewing Month was first celebrated in  1982 after President Ronald Reagan declared September as National Sewing Month “In recognition of the importance of home sewing to our Nation.” There are so many forms of  “home” sewing that I can’t even begin to list them all. There is embroidery, needlepoint, cross-stitch, garment sewing, home dec,...
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