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Making Rag Quilts

If you are a beginner quilter looking for near-immediate gratification or an old pro who wants to create a different look, why not try making a rag quilt? Frayed seams are a characteristic of rag quilts. Fraying the edges give a rag quilt a soft, vintage look simply by clipping the seams and washing and […]

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What You Need to Start Quilting

What is Quilting? Quilting is done by hand, sewing machine, or Longarm quilting system, and refers to the process of attaching various fabric materials and layers to make a large flat quilt. Each technique makes use of a needle and thread to merge at least two layers of material to create the final product. The […]

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Patchwork Quilting – A History Summary

Patchwork Quilting goes back many years. Examples of quilting have been found in tombs of Pharohs dating back to 3400BC. Joseph’s coat of many colors was probably patchwork. Even armour was made by quilting heavy fabrics together. Quilted bed covers were recorded in household inventories from the 17th century. Patchwork quilting has even evolved into […]

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Use Your Embroidery Machine for Personalized, Perfect Quilting

  Quilting in the hoop Quilting in the embroidery hoop, a versatile technique with many applications, requires a few special considerations from design, thread, and stabilizer choices to deciding how to finish off the thread ends. A little extra effort and thought in these areas can increase the success and beauty of machine embroidered quilting. […]

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