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Stories of how you started quilting

I thought some stories about how you started quilting might be interesting. I took a class in the mid eighties. It was back when the rulers…

Started by Carla

46 Feb 19, 2018
Reply by Sandy Larkey

Any recommendations for hand quilting techniques/methods for beginners?

Hi everyone!  I'm new to this group and new to quilting.  I took a class at Joann's when I lived in Atlanta and completed my first quilt -…

Started by Ann/FL

22 Jul 16, 2016
Reply by Sandy Larkey

Recommendations for sewing machine?

I'm looking for a new sewing machine (my 42 yr old machine cannot be repaired) and wondered if anyone has any recommendations?  I do machin…

Started by Ann/FL

5 Jun 25, 2016
Reply by Mary Britton

Does anyone else make quilts completely by hand?

Until a year ago last fall, I hadn't owned a sewing machine for years. I always made all of my quilts completely by hand - still do many of…

Started by Horsefeathers

29 Oct 13, 2014
Reply by Cat Lady--MO

SHARING QUILT TIPS & HINTS

I am going to jump on the wagon, and start this discussion, which someone suggested.  Let's share our tips and hints for CUTTING, SEWING &a…

Started by Lynne

17 Aug 23, 2014
Reply by Peggy Stuart

Long Boarder Seams

When you add a long border requiring more than one fabric length, what type of seam do you use...straight or diagonal and why? I am curious…

Started by Bonnie Blessing

9 Jan 21, 2013
Reply by AnnetteJ

Baptist Fan

How do you go about marking for a Baptist fan pattern? Do you mark the whole quilt and then quilt it? I would think you would have to, sinc…

Started by KnitMama

33 Sep 25, 2011
Reply by jbt

Quilting Magazines

I was just wondering what is your favorite quilting magazine?  What makes it better or your favorite?

Started by Carla

27 Jun 17, 2011
Reply by Road Home Quilting

Twilling

I just came across a embroidery technique that can be used on quilts called Twilling.  I am wonderine if any of you have tried it or seen i…

Started by Carla

6 Jun 5, 2011
Reply by Carla

Utility quilting

New term to me - "utility" quilting.  What is it exactly? 

Started by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE

10 May 31, 2011
Reply by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE

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