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Try Leather Fingers with your Iron
Try Leather Fingers with your Iron It's easy to burn your fingers while ironing your quilt blocks. . . . keep reading
Tips for Hand Quilting
|image 1|Most quilters strive to make short and even hand quilting stitches. To do this, it helps to have the right tools to work with. . . . keep reading
Candy Corn - Adding a Pieced Border
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Candy Corn - Adding a Pieced Border Once the first border was on, I decided to add a second border that suggested pieces of candy corn that are so reminiscent of Halloween -- at least at my house. . . . keep reading
Tying a Knot in Thread for Hand Sewing
Tying a Knot in Thread for Hand Sewing Thread has direction, so it matters where the knot is for hand sewing. . . . keep reading
Clever Fabric Hideaways
Clever Fabric Hideaways There are creative storage spots designed to hide fabric from anyone who doesn't understand why you need it at all! . . . keep reading
Keep the Layers of your Quilt Secure
Keep the Layers of your Quilt Secure Before you begin to stitch the binding on your quilt, stitch 1/8 inch all the way around your quilt . . . keep reading
No Binding for These Quilts
No Binding for These Quilts Quilts with scalloped, curved or deep angles on the edges could be good candidates for a special no-binding treatment. . . . keep reading
Save time when you cut your fabric
Save time when you cut your fabric When you are cutting more than one layer of fabric at a time, one way to save time is to stack the fabric right sides together as you will sew the pieces together. . . . keep reading
Store your needles and keep them sharp
Store your needles and keep them sharp Looking for a safe place to park your needles while you take a break? . . . keep reading
Work on your quilt in small time slots
Work on your quilt in small time slots One of the great things about making a quilt is that you can work in small time slots.... . . . keep reading
Should I Press My Block as I Go or When It's Complete?
Should I Press My Block as I Go or When It's Complete? Some quilters press after every seam, I prefer to wait until all of the patches are sewn in my blocks. . . . keep reading
To Win a Marathon - Myth or Truth?
To Win a Marathon - Myth or Truth? Do you want to increase your chances of winning the marathon? . . . keep reading
Save your Finger Tips from Pins that Poke
Save your Finger Tips from Pins that Poke To save your finger tips from poking pins, use snap-shut hair clips to secure your binding in place for hand stitching. . . . keep reading
Cutting Fabric With Scissors
Cutting Fabric With Scissors Having three pairs of scissors (or more) will save your sanity. One pair for fabric, one for paper and templates, one for . . . keep reading
Quick Tips for Successful Machine Quilting
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Quick Tips for Successful Machine Quilting Machine quilting takes practice and good technique. Expert machine quilter, Pam Bauer, shares a few quick tips that will make your machine quilting easier and more successful. . . . keep reading
A Different Dritz Needle Threader
A Different Dritz Needle Threader Dritz makes an upscale version of a traditional wire needle threader. This one has a more substantial handle and a metal plate to protect the wire and to guide the thread through the wire . . . keep reading
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