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  • Learn how to make quilt binding for all of your projects. This tutorial covers cross-grain, bias tape, and continuous quilt binding as well as instructions for attaching the binding to your quilt.

    How to Bind a Quilt

    How to Bind a Quilt

    by QuiltFinger4

  • If you're a new quilter, start with the basics. Master this technique and use to create all kinds of quilts. Start with a simplified Irish chain or craft a delightful disappearing nine patch.

    Quilting 101: How to Sew a Nine-Patch Block

    Quilting 101: How to Sew a Nine-Patch Block

    by QuiltFinger0

  • Of all the different patchwork techniques out there, this must surely rank as one of the fastest and easiest, yet the results can be stunning and the possible permutations are endless.

    Dresden Plate Patchwork Block: Five Easy Steps

    Dresden Plate Patchwork Block: Five Easy Steps

    by Annabelle Johnson0

  • An interview with my grandmother about her passion for quilting. Includes how she began quilting during the Great Depression, her favorite patterns, and how she managed to quilt while raising 9 children through some of the country's leanest times.

    Grandmother's Quilts

    Grandmother's Quilts

    by Jayme Kinsey19

  • To hand quilt or machine quilt...that is the question. This article provides advice on which quilting method to use and points out some of the pros and cons of hand quilting versus machine quilting.

    Hand Quilting vs. Machine Quilting

    Hand Quilting vs. Machine Quilting

    by Glimmer Twin Fan24

  • Hexagon patchwork is a traditional form of making quilts. Let's investigate the many ways you can design both traditional and modern quilts from hexagon shapes.

    Patchwork Quilt Designs: Hexagons

    Patchwork Quilt Designs: Hexagons

    by Jan T Urquhart Baillie3

  • Craft a one-of-a-kind quilt from T-shirts. Make a memory quilt, a graduation present or a going away to college gift. This tutorial includes everything you need to know to create your own Tshirt quilt

    Learn How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt

    Learn How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt

    by QuiltFinger73

  • A simple pieced block using three templates. One-fourth of the block is constructed and rotated. Great for samplers, as a fill-in block, or by itself. Covers pattern, color, and grain of fabric.

    How to Make a Patience Corner Quilt Block

    How to Make a Patience Corner Quilt Block

    by Marie Flint14

  • A lot of history can be found in the art of the time. That includes quilts which was a form of utilitarian art. Changes in technology, fashion, and culture can be found in them.

    Finding History in Quilts

    Finding History in Quilts

    by Rebecca Graf1

  • If you are thinking about taking up quilting as a new hobby, here are 10 tips that will help you avoid some common mistakes that beginners, and some experts, often make.

    10 Quilting Tips for Beginners

    10 Quilting Tips for Beginners

    by Glimmer Twin Fan3

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