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  • Craft a one-of-a-kind quilt from t-shirts to preserve memories, celebrate a graduation, or send off a graduate to college.

    How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt

    How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt

    by QuiltFinger74

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • How Is Crazy Patchwork Made? Scraps are applied to a foundation. Seamstresses would completely cover some not-so-good-fabric with scraps of velvet, satin, all sorts of 'good stuff'.

    Beginner's Guide: Your First Crazy Patch Block

    Beginner's Guide: Your First Crazy Patch Block

    by Jan T Urquhart Baillie18

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Find out how to care for and store your prized quilts to ensure that they will last for generations to come.

    Quilt Care and Storage

    Quilt Care and Storage

    by Glimmer Twin Fan53

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