National Quilters Circle Top 7 of 2018

As we near the end of 2018, National Quilters Circle is looking back at what videos and articles our community has found most useful. We’ve rounded up our top 7 most popular videos and articles, picked by YOU. Read below to see the best of 2018.

1. How to Use Quilting Rulers Properly

Quilting rulers are an extremely useful tool, but they come in all different shapes and sizes. Sometimes it can be difficult to decide what ruler is best for you. Learn about long rulers, square rulers, lengths of rulers, and lining up your rulers in this video!

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2. Clever Uses for Quilt Batting Scraps

Quilters come by scraps of all kind naturally and it’s always nice to find cool ways to upcycle them. It may seem like there’s not much to do with quilt batting scraps, but we’ve got some ideas for you to check out!

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3. How to Care for Cutting Mats

It’s important to care for your quilting tools properly. One of our tools that tends to take a lot of damage is the cutting mat. Watch quilter Kelly Hanson share tips on how to care for and clean your cutting mat to keep it in perfect condition.

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4. Quick and Easy T-Shirt Quilt Tutorial

One of the most popular quilting trends these last few years has been the t-Shirt quilt. They are a great gift to give, a great way to upcycle old t-shirts, and great for keeping memories alive. Check out our t-shirt quilt tutorial to learn how to make your own!

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5. Fold and Sew Quilts

Looking for a quick and easy quilting technique for your next project? Try fold and sew quilts! They can be a nice change of pace after a long and difficult quilt pattern. With this technique you can create a fun quilt in no time.

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6. Machine Quilting for Beginners

Want to start machine quilting but don’t know where to begin? Have no fear! Peg Spradlin gives her best tips for machine quilting for beginners in this helpful video. She’ll tell you what tools you’ll need, and what thread and needle work best for beginners.

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7. Quilt Backing Tips for Reversible Quilts

You may not always be thinking about quilt backing when you are finishing a project. However, it’s important to think about your quilt backing from the very beginning, because you have several options to choose from.

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What was your favorite NQC video or article from this year? Let us know in the comments below!

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6 Responses to “National Quilters Circle Top 7 of 2018”
  1. stanforth1

    Just started quilting and looking forward to these articles. Sound like just what I need!

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  2. Janine Scott

    I am looking for some quilt top made from panels posted by a member but not finding any posted quilts at all

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