NQC LIVE! January 2018

Join us for the next NQC LIVE with the very talented Gina Perkes, on Wednesday January 10th at 7:00 p.m. CST. Gina will be answering your quilting question live in this fun, interactive, and informative Q&A. Gina is the host of the upcoming Quilt Block Challenge! Be sure to sign up to receive each of

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NQC’S Top 10 of 2017

With 2018 just around the corner, we’ve taken a look back our top tips, selected by YOU, from 2017. Read below to see the most popular articles and videos this year at National Quilters Circle! 1.How to Use Quilting Rulers Properly Quilting rulers come in all different sizes and shapes. Heather Thomas will teach you

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5 Quick Quilted Tote Bag Patterns

Sometimes it’s nice to take a quick break from quilting and flex your creative muscles to sew a different project. Tote bags are a great project for using your quilting skills! You can make them many different ways, finish them quicker than a quilt, and give them as gifts. We’ve compiled five of our favorite

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Top 10 Game-Changing Quilting Tools

The pioneer women who quilted over a hundred years ago did amazing work with the simplest of tools: scissors, needles, and pins. Up until the middle of the 20th century quilters were making pattern templates using cardboard boxes, re-drawing the shapes as the old edges wore out. Today we have a huge array of quilting

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NQC LIVE! September 2017

In this month’s live event with Heather Thomas, learn about a fun way to color fabric by rusting it, get tips for sewing together hexagon quilt pieces and see alternative ways to hang art quilts.

What’s a New Quilting Trick You’ve Learned?

After years of doing something you’re passionate about, a person is bound to pick up handy tricks along the way. Some tricks may be obvious, while others may be more intricate. Everyone has their own technique when it comes to quilting, but it really comes down to what works best for you. We decided it

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Top 5 Quilting Tips from the Experts

We talked to our team of expert quilting instructors and asked them what special tip or technique they thought every quilter should know. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced quilter, these five essential quilting tips will ensure your time at the machine is pleasant and productive! Check out the chart below for the five

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Happily Engaged in the Creative Process of Quilting

When I decided to retire from teaching I was asked, “What will you do?” People wanted to know how I would fill my time when I opted out of teaching. I realized they also wanted to know how they would spend their time. After all teachers have a hurried, jam-packed schedule filled with children, bells,

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