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NQC LIVE! March 2017

Join us for the latest installment of NQC Live with quilting expert Heather Thomas on Monday, March 6th at 7:00 p.m. CST. Heather will be answering your quilting questions live in this fun, interactive, and informative Q&A. Feel free to submit questions live during the broadcast by writing in the comment box below!

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Meet Andrea Smith of Happy Cloud Creations

We have a lot to be excited about over at National Quilters Circle. For one thing, we just started our first ever quilt block challenge! Over the course of nine weeks, we’ll be creating nine unique quilt blocks to create one beautiful quilt together. Another thing we’re excited about? Teaming up with the wonderful and… Read more »

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NQC LIVE! February 2017

During this month’s NQC LIVE, Heather Thomas discussed her favorite type of thread to use when piecing and quilting, how to organize and catalog your quilt projects, and tips to keep in mind if you are trying to make quilting your living.

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How to Repair Holes and Tears in Quilt Tops

Hi there, I’m hoping you can help me. I have a newly finished quilt that got a small hole in the top from my cat’s claws. What’s the best way to repair this so that my quilt still looks okay? Submitted via Facebook Not to worry, this should be a fairly easy fix. If the… Read more »

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Tips for Hanging and Displaying Wall Quilts

Quilters gotta quilt. And if that’s true for you, then there’s probably quite a nice backlog of these lovely fabric treasures taking up beds, cupboards, and chests all around your home. But what do you do when space runs low? If you’re like many enthusiastic fans of the textile arts, this is your cue to… Read more »

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Calling All Pattern Makers!

Do you love to quilt? Do you love to share your work with others? Do you create your own patterns? If so, we want to hear from you! We’re on the hunt for talented quilters like you who create patterns and are looking to share them with the world. We’re always trying to expand our… Read more »

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NQC LIVE! January 2017

In this month’s live event Heather Thomas discusses where to begin quilting you quilt, whether to pre-wash your fabric or not and when to use products like Retayne and Synthrapol. She also gives tips for how to tell if you are buying a high quality fabric or not.

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What to Include on Quilt Labels

When making a quilt label, is it appropriate to include the name of the person who designed the pattern? And is it necessary to contact the designer of a quilt pattern to receive permission to enter a quilt (made using that pattern) in a quilt show? Submitted via email When it comes to quilt labels,… Read more »

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Quick and Easy T-Shirt Quilt Tutorial

If you have a pile of clothing and T-shirts that have special meaning but don’t really know what to do with them, a T-shirt quilt may be the perfect solution. Not only will you get to revisit some old favorites as you work, but the finished quilt will have both sentimental and practical value. Tips… Read more »