My batting is always slipping and stretching when I use my regular sewing machine. I’ve tried a walking foot and even lowered my dogs, and still the batting squishes out. I’m only using 2 – 3 layers of fabric. HELP PLEASE! What am I doing wrong?
As we near the end of 2019, National Quilters Circle is looking back at what videos and articles our community has found most useful. We’ve rounded up our top 5 most popular videos and articles, picked by YOU. Read below to see the best of 2019!
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Flowers are a fun way to add some 3-dimensional interest to any quilt. Whether you are looking for ideas for your next art quilt or you are looking for the finishing touch to make your quilt come together perfectly, this list of hand-selected tutorials highlights exciting ways to create a variety of fabric flowers. We hope these tutorials will inspire you to look for fun ways to incorporate different flowers or 3D embellishments onto your quilts.
We are so excited to introduce Chris Davidson, a National Quilters Circle Ambassador! Be sure to connect with Chris on her website Memories in Stitches, on her Facebook page, and Instagram. Think you have what it takes to be a National Quilters Circle Ambassador? Apply here! Check out our question and answer with Chris below!
We are so excited to introduce Toby Lischko, a National Quilters Circle contributor! Be sure to connect with Toby on her website, Facebook, and Instagram. Check out our question and answer with Toby below!
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 ProperlyQuilting rulers are
I am very interested in using Lutrador for printing photos on a quilt. Can the printed photos be stitched to the fabric and then quilted lightly? Will it last if stitched onto the quilt fabric or will it eventually deteriorate? Can it be washed? I can’t find this information. I Googled “Lutrador” and found various places to purchase it, but not explanation of details for its use.
I have figured out that quilters seem to have strong opinions about prewashing or not. It just made me wonder, if you always feel the need to prewash, does that mean you never use precuts? If you do use them without problems, then doesn’t that negate the reason for prewash. I don’t prewash, but have never used a dark color I thought might bleed. I’m just trying to figure out if I need to start prewashing.
Meet Susan Carlson, an amazing quilt artist, and author of the blog Susan Carlson Quilts. She was nominated as a top blogger in National Quilters Circle’s 2018 Blogger Awards competition, and won the category of Best Art Quilt Blog. We wanted to get to know Susan a bit more and learn what fuels her quilting