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Get inspired with these quilting projects from our experts! Our contributors walk you through these quilting projects that range from beginner to more advanced. Learn some basic quilting skills and get helpful hints with these quilting articles.



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What is Lutradur, and How Do I Use It?

I had never heard of Lutradur before today. True, I am more of a traditional quilter, but I would love to begin doing more art quilts. I saw something today that really got me excited. This video about Lutradur, presented by Heather Thomas of Wild Heather Designs, really got my mind racing and my psyche…

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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…

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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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Quilted Jewelry Part 2: Creating the Gem Stones

In Part 1 of this project, we talked about how quilted jewelry can be a great project for using up all those wonderful fabric scraps we tend to have lying around. We also talked about design ideas for your jewelry, as well as how to audition fabrics to select exactly the prints and patterns you…

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