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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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Precision Quilt Piecing Part 1: Squares

After recently purchasing yet another ruler, I had to ask myself why? Couldn’t one of the over thirty rulers I already have do what this new ruler does? This question sent me on a mission to critique the various techniques for piecing and to determine which methods are the most accurate and efficient for creating…

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Quick and Easy Applique Tea Towels

If you’re anything like me, you’ve had your fair share of frantic, last-minute quilting and crafting around the holiday season. A gift that isn’t done in time, a forgotten someone on your list, or a last-minute party invite that requires a hostess gift. You can’t always plan ahead on these things! What I’ve been doing…

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Oh So Charming Quilted Mug Rugs

Every year I ponder what to get my neighbors, friends, and service providers for Christmas. Usually I will make an assortment of cookies and distribute them, but this year I am starting early and creating my gifts by hand in the hope of not having to lose those 15 pounds I gain every year test…

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Cathedral Window Patchwork Pillow

This article has been re-posted with permission from The Nifty Stitcher. Here is a great cathedral window pattern that will let you brush up on your hand sewing skills. Use these techniques to make a fabulous ruffled pillow with the colors and fabrics of your choice! This particular pillow finishes at 18” square. To make…

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Oh So Charming: Charm Square Quilted Tote Bags

There are so many new companies out there selling bags now-a-days. I think I am invited to at least one bag party a week. I count myself fortunate though, because if I see a bag I find interesting I can just make it myself! One of the great finds in the fabric industry is the…

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Creative Ideas for Quilt Strip Piecing

Yes, I can admit it… I am a fabric stripper. I spend hours at my machine. I call it my therapy – piecing fabrics to create an artistic element that will wow the eye. I have always enjoyed using up my scraps because they all go together so beautifully. This may seem surprising but in…

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