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Quilting for a Cause Week 4

How is it going? It’s week four and the vision of a beautiful quilt is coming together. Let’s keep your momentum going for our Quilting for a Cause Quilt Block Challenge! Looking for the fabric requirements? Find them here! For this challenge we are working on a unique pattern designed by our managing editor, Ashley…

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Block 8

We’re eight weeks in to the National Quilters Circle Quilt Block Challenge, and we’re getting excited to see everyone’s finished quilts soon! But before then, it’s time to work on our eighth block: The Alicyone Star! For this challenge, we are creating the beautiful Pleiades quilt pattern, designed by the talented Gina Perkes of The…

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Mystery Paper Piecing Quilt Block Challenge: Week 4

Moving right along in the National Quilters Circle Mystery Paper Piecing Quilt Block Challenge we are already on week four! It’s time for our next reveal. This week we will be making blocks six and seven. Over the course of six weeks, we will be creating the Mystery Ice Crystals quilt pattern, designed by the…

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Block 7

We may be nearing the end of the National Quilters Circle Quilt Block Challenge (can you believe it?), but we’re not slowing down! Let’s start working on our seventh block: The Taygeta Star! For this challenge, we are creating the beautiful Pleiades quilt pattern, designed by the talented Gina Perkes of The Copper Needle. Looking…

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What is Lutradur, and How Do I Use It?

What is Lutradur? Lutradur is a spun-bond polyester stabilizer and it comes in two weights, 70 grams, and 100 grams. The 70-gram Lutradur melts easier and at a lower heat, whereas the 100-gram Lutradur is more difficult to melt but better to print on. Painting Lutradur This medium is wonderful for added dimension in your…

Machine Quilting with Heather Thomas 4-Class Set with 2 Free Books (DVD + Streaming)

Bundle: Machine Quilting with Heather Thomas 4-Class Set (DVD + Streaming) No matter what your experience level is, or the quilting styles you’re most comfortable with, you can increase the diversity of your quilts and work more efficiently by learning a wide range of machine quilting techniques. In this selection of four classes, you’ll get…

Scrap Fabric Project: Notebook Cover

Scrap fabric projects are the perfect way to use up small pieces of leftover fabric, and with this project- no piece is too small. Heather Thomas shows you how to make a small notebook cover embellished with small pieces of fabric, sometimes called schnibbles. Notebook Cover For this scrap fabric project, Heather is making a…

Mystery Medallion Quilt Block Challenge: Week 2

Week 1 of the National Quilters Circle Mystery Quilt Block Challenge! was a great success – we loved seeing all the beautiful color combinations you all have chosen! It’s now time for our second week reveal! Now that we’ve finished the center medallion, we are starting on the main quilt blocks! We will be making…

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How to Design a Quilt: Tips and Techniques

Some people may find it intimidating to design a quilt rather than simply follow a pattern. Heather Thomas shows you how easy it can be to design a quilt using nothing but graph paper and a pencil- no real math required! Design Layout When learning how to design a quilt, one of the first things…

Choosing Quilt Colors: Tips and Techniques

Choosing quilt colors can be one of the most difficult and intimidating processes for quilters, especially if trying to choose colors other than what is shown on a pattern. ZJ Humbach shares several tips for choosing quilt colors and selecting fabrics that can help the whole process go smoother and be more enjoyable. Fabric Selection…