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Happy Block Swap Quilt Block Challenge: Week 2

It’s the second week of the National Quilters Circle Happy Block Swap Quilt Block Challenge! How did your first blocks turn out? We love seeing them in the Quilt Block Challenge Facebook Group! Now it’s time to get started on the blocks for week two! Looking for the fabric requirements? Find them here! Over the…

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Block 5

article:first-of-type header.article-header { display: none; }@media only screen and (min-width: 768px) { .single .sidebar img {float:right;} } How has the National Quilters Circle Quilt Block Challenge been going for you so far? We love seeing all the beautiful blocks you’ve created – what talented quilters! We’re already up to week 5: The Electra Star! For…

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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…

Quilting for a Cause Week 5

We’re almost there! We are ready to make our another beautiful block of the National Quilters Circle Quilting for a Cause Quilt Block Challenge! How are your blocks going? We still have a couple of weeks of framing and finishing, so don’t lose steam quite yet! For this challenge we are working on a unique…

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How and When to Use Quilting Templates

Quilting templates can make cutting easier when working with complicated shapes or designs that aren’t a traditional rotary cutting measurement. ZJ Humbach shows you several different types of templates, how to use them and how to make your own. Size, Shape and Color There are many different quilting templates available on the market today. Some…

Quilt Backing Tips for Reversible Quilts

A quilt backing is usually one of the last things quilters think about when planning out a project. Rather the fabric, pattern and quilting motif or design comes first. ZJ Humbach explains why it is important to think about a quilt backing from the very beginning. Planning Whether you plan to quilt a quilt yourself…

Mystery Paper Piecing Quilt Block Challenge: Week 2

Week 1 of the National Quilters Circle Mystery Paper Piecing Quilt Block Challenge was a great success – we loved seeing the beautiful color combinations you all have chosen! It’s now time for our second week reveal! This week we will be making blocks two and three. Over the course of six weeks, we will…

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Creating Miniature Mosaics with Fabric Class DVD

DVD: Creating Miniature Mosaics with Fabric Welcome to the wonderful world of mosaics, where you can piece together your left-over fabric pieces to create something beautiful. In this video class, you will learn all about making quilts that look like stone or tile mosaics, including step-by-step instructions for several easy, eye catching designs for you…

Dresden Plate

A dresden plate is a fun, circular unit that can be added to a quilt block or top as an applique, or easily turned into another fun project. Ashley Hough shows you step-by-step how to make a dresden plate and gives tips on how to ensure that your unit lays flat once constructed. Dresden Plate…

How to Make a Square Quilt by Marking ¼” on the Machine

Learn how to make a square quilt every time by ensuring you have an accurate quarter inch seam allowance. Kelly Hanson shares a great way to test your seam allowance as well as a way to fix your seam allowance if necessary. Piecing Even if you are new to quilting you’ve probably found that most…