Tag Archives: Quilt

Learn How to Make a Quilt – Quilting Made Easy

Do you want to learn how to make a quilt? It is easier than you might think. If you can sew a straight seam on your sewing machine you can make one. It is so rewarding when you see your project coming together one block at a time. After sewing all the blocks together you have a quilt top that ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Caring for Your Amish Quilt

Amish Quilt Care Knowing how to properly care for your quilt will ensure its longevity. Amish quilts generally take approximately 400 hours for an Amish quilter to complete. Considering how much time it took to make your quilt, we know you will want to handle it with care. Here are some helpful hints that we received directly from Barbara, an ...

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T-Shirt Quilt and Directions

A t-shirt quilt story and directions for making your own quilt. You have a dresser drawer or closet full of old t-shirts. It is time to clean out and make room for going shopping for those after 4th of July sales. Maybe you just find it is just time to clean but you really do not want to part with ...

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What Can You Do With a Quilt Block?

Do you find yourself with a bunch of left over quilt blocks? Do not throw them away! There are so many things you can do with left over quilt blocks. Here are 10 ideas for projects using your extras: 1. Make small tote bags or purses. Add a pre-made wooden handle you can buy at your local craft store. 2. ...

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Beginners Quilting – 5 Steps To Make Your Own Quilt

When learning how to make a quilt, there are not really strict rules to follow. However, you do need a lot of patience and precision to create a good neat quilt. The work involves a good amount of straight even stitching. The material to be used also must be cut and measured properly. Use the following general instructions so you ...

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Quilt Cover Set – Advantages of Various Fabric

Chilly winter is about to come and you are thinking of buying quilt cover set for your bedding furnishings. You have collected so much information on various fabrics designs, sizes, patterns, online shopping centers and stores close to you. But still, there is one question in your mind. Which fabric should I select for the quilt cover set? Here we ...

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Quilt Making – A Hot New Pastime

A pastime revived in recent years is that of quilting, meaning making your own quilt. Who would have guessed that with all the ready-made quilts available today that people everywhere are gravitating to making their own? Here is an overview of what goes on in that process. If quilting is something you are interested in, the first thing to do ...

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How to Make a Rag Quilt – The Easy Way!

For someone who has never sewn before, the mere thought of making a quilt of any kind is intimidating. But if you have access to a sewing machine, and if you can sew a straight line, then making a rag quilt is EASY. Literally, sewing a straight line is the only talent you need. It’s not that making a rag ...

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How to Make a Bat Mitzvah Quilt

When my daughter was getting ready for her Bat Mitzvah she was very busy with the preparation of the Torah reading which took almost a year to learn. While she was proud of herself for learning how to read from the Torah, I sensed that she needed to express her artistic side as well as her spiritual side at her ...

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Cleaning an Antique Quilt

If you have just acquired an antique quilt, there are some things to watch for before you think about how to clean it. You need to look carefully at the quilt’s age and condition. You also need to think carefully about whether you should wash a quilt. It is a good idea to seek the advice of a professional textile ...

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