Category Archives: Quilting

Blogs about quilting. Articles on quilting for beginners and advanced quilters. Read all about quilting techniques, patterns and equipment.

Quilt Blocks For Beginners: What’s Worth Knowing

Tackling Quilting the Right Way: What’s Worth Knowing About Quilt Blocks for Beginners?  You won’t be surprised to hear that quilt blocks for beginners don’t have excessively complex and fancy shapes. In quilting, as in life, everything has its time!  Novices will benefit from creating simple shapes like squares and rectangles when making their first…

How To Quilt As You Go: Another Delightful Quilting Technique

Quilt As You Go sounds like an invitation on a trip, but let’s all calm down and get back to our sewing room chairs.  We’re not actually “going” anywhere!  Also, check out our sewing room ideas to ensure you sew and quilt all comfy and satisfied. The quilt-as-you-go-technique (QAYG) simplifies quilting for beginners—explains Seasoned HomeMaker—being…

Pre-Quilted Fabric: Themes and Designs to Choose From

One of the most prevalent trends in knitting is the pre-quilted fabric. Traditionally, simple quilt versions from the ’50s were mostly stamped using embroidery stencils. There are many different designs, themes, and colors to choose from when making and buying pre-quilted fabric. You can make a pre-quilt either by hand or machine. If you are…

Best Quilting Thread for Hand and Machine Quilting

Every quilter requires some strong quilting threads to hold the quilt sandwich layers together during a project. Quilting threads hold fabrics together, creating indents wherever stitches are sewn in the quilt. The thread and the indents created both results in a decorative pattern. With advancements in technology and innovations, everyone can imagine the large variety…

Quilt Backing Fabrics for Beginners: A Complete Guide

After perfecting your quilt top, it’s now time to baste your quilt. For basting to happen, you need a quilt backing. A quilt backing uses either one piece of fabric or several pieces of fabric.  Quilt backing fabrics are usually wider than regular fabrics and can accommodate queen and king beds. Consequently, fabrics are made…

Best Sewing Machines for Quilting

A perfect way to merge your love for sewing and extraordinary creativity without struggling is to find yourself a machine and learn to sew. Most sewing and quilting machines possess several innovative and refined features, making sewing and quilting very easy for any beginner and professional hobbyist. Here’s an up-to-date review of the best sewing…

How to Sew Quilting Fabric for Beginners: Tips and Instructions

Quilting is a skill passed down from generation to generation. With the prevalent surge in demand for knitted fashion and craft, there is no greater time to learn than now. What is Quilting? Quilting is the process of sewing together layers of fabric. Fiber artists or quilters use this skill to make appealing lap, mini,…