We had a question recently, from a reader who wanted to know how to cut 10" layer cake squares from meterage and not yardage. (If you want to cut from yardage, then click here for that tutorial.) As quilters, we tend to work with imperial measurements like inches and yards and this applies even for those of us in countries like Australia who use the metric … [Read more...] about How to Cut 10″ Layer Cake Squares from Meters Instead of Yards
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I’m a big fan of fat quarters. I find them pretty hard to pass up when I see them on sale and I love spending time trying to coordinate them in the store. Fat quarters make it easy to create small projects (like our fabric gift bag for example ) plus there are loads of patterns available all over the internet now that specifically use fat quarters. So how may fat … [Read more...] about How Many Fat Quarters are in a Yard?
Note From Alanda Craft: I think Rita has done a great job on her Gecko Art Quilt and I love the colors she has used. In our tutorial, we show you how to add corner pockets for hanging. But I do like the tabs that Rita has used. These allow for the addition of decorative buttons that help to make the project pop. Art quilts really allow you to express your creativity. … [Read more...] about Readers Project: Rita’s Gecko Art Quilt
If you are a quilter, then you’ve probably cut hundreds if not thousands of squares of fabric over time. It's just one of the joys of quilting....cutting, cutting, more cutting and cutting again. Still, we shouldn't complain since these days we have the privilege of rotary cutters, quilting rulers and cutting mats to make the whole process a lot easier. Even so, knowing how … [Read more...] about How Many Quilting Squares Can You Get from a Yard of Fabric
If you are getting serious about your quilting then you may be looking to get yourself a quilting machine. You are probably also starting to check out prices to see what you might be up for. Luckily for you, quilting machines come in a range of prices so almost anyone can get more serious about their hobby. How Much Are Quilting Machines? Quilting machines can vary in price … [Read more...] about How Much Are Quilting Machines?