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The Quilting Support Blog is my little journal about quilting and tips. It...

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--keeps you up-to-date with other postings and news about quilting (such as new batting on the market!)

Dec 02, 2018

Horizontal quilting skips a lot and drags along fabric

I'm using a Viking Mega Quilter 18/8 and can't seem to be able to quilt along the horizontal axis without getting lots of skipping and drag. Help!

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Dec 02, 2018

Machine quilting parallel lines

Would you alternate the direction of parallel lines (like north to south then south to north?)or always go in the same direction? (North south north south

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Dec 02, 2018


I am making quilt with a flannel quilt top with a flannel back and I am not sure what to use for a thin batting. I am getting mixed messages with a light

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Dec 02, 2018

Batting for Rag Quilt

I am making a cozy rag quilt for my granddaughter. The cotton blocks for the top and the flannel blocks for the back are each 6.5 inch squares. What size

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Dec 02, 2018

Skipping stitches

I’m quilting a large baby quilt and every once in a while the bobbin stitch doesn’t catch for a few stitches. Half are where it has a couple more layers

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Nov 30, 2018

Block layout for different size quilts

I would like to know how many blocks and the layout for different size quilts. Thank you, Colleen

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Nov 30, 2018

Quilt layout

I bought a raggy quilt kit using 5 colors. There were no directions for layout My problem is I can’t figure out how to place the squares to form a specific

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Nov 30, 2018

When quilting do you have to embroider it or can you just leave it with stiched ditches?

Hi everyone, So, I am currently making a memory blanket. I’ve finished stitching in all the ditches of it, but now I'm wondering do I need to do some

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Nov 26, 2018

What I should charge for hand quilting

I am just starting to do hand quilting for people and I don't know how to do my pricing can someone please help me ? Thank you so much!

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Oct 21, 2018

Hi from Webster NY

Hi New to this forum. I'm a retired Special Ed teacher (11 yrs retired) and started quilting a little before I retired. My adult daughter taught herself

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