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

--lets you know when any new Web pages appear on Quilting Support giving you information and tips

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

Jan 21, 2022

How to Patch an Old Patchwork Quilt

I have a patchwork quilt made by my great-grandmother, probably in the late 1940s-early 50s. It has held up pretty well except for several patches of

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Jan 10, 2022

To Prewash Background Fabric or Not?

Hi & Happy New Year! I'm working on a toddler shirt project for my sister. I would not normally do this, as it's not my fav project. I've made 1 t-shirt

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Jan 09, 2022

Sue Teschner

I like to hand quilt. I also like applique work, which I have also done by hand. I want to try using fusible paper and want to know if it is difficult

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Dec 24, 2021

Quilt top and Backing Storage Racks

What works good for hanging finished quilt tops and backings to keep wrinkles out before I quilt them? Wishing I had a wall rack or something to use.

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Dec 07, 2021

Table topper

Making a table topper. How do I get the center to be flat?

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Dec 05, 2021

Random size blocks

I am making a Grinch Christmas quilt. The blocks are different sizes and want them to stay random. What is the best way to do the sashing?

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Nov 20, 2021

Straight or Cross the Grain?

Is it better to use straight grain for 2 1/2” sashing strips on long width pieces? I was wondering if cross-grained pieced strips would be best with

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Nov 13, 2021

Block size

Hello, Cleaning out my Mom's house I found enough Sunbonnet Sue pieces to make an entire quilt. The pattern completed will be 14 inches by 8 inches. What

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Oct 28, 2021


I am having trouble making the Starflake Lap Quilt from Kim Diehl's Simple Sample book of 2020. For the block I in the quilt, she refers you to the

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Oct 20, 2021

Lori Rykowski

I was looking through some beautiful quilts on Google search. I found a pattern I would love to make, but I can't find a name or pattern for this particular

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Color Block Quilts

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