Quilting Support Blog

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!)

Aug 03, 2018

Reading pattern intructions

The first instruction says this. Cut one strip 10 1/2 inches, sub-cut 4, 13 1/4 by 13 1/4 inch squares for corner appliqué blocks. That part I understand.

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Jul 20, 2018

Question about Basic New York Beauty

I've printed out the layout pages for Basic New York Beauty (paper piecing) but realize that I don't understand the pages. The usual paper piecing layout

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Jul 15, 2018

Sashing Size

I'm a quilting newbie and working on a block quilt with 8 finish size blocks. Is there a rule of thumb to determine the width of the sashing I should

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Jul 15, 2018

Adding a quilted edge to a quilt

I am going to add an edge to my already quilted edge. Do you think I should hand quilt first and then stitch it on or should I sew edge wadding and backing

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Jun 22, 2018

Has anyone made a major CHEATER QUILT?

I made a quilt that will fit the top of my king size bed perfectly. I bought a pretty quilted king size bedspread that drapes to the floor ending in a

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May 28, 2018


When preparing fabric before cutting quilt strips, I iron/press the fabric. If I use steam will it distort or shrink the fabric? My question also applies

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May 28, 2018

Best Quilting Moments Contest

Win the best quilting moments contest with your own story!

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May 28, 2018

Paper Foundation Patterns

Conquer beautiful perfect quilts with these 10 inch paper foundation patterns!

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May 14, 2018

Foundation Patterns

This is your gate way to the wonderful world of foundation patterns just for quilters.

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May 12, 2018

My First Quilt

I have been quilting for many years and still my best memories come from my very first quilt. A Sun Bonnet Sue pattern was an ambitious choice for a beginner,

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Color Block Quilts

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