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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 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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Oct 18, 2021


I want to make the Road to Oklahoma quilt. The directions I find are only up to queen size. I need king size. Can anyone tell me the yardage I need

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Oct 18, 2021

How to Handle Puckers in Quilt

I am making a quilt with rather large odd shaped pieces. Most are triangles, some are quadrilaterals. I’m getting a lot of puckers. How do I minimize

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Oct 09, 2021


Ive been quilting for a number of years. Need help occasionally, especially with buggy barn or paper piecing designs. I sewed the borders on project

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Oct 07, 2021

Cutting fabric

I am going to buy fabric for a new quilt. The strips that are sewn together are 2 1/2 inches by 42 inches. I need to get 4 yards total assorted prints

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