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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!)

Feb 28, 2021

Using Bias Tape for Sashing?

I inherited a box of packaged bias tape. A lot of them! I'm old(er:,), but new to sewing. I'm wondering if I can use the bias tape for quilt as you

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Feb 27, 2021

When Backing Is Not Quite Wide Enough

I have just finished a baby quilt to that measures 50X50. The backing fabric is 2-3 inches short. What is the best way to compensate? Should I just

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Feb 22, 2021

Can't remember how I made this!!

A couple of years ago I made a really cool quilt square from a tutorial I found online. Now I'd like to make more, but I can't remember how I did it.

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Feb 18, 2021

Polka Dot Squares

Although I have sewn since I was young, I am new to quilting and am experimenting a bit with easy projects. One problem I am finding is that when using

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Feb 09, 2021

Quilting threads/seams are snapping

Hey ya'all, I am hoping you can help me! I am straight line quilting my first quilt (queen size utility) on a home machine and it's going pretty well,

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Jan 26, 2021

Quilt pattern

I found the attached quilt picture online and I would like to make it on a table runner. I don't have the pattern. I know only the basics of the quilt

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Jan 22, 2021

Hand Quilting Over a Quilt Sandwich that is Hand Basted

I have never sewn before. Due to retirement and quarantine, I started learning how to quilt. I love it. I want to quilt without a hoop or frame.

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Jan 16, 2021


I have made a few simple baby quilts over the years. My daughter is expecting her first baby (my second grandchild since August last year) and has picked

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Jan 05, 2021


Hi everyone! I am making my first log cabin quilt, and just realized that I didn't assemble my fist six blocks in color order (LIGHT TO DARK). Should

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Jan 05, 2021

Can I quilt?

I am Kathy Unbehagen from Houma, Louisiana. I am a Registered Nurse and retired. I am in the process of buying me another sewing machine. Any suggestions?

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