Monthly Archives: February 2014

How to Make a Clamshell Quilt

Clamshell quilts are on the top of many of our “quilts we want to make” lists. Not only are they so modern and appealing but there are so many fun techniques for constructing them. Maybe this post will give you … Continue reading

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How to Organize Sewing Threads

Are you looking for creative ways to storage basic sewing and quilting supplies like threads, fabric tools and patterns. QuiltWoman.com surfed the web to find the most unique and creative storage solutions designed to get your sewing room in order. Here are our … Continue reading

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Great Quilting and Sewing Apps

If you are one of the 90% of people in the US who own a smartphone, you probably use apps to do anything from check in with social media platforms (i.e. Facebook, Pinterest) to playing popular games such as Candy … Continue reading

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An Interview with Designer Sue Beevers

Artist, author, designer, teacher, speaker, television personality Sue Beevers of Trillium Ridge Quilt Designs is in the Designer Spotlight this week. We recently had the pleasure to speak with Sue. Sue is a designer for QuiltWoman.com. Additionally, she designs fabric for Northcott and plays the cello! … Continue reading

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How to Quilt with Recycled Materials

Have you made a quilt with recycled materials such as old clothing, vintage linens, t-shirts, blue jeans and men’s ties? Whether you work from a pattern and incorporate found fabrics into the design or you design your own pattern, using recycled … Continue reading

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Rag Quilting Round Up

What a great day to round up some wonderful rag quilt tutorials for our readers. The snow is falling, the fire is roaring and I am under a warm quilt. Did you get a chance to read our tips for … Continue reading

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Tips for Making Rag Quilts

So what exactly is a rag quilt anyway? A rag quilt has exposed seam allowances on the front of the quilt and finished seams on the back. It is usually made up from several pieces sewn together like a patchwork quilt. The … Continue reading

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Bargello Quilting With Ease

So what exactly is a Bargello Quilt? By definition, a bargello quilt is one that is made of strips of fabric sewn together. Although beginning quilters find that it is very easy to create a bargello quilt, advanced quilters are also challenged since sewing the … Continue reading

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Creative Ways to Use Fat Quarters

  Who doesn’t love fat quarters? I go into a store and find that I cannot leave without buying a hand full. It’s so much fun to mix and match prints and colors together to create unique combinations. The bonus is … Continue reading

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Patchwork Quilt is 2014 Olympic Winter Games Official Look

How great is this? A stunning patchwork quilt is 2014 Olympic Winter Games Official look. This is Russia’s first Olympic Winter Games, which will be held in Sochi. According to the Sochi’s games press release, ”The Olympic patchwork quilt, developed … Continue reading

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