Category Archives: Helpful Tips

The Easy Binding Winder

It’s binding time! You’re in the home stretch…your quilt is almost finished…if only the binding would behave itself! How many times has your binding become twisted as you roll it around your hand or a cardboard tube for easy handling? … Continue reading

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Washable Lady Products

And Now for Something A Bit Different – Washable Lady Products Available at Quiltwoman.com Femininewear is probably not what you normally think about when looking for wearable patterns. BUT sanitary pads are essentially teeny tiny quilts, right?! And, making them … Continue reading

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The Quilter’s Toolbox: Thread

There is nothing a quilter likes more than a new gadget! We love our tools and care for them with a reverence akin to a good friend. I broke my favorite acrylic ruler a few years ago and mourned its … Continue reading

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What I learned at Quilt Market

What I Learned at Quilt Market So….this spring I decided NOT to have a booth at Quilt Market, and kismet – an opportunity to work in QuiltWoman.com’s booth at market sprang up!  It was meant to be, right?  Of course! … Continue reading

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Featured Designer: Elaine Kosnac of Quilter’s Nook Studio

Elaine Kosnac has been sewing since the 1950’s. She formed her quilt pattern company, Quilter’s Nook Studio, after her quilting co-workers encouraged her to try quilting. We took some time to chat with Elaine about her patterns and best tips. … Continue reading

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Featured Designer: Jude Spero of Little Louise Designs

Jude Spero, of Little Louise Designs has been quilting in some form or fashion since the 1970’s. Influenced by her Grandmother who worked in the textile industry, Jude designs original patterns for several companies including Timeless Treasures, Island Batik and … Continue reading

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Featured Designer: Sandi Colwell of Quilt Cabana Patterns

Sandi Colwell is a talented quilt designer who also enjoys working with polymer clay, crocheting and scrapbooking. Read on to discover how Sandi’s love of paper piecing led her to try her techniques with fabrics and ultimately resulted in the … Continue reading

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More of Our Favorite Quilting Workshops and Lectures

Are you a guild member or a quilt shop owner in search of quality quilting workshops and lectures? Maybe you are an avid quilter or an eager beginner? Read our latest post on quilting workshops and lectures you should not … Continue reading

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How to Sew Quarter Square Triangles

Quarter-square triangle quilt blocks are blocks that consist of four equal triangles. You can use any mix of patterns and colors for the triangles. Use two different fabrics and vary the placement of them when sewing them together or use … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons to Join a Quilting Guild

Have you been on the fence about joining a guild? You searched for reasons to join a guild and cannot decide? Here, we give you our top ten reasons to join a quilting guild. Ten Reasons to Join a Quilting Guild … Continue reading

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