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Using dated Fabric
Is it possible to use a fabric that has been purchased years before? Is there a use by date with fabric?
Cotton VS Polycotton for Quilting
Which fabric is best to use - Cotton or polyester cotton? And how can you tell which is which?
City Blocks Quilt Book Review
City Blocks is a fabulous quilt book by Nancy Rink. It is all about modern metropolitan quilts that have a real wow factor.
Flying Geese - four at a time
Here's an easy tutorial on making flying geese units - the bonus being you make four units at a time!
Useful Quilting Formulas
Formulas for reducing and enlarging patterns, strips measurements for cutting geometric shapes, calculating binding length and converting yards to meters.
Asymmetrical Quilts Book Review
Asymmetrical Quilts by Phillips Dodds is a wonderful publication that whets the quilters appetite for original and unique quilt making.
What is Straight of Grain, Bias Grain etc?
In patchwork and quilting one often comes across terms such as Straight of Grain, Bias Grain, Warp, Weft, Straight edge, Bias edge. Misunderstanding the definition can lead to all manner of problems, least of all stretching of the quilt block. Here's a simple explanation on these terms.
Mothers Day Gift Ideas for Quilters
Gift ideas for Quilters are sometimes hard to come across. I've been surfing and have come up with these ideas.
Quilt Poem - Experience is a Great Teacher
Another very funny poem generously offered by Jenny Riley. If you are a quilt teacher you'll love this poem.
Formula for Setting and Corner Triangles
Calculating setting and corner triangles is easy using a simple formula. This is the first in the series How To. Have fun learning how to make the most of your quilting experience and add to your skills.
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