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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.
Ballet Themed Patterns and Fabrics
Here's a selection of Ballet themed patterns and designs and fabrics that I've sourced from the web.
Quilt Backings - Fabric Calculation
Calculating how much fabric you will require for your quilt backing can be a bit tricky. Here's some simple instructions to help you get there.
Making a T.Shirt Quilt
T.Shirt Quilts are making a comeback and I've been able to source a number of very good tutorials to help you make a unique T.Shirt Quilt of your own, or for that someone special.
Split Complementary Color Schemes for Quilts
Here's a detailed explanation of Split Complementary colors found on the color wheel, and how to relate these to your quilt color schemes.
Stupendous Stitching Review
Stupendous Stitching - – How to make fun and fabulous fibre art by Carol Ann Waugh is a fantastic addition to the library of any needleworker.
Postcard Swap 2012
Here's a selection of postcards I've made for the postcard swap I belong to.
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