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June 12, 2020
Finding the Fabulous in Finishing Your Quilts from Quilter Chic

Inside: How to finish your quilt top.

Do you have a quilt top in your house that needs finishing? Do you have more than one? Don’t feel badly. This is common! Maybe you’re waiting for the muses to inspire you, or hoping someone else will finish it, or it’s just plain procrastination!Whatever the reason, now’s the time to get those quilts finished!

 

Long-Arm Quilting and Batting

If you plan to take your quilt to a long-arm quilter, refer to my post, How to Get the Most from your Long-Arm Quilter. Most long-arm quilters will have ...

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January 31, 2020
Tutorial and Charts for Setting Quilts “on point” (Diagonally) from Quilter Chic

You’ve finished that wonderful block-of-the-month from last year, and now you have a lovely set of quilt blocks. Now what do you do with them?

One way to “set” your quilt is “on point”. This is when you set your blocks on the diagonal, as you can see with my quilt, September.

September quilt from Quilt Batik! ©2012 Cheryl Brown/That Patchwork Place

The confusing part of “on point” quilts is the setting triangles and and corner triangles. This post should help with that! When constructing an “on point” quilt, you lay your blocks out on the diagonal. Then ...

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September 24, 2019
Make a Breakthrough in your Quilting Accuracy: Back to School Blog Hop Day 24 from Quilter Chic

Inside: Improve your Accuracy with Borders!

Back to School Blog Hop

Welcome to day 24 of the Back to School Blog Hop! If you haven’t had a chance to check out all the fabulous tips and tutorials, check out Sam Hunter’s blog, Hunter’s Design Studio. It is 30 days of quilting and sewing back-to-school hints! Keep reading for a chance to win prizes!

I’ve used heavy rulers, I’ve used cans of soup, I’ve even used a person on the other side of the machine, hands keeping the area flat. What am I doing? Trying to long-arm quilt a border ...

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