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Quilting By Machine Compared to Traditional Hand Quilting

When it comes down to it, quilting by machine or by traditional hand methods is up to you. For some, it might be a lack of sewing machine knowledge and training so you start out by hand. For others, it might be the demand for size or speed that causes you to lean toward the machine. However you find yourself quilting, let us provide you with some working knowledge regarding traditional quilting compared to machine quilting. Size of Your Quilt What size of quilting are you aiming for? This will determine whether you’re up for hand quilting the traditional way or machine quilting. For many quilters, a 50” x 50” quilt is often the max size for quilting by hand....

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17 Easy Quilting Tips Every Beginner Needs to Know

You’ve decided to start quilting. You can’t wait to complete your majestic tapestry masterpiece. The only problem? Quilting is undeniably difficult, especially for newcomers. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, don’t worry. First time quilt projects are intimidating and you are not alone in your anxiety. Luckily for you, there are some simple methods you can use to overcome the quilting madness. Here are 17 easy quilting tips that are sure to maximize your quilting potential and minimize your mistakes. Quilting Tip 1: Choose an easy pattern This step might seem obvious, but it needs to be said. You’re an overachiever and that’s awesome. You want your first project to have that “wow!” factor and you don’t want to go easy on...

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