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Quilting Tools to Save Time and Increase Efficiency

Each year a number of useful new quilting tools come to market. Consider one of these tools to help save you time and increase your quilting efficiency....(more)

Understanding the Fiber Content of Battings

Understanding the fiber content in quilt batting will help you decide which batting is the correct choice for your project. This article describes the battings available and their fiber content....(more)

Purchasing or Fabricating a Design Wall

A design wall is a convenient way to audition color and fabric placement in a quilt before it is sewn together. Design walls can be purchased, or made at home with easy to find components....(more)

Machine Applique: Understanding the Difference Between Fusibles and Stabilizers

Confused about the difference between fusibles and stabilizers? Read this article to learn how to use them....(more)

Bees, Swaps and Sew-Alongs

Virtual Quilting Bees: Swaps, Samplers and Round-Robins

If you are interested in organizing or participating in a virtual quilting bee, read this to learn about swaps, samplers and round robins....(more)

Tips for Setting up an Online Quilting Bee

Are you thinking about organizing an online quilting bee? Read these suggestions for starting a virtual bee....(more)

Make a Quilted Greeting Card

A quilted greeting card is not only unique, it is an art gift that will be admired and appreciated by the recepient. Follow these steps to make one of these special cards....(more)

Blocks

Rail Fence Block

The Rail Fence block is a very simple block that is appropriate for novice quilters. It is possible to achieve a variety of designs using this block, by simply rotating the blocks in the final layout. Plan your layout by experimenting with designs on graph paper before you begin the project....(more)

Tutorial for Broken Dishes Block

The traditional Broken Dishes block combines quarter square triangles to create an easy block suitable for a novice quilter. When the block is sewn together in rows, a secondary pinwheel pattern will be created....(more)

Tutorial for the Broken Dishes Block

The traditional Broken Dishes block combines quarter square triangles to create an easy block suitable for a novice quilter. When the block is sewn together in rows, a secondary pinwheel pattern will be created....(more)

Quilting Expert

Joan Lucchese

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Joan Lucchese is an award-winning quilter who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the owner and designer of CaliQuilter, a quilt and embroidery pattern design business. Joan's love of textiles started in high school when she began designing and making her own clothing. Her mother and grandmother... Read More

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