15 Gorgeous Lap Quilt Patterns You’ll Want To Start ASAP

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Lap quilts are probably the most underappreciated quilts in the quilt sizing chart.

They aren’t quite as small as a baby quilt but also aren’t quite as large as a throw.

So what exactly is a “lap quilt”?

That is precisely what we are going to discuss today.

I’ll go over the different uses of the lap quilt and then show you some gorgeous patterns to inspire you to create your own. 

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Wondering How To Price Your Handmade Quilts? Here’s Your Complete Guide

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As a quilter, one of the most challenging things to figure out at the beginning is how to price a quilt that you want to sell.

Trying to compete with store-bought quilts may tempt you to sell your quilts as cheap as the big box stores, but the value of handmade quilts is far above those found in stores. 

This post will explain my simple quilt pricing formula and why handmade items are more expensive than something you may find in a store. 

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11 Charming English Paper Piecing Patterns You’ll Adore

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Have you ever seen a quilt with beautifully intricate pieces and wondered, “how in the world did this designer create these perfect tiny pieces?” Well, chances are they used English paper piecing.

English paper piecing projects come in a wide variety of complexities, shapes, and sizes.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced quilter, English paper piecing is sure to be a fun and exciting skill to learn.

This post will review what English paper piecing is and look over several examples of patterns that use this specific technique

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19 Quilters Bag Pattern Ideas That Are Easy And Fun To Make

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Once you have figured out the basics of quilt making, you can start dabbling in different types of projects that will use those skills in different ways.

One of the projects you can check out is quilted bag patterns

Bag patterns come in all shapes and sizes, from small clutch bags to large oversized duffle bags and everything in between.

In this post, we’ve curated19 patterns to give you an excellent representation of what can be possible with some quilting skills and imagination.

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11 Fun And Practical Thread Storage Ideas

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As a quilter, you’ll find that one of the fun things you get to collect and accumulate over the years is thread and lots of it!

But how do you store it properly? 

Thread storage not only can be functional but beautiful as well.

All those gorgeous colors of thread can create a unique decoration for your sewing space.

In this post, we’ll review several DIY thread storage options along with some store-bought storage ideas. 

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15 Easy-To-Tackle Machine Quilting Designs For Beginners

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When you are a beginner quilter, the actual quilting process can be quite an overwhelming step.

Hunting around online, you find so many gorgeous, complex machine quilting patterns, but where are the simple quilting designs?

I’m here to tell you, “don’t stress it!” Yes, quilting is a critical step, but it shouldn’t be scary or overwhelming.

This post shows you 11 machine quilting designs that are perfect for beginners and will make your next quilt come together beautifully and become a project you can truly be proud of.

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