The 7 Best Quilting Irons For 2022 [Updated]

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Are you searching for the best iron for your quilting projects?

If you love quilting and want to ensure a quality product, you need to invest in quality tools.

You want to create a quilt that is not only beautiful but also practical and useful for generations.

A quilt can be an heirloom treasure that deserves ensuring you have the proper equipment in your quilting set-up.

You may not focus on quilting irons as much as you might your sewing machine, fabrics, or batting — but this important piece of hardware shouldn’t be overlooked or purchased without some consideration and research.

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11 Excellent Sewing Kits For Your Quilting And Sewing Needs

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Sewing is an exciting hobby/passion to learn, but how do you know which notions you need to start?

There are hundreds of different notions and tools available, and it can feel a bit overwhelming when you are just starting out. 

Luckily, many companies have excellent sewing kits for beginners to take the stress out of choosing the perfect items for beginner projects.

In this post, we’ll go over what to look for in a sewing starter kit, and then I will show several great options to get you started.

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11 Best Sewing Chair Choices For 2022

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Setting up a dedicated sewing station is a big step, and choosing all the furniture can be a bit intimidating.

One of the biggest challenges is choosing the right sewing chair. 

Think about it — you’ll be sitting in this chair for hours at a time, especially if you are a quilter.

You need a great chair to support your back, hips, and legs.

A chair can make all the difference in your comfort level when sewing.

This article is exclusively dedicated to helping you find the best chair for you and answering the question, “What is the best sewing chair?”

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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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Quilters’ Frame Plans: 2 Super Simple Ways To Make Your Own Quilt Frame

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A quilter’s frame may not be a necessary tool for every quilter, but if you plan to do a lot of hand quilting, it may be a good idea to invest in a quilt frame

Sure, you can find pre-made frames online, but let’s be honest, most of us quilters like to do as many DIY projects as possible.

Why not make your own quilting frame?

In this post, I give you simple instructions on how to make a quilt frame by using either wood or PVC — and the pros and cons of both types. 

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11 Basic Quilting Tools For Beginners

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As a beginner quilter, all the gizmos and gadgets can be overwhelming and, frankly, confusing. 

Do I need all these templates?

How many different kinds of pins could I possibly need?

Do I purchase a bunch of patterns, or do I make my own?

I remember asking myself these questions when I decided to attempt quilting for the first time. 

Luckily, you don’t have to purchase every single item in the quilting section of your local hobby store to create a gorgeous quilt.

We share the top 11 quilting supplies in this post to help you begin your quilting journey.

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