31 Sewing Quotes That Will Have You In Stitches And Mend Your Soul

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Every quilter and sewer needs some inspiration from time to time and a reminder that her craft is something of value. 

It’s also affirming to connect with your fellow crafters and share how essential sewing and quilting are to your joy in life.

That’s where our list of sewing quotes comes in. 

You sew and quilt in isolation so often, so you forget that there’s a community of people who share the delights, frustrations, and hilarity of sewing.

We’ve curated a list of 31 sewing quotes and sayings that will resonate with you and remind you how valuable your creative gift is to you and the world.

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What Are Barn Quilts? Here’s Everything You Need To Know

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Have you ever been on a road trip in rural America and glance up at an old, dilapidated barn that has a brightly painted quilt block on the front of it?

Why would someone take the time to put something like that upon a barn that looks like it’s about to fall over, right?

This post will go over the significance of these beautiful art pieces hung up on unique canvas and why rural Americans love to display them on their barns.

What Are Barn Quilts?

Barn quilts are innovative messages that bring people together in the spirit of country pride.

A paintbrush and several colors of paint can make strangers, friends and once a barn quilt stands tall and bright, those friends become accomplices.

They rally around these impressive works of rural art and look for a paintbrush so they can experience the same down-home feeling of pride and accomplishment.

So What Gives Barn Quilts That Down-Home Feeling?

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What Is a Quilting Bee And How To Start One

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When you see or hear the words “quilting bee”, what comes to mind? 

I don’t know about you, but I always think of a bunch of women sitting on the front porch of a quaint little house, sipping sweet tea, gossiping about friends and family while quilting the same quilt they’ve been working on for the past ten years.

Well, what if I was to tell you that a quilting bee is SO much more? It’s more like a quilting party with an actual purpose.

Let’s dive in and explore some of your burning questions about the origins of this group sewing gathering and how to start one of your own.

I hope to answer all of your questions and teach you some fun facts along the way!

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47 Of The Best Quotes About Quilting

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Hey quilting friends! Need a little inspiration for your next project? Or maybe you'd like some ideas for words to embroider on a gift or put in a card to one of your quilting friends.

With 9 -11 million quilters in the country, there's plenty of wisdom out there in the form of quilting quotes and sayings.

We've curated some of the best quotes about quilting to give you just the right words to express your feelings about your craft.

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10 Of The Best Quilting Games for Your Next Quilt Guild or Retreat

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Have you ever been put in charge of finding games for your local quilting guild or a quilting retreat?

How do you help your members and guests break the ice and become a real community of quilt lovers?

We want some unique and fun games for quilters that are the perfect way to bring everyone together, share some laughs, and maybe even learn something new about the wonderful world of quilting.

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13 Free Scrap Quilt Patterns For Your Next Project

Every quilter knows that leftover pieces of fabric are inevitable.

While some people throw these scraps away, others are quite conscientious and look to make something from their scraps.

However, scrap quilting is not a new concept.

Looking back to the Victorian age, we find that the production of crazy quilts by upper-class women was a way for them to show off their wealth and knowledge of stitching.

The fabrics used were often brocades, silks, and chintz.

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