18 Of The Best Online Fabric Stores For Quilters

Online Fabric Stores

The people who love to quilt are a rare breed.

Quilters embrace different types of fabrics like artists embrace brushes and a color wheel. Bold and bright as well as soft and comfortable fabrics are the body consciousness of a quilt.

Fabrics are part of the personal statement that a quilter wants to make, reflecting both the style of quilt and the personality of the artist.

Quilters love looking through various fabrics and brainstorming how they want their quilt to look. That’s why online fabric stores for quilters are so important.

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The 16 Best Quilting Blogs On The Web For 2021

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I don't know about you, but one of my favorite things about quilting is the community — the large, friendly community.

Many different types of people enjoy quilting, and quilting blogs make it possible for quilters to come together and talk about their experiences, as well as give each other useful tips.

Quilting bloggers often share pictures of their work, as they talk about the details of their process with other people who share their interest in quilting.

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5 Best Sewing Machines For Quilting In 2021

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When it comes to quilting sewing machines, you’ll find a different style for each sewing need.

From simple mending to making dresses, from embroidery to quilting – there’s a quilting machine for it!

When it comes to sewing machines for quilting, how do you decide which one is right for you?

First, decide what your quilting plans and projects will be. Are you only going to be piecing quilts, or do you want to do the top quilting as well?

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How To Wash A Handmade Quilt

How to Wash A Quilt

Are you looking for info on the best way to wash your handmade quilt? You’ve come to the right place!

You (or someone who loves you) spent many long hours creating a beautiful quilt as a keepsake or to keep you warm.

Because of this, you want to take good care of it so it won't get damaged or torn over the years.

There are definitely some things you want to avoid when washing your quilt and some specific care instructions you should follow for basic quilt care.

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8 Basic Quilting Tools For Beginners

No one knows when quilting became an art form.

Historians say the earliest quilted garment was part of a statue representing an Egyptian pharaoh who was doing what pharaoh’s do around 3400 B.C.

The Crusaders brought the quilting art form to Europe in the 11th century. The knights wore quilted garments the way folks wear Under Armour today.

The earliest known surviving quilt is Sicilian. That quilt is a 14th-century deteriorating masterpiece.

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14 Easy Quilt Patterns For Beginners

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In the days of the pioneers, the need for warm bedding made learning to quilt a necessity. Today, many people feel it’s easier to pick up a blanket at a local retail store.

Yet, learning to quilt is an art form which many women (and men) still learn and pass on to their daughters – and even their sons.

All that’s needed to make a quilt is a basic understanding of design and the ability to sew.

Using simple blocks made of up geometrical patterns, along with your imagination, you can create beautiful works of art that also function practically as warm blankets.

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