17 Stunning Quilted Wall Hanging Patterns You Must Try

quilted wall hanging patterns

If you asked people where they think a quilt should go, most would say, “On a bed,” or maybe, “In a grandma’s house.”

Most folks don’t think about quilts being anywhere except on a bed to keep you warm during those cold winter months.

But have you considered all the other places you can find quilts or quilted items?

Today, fellow quilters, I’m sharing another excellent way to show off your quilting creativity — without having to make a massive, king-sized quilt.

The perfect way to “show off” your craft is with a wall quilt!

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7 Excellent Fabric Glues For Quilters and Sewers

fabric glues for quilters

Fabric glue is specially formulated to make a strong bond while remaining flexible.

Flexibility is vital for fabric applications because fabrics can move, bend, and twist during use by their nature. 

Whether you want to repair torn blue jeans or glue baste seams on a quilt, fabric adhesive delivers excellent results. 

Once you stock your sewing kit with fabric glue, you'll find that it has many great uses while quilting or fixing your favorite things around the house.

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How To Choose Beautiful, Complementary Colors For Your Quilt Projects

choosing colors for quilt

One of my favorite parts of a quilt project is the selection of fabrics.

This process can be a bit tricky and overwhelming since there are thousands of options, either in-store or online, to choose from. 

I’d like to make choosing fabric for a quilt easier for you by sharing some of my tips and ideas on selecting fabric colors.

This decision should be a fun step in the quilt-making process, and I’m excited to show you how to make it just that — a lot of fun!

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9 Excellent Hand Quilting Frames To Consider

hand quilting frames

Hand quilting has been an art form for centuries, and the tools used to accomplish delicate quilting designs haven’t changed much.

These essential hand quilting tools are a needle, thread, thimble, and a quilt frame. 

In this article, we’re going to focus on the quilting frame, its benefits, and a list of nine excellent options for quilting frames for you to do your hand quilting at home. 

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Ready To Baste Your Quilt? Here’s Your Step-By-Step Guide

basting a quilt

You've finally finished piecing your quilt top together, so what's next? Before you can quilt your project, you need to baste your “quilt sandwich.” 

Basting is a crucial step in the quilt-making process, and you need to do it accurately and thoroughly to ensure you get the best result with your quilting. 

But don't worry! It's not difficult, and it shouldn't take too much time. I can usually baste a twin-sized quilt in less than two hours. 

In this tutorial, I will show you how to baste a quilt and give you some tips and tricks that I've learned over the years.

Frequently Ask Questions about Quilt Basting

Basting quilts can seem like a chore, but I hope you'll feel more comfortable tackling your next project after this tutorial.

Before we jump into the tutorial, I would like to answer some questions and facts about quilt basting.

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Nostalgic Vintage Quilt Patterns From The 1920s And 1930s

Vintage Quilt Patterns

It’s no secret that quilting has been around for generations, but have they always looked the same?

Sure, fabric styles have changed and almost every quilter now has a sewing machine of their own, but what did 1920s quilts and 1930s quilts actually look like?

I’m excited to share with you this post some gorgeous vintage quilts and even some depression-era quilt patterns.

I believe it’s extremely important to look back at some of these older quilt patterns to truly understand the craft of quilting and see the labor of love these quilters put into their craft.

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