Fat Quarter Quilt Pattern

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Quilters like fat quarters, but they love free patterns even more.

How do we know that fat quarters are still popular with quilters?

Quilt shops typically have a section just for fat quarters, and will often offer to cut fat quarters from their bolts of fabrics.

Although other precuts such as jelly rolls and charm packs have increased in popularity, the fat quarter remains the base for many quilts.

It is quite typical for a traveling quilter to buy fat quarters, instead of yardage, as a token of their visit to a new place.

Are they concerned about finding a pattern for their new fat quarters?

Of course not.

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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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13 Of The Best Gifts For Quilters In 2020

Sometimes it is tough to buy a gift for someone who has a particular hobby, especially if you don't know much about the craft that they are interested in.

You don't want to buy something that someone already has ten of, and you certainly don't want to buy something that they have no use for.

If you have a quilter in your life (or if you are a quilter yourself), you might need a little inspiration to find the perfect gift.

Let's go over some of the best gifts for quilters that are sure to please and help them with their hobby.

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Review Of 6 Of The Best Juki Sewing Machines For Quilting

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If you have ever tried to quilt on a sewing machine, you probably know how difficult and frustrating it can be.

The fabric doesn't stay flat, you quickly run out of room to work, and the thread tension is difficult to maintain.

However, quilting can be fun if you are working with the right equipment. Juki sewing machines can help in your creation of beautiful quilts using much less effort than other machines.

In this article, we will compare Juki sewing machines in detail. But first, let's look at what makes this brand of sewing machines unique.

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11 Free Jelly Roll Quilt Patterns

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We love jelly rolls !!

They make quilting fast, easy, and fun. The jelly roll has become the standard for pre-cut fabric. It has helped new quilters learn to quilt and challenged seasoned quilters to redesign their blocks.

Hundreds of jelly roll quilt patterns and books have been written since they came on the quilt scene in 2006.

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All You Need To Know About Fat Quarter Sizes

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It used to be that quilters bought multiple yards of fabric to make their quilts. They did not have what we commonly refer to today as pre-cuts.

However, the first pre-cut to change the world of quilting appeared in the mid-1980s.

The term fat quarter first appeared in the book Country Needlework by Margaret Boyle.

Quilters began asking for this smaller cut of fabric and overnight the quilting industry changed. Fabric companies started cutting their fabric collections into handy fat quarter bundles and quilters bought them. They could afford to buy an entire collection by their favorite designer.

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