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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How To Make a Baby Clothes Quilt: A Step-By-Step Tutorial

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How many parents have a plastic bin or bag stuffed full of their little one’s baby clothes you just couldn’t seem to part with?

It’s safe to say, most, if not all, parents have a stash of tiny clothes, but what good are those clothes if they just sit in a closet for years without even being seen or worn?

We have an excellent idea for those sweet little treasures — make your very own custom baby clothes quilt!

I know, it’s painful to think of cutting them up, but trust me, the end result is SO worth the slight heart panic you feel when you first start cutting into them.

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9 Beautiful Types of Quilts Every Quilter Should Try

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Quilting is such a versatile hobby, and there are so many different quilt styles and quilt types to choose from.

When trying to figure out what type of quilt you would like to create, you should first have a good idea of the different types of quilts and what skills you will need for each one.

In this article, we’ve curated nine different types of quilting patterns to peruse and decide which would be the best for you to try.

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13 Gorgeous Summer In The Park Quilts

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Have you seen those cute little jellyroll bundles for sale at your local fabric store but resisted buying one because you wonder, “What would I do with a bunch of 2 ½” strips of fabric?” Well, a beautiful and simple solution is the Summer in the Park quilt pattern.

This pattern is so fun because the possibilities are endless with different color variations.

You can completely change the look and feel of your room with this beautiful quilt pattern. Plus, it is a very simple pattern. All you do is sew strips together, create squares, sew those squares together, and there you have it — a Summer in the Park quilt top!

Here are several of the best examples to inspire you to create your very own Summer in the Park quilt.

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11 Absolutely Stunning Trip Around The World Quilts

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If you are looking for an easy, yet gorgeous quilt pattern, the Trip Around the World quilt pattern might just be the perfect pattern for you!

It may look complicated at first, but if you take it one row at a time, it is quite simple to follow the pattern.

Fabric selection is critical as you are creating a layered look beginning in the center of the quilt and moving outward. All the squares are cut the same size, which makes this a great beginner quilt.

We’ve gathered some beautiful examples of this versatile quilt pattern to inspire you to create your very own Trip Around the World quilt.

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7 Of The Best Embroidery Machines For Quilters

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Embroidery machines used to cost thousands of dollars.

With the popularity of personalized items and handmade gifts, companies have begun creating home embroidery machines for home crafters and small business owners.

As a quilter, an embroidery machine would be an excellent investment.

It’s perfect for creating custom labels for your quilts.

It also works well for baby quilts to add the child’s name and birth date on the quilt top. 

You can even create beautifully intricate embroidered blocks to add extra texture and detail to your quilts.

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