5 Best Sewing Machines For Quilting In 2020

Best sewing machines

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

quilt patterns beginners

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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12 Of The Best Books On Quilting for Beginners

best quilting books

Looking for some useful resources to help you learn how to quilt?

We’ve put together a great list of instructional books that teach beginners all the basics of creating their first quilt.

Maybe you've been inspired to learn how to make a quilt but don’t know exactly how to begin.

It can be daunting to think about all of the steps involved in crafting a beautiful, finished product.

These quilting books offer a variety of techniques and ideas to help you master some new quilting skills.

There are a lot of books available that can get you started if you're a beginner or get you back into quilting if you haven't practiced in a while.

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Announcing Our New Quilting Blog

We are excited to announce the launch of our new blog, Quiltdom.com.

Our staff will publish regular posts on all things quilting, giving you access to hundreds of helpful ideas and techniques on a range of your favorite quilting topics. At Quiltdom.com, you'll enjoy quilting tutorials, quilting reviews, info on the best quilting supplies, and news from around the web on the latest quilting trends and information.

You can also shop for beautiful new quilting fabrics, block patterns, notions, and gifts for your favorite quilter.

Quiltdom.com is already getting attention and interest, with the number of followers on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram reaching over 5000 followers (as of 11/25/2017). We hope you will join us and share your questions and needs related to quilting so we can continue to provide exactly what you want.

We are headquartered in Asheville, NC,  and we have big plans for quiltdom.com to be one of the leading quilting blogs in U.S.

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