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Machine Quilt a Supple and Stylish Garment

Machine Quilt a Supple and Stylish Garment

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Here’s a way to eliminate the bulk and accentuate the detail when you make a quilted jacket.

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A  Satin Stitch Adds Elegant Detail to Quilts and Garments

A Satin Stitch Adds Elegant Detail to Quilts and Garments

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When you want to add a little zing to the surface of your project, sometimes the simplest stitch gives the best results.

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SmartFlix--the NetFlix for All Crafters

SmartFlix--the NetFlix for All Crafters

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Perfect your sewing skills with the help of SmartFlix

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Get to know fabric designer Anna Maria Horner

Get to know fabric designer Anna Maria Horner

We just love the amazing fabric designs from author Anna Maria, and now she has her own pattern line and book available, too. From her very first fabric collection for Free Spirit in 2006, to her current quilting and décor lines for Westminster, Anna Maria always has an original style full of inspiration.

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Symmetry for Quilters

Symmetry for Quilters

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Use the simplest principles of symmetry to transform a single motif into endless quilting and appliqué designs.

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Crazy Patchwork by Machine

Crazy Patchwork by Machine

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Learn how to use your sewing machine's decorative stitches to mimic the random, embellished hand-piecing of Victorian crazy quilting.

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Lessons From Other Quilters

Lessons From Other Quilters

Close inspection of antique (and other) quilts reveals techniques and approaches you can use in your own work.

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Machine-Sewn Textures

Machine-Sewn Textures

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Learn how to create surface effects by stitching together shrinkable and nonshrinking fabrics, then washing them.

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Evening Purse

Evening Purse

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Hand quilting and embellishments of floss and ribbon, of my own design.

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Free Patterns: Mini-Quilt Templates in a Jiffy

Free Patterns: Mini-Quilt Templates in a Jiffy

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Give miniature foundation piecing a try using our four free patterns, and preview some quilt-block software that makes it a breeze to print templates.

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No-Mark Quilting

No-Mark Quilting

A quilting teacher explains how to create a stitching path without marking your fabric.

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Quilt it Freehand

Quilt it Freehand

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Enjoy the freedom and creativity of hand quilting without marking.

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Quilting Supplies by Mail

Quilting Supplies by Mail

Quilters in search of quilting thread, batting, quilting betweens, and open-ended thimbles will find what they're looking for at the companies listed here.

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Choosing the Right Batting

Choosing the Right Batting

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Will cotton, polyester, wool or silk batting work best for your project? Here's a handy chart that compares fiber content, prewash requirements, and more for 13 batting products.

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Perfect Your Hand-Quilting Stitch

Perfect Your Hand-Quilting Stitch

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Tiny, even stitches are your reward for practice and understanding all that influences a hand-quilting stitch.

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Video: Boutis Provençal

Video: Boutis Provençal

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Stitch first, stuff later—this sophisticated cousin to quilting makes a textured and completely reversible fabric.

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