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Quilting and Home Decor Archives


  • drapery problem

    May 18, 2015

    I have drapes are a loose weave 100% cotton fabric. They have tab heading (photo attached). I've been trying to line them with little success -- every solution creates creates…

  • Threads Magazine 159

    January 1, 2012

    The CLOUSERS section features (in a round about way) a Fibonacci sequence quilt.   I would love to find author Janet Gilmore's  tutorial for making a replica of the quilt featured in the article. 

  • fasteners for a layered quilt (blanket)

    December 5, 2011

    Hi everybody, I need some advice.  It's difficult to explain what I want but here goes...

  • hi

    October 3, 2011

    Hi everyone.....I just wanted to tell everyone hello and enjoy this new forum I found   Karen

  • Finish work

    August 24, 2011

    Does anyone have a neat way of joining or splicing 1/2 inch cording onto a pillow.  I end up wip stitching and glueing the butted ends.  With wrapped cording, I…

  • Free motion quilting on Viking Designer SE

    March 1, 2011

    I have a Viking Designer SE and have been having lots of trouble doing free motion quilting.  The upper thread keeps breaking and shredding.  Could anybody give me some suggestions…

  • The best way to clean an 1860’s quilt.

    December 15, 2010

    I have a quilt from a great, great aunt that was made around 1865 that has been hanging on first my mother's wall and now mine for several years.  I…

  • quilting and camping

    June 11, 2010

    hello everyone, i am fairly a new begginer at quilting and going to be doing some camping , i am wanting to take some quilting projects that ii want to…

  • mega quilter and frame

    May 23, 2010

    I recently purchased a mega quilter and next generation frame. I need instructions on how the machine goes on carriage and tension settings, I bought this from a friend. can…

  • Tips for Outdoor Fabric

    March 31, 2010

    I am going to make cushions for my outdoor furniture this weekend.  I chose some Sunbrella (tm) outdoor fabric for them.  I'd like the finished product to be luxurious and…