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The Joys of Foundation Piecing

24th July 2012

Cut once and don’t bother measuring at all. 10 reasons that you should try foundation piecing next time you make a quilt.

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An Infographic about the Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles

10th July 2012

An infographic about the achievements of the Quilter’s Guild of the British Isles in 2011.

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Fabric Manufacturer Profile: Riley Blake Designs

7th July 2012

A little glimpse into Riley Blake Designs including a list of their designers.

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How to Make a Patchwork Quilt

23rd June 2012

A detailed explanation of how to sew a quilt top, complete with many illustrations to help you on your way. A great introduction so that you can start making hundreds of blocks.

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Patchwork and Quilting Glossary

18th June 2012

A little glossary of very useful patchwork and quilting terms to expand your knowledge.

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Understanding Quilt and Bed Sizes

16th June 2012

Have you ever wanted to make a quilt to put on a bed? Have you ever wondered what size a bed actually is? Well, this article guides you though the different bed sizes in the UK and US, and makes some suggestions about possible quilt sizes.

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Understanding Quilting Fabric Sizes

9th June 2012

From fat quarters to jelly rolls and “… but my local fabric shop sells by the metre!” How to understand the different fabric sizes used in patchwork and quilting. With a helpful guide as to what you can eat…

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