How Many Stitches per Inch? - August 29, 2012
Hand quilters and machine quilters use different measuring gauges (figuratively speaking) to determine the right stitch length for a project.
What's the Difference Between Bobbins? - August 29, 2012
If you are a little bit of a sleuth, you can find several different bobbin types on the market today.
Up Close Quilting with Myrna Ficken - August 24, 2012
Myrna started longarm quilting in 1998 when she worked at a longarm dealership. Today, she owns her own business, A Quilter’s Choice, in Laurel, Maryland where she teaches numerous classes and has come out with a number of quilting DVDs.
Couching with Your Longarm - August 22, 2012
"Couching" secures fibers to the surface of the quilt that would not normally fit through the needle's eye.
Fusible Interfacing and Quilts - August 22, 2012
Fusible interfacing has transitioned from a staple in sewing rooms to a valuable tool for many quilters.
Back to School for Quilters - August 15, 2012
Quilt shops have been gearing up all summer for "the return of the quilters” - that special time when piecers and quilters start to think about what projects they can tackle in the long winter months ahead.
Did you know...Manual or stitch regulated? - August 15, 2012
The evolution of machine quilting has produced some wondrous features that early quilters could only dream about.
Did you know...Attending to Pressing Matters - August 7, 2012
The debate about "ironing" versus "pressing" has waned in recent years as quilters finally realize that piecing quilts requires a different skill set apart from the laundry room.
Did you know...What the judges are judging - August 7, 2012
Learn more about some of the "measurable" criteria judges use to evaluate quilts in competition:
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