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Quilter’s Alphabet: T for Topstitching, Templates, Quilt Triangles, Tied Quilt

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet Series, Tammy and I are up to the letter T!  I am chatting about the quilting terms topstitch, templates, triangles and tied quilts. Let's start with topstitching! Topstitching This is actually more of a sewing term I guess rather than a quilting term. It refers to stitching… Continue reading Quilter’s Alphabet: T for Topstitching, Templates, Quilt Triangles, Tied Quilt

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A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter S (part 2) for Quilt Sashing, Quilt Setting Types, Setting Quilt Squares, Quilt Stash

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I doing our second letter S post! There are so many S terms in quilting, it took us 2 posts! Well, actually 4 posts- 2 from me and 2 from Tammy! Click here for my Letter S post #1 Today I am going to… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter S (part 2) for Quilt Sashing, Quilt Setting Types, Setting Quilt Squares, Quilt Stash

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A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter S – Stitch in the Ditch Quilting, seam allowance, sashiko, and the satin stitch.

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are up to the letter S! There are so many S terms in quilting it is going to take 2 posts! Well, actually 4 posts- 2 from me and 2 from Tammy! Today I am going to share about stitch in the ditch… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter S – Stitch in the Ditch Quilting, seam allowance, sashiko, and the satin stitch.

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A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter R for Running Stitch and Redwork Quilting

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are on the letter R! I will be chatting about redwork quilting and the running stitch! Redwork quilting Redwork is a type of stitching where pictures or images are embroidered in red embroidery floss often on a white or cream background fabric. The… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter R for Running Stitch and Redwork Quilting

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A Quilter’s Alphabet: Q for Quilt Sandwich, Quilt Sleeve and Quilting

Hi friends! This week in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and are up to the letter Q! For my post, I am chatting about a quilt sandwich, quilt sleeve and quilting! Quilt Sandwich A quilt is made up a 3 layers- the top, the inside or batting and the backing.  Put your 3 layers… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Q for Quilt Sandwich, Quilt Sleeve and Quilting

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A Quilter’s Alphabet: P for Partial Seams, Piecing and Precuts

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are up to the letter P! I will be explaining the terms partial seam, piecing and precuts. Partial Seam A partial seam is the process, when sewing 2 pieces of fabric together, that you stitch the seam in parts. This helps to avoid… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: P for Partial Seams, Piecing and Precuts

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A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter O for On Point Quilts and One Patch Quilts

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are up to the letter O! I will be explaining the terms On Point Quilts and One Patch Quilts. On Point Quilts On Point quilts refers to the type of setting for the blocks in a quilt. Some quilts are set in horizontal… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter O for On Point Quilts and One Patch Quilts

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A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter N – Nesting and Negative Space in Quilting

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and are chatting about the letter N! I am going to explore the quilt terms nesting and negative space in quilting. Nesting Nesting refers to the when 2 seams are pressed in opposing direction. Then, when the 2 seams are place right sides together, the… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter N – Nesting and Negative Space in Quilting

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A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter M for Measure and Meander

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and are chatting about the letter M! I am going to explore the quilt terms Measure and Meander. Measure When measuring fabric, the amount of fabric amount refers to the length of the cut- for example 2 yards of fabric is 72" of fabric. You measure… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter M for Measure and Meander

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A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter L for Layer Cake and Length of Fabric (LOF)

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are exploring terms that start with the letter L. I will discuss layer cake and length of fabric. Layer Cake A layer cake is a name for a stack a curated 10" squares. Just like the term "jelly roll" was coined by Moda,… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter L for Layer Cake and Length of Fabric (LOF)