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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)

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A Quilter’s Alphabet: J and K as in Jelly Roll, and Knife Edge Finish

Hi Friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are up to the letters J and K! I will share about jelly rolls and the knife edge finish.   Jelly Roll The Jelly Roll; a favorite precut of many! What is it? It is a collection of fabric strips, 2 ½" x… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: J and K as in Jelly Roll, and Knife Edge Finish

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A Quilter’s Alphabet: I for Inset Seams, In the Ditch and Interfacing

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy are on the letter I. I will talk about inset seams, interfacing and in the ditch quilting! Let's get started! Inset Seams Inset seams, or set-in seams or Y seams, are a type of seam used when you can sew a continuous straight line. This… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: I for Inset Seams, In the Ditch and Interfacing

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A Quilter’s Alphabet: G for Grain

Hi friends! Today in the Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are exploring the letter G!  I will be talking about fabric grain! A Quilter's Alphabet: Grain When we talk about fabric grain we are referring to the threads in a fabric- fabric is made from crosswise threads and lengthwise threads. Whenever someone mentions straight… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: G for Grain

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A Quilter’s Alphabet: F for Fat Eights, Fat Quarters, Flying Geese… and More!

Hi friends! Today on the blog Tammy and I are moving along with our quilter's alphabet series- this has been a lot of fun for us! I hope you are enjoying the series as well. It is time for the Letter F- and I am going to go over fat quarters, fat eighths, finger pressing,… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: F for Fat Eights, Fat Quarters, Flying Geese… and More!

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A Quilter’s Alphabet- E is for English Paper Piecing, Equilateral Triangle and Estimated Fabric

Hi friends! Today in our A Quilter's alphabet series, Tammy and I are exploring the letter E. For me, E is for English Paper Piecing, Equilateral Triangle and Estimated Fabric. Let's get started! English Paper Piecing English Paper Piecing, or EPP, generally refers to a hand piecing method of stitching precut shapes together. The most… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet- E is for English Paper Piecing, Equilateral Triangle and Estimated Fabric