A Quilter's Alphabet

Quilter’s Alphabet: U is for UFO quilts and Units

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are up to the letter U!  I am chatting about the quilting terms UFO quilts and units. Let's start with UFOs!! UFO Quilts Unfinished  Objects, or UFO quilts are quilts that are started but not yet finished. Quilters also call them by other… Continue reading Quilter’s Alphabet: U is for UFO quilts and Units

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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