4 Essential Tips for Choosing Colors for your Quilt Borders featured by top US quilting blog, Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs
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4 Essential Tips for Choosing Colors for your Quilt Borders

Hi friends! Today I want to chat about color and borders; specifically choosing colors and fabrics for your quilt borders. Do you make quilts with borders? How do you chose colors for your quilt borders? Read on for my 4 top tips! Sometimes knowing a few tips can really help decide how to pick the… Continue reading 4 Essential Tips for Choosing Colors for your Quilt Borders

How to make a four patch quilt block, tips featured by top US quilting blog and shop, Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs
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Exploring Quilting Basics: Four Patch Quilt Block

Hi friends! In this Exploring the Basics blog post, we are going to talk about a quintessential quilt block: The Four Patch Quilt Block! The four patch quilt block is a basic, fairly simple block that can be the block for a quilt, or used in a block as one of the elements! There are… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: Four Patch Quilt Block

Exploring the Basics: Strip Piecing Quilt Patterns, by top US quilting and sewing shop, Seams Like a Dream Quilts, shares their top 3 tips for strip piecing your quilt!
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Exploring Quilting Basics: Strip Piecing Quilt Patterns

Hi friends!  Today’s post in the Exploring the Basics series is about strip piecing. I thought I would share my top 3 tips for strip piecing. Tip #1 Before sewing long strips together, I like to place them right sides together and give them a press. The pressing nestles the fabrics together and I find… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: Strip Piecing Quilt Patterns

Exploring Quilting Basics: How to Gift a Quilt, tips featured by top US quilt blog and shop, Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs
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Exploring Quilting Basics: How to Gift a Quilt

Hi friends! In today's Exploring the Quilting Basics post , Tammy and I are talking about gifting your quilts. Do you make quilts as gifts? or to sell? Or for yourself? I do all 3. Plus I make quilts to test patterns I have written, to be pattern covers, quilts to be in magazines or… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: How to Gift a Quilt

Exploring Quilting Basics: How to Choose a Quilt Design for your Next Quilting Project, tips featured by top US quilting blog and shop, Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs.
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Exploring Quilting Basics: How to Choose a Quilt Design for your Next Quilting Project

Hi friends! Today in the Exploring the Basics series, Tammy and I are talking about quilting your quilt. They are lots of posts out there on how to baste, how to quilt etc... so I thought I would share tips on  how to choose a quilting design for your quilts! How to Choose a Quilt… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: How to Choose a Quilt Design for your Next Quilting Project

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Exploring Quilting Basics: Batting and Backing a Quilt

Hi friends! This week in the Exploring the Basics blog series, Tammy and I are talking to you about batting and backing for your quilt. This will be basic information on getting your backing and batting ready. Batting your Quilt Let’s start with your batting. There are so many options for batting these days! We… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: Batting and Backing a Quilt

Exploring the Quilting Basics: 3 Tips for Adding Quilt Borders, featured by top US quilting blog, Dreaming in Color, Kate reveals tips for adding borders to a quilt.
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Exploring the Quilting Basics: 3 Tips for Adding Quilt Borders

Hi friends! Today in the Exploring Quilting Basics series, Tammy and I are talking about borders!  Different Quilting Border Types There are so many different types of borders!  Straight strips that are added to the sides and then to the top and bottom like in Split Strip.  Pieced borders.  There are so many ways to… Continue reading Exploring the Quilting Basics: 3 Tips for Adding Quilt Borders

Exploring the Quilting Basics: 5 Tips for Assembling a Quilt, featured by top US quilting blog and shop, Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs
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Exploring the Quilting Basics: 5 Tips for Assembling a Quilt

Hi friends! Exploring Quilting Basics Today in the Exploring the Basics blog series, Tammy and I are chatting about assembling a quilt. We broke up assembly into 2 parts- part 1 today about the center of the quilt and part 2 next time about borders. In the last Exploring the Basics blog post we talked… Continue reading Exploring the Quilting Basics: 5 Tips for Assembling a Quilt