Exploring the Basics: How to Make a Shaded Nine Patch Quilt Block featured by top US quilting blog and shop, Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs
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Exploring the Basics: How to Make a Shaded Nine Patch Quilt Block

Hi Friends! Today's post in the Exploring Quilting Basics series is about a block.  The Shaded 9 Patch Block   Similar to the Shaded 4 Patch (which I chatted about in this post), there are multiple ways to make the block. There are also a couple of different blocks that are both referred to as… Continue reading Exploring the Basics: How to Make a Shaded Nine Patch Quilt Block

How to Make a Shaded Four Patch Quilt Block, a tutorial featured by top US quilting blog and shop, Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs
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Exploring Quilting Basics: How to Make a Shaded Four Patch Quilt Block

Hi friends! This week in our Exploring the Quilting Basics series, Tammy and I are chatting about the Shaded Four Patch Quilt Block. Scroll down to find out more!   The Shaded Four Patch Quilt Block First, let me admit, when Tammy said let's do the shaded 4 patch block, I didn't know what it… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: How to Make a Shaded Four Patch Quilt Block

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Exploring Quilting Basics: the Disappearing 9 Patch Block

Hi friends! This week in the Exploring the Basics series, Tammy and I are chatting about the disappearing 9 patch block. Have you heard about this block? Scroll down to learn more! Basically, the disappearing 9 patch is when you make a 9 patch block, cut up the block and then sew it back together.… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: the Disappearing 9 Patch Block

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Exploring Quilting Basics: the Nine Patch Quilt Block

Hi friends! Today in the Exploring the Basics quilt series, Tammy and I are exploring the Nine Patch Block. The Nine Patch Quilt Block - a Block or a Unit?  It can be both! Just like the 4 patch, the nine patch can be a stand alone block like in my quilt Ninth Square or… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: the Nine Patch Quilt Block

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