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Quilt Batting: Which is the Best?

Wondering which type of batting to use on a quilt? It can certainly be quite confusing! This post will walk you through a couple of the most common types of batting and help you determine which type of batting is best for you!

Of course finding the Best Quilt Batting might change depending on what your needs are for your quilt. Watch this video for a brief overview of some common types of batting:

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How to make a DIY Vintage Pincushion

homemade diy pincushion craft idea

Learn how to make a DIY Vintage Pincushion with Elizabeth Chappell of Quilters Candy. Elizabeth is a quilt pattern writer, host of an online quilt guild, and teacher of how to write and sell your own quilt patterns.

Learn to Make a DIY Vintage Pincushion

With just a few tools, you can make your very own vintage-inspired pin cushion. I got this idea from Farm Down The Lane. She took a vintage quilt top and a jell-o mold to make a pincushion. When she posted about this on Instagram, I asked if she would write a blog post about how to make one. She didn’t know how to begin making a tutorial, but she shared with me how she made it and gave me her blessing to share that with y’all. Thank you, Tami!

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Seam Ripper Comparison

A seam ripper is an essential staple for a sewist or quilter at any skill level. Maybe you’ve wondered the proper way to use a seam ripper, or maybe you’ve seen some different options for types of seam rippers. Well today is your lucky day because in this post I’ll share with you 3 main types of seam rippers along with how to use each one.

The way I use a seam ripper often differs depending on how the seam is pressed. For this tutorial, I’ve included examples of how to use each seam ripper with a seam pressed open or when the seam is pressed flat to one side.

Watch the video to see each one in action!
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The Ultimate Guide to Hand Quilting Essentials

What are the best hand quilting supplies and tools out there?

I’ve recently tried hand quilting and completely fell in love with it, but I don’t think I would have loved it nearly as much if I didn’t use the tools that I did. This article will go over all the supplies and materials you will need to succeed at hand quilting!

Before we get too far into the Hand Quilting specifics, if you are new to quilting in general, I recommend you take a look at this complete beginner’s guide to making a Quilt! This post will teach you exactly how to go about making a quilt from start to finish.

While hand quilting really is relatively simple in terms of what you need, there are a few absolute essentials. Watch this video as I introduce all the essential hand quilting supplies:

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