Month: July 2023

Phew! I’ve Got the SKU

SKU stands for Stock Keeping Unit. Yup – I had to look it up. Why should quilters even care about SKUs? Yes, we need them if we want to make a quilt exactly as designed. But what else does a SKU do? If you are shopkeeper, designer or suppliers, SKUs keep your world running smoothly. […]

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What’s in the Selvedge?

The selvedge, or finished edge, of your quilting fabric may be a little more special than you realize. Are you curious? If so, please read on. First, it helps to understand a little bit about how fabric created. Woven fabrics, like quilting fabric, are made on a loom. Threads are attached to and wound around […]

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Resizing Your Quilt – Part 2

You found a quilt pattern you adore, but it is the wrong size. Is it too small or too big? Is it traditional or foundation pieced? Does it have appliques? Is it a medallion? Does it have a few different blocks or one block? Does it have borders? Does it include fussy cut fabric? All […]

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Resizing Your Quilt – Part 1

In the past few years, I have had several requests to make my patterns for quilts larger. Some have asked for wall hangings to become throws, or throws to become full, or full to become king. So, I thought it may be a good time to talk about quilt sizes and how to get to […]

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Patriotic Charms

If you are on our subscription list, you may have received a few block patterns in our newsletter. We have a few more of those on their way to you. For those of you not on the mailing list yet, please sign up to receive the new block patterns. Previously released ones are available for […]

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