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Understanding Quilt Backs: A Guide for Beginners

Quilt backs or backing! It’s a hot topic around here. We often receive questions about preparing quilt backing fabric, such as cutting and assembly techniques, working with 108” wide fabric, pieced backings, and how to make the backings ready for a longarmer. Over the years, […]

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Learn to Sew with Cuddle Fabrics

If you haven’t already gotten into the Cuddle-mania, ask yourself: could your next project be a little… fluffier? Do you want a quilt so soft, your loved ones (and pets) will never want to give it back? That’s right! We’re talking about Cuddle®, Shannon Fabrics’ […]

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How to work with Textured Backgrounds

Solid backgrounds work well in quilts but have you tried a textured background? We did a post about white backgrounds using Bella Solids from our favorite Moda designers and, with the recent influx of cross weaves and linens, wanted to do a follow up to that […]

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