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Quilting Tips & Tricks

Explore quilting tips and techniques at The Jolly Jabber Blog. Level up your quilting and sewing skills with a variety of quilting tips and tricks. Learn how to choose the perfect precut quilt fabric, master precise cutting and piecing, or simply get started sewing and making quilts.

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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Tips for Sewing with Flannel

Today we’re stepping into the world of quilting with flannel fabrics and taking you with us! We’re sharing our top five tips for sewing with flannel and a new free shortcut quilt pattern below. Be sure to read to the bottom so you don’t miss the video tutorial or an exciting new giveaway!

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Best Quilting Rulers for Beginners

Are you a beginner quilter looking for the best quilting rulers to start your journey? Look no further! This blog post explores quilting rulers that are suited for new quilters. With the right rulers for quilting, you can easily make precise cuts to complete your […]

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5 Tips for New Quilters

Today I’m sharing some of the best tips I can think of for new quilters. As a newbie to the quilting community, I had the joy of making my first ever quilt and documenting it here on the Jolly Jabber. If you keep reading, you can learn about the top five things that I think new quilters should know before making their first quilt, according to someone who just made theirs!

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Aurifil Thread Weight Comparison

With so many thread weights on the market, it’s tough to tell which one is perfect for a project! We’re here to help you distinguish between those tricky little spools with some descriptions and up-close stitch comparisons of Aurifil threads. Print out this post and […]

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Tips and Tricks with Christopher Thompson

We recently had the wonderful opportunity to have one of our very close quilty friends, Christopher Thompson, aka The Tattooed Quilter (@the_tattooed_quilter), come visit the Fat Quarter Shop and make some video tutorials with us! Today, we are sharing the video tutorials where Christopher shows […]

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