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Snail Trail Block Tutorial

The Snail Trail block was created in 1935, but the swirling shape and intricate piecing can make it daunting, especially for new quilters. Snail Trail Foundation Paper will have you creating those hard-to-make blocks quickly and perfectly!⁠ Video Tutorial Today Kimberly is showing how to […]

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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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Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt Along: Week 8

Welcome back to week 8 of our Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt Along! We’re quilting our way through the Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt! This sampler quilt is a taste of all the quilts, as blocks from all 16 quilts are included, so you’ll get to try them […]

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Longarm Quilter of the Month: November

CaroleCarter From My Carolina Home

Once a quilt top is pieced and the batting and backing are added to create a “quilt sandwich,” the quilt is ready for the next step in the construction and design process: quilting! Stitching on the quilt sandwich holds the quilt top, batting and backing […]

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Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt Along: Week 7

Week 7: Neapolitan and Peaches ‘n Cream Blocks Welcome back to week 7 of our Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt Along! We’re quilting our way through the Perfect 10 Sampler Quilt! This sampler quilt is a taste of all the quilts, as blocks from all 16 […]

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