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How to Sew a Quarter Inch Seam Accurately

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How to Sew a Quarter Inch Seam Accurately
Today I thought I'd share some tips for sewing an accurate quarter inch seam allowance when piecing your quilt blocks. There are several things that can affect your seam allowance and we'll go through a few of them.

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Basic Quilting Supplies You Need to Begin Quilting

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Basic Quilting Supplies You Need to Begin Quilting
Do you get overwhelmed when you walk into a quilt shop and see all the supplies available? Here's a guide to the basic tools you need.

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Two of the Best Quilting Books for Beginners

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Two of the Best Quilting Books for Beginners
These are two of the best "how to quilt" books that I have found. I couldn't decide which one I like best, so I'm recommending them both. The first one is All Things Quilting by Alex Anderson and the second is First-Time Quiltmaking by Landauer Publishing. Both books are great beginners' guides to quilting and both are good reference books for quilters of all levels of expertise.

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Last Call for Patchwork Parcel's April Fabric Bundles!

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Last Call for Patchwork Parcel's April Fabric Bundles!
The deadline for signing up for Patchwork Parcel's April mailing is fast approaching (4/20/20). I've sold out of the Monthly Quilt Kit but still have a few of the Fabric Bundles available. 

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Sneak Peek for the April Patchwork Parcel!

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Sneak Peek for the April Patchwork Parcel!
Here's a sneak peek of Patchwork Parcel's Monthly Quilt Kit and monthly Fabric Bundles for April!

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