Quilting Revealed – Binding Basics – Prepare For Binding!

Binding is the finishing touch for a quilt sewn on a quilting machine.

Yet there’s more to the binding than just stitching on a strip of fabric with your Janome sewing machine; there are some preparation steps involved in getting your project ready for the binding.

Best done on a [...]

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Quilting Revealed – How To Block Your Quilt!

You’ve almost finished with that amazing quilt you’ve been sewing on your Juki quilting machine and all you need to do is put on the binding.

Do you know what time it is? It's time to block that quilt!

Although you don’t have to block the quilts you sew with [...]

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Quilting Revealed – Loading Onto A Longarm Quilting Machine!

Longarm quilting machines can seem a little intimidating, especially when you’re ready to load your project onto that huge quilting frame.

Fortunately, loading your project onto the frame in preparation for stitching on a longarm machine like the Juki TL-2200QVP is not as difficult as it may seem.

It does [...]

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Quilting Revealed – Preparing for Long Arm Quilting!

So you’ve taken the leap and decided to buy a longarm quilting machine - congratulations!

With a quilting machine like the amazing Janome AQ18-8DX, you’ll have the freedom to quickly and easily make quilts of all sizes.

If you haven’t used a Janome longarm quilting machine before, you may be [...]

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Quilting Revealed – Should I Use Longarm Quilting?

Quilting is a unique sewing craft in that there are actually three ways you can do quilting.

Many people use standard sewing and quilting machines for their projects; however, some also their hand quilting by hand with needle and thread.

Your third option is using a longarm machine like the [...]

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Quilting Revealed – What About Free Motion Quilting?

Ever wonder how some quilts stitched on versatile Janome quilting machines can have such intricate and amazing scrolls and designs sewn into them so perfectly?

Chances are, those beautiful designs have been stitched using a technique called free motion quilting.

This quilting technique on a machine like the Janome AQ18-8DX [...]

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Quilting Revealed – Hand Quilting Basic Info!

Before there were amazing quilting machines like the Juki TL-2200QVP, everyone did quilting by hand.

A time-honored craft and tradition, hand quilting still has a certain appeal to it that attracts many sewists.

A bit of hand stitching can also look nice on projects that are mainly sewn on quality [...]

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Quilting Revealed – Let’s Make A Sandwich!

Long hours behind a quilting machine to stitch together a beautiful quilt top can be tiring after a while.

It’s a good idea to stop every so often to stretch, get a drink, and maybe make yourself a sandwich.

There’s another type of sandwich you’ll come across when sewing beautiful [...]

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Quilting Revealed – Which Is The Right Batting?

There’s nothing like finishing a fluffy, warm quilt that you’ve been sewing on your quilting machine for weeks.

Are you maybe interested in making a lighter, cooler blanket or a hypoallergenic bedspread?

Well, guess what? There is a batting for that!

Quilt batting comes in many types for use in [...]

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Quilting Revealed – Which Is The Right Batting?

There’s nothing like finishing a fluffy, warm quilt that you’ve been sewing on your quilting machine for weeks.

Are you maybe interested in making a lighter, cooler blanket or a hypoallergenic bedspread?

Well, guess what? There is a batting for that!

Quilt batting comes in many types for use in [...]

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