Tag: binding

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Well, before starting to write a Blog on Flange Binding, I did a search and found two Blogs that contained the word ‘Flange’. One was by Ruth Garner for her beautiful Northern Lights Mini Quilt that she made for this years’ UKQU Swap and the other was by our Founder of UKQU, Juliet Nice. From…

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Hi, I’m Devi and have been invited to contribute a blog or tutorial. This blog/tutorial first appeared on my website at the end of last year and may have been seen by a few of you already.  Since writing it people with far more experience of quilting that I have told me that the method…

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Wondering how much fabric you need to back your quilt? – try this one found by Ruth Burns Warren. Twin is what Americans a single bed. Why do they squeeze twins in a single bed? Bit mean surely?! 😉  

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Ok, so as a beginner the mitred corner may seem daunting but it really is very simple. The best way to learn, I’ve found, is by demonstration so I have prepared the following photos of the process. Study them and then read the following and it should, I hope, make sense. This set of images…

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Seeing the beautiful Japanese fabrics at the Edinburgh Quilt Show in 2015 was the trigger point that inspired my passion for patchwork and quilting. How could I possibly resist working with these fabulous fabrics? I’m Val Brooks, born in Abingdon too many years ago to remember, and I learnt to sew at school by an inspirational…