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Hanging multiple small quilts

Posted by Ruth on 9 November 2013 | 1 Comments


To finish off my October challenge piece, I made some hanging straps (for a lack of a better name) to hang my four blocks. I had several quilters ask me how to make these so I decided to write a post so everyone could have the instructions. You can see them here in my "Changing Seasons" quilt blocks below.

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Using Applique patterns to make quilting designs

Posted by Ruth on 16 May 2013 | 2 Comments


Today I want to show you how to make a quilting design from a single motif or applique designs as you see in my art quilt Summer Reflections.

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Helpful Tips for Quilting

Posted by Ruth on 11 April 2013 | 0 Comments


Recently I been asked a number of questions on a lot of different topics and most of the answers to these questions are posted in articles and free lessons on my website so today I thought it would be helpful to make a list of resources available.

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Alternative Borders

Posted by Ruth on 18 December 2012 | 2 Comments


Have you ever run short of fabric for a border? Or do not have enough fabric to cut lengthwise and do not want joins in the border strips? Here's an idea that can help you. I used it on a Twisted Ribbons quilt I made recently but it can work for many quilts.

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