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Quiltmaker’s Garden: Partial Seams Made Easy

Peg Spradlin is responsible for making many of the quilts you see in QM’s pages. Peg has sewn for us and our sister publications for many years. She’s a master. We asked Peg to share tips she found helpful as … Continue reading

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Easy Design Wall Tutorial

  A few weeks ago I moved my sewing “stuff” into a new space. In the process I rehung my design wall so I wanted to show you how quickly, easily and inexpensively it was made. A design wall is … Continue reading

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Easy Breezy Borders

Borders the Perfect Length Without Rulers! 21⁄2″ x  92 5/8″,  21⁄2″ x  87 7/8″,  41⁄2″ x  100 1/8″… When faced with border dimensions like these, my mind glazes over quickly, so I devised a system for cutting border strips which … Continue reading

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How to “Clip & Flip”

• Fact: It’s great when all your seams nest together because you pressed correctly. • Fact: No matter how you press, sometimes there will be a place where the seams won’t nest. In the photo below, you can see that … Continue reading

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