Tag Archives: stitch length

Confessions of a Stitch & Flip Flunkie

Yes, it’s true. I was a Stitch & Flip flunkie. I have had the hardest time making friends with this technique. Don’t you hate it when every quilter you know talks about a technique as if it’s the easiest thing … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Seam Allowance: Back to School Lesson

Most of us know that a 1/4-inch seam allowance is used in quiltmaking. But we also know that sewing an accurate 1/4-inch seam allowance is not always easy. If ever there was a block to quickly make you aware of … Continue reading

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Welcome to Quilty Pleasures!

If you’re new to Quilty Pleasures, welcome! If you read QP already, thanks for being here. Today we’re highlighting two of our most popular posts. Lots of quilters have learned from these. Enjoy!   A Quick Quilt Label Method   … Continue reading

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Little Things Make a Difference: Thread-Needle-Tension

I spent much of last weekend at my sewing machine, and I was reminded of a few basics I return to time and again. They’re little things about sewing, quilting and machines that make a BIG difference. I hope you’ll … Continue reading

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Understanding Stitch Length

I learned something today about stitch length and sewing machine settings. I’ve had machines with “stitches per inch” and I understood that. I’ve had machines with metric settings like 1.5, 2.0, 2.5 and so on, and I thought I understood … Continue reading

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