Category Archives: ETHNIC QUILTING

Quilt Shops

Anyone interested in learning more about quilting might consider spending some time visiting some of the many quilt shops that dot the countryside. For the sake of inspiration, there is almost nothing that can top the enthusiasm usually exhibited by …
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Quilt Pattern

The process of quilting fabric is a time-honored craft that may be a lot more versatile than on first thought. After all, mention quilting and visions of a warm, cozy night nestled under a soft quilt that grandma made comes …
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Quilt Making

Some people have the misconception that quilt making involves a whole team of seamstresses and a frame as big as a Cadillac. This communal way of making a quilt can be lots of fun but it’s also possible to make …
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Quilt Hangers

It’s almost impossible to consider spending a cold, wintry night without a cozy quilt near by but not every quilt is made with comfort from the cold in mind. Many quilts are made to be displayed only, as a form …
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Quilt Fabrics

Almost anything goes when choosing quilt fabrics but it is important to make sure all fabrics used will work together pleasingly and complement each other. Throughout time, the fabrics used for quilt making have changed as the science of textiles …
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Quilt Fabric

One very important aspect of designing and making a quilt is to determine which quilt fabric will be used. Since most quilts incorporate many colors and patterns of fabric into the design, it is important to consider which fabrics will …
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Quilt Designs

Perhaps the most fun part of quilt making is developing pleasing quilt designs. There are many printed or printable quilt patterns designed by seasoned quilt makers but many quilters enjoy designing their own. Many factors go into developing quilt designs …
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Quilting Blocks

In many cases, a quilt is a series of quilt blocks pieced together in a decorative pattern. The blocks are sometimes identical but complementary blocks make a striking quilt, too. It’s working with individual quilt blocks, instead of working with …
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Patchwork Quilt

A patchwork quilt often tells a story. In fact, the development of patchwork quilts is thought to be a story in and of itself. Many historians say the first patchwork quilt was made from scraps of discarded clothing during the …
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Log Cabin Quilt

A log cabin quilt is a great pattern for novice quilters. It’s a familiar, traditional design so the finished product will surely make the novice feel a sense of accomplishing a time-honored craft and it’s made with straight lines, so …
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