Quilting is a timeless hobby that has the ability to span the generation gap. This popular hobby started as community projects where women got together and socialized as they worked. There are still some communities that continue this practice today. They can be found in Amish and Mennonite cultural areas. A visit to one of these communities can be a very enjoyable and informative one for a person who loves to quilt. This is a great way to look at how quilting began historically. Today, many of these communities have exhibits of their work on display (more…)
Every quilter dreams of making an extraordinary quilt to showcase. Quilting is an art form that is unique to each individual craft person. People are always wanting to find an innovative and popular quilting design. This is the first step towards creating a remarkable treasure that will be cherished for years to come. A serious quilter should subscribe to some quilting magazines. These publications give the latest fashions for making quilts. Another option is to (more…)
Creating a quilt is a great hobby. In addition, a quilt can be passed down through generations. It instils the altruistic feeling of nostalgia, as each touch is full of the history of those who had it before. The process of quilting is quite simple and rather easy to learn. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you make a quilt that you and your loved ones can enjoy.
Be sure to cut an exact direct edge to measure when you begin cutting strips of material, and be certain that (more…)