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A little or a lot? Or how much quilting for this quilt?

How much threadwork does this quilt need? A little? A medium amount? A lot? This question comes up frequently often saying something like, "I see all these quilts that are quilted to within an inch of life and I don't 'get it', 'like it', 'understand it'." or "I like quilts that are quilted this way… Continue reading A little or a lot? Or how much quilting for this quilt?

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Batting UP!

Remember Vinnie Barbarino's "I'm sooooo confused" (from the tv series Welcome Back Kotter).  That's how most of us feel when we're choosing batting.  Soooo confused!  With so many different companies, fibers and lofts of batting what is a quilter to do?! Bang Head Here feels like an appropriate beginning.   My very simple solution: when you… Continue reading Batting UP!