Tag Archives: quilting

Health benefits of knitting and crocheting

We received an article in a mail out from our local hospital, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, that caught my attention. Even though it was short, it got me to thinking. It talked about a survey that showed knitting could have health benefits. Since we all seem to worry more about our health as we mature, […]

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Do you quilt by hand or machine

OK. You have your quilt pieced, which style of quilting to choose? Do you know how to machine quilt or are you a hand quilter? Does it really make a difference?   The Old Standby, Hand Quilting Nancy is the one that uses this method. After you have pinned your quilt sandwich, you have three […]

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What fabrics to use for quilting

  What are the best fabrics to use? Can’t I just use any fabric on any quilt? What is the trick in using this speciality fabric? I will try to explore these questions and more.   The Best and Most Used Fabrics Most quilters will say that 100% cotton is the best fabric to use. […]

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