What is Straight of Grain, Bias Grain etc?
In patchwork and quilting one often comes across terms such as Straight of Grain, Bias Grain, Warp, Weft, Straight edge, Bias edge. Misunderstanding the definition can lead to all manner of problems, least of all stretching of the quilt block. Here's a simple explanation on these terms.
Mothers Day Gift Ideas for Quilters
Gift ideas for Quilters are sometimes hard to come across. I've been surfing and have come up with these ideas.
Quilt Poem - Experience is a Great Teacher
Another very funny poem generously offered by Jenny Riley. If you are a quilt teacher you'll love this poem.
Formula for Setting and Corner Triangles
Calculating setting and corner triangles is easy using a simple formula. This is the first in the series How To. Have fun learning how to make the most of your quilting experience and add to your skills.
Ballet Themed Patterns and Fabrics
Here's a selection of Ballet themed patterns and designs and fabrics that I've sourced from the web.
Quilt Backings - Fabric Calculation
Calculating how much fabric you will require for your quilt backing can be a bit tricky. Here's some simple instructions to help you get there.
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