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Tips for Using Solid Fabrics in Quilts
Keep these considerations in mind when composing a project in solid fabrics.
Quilt Layouts for Common Block Sizes
See various quilt layouts (from table topper to king-size bed quilt) for common block sizes. Use the charts to turn a favorite block into a quilt that fits your space.
How to Make Eight Triangle-Squares at Once
You can make eight triangle-squares at once, significantly reducing the amount of time it takes to assemble matching triangle-squares you need for a project. Follow the how-to steps, below.
How to Chain-Piece an Entire Quilt Block
If you’re assembling a quilt block that has many same-size pieces sewn together in rows, you can chain-piece the block to save time. Follow these steps below to learn the process.
Must-Have Tools for Ironing Fabric and Pressing Quilt Blocks
Press your best with editor-selected products that help get wrinkle-free fabric and flat seams.
Free Printable Quilt Project Planner
Make 2022 the year of finishes! Start it off right by making a list of all your unfinished projects. Complete as many as you can throughout the year--you've got this! Print the planner below.
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Sewing Organization Bingo
If you need motivation to organize your sewing space, print this Bingo card. Then have fun crossing items off the list in an attempt to get five in a row. Print the Bingo card below.
2022 UFO Challenge
Each year, we challenge ourselves and our readers to finish some UFOs (unfinished objects). Follow our directions for a productive year of quilting!
Tips for Stitching in the Ditch

Stitch-in-the-ditch means quilting along the seams where your pieces come together. This method allows stitches to disappear into the seam, which makes a block or unit stand out from its background. You can use this method all on its own, or you can pair it up with more intricate quilting throughout your quilt.