A Quilty Adventure Part I: How to Sew with Denim

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This next series of posts is going to take you on the adventure of a lifetime (and y’all know me. I never exaggerate.) Prepare yourselves to boldly go where few quilters have ever gone before: on an exploration of seldom-used, underrated, crazy-difficult or just plain strange fabric options that you may have never even thought of before.

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Fabric Starch: Get it or forget it?

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Fabric Starch: Not Just for Your Grandpa

You might associate fabric starch with the pleats on your grandpa’s jeans… but he’s not the only one who uses starch. Quilters use fabric starch, too! Fabric starch is a magical spray-on formula that stiffens fabric, making it easier for you to work with while quilting… especially when you’re sewing intricate, complex patterns.

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Quilting Sewing Machines: Which One Is Best For You & Your Budget?

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When researching sewing machines, there are a lot of factors to consider. Since my specialty is quilting, I’ll give you the deets on what I’ve found to be the best quilting sewing machines.

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Quilting Terms, Tools & Supplies

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Quilting can be as simple or as complicated as you want it to be. If you are new to quilting, you don’t need a lot. A few tools will get you through that first initial quilt. However, if you decide to come over to the dark side, like yours truly, and become a crazed quilt-osaurus, the amount of gadgets, notions, tools and whatchamathingies is pretty endless (how exciting!!!).

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