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All About Fabrics... How to Work with Quilting Fabrics
Use my tutorials to understand and work with your quilting fabrics. Learn how to do a burn test to identify unknown fibers, how to use fabric grain to improve the ...
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What's the Best Way to Create a Quilting Fabric Collection?
If you are a new quilter, you probably buy quilting fabric as you need it, focusing only on your current project (and maybe throwing in a few extras). But you'll ...
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Pros and Cons of Prewashing Your Quilting Fabrics - About.com
Should you pre-wash your quilting fabrics? The answer depends on the fabrics and the final design of the quilt. We'll help you decide.
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How to Preview Color Value in Quilting Fabrics - About.com
Use one (or all) of these easy methods to preview color value when you're making a quilt.
http://quilting.about.com/od/colorfabrics/ss/color_value_4.htm
Keep Your Quilting Fabrics from Fraying in the Wash - About.com
Don't you just hate it when quilting fabrics fray in the wasy? Use this easy method to say goodbye to all those strings.
http://quilting.about.com/od/fabricembellishment/qt/fraying_fabric.htm
How to Build a Fabric Stash - Quilting - About.com
Tips from other quilts offer advice to help you build a fabric stash.
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Do a Fabric Bleed Test to Make Sure Dyes are Stable - Quilting
Some quilting fabrics bleed, losing dyes in the wash and staining other fabrics. Perform this easy bleed test to make sure the fabrics are stable.
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Create Your Own Quilted Fabric - Sewing - About.com
Learn to make your own quilted fabric to have exactly what you want! ... A backing fabric (muslin is an inexpensive option); Thread - machine quilting thread is ...
http://sewing.about.com/od/techniques/ss/quiltfabric.htm
Easy Way to Find and Cut Quilting Fabrics on the Straight Grain
Use this technique to locate the straight grain in a piece of quilting fabric.
http://quilting.about.com/od/piecingtechniques/qt/cuttingongrain.htm
How to Keep Strips of Quilting Fabric Neat and Tidy - About.com
Quilting tips to help you keep strips of quilting fabric organized, all neat and tidy. Avoid the tangled messes of untamed strips of fabric.
http://quilting.about.com/od/stepbystepquilting/qt/quilting_fabric.htm
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