Quilting Basics: fabric cutting

Source: Pile o’ Fabric Supplies Cutting mat Rotary cutter Quilting ruler Iron and starch Best practices and preparation Ensure rotary cutter blade is sharp, clean, and installed correctly per manufacturer’s instructions Use correct size blade 45mm = all purpose 60mm = heavy fabric or lots of layers 28mm or smaller…

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Quilting basics: choosing and treating fabric

Source: Generations Quilt Patterns; Fine Craft Guild Selecting material 100% quilting cotton gives you a lot of colour/pattern options and standardized weight Avoid mixing fibre types to ensure what you make washes and wears consistently Keep fabric weight in a single project consistent to avoid problems with uneven sewing and…

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