Quilting Fabric...More
Than Meets the Eye

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In these quilting fabric lessons, you'll learn how to choose the best fabric for your quilts. You won't have to make the same mistakes I did when I first started quilting.

As a self-taught quilter, I didn't know that some fabrics were better than others. Boy, did I have a lot to learn! The truth is... there's more to fabric than how beautiful it looks on the bolt.

For starters, there's the issue of quality. Do you know how to choose the best fabrics for your quilt? How about coordinating colors and prints?

Many beginners have a hard time with this. Some become discouraged and give up. I don't want that to happen to you. That's why I wrote these lessons. Knowledge is power. And, if you educate yourself about fabric, you won't make costly mistakes. And you'll definitely have more fun!

Quilting Fabric Basics

  • Choosing Fabric Colors and Prints

  • Using Fat Quarters

  • Understanding Fabric Grain

  • Prewashing Your Fabric

  • Choosing the Quilt Batting

  • Once you learn quilting fabric basics, you can tackle the quilt shop with confidence. It's a good idea to jot down notes before you go. This comes in handy when the thrill of shopping for fabrics kicks in. You'll see what I mean when it's your turn to shop for quilt fabric!

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