Top 5 Quilting Essentials for Beginners | GraceFrame image

5 Essential Quilting Accessories for Beginners If you’ve made it to this blog, you must be a quilter. Whether you’re a budding quilt enthusiast or a seasoned quilting veteran, there is value for you here. The topic of discussion today is the supplemental accessories in quilting that make creating easier, more comfortable, and more fun. When you have the...


Baby Koala Quilt By Ambassador Lori Ehlert image

Last month I began the story of the ‘old’ and ‘new' quilt I was making for a friend who’s daughter was having a baby. We incorporated pieces of a quilt the Mom had made for the daughter into a ‘new’ quilt for the baby. We didn’t know what sex the baby was so we had to stay pretty neutral - we used white as the ba...


How to's for the Halloween Block Quilt image

Halloween is always a fun and exciting time!  Costumes, decorations, and of course, the candy.  However, having room to store all that fun can sometimes be a challenge.  That’s why I love making fun applique wall hangings that bring the magic of Halloween right into my home and are easy to store. This cute Halloween block is quick and simple an...


Mid Arm Quilting Machines For Home Use image

Mid-arm quilting machines are the mid-size option between long-arm quilting machines and sewing machines. These smaller sisters of the long-arm quilting machine are growing in popularity due to their affordability and efficiency.    Mid-Arm Quilting Machines The difference in size between the mid-arm quilting machine and the long-arm quilting machin...


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  Quilting has been a storytelling mechanism, a history keeper, and a functional household item through the ages. The earliest known quilt was a garment that adorned an ivory figure of an Egyptian Pharaoh that was traced to 3,400 B.C. One of the earliest surviving bed quilts found in Sicily was created sometime during the 14th century. Quilts remain a mult...