How many squares do I need to make a rag quilt is a very common question I’m asked. Sometimes I think our math teachers should answer, “quilting” anytime they are asked why we need to learn algebra. I know it was a shock to me how much match was involved in quilting. While there are […]
Rag quilting is a very different type of quilting and there are lots of questions when people first set out to sew a rag quilt. In addition to our “How to Make a Rag Quilt” article, we hope these Rag Quilt FAQs will give you the answers to your rag quilting questions. We’ve broken common […]
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One of the first questions most people ask about rag quilting when learning how to make a rag quilt is, “What fabric do I use?” Originally, rag quilts were all about flannel. However, as more traditional quilters joined into the rag style, they dug into their beloved quilting cottons and found they liked the results. […]
Rag quilts are very popular right now but the rag technique lends itself to many applications. This easy rag quilt style Halloween witch hat door hanger is cute and quick to create! Halloween Witch Hat Door Hanger Supplies Scrap fabric (about 1 yard total but varies by finished size) Witch hat template (click here) Scissors […]
Rag quilts are rustic, shabby chic, fluffy, soft, heirlooms, and so much more. They are as flexible in style as your imagination but they all start with the same basic steps. Their seams are exposed and frayed on the front of the quilt and the back is smooth. They are constructed and quilted in small […]
One of the last things you can do to impress a customer at a craft fair is hand them their purchase in a professional manner. Reused grocery store and department store shopping bags are NOT the way to go. They’ve just purchased a handmade item at a premium price, they don’t want their purchase in […]