Quilting and Sewing Articles
This searchable summary of all the quilting and QuiltingHub site articles. The quilting articles are written are 'how to' articles from the beginner to intermediate levels.
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3 Ways to Use Left Over Bindings
2/27/2014 4:50:54 PM
3 fascinating and fun ideas of how to use the left over fabric from our quilt bindings. Some are so fun, you have to share this article with others.
8 Fast Ways To Use Inklingo For English Paper Piecing
10/31/2014 9:24:38 PM
English Paper Piecing is an art and a skill. We discuss 8 fast ways to make English paper piecing more accurate, fun, and easy. Read the tips now.
A Guide to Choosing a Quilter's Sewing Machine
11/29/2016 7:01:05 AM
Choosing a Quilter's Sewing Machine can be daunting. So many choices and options! Let this guide clear the haze and help you make the right choices for you.
Adapting Your Quilt Design for Your Desired Bed Size
12/28/2015 10:43:54 AM
Discusses what options you have to adjust the size of your quilt pattern size does not match the dimensions of the bed you are making it for.
Adding Call-For-Entry And Call-For-Charity Events
3/29/2014 1:26:50 PM
Quilt guilds begin using QuiltingHub.com to publicize call-for-entry and call-for-charity quilts. Leverage 310,000 quilters for your next call. Use it now!
Advertise Your Next Quilt Show
5/12/2012 5:37:32 PM
Find our why QuiltingHub.com is the smartest and best choice to advertise your quilt shows and get started today! Share with all guild publicists.
9/5/2013 5:51:02 PM
Inklingo uses Affiliate Marketing instead of traditional advertising. The program is designed to benefit quilt shops but many shop owners are not familiar with the benefits or how affiliation works. This article introduces a great way for your shop to improve profits.
All Unclaimed Quilt Shops Are Expiring
5/26/2016 12:57:13 PM
Discusses the reason of why quilt shop listings are expiring on QuiltingHub.com and how to prevent it from happening to your quilt shop.
Applique Tutorial: Machine and Raw Applique
2/28/2014 1:12:35 PM
Appliqué can make your quilts come alive. Read this amazing tutorial on how to do machine appliqué and raw appliqué. Share it with all your friends.
Applique Tutorial: Needle-Turn and Freezer Paper
2/28/2014 1:12:09 PM
Appliqué can make your quilts come alive. Read this amazing tutorial on how to do needle-turn appliqué and freezer paper appliqué. Share it with everyone!
Attract More Quilters To Your Guild and Shows
2/27/2015 11:40:55 AM
As a guild publicist, your job is to get more people engaged in the group and events. It can be daunting, but it does not have to be.
Attracting Younger Visitors To Your Museum
2/27/2015 11:01:06 AM
The quilting age demographics is now younger than it was 5 years ago. The way we attract and retain younger people is completely different than we as museum marketers are accustomed.
Back-Basting Appliqué with Inklingo
11/1/2013 1:41:28 PM
Spend your time stitching, not tracing, making templates or positioning patches! We think you will love this simple method because it gives such perfect results.
Basics of Quilting Know-How
10/31/2016 10:10:55 AM
You are new to quilting, and searching for the basic tools and knowledge you need to do it right and grow. Here it is. Click to read the basics of quilting.
Becoming a Sponsor of QuiltingHub
5/20/2015 9:00:12 AM
Sponsors of QuiltingHub get the highest visibility on the website. The three levels are discussed and compared. Spots are limited and applications are being accepted now.
Best Way To Determine Your Quilt Size
12/2/2015 11:26:57 AM
Stop searching, this is the best way to calculate your quilt size based on the size of the bed it is being made for.
Binding a Quilt Using The Classic Rollover
5/12/2012 4:05:19 PM
This is a great article covers how to bind a quilt using the classic rollover. It is easier and more effective than you might think. Read how.
Binding A Quilt Using Traditional Methods
5/12/2012 4:28:29 PM
How to use the traditional method of binding a quilt using an extra piece of fabric and sewing it along the outside edge of the quilt.
Binding Reference Charts
5/12/2012 4:10:53 PM
Bias cut and Straight cut Binding Reference Charts
Booth Event 'Hooked' To a Show Event
3/29/2014 2:23:37 PM
Booth Event 'Hooked' To a Show Event
Can I Submit Articles To QuiltingHub?
5/13/2012 12:49:00 PM
This article talks about how to become an author of QuiltingHub's 'How-To' section and how it can help you increase visibility for little to no investment.
Chain Store vs Quilt Store Fabric?
10/17/2016 8:40:16 AM
A deep dive into the difference between chain-store and quilt store fabrics. It makes a huge difference on your project long term.
Choosing Thread For Your Quilting Project
4/28/2016 11:51:08 AM
We all know that choosing thread for your quilting project is important, but how do we choose the right thread? We cover the important considerations.
Completed Pages Get More Visibility
11/30/2014 12:05:12 PM
QuiltingHub has a lot of quilters looking for quilt shops, so how as a shop owner to I get some of that traffic into my store? Answer: Complete your page!
Crazy about Hexagons
7/31/2014 9:56:13 PM
Lucy Boston Patchwork of the Crosses (POTC) and Pieced Hexagons or “hexies” are everywhere these days. This article includes some of our best tips for designing and sewing your quilt using Inklingo.
Customer Relations For Your Quilt Store
12/6/2016 6:29:37 AM
Great article that discusses how a quilt store keeps their customers coming back. Repeat customers are the life blood of your business. Let's do it right!
Double Wedding Ring Quilt Designs
9/30/2015 10:48:30 PM
This is a good time to take a fresh look at a traditional heirloom design, especially since new Inklingo techniques make Double Wedding Ring accessible for more quilters. You do NOT have to be an expert quilter with decades of experience to get beautiful results.
Earn $10 Per Quilt Shop During Summer 2015
6/30/2015 8:43:55 PM
From now through August 2015, earn a $10 gift certificate to the shop of your choice. Learn how!
English Paper Piecing with Glue Basting
10/9/2016 5:08:19 PM
Ever ask yourself if glue basting English Paper Piecing Pieces really faster? This short article quickly answers that question.
Estimating Yardage By Bed Size
5/13/2012 11:36:24 AM
Estimating yardage for a project.
Even Easier Quilt As You Go!
8/7/2012 1:30:49 PM
No need to be frustrated with quilting, you can quilt as you go! This fun tutorial will guide your using the timeless Nimble Courthouse Steps block.
2/1/2015 10:34:53 PM
One of the many things I love about Inklingo is that it uses fabric efficiently and avoids waste. Two features allow me to see at a glance whether I have enough fabric and how much I need to buy. This is a big advantage for me as a quilter and as a designer. "Combo Layouts" and "Custom Page Sizes" are the secret to success.
Fabric prints and colors in the 1940's and 1950's
9/15/2016 9:13:15 AM
Explore the fabric prints and colors in the 1940's and 1950's in this insightful article. We travel through those years and what made the quilt fabric amazing.
Feathered Star Quilt Designs
11/2/2015 11:25:45 PM
Let the feathers fly! There are unprecedented design options for stunning Feathered Star Quilts thanks to innovations for sewing and pressing precise triangles. Since printing with Inklingo is such a fast, accurate way to prepare the shapes, you can afford to spend time perfecting your design and choosing fabric. Includes video.
Fees & Privacy
5/13/2012 12:25:40 PM
Fees & Privacy
Find/Add Shop Hop Events
3/29/2014 2:55:07 PM
Find/Add Shop Hop Events
Garden Path Quilts Says Invest In QuiltingHub
2/3/2014 6:22:18 AM
Barb Grutter, owner of Garden Path Quilts in Cedar Rapids Michigan, highly recommends you invest in your member listing for your quilt shop today. QuiltingHub Ratings and Reviews
Get more attractions with your events
11/30/2014 12:16:21 PM
This article covers the fact that adding events will get more attention to your listing and your organization.
Get More Customers To Your Quilt Shop?
2/26/2015 2:01:12 PM
The quilting age demographics is now younger than it was 5 years ago. The way we attract and retain these younger customers is completely different than we as shop owners are accustomed.
Growing Quilting Through Social Media
11/1/2013 9:58:50 AM
The quilting industry has gone under profound changes recently. Make sure your quilting group or business is aware of these changes and adapts accordingly.
Growing The Quilting Industry
10/20/2016 12:43:01 PM
Discusses the ways you can grow quilting for you and regionally around you. Gives you a wide range of articles and direction to help accomplish growth.
Growing Your Quilt Shop With Classes For Young People
3/23/2015 6:24:40 PM
A brief discussion of Growing Your Quilt Shop With Classes For Young People.
Growing Your Quilt Shop With Facebook
4/28/2015 12:25:57 PM
A brief discussion of why and how to use Facebook to grow your quilt shop business.
How Do I Know If My Antique Quilt Is From The 1930's?
9/8/2016 10:09:46 AM
Think you have an antique quilt from the 1930's? This great article covers some of the amazing quilting history of the period. Share it with everyone!
How Do I Know What Colors Go Together?
2/28/2016 3:23:28 PM
We explore the color wheel, primary, secondary, tertiary, analogous, complementary, split-complimentary, and double-complimentary colors in an easy way.
How To Add An Event
6/4/2014 11:57:03 AM
This is the help page for adding events to QuiltingHub covering the most common issues.
How To Applique With Fusible Web
7/9/2016 8:31:20 AM
Applique using fusible web can be fast and easy. This article demonstrates this method with photos and clear directions. Share it with your friends.
How To Attract More Customers To Your Online Quilt Shop?
2/26/2015 3:23:33 PM
The quilting age demographics is now younger than it was 5 years ago. The way we attract and retain younger people is completely different than we as online quilt shop owners are accustomed.
How To Attract More Younger Customers To Your Service?
2/27/2015 10:32:38 AM
The quilting age demographics is now younger than it was 5 years ago. The way we attract and retain younger people is completely different than we as service professionals are accustomed.
How To Choose Colors For My Quilt Project?
9/21/2016 10:36:23 AM
An wonderful discussion on how to choose colors for my quilt project. Includes contrast, complimentary, and pop color discussions.
How To Decide What Quilt To Make?
3/24/2015 4:01:04 PM
Have a quilt you need to make for someone, bu your stumped on what to make? Let us consider all the key factors and help to you to decide what quilt to make.
How To Easily Choose Colors For Your Quilt
4/29/2015 9:38:22 AM
Even if you don't understand color theory, this handy technique will help you make a quick decision about colors for your quilt.
How to Fussy Cut with No Waste
5/31/2014 8:26:09 PM
Quilters and non-quilters are fascinated by the Lucy Boston Patchwork of the Crosses blocks, Kaleidoscope Stars, and fussy cut LeMoyne Stars posted online and especially on Facebook. This article describes how simple it is to get spectacular effects without wasting fabric using Inklingo. You don't have to tell anyone how easy it is. It can be our little secret.
How To Handle Not Enough Quilt Fabric
1/27/2016 10:09:08 AM
Have you ever realized you do not have enough fabric for your quilt pattern? Well don't give up. We have some of the brightest ideas to help you.
How To Increase Quilt Shop Profits
12/1/2016 2:14:26 PM
Trying to increase and even make a profit as a quilt shop can be hard. This short article gives you some tips you can use right now.
How to Print on Fabric—Jam Free
12/4/2013 8:17:32 AM
Quilters are naturally concerned about putting fabric into a printer. They don't want to waste fabric or break the printer. If you prepare the sheets well and learn what your printer likes, jams are rare, printing is fun, and the benefits are awesome. Printing the cutting and stitching lines on fabric with Inklingo can change your quilting life. It sets you free.
How to Sew Flying Geese
8/1/2013 2:18:15 PM
This method of sewing Flying Geese saves time and gives perfect results. It is also a good example of the new methods you can use for dozens of other quilt blocks when you print the shapes on fabric with Inklingo.
How To Sew Great Half Square Triangles
8/1/2016 3:31:02 PM
Discusses half square triangles (HSTs) and how to sew them correctly using these great tricks.
How to sew Perfect Hourglass Blocks with Inklingo
2/2/2014 2:31:06 PM
Ever get frustrated sewing hourglass blocks? Read about a fascinating way to sew them perfectly every single time using your printer as a guide. Read about it now!
How to sew stars with perfect intersections
9/5/2013 5:51:31 PM
Sewing stars with perfect intersections can be difficult. Read this detailed article with photos on how to sew 6 and 8 point stars perfectly!
How to Test Ink on Fabric
3/1/2015 8:20:13 PM
Is the ink in YOUR Inkjet printer good for printing on fabric with Inklingo? This simple test will give you confidence.
Inklingo "Layer to Cut" for Machine Piecing
11/30/2014 6:06:48 PM
Layer to Cut is an easy way to prepare accurate shapes for machine piecing—without measuring, without templates. This article describes the amazing advantages of a very simple approach using Inklingo. Print a few, cut a bunch!
Inset Seams - A Quilting Phobia
9/1/2014 8:23:12 PM
Some quilters have a phobia about Inset Seams. This article explains why some quilters love inset seams and why you don't have to fear them anymore.
Internet Wonderland For Quilters
10/21/2013 9:12:56 AM
Growing Your Quilting Community
Internet Wonderland For Quilters - Blogs
10/21/2013 9:18:42 AM
Blogs give you the chance to show who you are, what you are about or what is going on. Blogs can be re-posted Facebook and Pinterest to grow your following, drive traffic to your site or to keep interest.
Internet Wonderland For Quilters - Facebook
10/21/2013 9:18:39 AM
Facebook is a social bulletin board that allows you to post all kinds of messages and media to generate and maintain interest.Users re-share this information which grows your following and keeps their eye on you.
Internet Wonderland For Quilters - Pinterest
10/21/2013 9:19:18 AM
Pinterest is a picture based bulletin board where you post images to generate interest or share what you are doing. Users can click into the site which brings them back to you to generate and hold their interest.
Internet Wonderland For Quilters - QuiltingHub
10/21/2013 9:20:51 AM
QuiltingHub ties all of quilting together in one place. Users can accurately find all events, shops, museums, services and manufacturers in one place. They can even plan trips based on what they can visit or do . The simplified search process makes it so much easier for them to find you.
Internet Wonderland For Quilters - Web Sites
10/21/2013 9:20:54 AM
Your web site is the place to put static information you always want out there. It's the place to answer the who, what, when, why questions about your business or group. It's also your front door/ window. It welcomes people in.
Internet Wonderland For Quilters - YouTube
10/21/2013 9:22:10 AM
YouTube allows you to bring motion pictures
Interview With Paul Johnson - QuiltingHub CEO
6/30/2016 9:46:41 AM
Quilting Contessa shares the inside scoop with her interview with Paul Johnson -- creator of QuiltingHub. She gets answers to your questions straight from the CEO.
Is Your Sewing Kit Pretty Or Practical? Or Both?
6/30/2014 9:09:06 PM
We all need tools for quilting. This brief article covers some of the quilting tools you might want to have and why.
Jelly Roll Quilt in less than 35 minutes!
9/28/2013 3:31:09 PM
I wondered how fast could I sew a jelly roll quilt. So I challenged myself and you can see how I pieced the top in less than 35 minutes with great looking seams I might add! And you can use these concepts too.
July $100 Shop Local Gift Certificate Contest
6/30/2014 8:56:01 AM
Rules and regulations for the July $100 Shop Local Gift Certificate Contest
Key Benefits of Quilting
6/30/2015 8:55:42 AM
Your friends ask you why you spend so much time quilting. Often that is hard to answer. Now you can share this article with all your non quilting friends.
Listing & Member Page Policy
5/13/2012 12:58:01 PM
Defines the policy for listings and member pages on QuiltingHub
Make Your QuiltingHub Listing Stand Out
7/18/2016 5:49:26 PM
QuiltingHub member listings can stand above the rest with some planning and execution of some simple steps. We explore them here.
Making Melody - Free Quilt Pattern by Elisa Backporch Design
7/2/2013 4:06:24 PM
Making Melody - Free Quilt Pattern by Elisa Backporch Design - EBD 1103
Making The Perfect Quilt Sandwich
5/30/2016 9:56:33 AM
How you assemble the quilt sandwich affects the final product. We discuss two rolling methods and 3 basting techniques to help you decide what is best.
Marking Dark Color Fabrics Without Marking
2/28/2014 1:12:01 PM
As quilters we know that marking on dark colored fabrics is difficult at best, so what are out options? Read 3 great methods & share with your friends.
Maximize Your Blog Listing on QuiltingHub
8/5/2013 4:46:31 PM
This is your custom guide on how to get the most out of QuiltingHub for your blog. This article only works if viewed from the listing detail page.
Maximize Your Brand Listing on QuiltingHub
12/6/2012 3:16:10 PM
This is your custom guide on how to get the most out of QuiltingHub for your brand. This article only works if viewed from the listing detail page.
Maximize Your Group Listing on QuiltingHub
12/6/2012 5:13:45 PM
This is your custom guide on how to get the most out of QuiltingHub for your Quilt Guild, Association, or societies. This article only works if viewed from the listing detail page.
Maximize Your Museum Listing on QuiltingHub
9/22/2016 3:42:45 PM
This is your custom guide on how to get the most out of QuiltingHub for your Quilt Museum. This article only works if viewed from the listing detail page.
Maximize Your Online Shop Listing on QuiltingHub
9/22/2016 3:20:29 PM
This is your custom guide on how to get the most out of QuiltingHub for your online quilt shop. This article only works if viewed from the listing detail page.
Maximize Your Quilt Shop Listing on QuiltingHub
12/6/2012 11:12:18 AM
This is your custom guide on how to get the most out of QuiltingHub for your Quilt Shop. This article only works if viewed from the listing detail page.
Maximize Your Service Listing on QuiltingHub
5/11/2013 10:35:27 AM
This is your custom guide on how to get the most out of QuiltingHub for your service. This article only works if viewed from the listing detail page.
More Tips for Choosing Colors For Your Quilt
5/30/2015 2:50:02 PM
This time, we look at a few more tips to help you select colors for your quilt.
Most Quilt Shops & Most Trusted Site
11/30/2014 11:44:41 AM
This article is a sub article attached to the December 2014 QuiltingHub newsletter discussing our quilt shops statistics and examples.
No More Binding!
2/1/2014 12:57:28 PM
Do you hate to make binding? Do binding corners never come out right? Skip the binding? Yes, you really can make a quilt without binding!
Open Positions With QuiltingHub. Click one to view details.
5/20/2015 9:05:35 AM
Open Positions With QuiltingHub
Press for Success
8/31/2015 10:29:47 PM
Ideally, pressing will make your quilt look its best and make the quilting easier. This article includes some cool tips on a hot topic.
Press Release - August 1, 2012
12/4/2012 8:33:20 PM
Initial Press Release Announcing Qultinghub
Quilt Shop Advertising - Best Results
5/13/2012 11:18:49 AM
When choosing the best way to advertise your quilt shop, you need to show off your best where quilters are looking for you. Look no further.
Quilt Shop Benefits
4/29/2016 8:35:25 AM
Summarizes the benefits of a quilt shop member listing on QuiltingHub.
Quilt Shop Marketing Excellence Award
5/9/2016 10:56:35 AM
This prestigious award goes to quilt shops that display forward-thinking marketing concepts to attract quilters of all ages. Read all about it here. QuiltingHub Ratings and Reviews.
Quilt Shop Talk - Accounting
3/17/2015 10:43:03 AM
A brief discussion of accounting in quilt shops.
Quilt Shop Talk - Greeting New Customers
3/20/2015 5:28:58 PM
A brief discussion of greeting new customers in quilt shops.
Quilt Shop Trip Planner™️ - Adding Images
5/30/2016 1:35:38 PM
Discusses why & how QuiltingHub added images to the Quilt Shop Hops so quilters can see the individual quilt shop rows (or other images for other shop hops).
Quilt Show Publicizing To Do List
12/1/2016 5:39:12 PM
Quilt guild and quilt show publicizing can be a daunting task. This short article gets you started with great tips to be successful.
Quilters Trip Planner™ Handouts
11/28/2015 2:04:34 PM
Discusses and provides that handout that can be given to quilters or quilt shops to increase awareness, usage, and the overall growth of quilt shops.
Quilting Yo-Yos - Problem Solved
4/1/2015 4:06:46 AM
If you like quilting Yo-Yos, but have not been happy with the results, this great article covers how to solve that problem and love Yo Yos!
QuiltingHub - Yesterday, Today, & Future
9/27/2016 1:58:22 PM
Description of QuiltingHub's status when it started, today, and the future plans for the site and what it means to you as an advertiser.
QuiltingHub Announces QuiltingHub Network
7/27/2015 8:06:08 AM
QuiltingHub is beginning to supply it's listing of shops and events to other websites and former competitors. This is a step toward our mission of becoming the centralized source for all quilting information worldwide. When complete, our listing customers will update once in one place and have the information be published everywhere.
QuiltingHub Celebrates - April 2016 Is Free
4/1/2016 1:27:26 PM
QuiltingHub is celebrating, and all existing member as well as new member listings* get April 2016 for free.
QuiltingHub Contest Rules & Notes
5/15/2012 9:46:14 AM
How contest points work.
2/16/2015 12:04:20 PM
Discusses the demographics of the users of QuiltingHub
QuiltingHub Improves Billing On April 1st 2016
4/1/2016 12:59:24 PM
On 4/1/2016, QuiltingHub changed billing providers to simplify the process as part of our continuing commitment to improve our user experience.
QuiltingHub is More Mobile Friendly
2/1/2015 6:46:35 PM
Discusses the new mobile friendly features on QuiltingHub.
5/20/2015 9:12:37 AM
What is New on QuiltingHub
QuiltingHub Shattering 7 Million Page Views for 2016
10/31/2016 12:02:54 PM
QuiltingHub has an astonishing record of producing results for quilting advertisers. Learn how QuiltingHub can help you to achieve results as well.
QuiltingHub V4.0 Released
5/29/2015 7:59:01 AM
Discusses and shows the new enhancements in QuiltingHub v4.0
QuiltingHub.com - Trip Planner
8/24/2014 6:15:47 AM
Quilts Make Noise?
5/13/2012 11:32:49 AM
A funny short story about a strange noise coming from the quilting room and what it turned out to be.
Share QuiltingHub with others
12/4/2012 11:47:09 AM
QuiltingHub is unique and you want to share it with others. Here are some ideas.
Sharing QuiltingHub on Twitter, Facebook, Blogs and Newsletters
12/7/2012 3:18:40 PM
Example sharing posts for social media, websites, emails and newsletters.
Simple Basic Beginner Quilt
5/12/2012 5:18:30 PM
This quilt idea is surprisingly easy! Great pattern for beginners.
Speaker Event 'Hooked' To a Guild Event
3/29/2014 1:59:31 PM
Speaker Event 'Hooked' To a Guild Event
Speckled Hen Quilts Says Activate Your Membership Now
10/3/2016 10:26:35 AM
Karen Stephens, owner of Speckled Hen Quilts in Aurora Oregon, highly recommends you activate your member listing for your quilt shop today. QuiltingHub Ratings and Reviews
1/12/2013 5:02:49 PM
Sponsor Pages (Do Not Edit - Maintained By Software)
SQUARE: A Service Provider's Best Friend
3/3/2014 7:59:58 AM
Have you gotten your SQUARE reader yet? If not, it is time to order one and get started using this valuable tool. Read how it can help you get more sales.
Starting An Internet Shop
2/28/2014 1:12:06 PM
Setting up an internet quilt store can be complex. This article covers the first key decision you have to make to be successful.
Store Owners - What's Your Niche?
2/1/2015 7:31:34 PM
Don't let your quilt shop be an unorganized collection of fabric and notions. Get a notion to have your own niche and shine as a quilt shop. Read how!
Storm At Sea Quilt Designs from Inklingo
11/30/2015 11:34:21 PM
Storm At Sea is a fabulously versatile design for machine piecers. It is simpler to sew than you might think--despite the odd angles and points. Don't worry. No weird rulers, no templates and no paper piecing are required. This article includes an elegant example and an Electric Quilt project file!
Story Of QuiltingHub
12/5/2012 3:52:59 PM
Who, Why, What and Future of QuiltingHub.
Stunning New Trip Planner™ - October 2015
10/28/2015 9:09:59 AM
Summarizes the amazing improvements to the QuiltingHub quilting events Trip Planner™ made in October 2015.
Ten Advantages of Hand Piecing
7/31/2015 8:38:31 PM
It has been more than 13 years since I taped an episode of Simply Quilts with Alex Anderson showing how to hand piece with freezer paper templates. We've come a long way since Quilted Diamonds—but hand piecing never goes out of style! Today, Lucy Boston Patchwork of the Crosses (POTC) and Passacaglia by Willyne Hammerstein (Millefiori Quilts) inspire a fresh look at this traditional technique.
Terms and Conditions of Pages
5/13/2012 12:37:32 PM
The payment terms and conditions that apply to quilting entities pages with us.
The 5 Things That Will Make You A Better Quilter
5/27/2014 12:21:03 PM
It's all about satisfaction and fun. So says Ami Simms, a quilter for almost 40 years. Read her take on becoming a better quilter and learn why better is 'funner.'
Thread Basting A Quilt
6/16/2016 5:57:22 PM
Thread basting is the first method of sandwiching a quilt many quilters learn to use. We explore some methods of thread basting your quilt sandwich.
Tips For Staying Comfortable While Quilting
7/31/2015 2:59:02 PM
Quilting can be a pain - in our bodies. Quilt should be fun. Here are some great tips for staying comfortable and healthy while quilting.
Tips On Growing Your Quilt Shop in Any Economy
4/29/2014 11:10:12 AM
As a former social media marketer for quilt shops, Donna shares tips quilt shops can use to grow the shop in any economy.
To Use, or Not To Use Batting?
8/16/2016 1:37:49 PM
The decision to add batting to your quilt has several factors. We explore when to use it or not, and what types to use with your quilt.
Top 10 Essential Tools For The Beginning Quilter
8/7/2012 1:25:15 PM
As a new or beginning quilter, what tools should you consider going out a buying? We cover the top 10 tools you should own right now.
Top 5 Ideas to Market Your Quilt Shop
4/1/2016 11:25:06 AM
These are the top 5 things you can do right now to grow and market your quilt shop. We discuss ways to get customers and how to keep them coming back.
Top 5 Questions You Wanted to Ask Ami Simms
5/31/2014 7:56:25 AM
The Top 5 Questions You Wanted to Ask Ami Simms
Top 5 Questions You Wanted to Ask Rhianon Taylor
6/24/2014 8:07:21 AM
Top 5 Questions You Wanted to Ask Rhianon Taylor
Top 5: Get Repeat Customers Into Your Quilt Shop
4/27/2016 4:23:39 PM
A recent survey of quilter has some shocking answers as to why they become repeat customers to your quilt shop. We share some valuable tips to make your shop flourish.
Top Ways To Publicize Quilt Shows
4/29/2014 12:24:01 PM
What are some of the best ways to publicize your quilt show? A former guild publicist shares her tops tips for your success. Share this with every guild publicity chairperson.
Understanding Your Quilt Shop Market Visibility
2/1/2014 1:57:06 PM
Here's a quick breakdown of the 4 listing levels available to all quilt shops on QuiltingHub. Let's explore it!
Universal Templates from FP - The best templates ever!
1/5/2015 8:48:49 AM
My first choice is always to print the shapes on fabric with Inklingo and an Inkjet printer. It is faster, easier and more accurate than using any kind of template. However, there are some situations where templates make sense, and these are my favorites!
Using Facebook Business Pages Effectively
3/29/2014 3:39:24 PM
We all know Facebook is important at growing your organization, but what should we look at and do when we start a business Facebook page?
Using The Quilter's Trip Planner
7/18/2016 10:35:21 AM
Quilting Contessa shares the best ways to use the Quilter's Trip Planner™ on QuiltingHub. Also, which quilt shops to visit so you can have the most fun!
What Does Contrast In Quilting Mean?
10/6/2016 7:24:12 AM
Wonderfully illustrated quilting how-to article on contrast. Learn the key things you need to do to use contrast in your quilts.
What Is A Scant?
1/27/2014 5:46:28 AM
Everyone has a different definition of what a "scant" quarter inch seam allowance is. I want to clear the air and demonstrate how you can get a "exact" quarter inch seam each time you sew for accurate blocks.
What Not To Do As A Quilt Shop Owner
11/21/2016 2:46:09 PM
A November survey of 100 quilt shops to see what they were doing to grow their businesses yielded some shocking results. We discuss the good and bad.
What People Are Saying About QuiltingHub
7/26/2012 8:14:38 AM
What are people in the quilting industry saying about the website.
Where-To-Buy Button On Your Quilting Brand Website
4/28/2016 2:21:55 PM
One of the biggest headaches for quilting brands is maintaining and displaying a list of quilt shops that sell your brand. We discuss the easiest solution.
With The Grain? Against The Grain? Bias? Selvage?
8/29/2016 7:47:15 AM
What exactly does the term "with the grain" mean when it pertains to a piece of fabric being used in a quilt? Read all about it in this article.