Answers.com Articles

In addition to being a mom, a wife, a designer and a blogger, I also write for Answers.com as their Quilting Expert. This page is a partial list of some of my Answers.com publications.

Why is Quilting Called Patchwork?

Which Batting is Right for My Quilt Project?

How to Adjust Your Sewing Machine Tension Settings

Tips on Using a Rotary Cutter

What is an Art Quilt?

Choosing the Right Fabric for your Quilt

Understanding Terms on Cotton Thread Labels

How to Choose a Sewing Machine

Making Holiday-Themed Quilting Projects

The Benefits of Joining a Quilt Guild

Good Books for Building Your Quilting Library

Selecting Color for Your Quilt

The Singer Featherweight

How to Sew an Accurate Quarter-Inch Seam

Learning How to Machine Quilt

What is a Virtual Quilting Bee?

What is a Quilting Swap?

What is the Difference Between a Block of the Month and a Sew Along

Things to Consider When Building Your Fabric Stash

Make a Quick and Easy Table Runner

How to Hang a Quilt

How to Find a Local Quilt Show

New Quilt Tools to Consider

How to Sew Easy Mitered Borders

Adhesive Products for Quilting

What is English Paper Piecing?

What is a Longarm?

Ideas for Halloween Quilts

What is a Quilt Challenge?

What is Batik?

How to Choose the Right Needle for Your Sewing Machine

Tips on Working with Metallic Thread

How to Choose a Setting for Your Quilt

Paper Piecing Reference Books for Your Library

What is Reverse Applique?

What is an Album Quilt?

What are Amish Quilts?

How to Make Quick Fuse Applique

Choosing Fabric for Your Quilt Backing

What is Hawaiian Applique?

How to Baste Your Quilt for Quilting

Tools to Help You Baste Your Quilts

Where Can I Find a Quilting Calculator?

How to Prepare Fabric for Use in Quilting

Basic Rotary Cutting Rulers for Quilting

How to Make a Watercolor Quilt

Computer Software for Quilt Design

Contemporary Quilt Patterns for Babies

Excellent  Video Tutorials for Learning Free Motion Quilting

Dyeing Fabric for Your Quilt

Terrific Online Color Tools for Quilters 

Caring for Your Heirloom Quilt

What is Broderie Perse?

How to Choose a Thimble

Tips for Taking Care of Your Sewing Scissors

What is Seminole Piecing?

Making a Label for Your Quilt

What is Utility Quilting?

How to Coffee Dye Fabric

Make a Virtual Quilt

Best Gifts for Quilters

Tips for Using Pre-cut Fabrics

Projects Ideas for Using Pre-cut Fabrics

Free Patterns to Use With Pre-cut Fabrics

Helpful Video Tutorials for Learning Applique

Inspiring Blogs for Quilters

Best Quilting Apps for the iPad

Choosing a Paper Foundation for Paper Piecing

What is a Hexie?

The History Behind Amish Quilt Patterns

10 Helpful Hints for Quilting

Get Ahead with the Right Rotary Supplies

Quilting Basics for Beginners

Make a Simply Beautiful Pinwheel Quilt

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Fun and Easy Machine Embroidery Projects

How to Reduce a Larger Quilt Pattern to Make a Baby Quilt

Top Five Techniques for Novice Quilters

Preserve Those Memories in a Fun T-shirt Quilt

The History Behind the Crazy Quilt

Caring for Your Beautiful Handmade Quilt

Make Your Quilt Sparkle With Heat-Set Crystals

Tips for Incorporating Embroidery in Your Quilt

How to Make Pattern Templates

The Charming History of the Log Cabin Quilt

The Pro’s and Con’s of Buying Fabric Online

Tips for Choosing a New Sewing Machine

What is Stack and Whack Quilting

Tips and Tricks for Basting Your Quilt

 Pros and Cons on Pre-washing Your Quilt Fabric

Resources for Making Patriotic Quilts

5 Tips for Selecting Fabric for Your Quilt

Press for Success

Tips for Perfecting Invisible Machine Applique

Tips for Quilting on Your Home Sewing Machine

How to Determine if Your Fabric is Colorfast

Learn How to Hand Quilt

Understanding Fabric Terms

Tips for Planning a Quilting Design

Attaching a Straight Binding to a Quilt

Tips on Choosing and Calculating Backing Fabric

Tips on Finding Bargains on Quilting Books

How to Calculate Side Triangles and Corner Triangles for Diagonal Settings

Determining Yardage for a Straight Border

Best Tips for Entering a Quilt Contest

Make a Quilted Greeting Card

Visiting Virtual Quilt Exhibits

Get Ahead with the Right Quilting Tools

 Machine Applique: Mastering the Basics

Machine Applique: Conquering Curves and Points

Quilt Product Review: Lighting

Machine Applique: Understanding Fusibles and Adhesives

Conferences and Retreats for Quilters

Purchasing or Fabricating a Design Wall

What is Fussy Cutting

How Old is My Quilt and What is it Worth

Five Basic Tools for Hand Applique

Tips for Attending the “Big Shows”

Applique an Easy Dogtooth Border

Quilting 101: Making Yo-yos

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