Materials (for 4 placemats): 10 FQs to make strips 1 yard backing fabric (or 4 FQs) 1 yard low-loft batting 4-3” x 22” strips to cover your center line on front Binding Instructions: Cut a 14” x 20” rectangle from your batting and backing fabrics. Place your backing fabric right side down, and lay your …

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I was up all night getting our fabric and kits into the store. We only finalized the layout and design last night about 11 PM, so it was a loooonnnngggg night. But TOTALLY worth it!! Our vision for a pub online has come true and I hope you all feel at home here. Really, this …

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Like so many other roads I have traveled, building The Quilt and Needle was a longer, bumpier ride than I ever imagined. This interactive quilting community would not be in existence if it wasn’t for the much needed help and support of some very special people: Josh Ward at Josh Ward Designs, brought my vision …

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After much ado and further consideration, I have decided that the best way for The Quilt and Needle patrons to stay connected is through a blog. So, here it is! WELCOME The Quilt and Needle is designed as a friendly online quilting pub. What is a quilting pub you ask? Well, that is simple. If …

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