You CAN Make a Beautiful Handmade Quilt

When you look at a beautiful handmade quilt, you may think it would be a project you could personally never tackle.  A sewing project that may seem a bit overwhelming will be easier to accomplish if you approach it with the right frame of mind and confidence in your sewing ability.  Just as a journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step, and progresses by continuing to put one foot in front of the other, a beautiful handmade quilt begins with a first step and continues by completing each step along the way until you ha...more

Care of Your Handmade Quilt

A handmade quilt is a labor of love and should be considered a prized possession.  You want to make sure it will last for years to come and look as beautiful as the day the last stitch of the binding was tied off.  Here are some things you should never do if you want your one-of-a-kind creation to maintain its original beauty.o  Never expose your handmade quilt to direct sunlight.  This causes fading, and if it is folded, fading will occur to the area that is exposed to the sunlight resulting in uneven coloring....more

Refold your handmade quilts every few months

A handmade quilt means someone has put in many hours of thought and hard work.  You will want it to stay beautiful for many years to come.Whether you display them on a quilt rack or store them in a closet, you need to refold them every few months - not longer than every six months.  The batting will get thin and worn where the folds are.  Refolding will help your beautiful quilts to last much longer and look nice for many years....more