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About Fabric - Batik, Quilter's Cotton, and Flannel

Posted by Cathy Wilson on June 30th, 2022

About Fabric - Batik, Quilter's Cotton, and Flannel

About Fabric

About Batiks

To make batik fabrics, areas of the fabric are blocked out with the application of a hot wax “resist”, then the fabric is dyed. The pattern covered in wax resist the dye, leaving unique designs after repeat waxing and dyeing ...

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Quilter's History

Posted by Cathy Wilson on June 10th, 2022

Quilter's History

Quilter's History
  • The history of quilting can be traced back at least to medieval times. Early examples exist from Europe, India and the Far East.
  • The word 'quilt' has been linked to the Latin word 'culcita', meaning a bolster or cushion, and seems to have first been used in ...
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May 2022 New Arrivals & Free Quilt Patterns

Posted by Shari Shobe on June 1st, 2022

Free Quilt Patterns now available!

 
Our May 2022 New Arrivals Video is HERE.
 
Free Quilt Patterns that arrived in May 2022:


Boo! Free Table Set Pattern by Henry Glass & Co., Inc.

Botanical Magic (Black) Free Quilt Pattern by Wilmington Prints

Botanical Magic (White) Free Quilt Pattern by ...

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Quilter's Tip: How to Choose Batting

Posted by Cathy Wilson on May 18th, 2022

Quilter's Tip:  How to Choose Batting

Quilter's Tip

Note:  All statements are based on information gathered from Quilter’s Dream Batting website or the opinions of Bear Creek Quilting Company and their customers. We recommend doing your own research to ensure your needs are met.

General Tips

  • Order from thinnest ...
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Quilter's Tip: How to Prepare Your Project for Long Arm Quilting Submission

Posted by Cathy Wilson on May 6th, 2022

Quilter's Tip:  How to Prepare Your Project for Long Arm Quilting Submission

Quilter's Tip
Note:  These tips are only in regard to submitting a project to be machine quilted by Bear Creek Quilting Company Long Arm Machine Quilting Service. We cannot speak to preferences of any other quilter or ...
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