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National Sew A Jelly Roll Day 2022

Posted on September 16th, 2022 at 1:48 p.m.

National Sew A Jelly Roll Day 2022! 

National Sew A Jelly Roll Day 2022
 
National Jelly Roll Day Free Quilt Pattern
National Jelly Roll Day Free Quilt Pattern
Free Jelly Roll/Strip Roll Quilt Pattern:  Chain of Fools
(click on above image for pattern)
 
 
National Jelly Roll Day Free Quilt Pattern
National Jelly Roll Day Free Quilt Pattern
Free Jelly Roll/Strip Roll Quilt Pattern:  Cross the Line
(click on above image for pattern)
 
 
National Jelly Roll Day Free Quilt Pattern
Free Jelly Roll ...

Quilter's Tip: How to Choose Batting

Posted on May 18th, 2022 at 10:12 a.m.

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 ...

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

Posted on May 6th, 2022 at 11 a.m.

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 ...

How To Match Fabric Colors

Posted on October 14th, 2019 at 2:42 p.m.

How To Match Fabric Colors Using Your Fabric Selvage Dots

Fabric Selvage
What is a Fabric Selvage?
A selvage is the edge produced on woven fabric during manufacture that keeps it from unraveling or fraying along the LENGTH of fabric.  The LENGTH of the fabric is also the Warp or Straight ...

How To Never Miss Your Favorites!

Posted on August 21st, 2019 at 8 a.m.

Coming Soon Products and Email Notification of Arrival

Pretty Bunnies by Riley Blake Designs
Did you miss out on the arrival of Pretty Bunnies by Riley Blake Designs?

Winter Whimsy by Henry Glass & Co., Inc.
Or how about Winter Whimsy by Henry Glass & Co.?

Boho Owls by 3 Wishes Fabrics
And let's not forget about the playful Boho Owls by 3 Wishes Fabric?

Bear Creek Quilting Company Coming Soon
These collections, plus many ...

How To Prepare Your Quilt Top

Posted on August 13th, 2019 at 8:16 a.m.

How To Prepare Your Quilt Top for Machine Quilting

Well hello! It’s Keelyn from The Night Owl Quilts and today I am going to share with you a few secrets to help you be one of your longarm quilter’s favorite clients! 

Preparing your quilt top is simple and will ...

Ideas On How To Display Your Quilts

Posted on July 19th, 2019 at 2:10 p.m.

You just spent all of your efforts choosing fabrics, choosing a pattern or making your own pattern, cutting, squaring up the pieces, sewing, (possibly ripping and resewing), basting, quilting, and binding.

FINALLY! All of your hard work has paid off.  The quilt is done.  It is ready for ...

Free Motion Quilting Fun Tutorial

Posted on October 11th, 2014 at 11:36 p.m.

Free Motion Quilting Fun
Greetings Fellow Quilters!  It’s Karen from Redbird Quilt Co. and Karen’s Quilts, Crows, and Cardinals blog.  It’s a pleasure to be guest posting here at the Bear Creek Quilting Company's blog.  Ready to have some fun?!

Free Motion Quilting Fun Tutorial
Have you wanted to learn to ...

How to...Piece a Strip Set

Posted on February 3rd, 2014 at 2:06 p.m.

 

How to...Piece a Strip Set

How to Piece a Strip Set Tutorial

 

When piecing together a set of strips it can get a little wonky, right? 
You thought you were on track and then when it comes time to cut
or piece...well, things are a little off and not lining up or ...