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What To Do With So Many Quilts

21st Jan 2019

"It’s tough to know what quilt each family member would like best. This year I made 10 quilts (ok, ok - some tops were already done in years past). By Christmas I was able to hand 10 family members a … read more

Every Quilt Contains a Piece of the Quilter

21st Jan 2019

"I love my grandmother’s embroidery – scarves, dishtowels, and pillow cases. Rather than hide them in a drawer – I’ve found creative ways to incorporate them into my quilts. I’ve even added in some of … read more

How to Apply Hot Fix Crystals

21st Jan 2019

Now available online and in store! Add a little or a lot of sparkle to your quilt. These crystals are easy to apply and durable enough to withstand machine washing. Browse our selection here.Ch … read more

How to Square Backing

21st Jan 2019

Fold the backing fabric in half. Fold it in half again, the other direction. This finds the center of your backing. If there are very noticeably "extra" pieces/lengths, do not includ … read more

How to Use the Bobbin Winder

21st Jan 2019

Learn how to use the renter's in-studio bobbin winder at Heartbeat Quilting. While these directions are specific for our bobbin winder, there will be some basic universal tips helpful to using any bob … read more