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Chain Piecing

Chain piecing refers to a sewing process. When you chain piece, patchwork sets are sewn one after the other. You do not back stitch.  You do not cut the Read more

Chalk

  Quilters sometimes use chalk to mark their quilting designs especially if the background is a dark fabric.  There are many different types Read more

Challenge Quilt

A challenge refers to making sense of this definition – ha, ha!  A challenge quilt refers to a ‘contest’ that quilters enter.  Sometimes there Read more

Charm Quilt

Charm quilts are made up of many pieces of fabric.  No one fabric is repeated.  Often charm quilts are also classified as one patch quilts.

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Charm Squares

Charm squares are 100% cotton fabric squares that are usually about 5”. A charm pack is made up of all different fabrics; no 2 are alike. Quilters like Read more

Chintz

Chintz refers to a type of cotton fabric that is patterned and glazed.

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