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Focal Fabric

A focal fabric is used to pick out other fabrics for your quilt. The focal fabric is usually a multi-colored patterned fabric. It sets the mood of your Read more

Focus Fabric

A focus fabric or focal fabric will make it easier for you to choose fabric for your quilt. Sometimes the focus fabric may be a photo or a painting Read more


  Quilters sometimes sew fabric on top of a foundation. Foundations are used when the fabric (bias-cut fabric, knits, silks, velvet, and other Read more

Four Patch

  A four patch is a block based on four equal units. The most common or basic four patch is a block made up of four squares.  Four patch squares Read more
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