Grain of Fabric

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The direction the threads are woven into the fabric refers to the grain of fabric (also see cross grain).

Graph Paper

When drafting quilt patterns, graph paper can be used to easily transfer the design. Graph paper comes in many different grid sizes (1/8 inch, 1/4 inches ….) and paper sizes (8 1/2 inches x11 inches , 12 1/2 inches x 12 1/2 inches ….). Graph paper for quilting is a great tool. It is inexpensive and… Continue reading Graph Paper