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Pigma Pens

Pigma pens (fabric pens) are waterproof and fade proof. These recognized archival instruments are the best type of pens to use on fabric when collecting Read more

Pilling

Pilling occurs when small balls of “fuzz” form on the quilt top.  This usually occurs through wear and tear on knit fabric - not  so much on cotton. Read more

Pillow Tuck

Some quilts are made to cover a bed and the pillows. Extra yardage needs to be added for the pillow tuck. This usually amounts to 10″.

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Pin Basting

If you are planning to machine quilt your project, then you will want to pin baste using safety pins. Safety pins are used in pin basting because (when Read more

Pins

Not all straight pins are created equal. When I go to the store and see packages of "quilters’ pins" I want to scream. Who decided these yellow headed Read more
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