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Stabilizer

A fabric stabilizer ‘stabilizes your sewing piece’. It can be made from paper (I prefer tissue paper or typing paper) or fabric. After using the stabilizer Read more

Stash

    A quilter’s stash refers to all of her/his fabric. Most quilters live by the motto that you can never have enough fabric in your Read more

Stilettos

Stilettos are handy tools for quilters. They can help to hold layers of fabric together when sewing on the machine. Read more

Stippling

Stippling is a quilting technique that can give texture to your quilt. It can be machine quilted or hand quilted.

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Stitches

    Depending on your project the quilting stitches used will vary. Generally speaking a quilter will use a regular stitch length for Read more

String Piecing

String piecing refers to a sewing technique where scraps of fabrics are sewn together into sections. Shapes are then cut out of these sections. The shapes Read more
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