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Quilting preparation requires several important steps to ensure that your quilt comes to completion. Find out what to do to prepare with these articles.

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Making Quilt Templates

Learn how to take a quilt pattern and create templates that will allow you to turn your vision into reality. You'll find these and other helpful tips only at HowStuffWorks.


How to Make a Quilt Rack

 How to Make a Quilt Rack

You just got new quilts and would like to make a rack to put them on. Here's how to make a quilt rack. See more »

Preparing forQuilting

 Preparing forQuilting

Whether you choose to hand or machine quilt, make sure you take steps forQuilting preparation. Learn how to prepare forQuilting at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Piecing Curves Quilt Technique

 Piecing Curves Quilt Technique

Not all quilt patterns have straight corners. Learn how to handle curves with helpful tips on the piecing curves quilt technique at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Chain Piecing for Efficiency Quilt Technique

 Chain Piecing for Efficiency Quilt Technique

Save a substantial amount of time by using the chain piecing quilt technique. Learn all about this, and other,Quilting techniques at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Paper Piecing Quilt Technique

 Paper Piecing Quilt Technique

The paper piecing quilt technique creates a strong fabric foundation, perfect for crazy quilts. Learn about thisQuilting technique at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Hand Applique Quilt Technique

 Hand Applique Quilt Technique

Hand appliqu' is a traditionalQuilting technique. Find plenty of tips to help you master the hand applique quilt technique at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Machine Applique Quilt Technique

 Machine Applique Quilt Technique

Use a sewing machine to appliqu' pieces to yourQuilting project. Learn about the timesaving machine appliqu' quilt technique at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Prewashing Quilt Fabric

 Prewashing Quilt Fabric

Learn about working with quilt fabric in this helpful article, including why it's important to prewash fabric beforeQuilting. See more »

Making Quilt Templates

 Making Quilt Templates

Learn tips on how to take a quilt pattern and turn it into a quilt template in this helpful article. See more »

Marking Fabric forQuilting

 Marking Fabric forQuilting

Using templates requires you to mark fabric without damaging it. Learn the proper way to transfer templates onto fabric in this helpful article. See more »