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What is the width of our fabric ?

The width of our fabric is 44"/45" wide unless it says otherwise.

What is our fabric made of ?

Our fabric is 100% cotton fabric unless it says different on the fabric details.

What is a Fat Quarter ?

A fat quarter is a 18" x 22" cut of fabric. A Fat Quarter Bundle (AB) varies from 20 to 42 cuts of the fabric line.

What is a Fat Eighth?

A fat eighth is a 9" x 22" cut of fabric. A Fat Eighth Bundle (F8) varies from 20 to 40 cuts of the line of fabric.

What is a Layer Cake ?

A Layer Cake (LC) is 40 to 42 10" x 10" cuts of fabric.

What is a Charm Pack ?

A Charm Pack (PP) is 42 to 52 5" x 5" pieces of fabric.

What is a Jelly Roll ?

A Jelly Roll (JR) is 40- 2 1/2" x 44"  pieces of fabric.

What is the seam allowance ?

Most patterns allow for 1/4" seam allowance. Which is measured from the raw edge of the fabric.

What is a good machine stitch to use for appliqu'e ?

A zig-zag stitch is a good stitch that creates the satin stitch for appliqu'e projects.

Below is a Thread Chart.

The first number is the thread weight. The second number is then ply. Two-ply or three-ply threads are most often used for piecing. A medium weight thread such as 50/3, is a good choice for most hand or machine quilting projects. The lower the first number the heavier the thread.

Cotton Thread-     Quilting,machine piecing,hand piecing and appliqu'e

Metallic          -      Appliqu'e, decorative machine quilting

All-purpose    -      Hand quilting, machine quilting, machine piecing,hand piecing.

Monofilament nylon  -  Machine quilting or appliqu'e for invisible stitching.

Hand quilting  -   Hand quilting ( do not use in your sewing machine)

Rayon           -    Embroidery,decorative quilting,embellishing

Silk               -    Hand appliqu'e

Yardage chart

Quilt Size                            Lining                             2 1/2" Binding

Twin 63" x 87"                      5 1/4 yds.                          3/4 yd.

Double 78" x 87"                  5 1/4 yds.                          3/4 yd.

Queen 84" x 92"                  7 1/2 yds.                           7/8 yd.

King    100" x 92"                8 yds                                   1 yd.

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