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Quick Quilt

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A simple technique lets you turn any expanse of pretty fabric into a welcoming coverlet. Here, a vintage floral linen tablecloth creates the top of the quilt, but any medium-weight fabric will work. We used a piece of linen in a complementary color to create the backing and border. 
Materials
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Fabric for top of quilt
  • Cotton batting (cut to the same size as the top fabric)
  • Medium-weight linen (about 2 inches longer on all sides than the top fabric)
  • Embroidery floss (for tufting)
  • Embroidery needle
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Follow-the-Lines Baby Quilt

Steps:7
Materials
  • Fabric 1: 1 yard of 45-inch-wide printed cotton (with a design that varies in size), for quilt front
  • Fabric 2: 1 1/4 yards of 45-inch-wide coordinating printed cotton, for quilt back
  • Fabric 3: 1/2 yard of 45-inch-wide solid cotton, for binding
  • Hand-quilting thread
  • Hand-quilting needle(s) (I prefer size 10 betweens)
  • Wool batting, 36 by 46 inchesNote: If you use Quilter's Dream wool or cotton batting, your stitching can be up to 8 inches apart and the batting will remain stable. If you use another brand, check the manufacturer's directions for the maximum distance between stitches.
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Cupcake Card

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