Beyond Basics

Moving forward beyond basic quilt construction, and onto intermediate and advanced techniques.

Free online Quilt Design Software star
Have some fun with these free online quilt design software programs. They are lots of fun and allow you to download your design with all the instructions for making it into a quilt.

Guest Tutors – International or Home Grown? star
As Guild members, do we overlook our "home grown tutors and speakers" for the international well known tutors? Do we sometimes not recognise the expertise that lies right under our noses?

How do you value your quilts? star
Should you insure your quilts? Do you know the fundamental value of your quilts? What sort of compensation would you expect if your quilt was lost or stolen?

Judging Quilts - Design Elements star
Judges consider the design elements of the quilt as part of the many criteria when judging quilts. This article focuses on design in quilts.

Judging Quilts - General Appearance star
The second article in the series Judging Quilts - What Judges are looking for. We focus on General Appearance of your quilt when presented for judging.

Judging Quilts - What are the Judges looking for? star
What are the judges looking for when they're judging your quilt?

Judging Quilts - Workmanship star
Workmanship is the final of three criteria that are used to judge quilts.

Making Time to Quilt. star
Do you find time to quilt or do you make time to quilt? In this day and age of the fast paced lifestyle, how can you get all the time you need to quilt?

Memory and Signature Quilts star
Memory and Signature quilts are very special creations. Sometimes it's hard to know where to start. Here's some great ideas and inspirations for you.

Prairie Points star[offsite link]
A how-to guide for making prairie points.

Quilt Guild Challenges star
Quilt Guild Challenges and competitions are a great way for you to hone your skills and create outside the square.

Quilt Patterns - buying and downloading online star
Downloading quilt patterns instantly from the web is a breeze. Read on.

Quilt Preparation for Judging star
Preparing to have your quilt judged can be a little daunting. This article takes you step by step through preparing your quilt for judging.

Quilt Retreats 2010 star
A selection of quilt retreats around the globe for 2010.

Quilters Getaway 2014 - Norfolk Island star
Enjoy a wonderful week on Norfolk Island for the Quilters Getaway 2014.

Quilting Workshops - A Tutors Perspective. star
What are the expectations of quilting teachers on their students to achieve a succcessful experience in learning. How can you as a student get the biggest "bang for your buck" in the sphere of learning the art of quilting?

Record Keeping for your Quilts star
Record Keeping of your quilts is a personal thing. Some quilters keep elaborate records, almost as lovely as their quilts, others keep simple records for future reference, and others really don't care to keep records.

Redwork - History and Patterns star
A look into the technique of redwork with links to patterns (free and to purchase) online.

The Story Behind the Quilt - Country Cousins star
A collaborative quilt with a whole story behind it.

UFO's are a Positive Learning Experience star
So you've decided not to continue to finish this UFO. How can you get the most out of what you've got. Chuck it out or make use of it?

UFO's are a Positive Learning Experience Pt1 star
UFO'S. We all have them. Should we finish every project we start. How do quilters deal with their UFO's?

What is an Art Quilt star[offsite link]
A history of the ever evolving Art Quilt. Where, when, how, why, whatever.... it´s all here to whett your appetite.

Where is your Quilting Journey taking You? star
Are you confused as to what direction to take in your quilting journey? There are so many genres to choose from, but which one suits you best? Here´s some hints on recognising what attracts you to quilting and how that knowledge can help you to identify which genre would be best for you to pursue.

Why do you Quilt? star
Have you ever thought about why you quilt? What are the motivations for you the impel you to spend your leisure time playing with fabrics?

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