Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Making Quilts with Western Fabric

Have you ever seen those beautiful quits on QVC shopping network? Do you know that you could easily sew your own quilt? If you are looking for a style or pattern for a quilt to make here in Texas, Western fabric is the most popular. On some Internet websites, you will also find that the pinwheels design and the marriage circles are also very popular designs for quilting.

Quilts can be made out of any pattern or material. You can find quilts made out of Hawaiian print fabric, USA flag print, and basically any color or print to coordinate with anyone’s style or interest. After you have chosen a fabric you want to incorporate into your quilt, you then need to decide on what pattern or style of quilt you want to make.

There are many different styles of quilting. You can find pinwheel patterns, box patterns, and memory quilts. Whatever style you choose to sew is based on your personality or the personality of the person you are sewing the quilt for.

If you are new to quilt making, you can find several sites on the Internet to help you get started. You will be able to find quilting patterns, quilting machines, and patterns for beginners. Online, there are quilting blogs and sites for how to quilt.

The Internet is full of useful information; you can even order fabric and batting for your quilt online. If you don’t already belong to a quilting circle at your church or school, you can join a virtual group. In one of these virtual groups, you get information and knowledge from other quilters and are expected to also give tips on quilting from the comfort of your own home.

If you are an experienced quilter, you might be selling your quilts. If you are planning on sewing a quilt to make some money, you need to consider your buyer. What does the average quilt sell for, and what patterns are the most popular? Here in Texas, you will find the most popular fabric design is Western fabric, and the most popular design is one that incorporates the Texas star into the quilt.

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