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  • 8 Paper Piecing Tips for Beginners

    Many quilters feel intimidated by Foundation Paper Piecing, but it’s not as difficult as it looks. The key, as with most things, is to move slowly, with precision, and to be mindful of each step. Foundation Paper Piecing renders laser accuracy because you’re piecing together unusual shapes in mul... View Post
  • 5+ Tips on How to Make Quilts Lie Flat

    After many days (possibly years! Likely months…) of working on a quilt where you’ve painstakingly pieced the top, basted all the layers, and then quilted and sewed on the binding, it’s incredibly frustrating to find your quilt does not lie flat. Or, even worse, it has waves in it! We don’t like ... View Post
  • Quilters + Sewists Holiday Gift Guide

    It’s that time of year again! Time to shop for your favorite quilters and sewists with the Thimble’s holiday gift guide!  First, if you aren’t already subscribed to our newsletter, now is the time—we’re sending out daily emails for our annual 12 Days of Christmas countdown. Each day is a differe... View Post
  • Quilting & Embroidery Clubs & Events for 2024

    It’s that time of year again—time to plan for all the incredible quilting and embroidery clubs and events at Thimbles in 2024! We have a lot of incredible virtual and in-store events for 2024. Some last a weekend or a day, some continue for months, some are year-long events. Each is designed to e... View Post