What Do You Do With…Japanese Fabrics?

Sometimes, you just need a fabric that’s really special and different. While there are tons of amazing prints out there, if I’m looking for something truly unique, I always check out Japanese import fabrics!

While many American designers use Japan’s manufacturing facilities for their quilting cottons, there are incredibly talented Japanese designers making fun, elegant, and one-of-a-kind fabrics too.

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How to Prepare Quilts for Longarm Quilting

Your quilt top is done (yay!) backing is chosen, and now it’s time to send your labor of love to the longarm studio! But wait– there’s still a few more steps before your quilt is ready to be handed off to your favorite longarm quilter. These steps help your quilt to look perfect after quilting, and makes the process easier and more efficient for the quilter.

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What Do You Do With…Flannel?

Fall and colder weather will soon be upon us, and flannel is the perfect fabric to turn to for the warmest, coziest quilts! While flannel is a fairly common and well-known substrate, there’s still a lot of confusion and lack of knowledge about what flannel is and what projects are best.

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Introducing Me+You Modern Batiks Club

We’re so excited to launch our latest club, Me+You Modern Batiks, featuring Hoffman Fabrics’ hand-printed Me+You batiks! Here’s all the details about what makes this club unique.

Batiks are traditionally a hand printed fabric, with designs produced by hand carved stamps and painted on waxes to make irregular motifs. These fabrics have a mottled, almost tie dye effect, making them interesting and dynamic prints for sewing into quilts.

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