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  • Journal quilt

    Small quilts, 8-1/2 x 11 inches, that are accompanied by a journal with notes on the work and thoughts of the artist. This idea was c onceived by Karey Bresenhan of Quilts, Inc. The Journal Quilt Project made its debut at the International Quilt Market and Festival in Houston, Texas, in 2002. 150 art...
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 21 Oct 2009
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  • Long Arm Quilting

    Long arm quilting is done using a very long bed (commercial) quilting machine.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 21 Oct 2009
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  • UFO

    The remnants of quilts started, but never finished are affectionately referred to as UFOs by quilters. UFOs are unfinished objects.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 21 Oct 2009
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  • On-point

    On-point quilt blocks are arranged with their corners pointing up and down. They are sewn in diagonal rows that leave uneven edges around the perimeter of the quilt. These openings are later filled with triangles .
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 21 Oct 2009
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  • Hanging sleeve

    A hanging sleeve is a fabric “pocket” on the back of a quilt. The sleeve is centered on the back of the quilt, approximately 1½" in from either side, and stitched in place. People will often add a sleeve to a wall hanging/quilt and then slide a dowel through it to keep the piece...
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 8 Sep 2009
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