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  • Sewing by Sarah
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    Free motion quilting allows you the freedom to quilt various shapes and designs on your projects by stitching in all directions. When free motion quilting, you are in charge of moving the quilt under your presser foot, rather than allowing the machine feed dogs to move the quilt. This method of quilting can be difficult

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    Looking for some new quilting knowledge? Ashley Hough and special guest Colleen Tauke, quilting educator and former sewing specialist for Love of Quilting magazine, answer your quilting questions on NQC LIVE. Tune in on Tuesday, December 10th at 6:00 p.m. CT.

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    Homespun fabric can be a great addition to your next quilting project. ZJ Humbach explains what homespun fabrics are, how they differ from traditional woven fabrics and how to use them. What is homespun fabric? ZJ explains that a homespun fabric is a lightweight woven fabric made using traditional weaving and dyeing techniques. Because of

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    Many fun quilt patterns are made up of curved pieces. While many quilters shy away from piecing curves because it can be more difficult than straight line piecing, Toby Lischko demonstrates expert tips for sewing curves that lay flat and smooth. Sewing Curves: The Step-by-step Technique One of the first steps in sewing curved seams

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    Half square triangles and quarter square triangles are both commonly used triangles in many quilt patterns and designs. Toby Lischko explains what the difference is between the two, how they are cut and where they should be used. Half Square Triangles A Half square triangle, which is commonly abbreviated HST in most quilt patterns, is

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  • 8:25

    Preparing fabric for quilting is one of the first steps in learning how to piece a quilt. Toby Lischko shows you how to prepare you fabric for accurate cutting of long strips and smaller pieces. Preparation Toby begins showing tips for preparing fabric for quilting by explaining how to ensure that your fabric is laying

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  • 14:32

    Homespun fabric can be a great addition to your next quilting project. ZJ Humbach explains what homespun fabrics are, how they differ from traditional woven fabrics and how to use them. What is homespun fabric? ZJ explains that a homespun fabric is a lightweight woven fabric made using traditional weaving and dyeing techniques. Because of

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  • 4:57

    Cutting your fabric is one of the first steps in making a quilt. ZJ Humbach shares how to make this step quicker and easier by eliminating some of the cutting and buying pre cut quilting fabric. Pre Cut Fabrics ZJ begins by showing some of the more popular and easier to find pre cut quilting

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  • 9:28

    Choosing quilt colors can be one of the most difficult and intimidating processes for quilters, especially if trying to choose colors other than what is shown on a pattern. ZJ Humbach shares several tips for choosing quilt colors and selecting fabrics that can help the whole process go smoother and be more enjoyable. Fabric Selection

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  • Sewing by Sarah
    2:34

    Free motion quilting allows you the freedom to quilt various shapes and designs on your projects by stitching in all directions. When free motion quilting, you are in charge of moving the quilt under your presser foot, rather than allowing the machine feed dogs to move the quilt. This method of quilting can be difficult

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  • 6:27

    Whether you’ve just finished your first quilt or your hundredth, you’ve probably got some small pieces of leftover quilt binding laying around your sewing or quilting studio. Ashley Hough shows you how to turn those leftover pieces of binding strips into fun little blocks with this simple technique. Leftover Quilt Binding Whether you using single

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  • 21:27

    Once you’ve finished piecing and quilting your quilt, it’s time to apply the binding. Learn how to bind a quilt including learning how to miter the corners and join the ends using a diagonal seam. Learning How to Bind a Quilt Before you can learn how to bind a quilt you must know how to

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    Bowl cozies are fun projects to make if you have small pieces of scrap fabric and batting left over from another project. They can also make quick and easy gifts. Ashley Hough shows you step-by-step how to make a bowl cozy. Supplies and Sewing Tips for Your Bowl Cozy The first step in making a

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  • 17:46

    Rag quilts made from flannel fabric are a great way to add texture to your next quilting project. Ashley Hough shows you step by step how to make a rag quilt. Tips for Making Rag Quilts The first step in learning how to make a rag quilt is knowing what supplies you will need and

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  • 6:47

    Using invisible thread can be a great way to quilt your quilt when you want the fabric and pieced pattern of the quilt top to be the star of the design, rather than the quilting itself. However, using invisible thread can be more challenging that using regular thread like cotton or polyester. ZJ Humbach shares

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  • Sewing by Sarah
    2:34

    Free motion quilting allows you the freedom to quilt various shapes and designs on your projects by stitching in all directions. When free motion quilting, you are in charge of moving the quilt under your presser foot, rather than allowing the machine feed dogs to move the quilt. This method of quilting can be difficult

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  • 13:23

    Whether you work with different brands and models of sewing machines on a regular basis or you are simply buying extra bobbins for your home sewing machine, it is important to know about the many different bobbin sizes available on the market today. ZJ Humbach shows several of the different bobbin sizes, what machines they

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  • 1:44

    If you are someone who is interested in long arm quilting but have stayed away from it because of the cost of a long arm machine or the amount of space it will take up, the Q-Zone hoop frame from the Grace Company is a great solution. Using the Q-Zone Hoop Frame The Q-Zone hoop

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