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  • 16:59

    Once a little one has outgrown old clothes, turn them into something new by making them into a quilt. Ashley shares a fun idea on how to turn outgrown baby onesies into a baby quilt. This same idea can also be used to make a baby memory quilt. Preparation The most important part of creating

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  • 5:20

    Whether you are ordering online or simply buying all of your quilting supplies ahead of time at the store- knowing how many yards of thread will be needed to quilt a quilt is an important number to know. Ashley Hough shares some general guidelines for determining how much thread will be needed to quilt your

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  • 11:34

    Basting a quilt can be difficult to do it you do not have enough table or floor space to lay out the entire quilt. Heather Thomas shows you how to baste a large quilt on a table that is smaller than the quilt by using clamps and only pinning in the areas she plans to

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  • 6:06

    Knowing how to figure out how much backing fabric is required for a quilt is a great skill to have. Not only will it ensure that you always buy enough fabric for your project, but learning how to figure it out before having to just measure the pieced quilt top can allow you to purchase

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  • 6:36

    When designing and piecing a quilt set on the diagonal you will need to have both setting triangles and corner triangles in your design. Heather Thomas shows you how to measure for and cut both kinds of triangles sharing several different cutting and measuring tips and techniques. Quilt Design and Cutting Triangles To begin with,

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  • 6:28

    Learning how to square up fabric before cutting any pieces for your next quilt is an important lesson. Heather Thomas teaches you how she squares up fabric after it has been pre-washed and gets it ready to be used. Fabric Heather first begins by explaining how she likes to pre-wash her fabric. If you plan

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  • 19:10

    Using a jelly roll, which is a bundle of pre-cut fabric strips, can be a great way to save time when cutting out and piecing a quilt. Heather Thomas shows you how to use jelly roll strips, along with a background fabric to make fun half square triangles. Fabric Heather first begins by explaining what

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  • Create a 3D Bow Tie Quilt Block
    16:05

    Adding a 3D bow tie quilt block, or a 3D bow block are easy ways to add extra texture and dimension to your next project- Ashley Hough shows you how. 3D Bow Tie Quilt Block The 3D bow tie quilt block is made from five squares of fabric. Ashley explains what size of squares are

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  • 11:35

    Texture is a fun element to add to any quilt, but it is especially fun when it can be added to an art quilt that you don’t have to worry about getting overused or laundered. Heather Thomas shows you how to make several different types of fabric tucks that can be quilted onto a piece

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Finishing TouchesShow More >

  • 5:20

    Whether you are ordering online or simply buying all of your quilting supplies ahead of time at the store- knowing how many yards of thread will be needed to quilt a quilt is an important number to know. Ashley Hough shares some general guidelines for determining how much thread will be needed to quilt your

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  • 11:34

    Basting a quilt can be difficult to do it you do not have enough table or floor space to lay out the entire quilt. Heather Thomas shows you how to baste a large quilt on a table that is smaller than the quilt by using clamps and only pinning in the areas she plans to

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  • 5:27

    Small circles can be fun to quilt, however they can be tedious to do and take lots of time to complete. Heather Thomas shows you how to quilt a combination of undulating lines and small circles that creates a striking look when finished. Undulating Lines Before you start quilting any circles you must first lay

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  • 16:59

    Once a little one has outgrown old clothes, turn them into something new by making them into a quilt. Ashley shares a fun idea on how to turn outgrown baby onesies into a baby quilt. This same idea can also be used to make a baby memory quilt. Preparation The most important part of creating

    Read more »

    Watch Now >>
  • 12:02

    Using precut fabrics can be a great way to save time when cutting out fabric for piecing. Heather Thomas shows you how to incorporate one precut, a jelly roll, into a fun and easy quilt block design that doesn’t require any pattern and can be arranged in multiple layouts. Jelly Roll Heather first begins by

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  • 10:24

    Learn how to make a rail fence quilt pattern using jelly roll – Heather Thomas shows you how! Fabric In order to learn how to make a rail fence quilt pattern using jelly rolls you first need to know what a jelly roll is. Heather shows an example of one size of jelly roll and

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Tips & TechniquesShow More >

  • 12:11

    Foundation paper piecing is a great way to be able to accurately piece quilt blocks that are made up of many small pieces. Ashley Hough shows you how to create a small version of a basic log cabin block using a foundation paper piecing method. Template When foundation paper piecing you will need a foundation.

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  • How to Make Accurate Cuts
    5:27

    When it comes to cutting fabric for quilting, one of the most important things to have is consistently straight lines. Heather Thomas show you how to achieve this whether you measure your fabric using ruler gridlines or cutting mat gridlines. Tools With so many different brands, types and styles of quilting rulers and mats available

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  • Unique Applique Design Technique for Quilting
    14:03

    Making an applique design can be as simple as drawing a design on paper. Ashley Hough shows you how you can take a pencil drawing or simple sketch, enlarge the lines and make it into an applique design that can be used on a fun two piece applique quilt project. Fabric and Design This project

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