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  • 5:27

    Free Motion Quilting with Freezer Paper

    Free motion quilting can be tricky to get the hang of when you are just starting out. One thing that can make it easier and less intimidating is drawing or transferring the quilting design or motif onto the quilt top or project. Ashley Hough shows you how to do this using freezer paper, which eliminates…

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  • 12:38

    Preparing Your Quilt for Longarm Quilting

    If you are planning to have your quilt quilted by someone with a longarm quilting machine, learn how to properly prepare the quilt before giving it to them. As a professional longarm quilter, ZJ Humbach teaches you several great tips and techniques that can help out your quilter and ensure you get the end results…

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  • 9:14

    Keep Your Machine Running Smoothly

    Keeping your sewing machine running smoothly will not only prolong the life of your machine, but it can help make sure that all of your projects turn out the way you want without stitch quality or other machine issues. ZJ Humbach teaches you how to clean your sewing machine as well as shares with you…

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    Kaleidoscope Block

    Kaleidoscope quilt patterns are viewed as being very difficult patterns, however, Toby Lischko shows you that they aren’t as tricky as they look. Learn how to cut and piece a kaleidoscope quilt block in this step-by-step tutorial. Kaleidoscope Quilt Block To begin constructing the kaleidoscope quilt block, Toby explains that you will need a block…

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  • 28:51

    How to Make a Log Cabin Quilt Block

    The log cabin quilt block is a traditional quilt block that can be made in many different variations. Toby Lischko explains how to make this block, shows several log cabin quilt pattern variations that can be made to the block, and also introduces some different layouts that can be made using these blocks. Creating the…

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  • 14:36

    3D Pinwheel Quilt Block

    Making three dimensional quilt blocks is a great way to add extra visual interest to your next quilt project. Ashley Hough shows you how to take a common pinwheel quilt block and make it into a fun 3D version. Making a 3D Pinwheel Quilt Block Before you can make the 3D pinwheel block, you must…

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  • 4:27

    Using Clothes to Pick Fabric

    Knowing how to pick fabric for a quilt can be difficult, especially with so many different colors, patterns and prints available in quilting cotton today. In this video, Toby Lischko teaches you a fun way to help you select fabric colors for your next quilt by using some of your favorite clothing items and accessories.…

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  • 16:47

    Fussy Cutting

    Fussy cutting fabric is a great way to create new designs, repeats and kaleidoscope effects when piecing your next quilt. Toby Lischko shows you how to fussy cut different fabrics using templates and how to use mirrors in order to find unique repeats within the fabric you are using. Quick Tips for Fussy Cutting When…

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  • 14:32

    Working with Homespun Fabric

    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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  • 5:27

    Free Motion Quilting with Freezer Paper

    Free motion quilting can be tricky to get the hang of when you are just starting out. One thing that can make it easier and less intimidating is drawing or transferring the quilting design or motif onto the quilt top or project. Ashley Hough shows you how to do this using freezer paper, which eliminates…

    Watch Now >>
  • 12:38

    Preparing Your Quilt for Longarm Quilting

    If you are planning to have your quilt quilted by someone with a longarm quilting machine, learn how to properly prepare the quilt before giving it to them. As a professional longarm quilter, ZJ Humbach teaches you several great tips and techniques that can help out your quilter and ensure you get the end results…

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  • 24:45

    Joining Binding Ends

    When attaching a binding to your quilt, whether big or small, joining the binding ends can be tricky. In this video, Toby Lischko demonstrates four different ways to join quilt binding ends when binding you quilt, starting with one of the easier methods and progressing to ones that are harder. Quilt Binding After you’ve learned…

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  • 9:01

    The Summer Sun Quilt Block with Janome’s Perfect Pair

    The Janome Memory Craft 550 E and the award winning M7 Continental are the perfect pair when wanting to make a quilt accented with embroidery, like the Summer Sun quilt pattern featured in this video. This Summer Sun quilt pattern was designed exclusively for Janome, and the complete pattern can be found on their website.…

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  • 19:16

    Miniature Quilts

    Miniature quilts can be fun projects to make if you are wanting to make a quilt but don’t have the need or space for a large one. Mini quilts also use much less fabric and can allow you to use up some of the smaller scraps of fabric you may have been saving. Learn how…

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  • 12:07

    Caring for Your Quilts

    Knowing how to wash a quilt is important, whether you make lots of quilts or you’ve received one as a gift. ZJ Humbach teaches you how to properly wash, care for and store your quilts. Quilt Care ZJ explains that there are several different ways to wash a quilt, depending on how dirty it is…

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  • 9:14

    Keep Your Machine Running Smoothly

    Keeping your sewing machine running smoothly will not only prolong the life of your machine, but it can help make sure that all of your projects turn out the way you want without stitch quality or other machine issues. ZJ Humbach teaches you how to clean your sewing machine as well as shares with you…

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  • 18:13

    Proper Bobbin Use

    Whether you work with different sizes and types 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 different sewing machine bobbin sizes. ZJ Humbach explains how to know what size bobbin to use, what machines they work in…

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  • Sewing by Sarah
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    Sewing by Sarah

    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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