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    Rotary Cutters

    Rotary cutters are one of the most well-used tools when it comes to quilting. While most quilters have their favorite size, style, or even brand of rotary cutter, learn about some of the different types of rotary cutters and see some of the different blade sizes and types that can be used with each. Types…

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    Spiral Block

    Creating the look of a spiral block without curved piecing or foundation paper piecing can be done using a Snail’s Trail block- Ashley Hough shows you how to make one. Snail’s Trail Block The first step in constructing any quilt block is to cut out all of the pieces that make up the block. A…

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    Scant Quarter-Inch Seam Allowance

    A scant quarter-inch seam allowance is a term that is used a lot in quilting and seen in many quilt patterns, but it’s a hard term to give an exact definition to. Kelly Ashton explains that some people say a scant quarter-inch is a thread width more narrow than a true quarter-inch, while others say…

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  • 9:31

    Scant Quarter-Inch Seam Allowance

    A scant quarter-inch seam allowance is a term that is used a lot in quilting and seen in many quilt patterns, but it’s a hard term to give an exact definition to. Kelly Ashton explains that some people say a scant quarter-inch is a thread width more narrow than a true quarter-inch, while others say…

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    Half Square Triangle vs. Quarter Square Triangle

    Triangles can make up large portions of many quilt designs, but not all triangles are the same, even though they might look like they are at first glance. Learn the difference between half square and quarter square triangles and when to use them. Types of Quilting Triangles Grain of Fabric Kelly Ashton begins by talking…

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  • 8:36

    Set-In Seams: Tumbling Block

    Set-in seams in quilting can be intimidating, and in the case of some patterns that require them, like a tumbling blocks design, some quilters may choose to avoid those designs altogether. Kelly Ashton shows how to tackle set-in seams in a straightforward, easy-to-understand way that will make them seem quick and easy. Set-In Seams Tumbling…

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    How to Prevent Fabric Bleeding

    The debate of pre-washing or not pre-washing your fabric comes down to personal preference. However, when it comes to a fabric you are worried might bleed, you should probably pre-wash it. Toby Lischko explains how to know if a certain fabric color is going to bleed and how to prevent fabric bleeding on an already…

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    T-Shirt Quilt Preparation

    T-shirt quilts can be a great way to use up boxes of old t-shirts and keep them as mementos. While quilts are generally made from 100% cotton fabric, and t-shirts are general knit or some other kind of fabric, they can be easily combined into a quilt if the right preparation is done to the…

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  • 13:01

    What You Need to Know About Quilt Fabric

    Not all quilting fabric is created equal and some fabric is better quality than others. ZJ Humbach breaks down what can make one fabric better to use than others and how to tell. Quilting Fabric ZJ begins by explaining how all quilting cotton fabric starts out. She explains what a woven greige is and how…

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    Adding a Hanging Sleeve

    A quilt hanging sleeve is the perfect addition to any size of quilt in order to easily display it on a wall. Colleen Tauke shows how to add a quilt hanging sleeve to a quilt, either before or after the quilt has been bound.

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    Bernina Q 16 Longarm Quilting Machine

    Quilting anything from a single block project to a large quilt is easy on the Bernina Q 16. This Q series sit down machine has 16 inches of throat space to easily accommodate any project. The block featured in this video finishes at 16”, making it the perfect project to either practice or master your…

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    Tear Away Quilting Designs from Urban Elementz

    If you shy away from free motion quilting because you aren’t sure how to mark the quilting design onto your top in a way that is easily removable – Tear Away Quilting designs from Urban Elementz are the perfect solution! In this tutorial, Ashley Hough shows you what these quilting designs are and how they…

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    Spiral Block

    Creating the look of a spiral block without curved piecing or foundation paper piecing can be done using a Snail’s Trail block- Ashley Hough shows you how to make one. Snail’s Trail Block The first step in constructing any quilt block is to cut out all of the pieces that make up the block. A…

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  • 21:56

    String Quilt Blocks

    String quilt blocks are the perfect way to use up scraps of lots of different fabrics, or make a fun quilt from a collection of fabric. Colleen Tauke shows you step- by- step how to make a string quilt. String Quilt Blocks: Step-By-Step Cutting and Assembly Colleen begins by explaining what a string quilt is…

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  • 22:08

    Jelly Roll Rug

    A jelly roll rug is a fun and easy project to make from 2 ½” pre-cut quilting fabric strips, known as jelly rolls. Ashley Hough shows you how in this jelly roll rug tutorial. Supplies and Preparation Ashley begins by going over the supplies needed to make a jelly roll rug, which include fabric, batting…

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  • types of rotary cutters laid out on mat
    6:27

    Rotary Cutters

    Rotary cutters are one of the most well-used tools when it comes to quilting. While most quilters have their favorite size, style, or even brand of rotary cutter, learn about some of the different types of rotary cutters and see some of the different blade sizes and types that can be used with each. Types…

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  • 31:51

    Binding Tips and Tricks

    Colleen shares her tips and tricks for binding, cutting, preparing, applying, and finishing a quilt. Whether you are new to quilting or a seasoned pro, these simple techniques can always be sharpened! Get the free PDF about Binding Tips and Tricks now! Do you also find yourself questioning your color choices? You’re not alone. Our…

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  • 7:32

    Best Methods for Removing Stitches

    When it comes to sewing and quilting, stitching mistakes can happen, especially ones where the only fix is to rip out the stitching. ZJ Humbach shares a few ways to remove stitches, including showing how to remove stitches without a seam ripper, and a way that she considers the best way to remove stitches, which…

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