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  • 20:12

    Dresden Plate

    A dresden plate is a fun, circular unit that can be added to a quilt block or top as an applique, or easily turned into another fun project. Ashley Hough shows you step-by-step how to make a dresden plate and gives tips on how to ensure that your unit lays flat once constructed. Dresden Plate…

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    Quick Four Patch Block

    A four patch is a very common unit in many different quilt patterns and is made from four pieces of fabric. While there are several different ways to create a four patch unit, Toby Lischko shows you a quick and easy way to make one that uses less time, less thread, and lays flat when…

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  • 16:12

    What to do With Your Leftover Fabric Scraps

    Whether you’ve just finished your first quilt or you’ve been quilting for years, you probably have some scraps leftover from past projects. In this tutorial, learn how to use fabric scraps to create larger units and then ultimately turn them into quilts — Toby Lischko shows you how. Organization One of the first steps to…

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    5:05

    Quick Four Patch Block

    A four patch is a very common unit in many different quilt patterns and is made from four pieces of fabric. While there are several different ways to create a four patch unit, Toby Lischko shows you a quick and easy way to make one that uses less time, less thread, and lays flat when…

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  • 29:22

    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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  • 16:12

    What to do With Your Leftover Fabric Scraps

    Whether you’ve just finished your first quilt or you’ve been quilting for years, you probably have some scraps leftover from past projects. In this tutorial, learn how to use fabric scraps to create larger units and then ultimately turn them into quilts — Toby Lischko shows you how. Organization One of the first steps to…

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    How to Keep Fabric from Puckering

    Fabric puckering can be extremely frustrating when sewing as it can make your project not look as professionally done as you would like it to. ZJ Humbach shares several tips on how to keep fabric from puckering while sewing and how to fix puckered fabric. How to Avoid and Fix Puckering One of the first…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 20:12

    Dresden Plate

    A dresden plate is a fun, circular unit that can be added to a quilt block or top as an applique, or easily turned into another fun project. Ashley Hough shows you step-by-step how to make a dresden plate and gives tips on how to ensure that your unit lays flat once constructed. Dresden Plate…

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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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  • 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

    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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