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  • 8:52

    How to Clean Your Sewing Machine

    Purchasing a sewing machine can be a wonderful investment. As with all tools it is wise to learn about sewing machine cleaning. Whether you sew daily or once a month we have valuable suggestions on where and how to remove the lint and threads that can be hiding near the bobbin area of your machine.…

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    Double Wedding Ring

    The double wedding ring pattern is a classic quilt design that creates an intriguing visual feast for the eyes. Instructor Ashley Hough guides you through the various steps you will take as you build the design. She will introduce you to the four basic shapes that make up this pattern and how they are aligned…

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  • 42:28

    Cleopatra’s Fan Quilt Block

    The Cleopatra fan quilt block is an unusual and classy quilt block with loads of style. These blocks created with a variety of shapes include traditional and curved piecing. Learning tips associated with these skills will be valuable additions to your “tool box”. Ashley Hough is ready to guide you through all the steps needed…

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  • 1:02:36

    Double Wedding Ring

    The double wedding ring pattern is a classic quilt design that creates an intriguing visual feast for the eyes. Instructor Ashley Hough guides you through the various steps you will take as you build the design. She will introduce you to the four basic shapes that make up this pattern and how they are aligned…

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  • 42:28

    Cleopatra’s Fan Quilt Block

    The Cleopatra fan quilt block is an unusual and classy quilt block with loads of style. These blocks created with a variety of shapes include traditional and curved piecing. Learning tips associated with these skills will be valuable additions to your “tool box”. Ashley Hough is ready to guide you through all the steps needed…

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  • 5:59

    What to Do with Leftover Triangles

    Triangle patchwork is a staple in the quilt world. As quilters, we are constantly making shapes that require us to trim away a portion of the fabric – creating a stack of triangles that we don’t have the heart to discard. Toby Lischko has the answers as she inspires us to use those half square…

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    Iron Quick Fabric

    An iron and pressing surface is something quilters use when assembling most quilts and projects. As with anything else that is used repeatedly, there will come a time when it needs to be replaced. Rather than buying a new pressing surface or ironing board, learn how to make a new cover for one using iron…

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  • 4:23

    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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    Mitering Any Degree Corner

    When it comes to quilting, a mitered corner is generally done when adding a binding to finish a quilt or project, which is generally rectangular or square. However, a perfectly mitered corner isn’t just for a 90-degree angle. Learn how to fold and stitch a mitered corner onto any angle on a project- Ashley Hough…

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  • 38:18

    Joining Quilt-As-You-Go Blocks

    Quilting an entire quilt, especially a larger, bed-sized quilt, can be intimidating. Learn how to break it up into smaller, more manageable sections using an easy quilt-as-you-go technique. There are several different versions and techniques for quilt-as-you-go. Ashley Hough shows you how to join your blocks with sashing and backing fabric. Quilt-As-You-Go Blocks Prep Ashley…

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  • 24:26

    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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    Lone Star Block

    Lone Star Quilt Block This Lone Star quilt block is fun to make because it looks a lot harder than it actually is. Ashley begins explaining how to make the Lone Star quilt block by talking about fabric selection. She explains that this block lends itself well to fabrics that are a good contrast to…

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  • 35:59

    Spiral Block

    Creating the look of a spiral block without the use of curved piecing or paper piecing can be done using a snail’s trail block pattern. In this video, Ashley Hough demonstrates this technique. Snail’s Trail Block The first step in constructing any quilt block is to cut out all of the pieces that make up…

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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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  • 8:52

    How to Clean Your Sewing Machine

    Purchasing a sewing machine can be a wonderful investment. As with all tools it is wise to learn about sewing machine cleaning. Whether you sew daily or once a month we have valuable suggestions on where and how to remove the lint and threads that can be hiding near the bobbin area of your machine.…

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  • 40:25

    New York Beauty Block

    A New York Beauty block is the perfect combination of a foundation paper pieced section and several curved sections cut from templates. Ashley Hough shows you how to make one of these fun blocks step by step. New York Beauty A standard New York Beauty block is made from two basic parts: a foundation paper…

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  • 2:21

    Violet Craft Seam Roller

    A quilting seam roller can be a quick and easy alternative to an iron when assembling units, especially if your quilting setup doesn’t allow for an iron easily within reach. Kelly Ashton shows you how to use one and explains which one is her favorite and why. Quilting Seam Roller Kelly begins by explaining when…

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