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  • 24:45

    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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  • 4:27

    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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  • 18:13

    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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  • 29:22

    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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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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  • 24:45

    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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  • 4:06

    Adding a binding is the final step in most quilting projects, whether you are making a large bed sized quilt or a simple wall hanging. For some, turning the corners and making a perfect mitered ninety degree turn is the most difficult part. Ashley Hough shares a quick tip that can make turning those corners…

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  • Sewing by Sarah
    2:34

    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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  • 12:07

    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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  • 9:37

    When trying out a new design or making a quilt up as you go, it’s not uncommon to end up with an extra block or two. Rather than throwing those blocks away, or putting them on a shelf where they’ll never get used, get some fun ideas for orphan quilt block projects to make with…

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  • 17:21

    Simple drawstring bags are the perfect quick and easy sewing project. Typically they can be made in an afternoon and don’t require large amounts of fabric. Ashley Hough shows you how to make a drawstring bag even simpler by using pre-cut pieces of fabric. Learn how to make a fat eighth drawstring bag step by…

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  • 18:13

    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
    2:34

    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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  • 13:23

    Whether you work with different brands and models 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 many different bobbin sizes available on the market today. ZJ Humbach shows several of the different bobbin sizes, what machines they…

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