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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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    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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  • 13:29

    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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    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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  • 4:34

    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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  • 34:13

    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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  • 13:29

    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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  • 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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    Rotary Cutters

    Rotary cutters are one of the most commonly used tools when it comes to quilting. While many quilters have their favorite size, style, or even brand of rotary cutter, we’ll go over some of the various types of rotary cutters and see some of the different blade sizes and types that can be used with…

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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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