Every month, National Quilters Circle hosts a LIVE event where one of our experts comes on air to answer your quilting questions in real time. You can watch a backlog of LIVE videos from previous months here. Make sure to sign up for the National Quilters Circle newsletter to stay in the know for future LIVE events!

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NQC LIVE! October 2016

In this month’s NQC LIVE, Heather discussed different batting, how to fix common stitch quality issues when you start quilting, and how changing both your needle type and size can help keep thread from breaking.

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NQC LIVE! September 2016

In this month’s NQC LIVE, Heather Thomas discussed how to make landscape quilts proportional and how to sew fun, creative embellishments onto a quilt. Heather also answered questions about thread breakage while quilting, how to position and maneuver a large quilt while quilting, and how to work with and care for vintage fabrics.

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NQC LIVE! August 2016

In this month’s NQC LIVE, Heather Thomas answered your questions on how to deal with fullness when quilting, how to enlarge blocks and how to get started machine quilting. She also talked about how to start building a fabric stash as well as how to find inspiration to start a new project.

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NQC LIVE! July 2016

In this month’s NQC LIVE with Heather Thomas, learn about accurate cutting and piecing, proper ways to enlarge blocks, and how to ensure your backing fabric is lined up. Heather also gives tips on embellishing, including how many different embellishments to use, as well as how to make sure the end result is balanced. Heather…

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NQC LIVE! June 2016

In this month’s NQC LIVE, Heather Thomas answered your questions on everything from pre-washing fabric to layering and basting a quilt. She also discussed ways to fix thread problems such as breakage and ‘eye-lashing’, and ways to both prevent and fix fabric puckering that can happen during quilting. Heather shared her ideas on ways to…

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NQC LIVE! May 2016

Join Heather Thomas as she discusses all things quilting! From different backing fabrics, to joining batting to form larger quilts, Heather gives several tips for flawless quilt construction. Also, learn how to practice and perfect stitching while doing free motion quilting and find out the best ways to start embellishing your next quilting project

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