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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…

Chain Piecing

When piecing a quilt, many times there will be a lot of the same size and shape of pieces that need to be pieced, or multiples of the same type of unit that need to be pieced. While a pattern may tell you to do one at a time and make each block individually, chain…

Determining Fabric Calculations for Quilts

How much of each color of fabric is needed to complete a design is generally given when you are working off of a purchased pattern. However, when designing your own quilt it can be difficult to know how much you will need. Heather Thomas shows you how to do basic fabric calculations to determine how…

Happy Block Swap Quilt Block Challenge: Week 3

We are already on week three of the National Quilters Circle Happy Block Swap Quilt Block Challenge! Have the first two weeks been going well for you? We’re excited to get working on our third blocks! Looking for the fabric requirements? Find them here! Over the course of six weeks we will be making the…

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What is Lutradur, and How Do I Use It?

What is Lutradur? Lutradur is a spun-bond polyester stabilizer and it comes in two weights, 70 grams, and 100 grams. The 70-gram Lutradur melts easier and at a lower heat, whereas the 100-gram Lutradur is more difficult to melt but better to print on. Painting Lutradur This medium is wonderful for added dimension in your…

Time Management: How to Start Quilting Projects

Between work, family and errands that need to be done it can be hard to find time to quilt. ZJ Humbach shares tips on how to start quilting and how to make time for it every day. Make it a Priority Whether you want to finish a quilt to give as a gift for a…

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.…

Windmills and Pinwheels Fabric Requirements

It’s time to gather your fabric and supplies for the latest quilt block challenge: Windmills and Pinwheels. This challenge features a quilt designed by Toby Lischko of Gateway Quilts and Stuff. Appliqued Quilt (left) and Pieced Quilt (right) The finished quilt size for the large option is 86” x 86” and the small option is…

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How Much Thread to Quilt a Quilt?

Whether you are ordering online or simply buying all of your quilting supplies ahead of time at the store- knowing how many yards of thread will be needed to quilt a quilt is an important number to know. Ashley Hough shares some general guidelines for determining how much thread will be needed to quilt your…