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Essential Supplies to Pack in Your Travel Quilt Kit

Whether you go to quilt camps or retreats every weekend or you are packing for your first, having a travel quilt kit ready to go can make preparations much easier. Kelly Hanson shows you what kinds of tools and notions she has in her quilt kit in this fun quilting video. Tools When putting together…

Quilt Block Challenge Fabric Requirements

It’s time to gather your fabric and supplies – the first block assignment for the National Quilters Circle Quilt Block Challenge is coming out soon! Below you’ll find some basic instructions and fabric requirements for the Snowy Day Quilt Sampler, which is the quilt we will be making for the Quilt Block Challenge. Designed by…

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Preparing Fabric for Quilting: A Guide to Getting Started

Preparing fabric for quilting is one of the first steps in learning how to piece a quilt. Toby Lischko shows you how to prepare you fabric for accurate cutting of long strips and smaller pieces. Preparation Toby begins showing tips for preparing fabric for quilting by explaining how to ensure that your fabric is laying…

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…

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.…

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…

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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Quick Four Patch Block

A four patch is a very common unit in many different quilt patterns and is made from four pieces of fabric. While there are several different ways to create a four patch unit, Toby Lischko shows you a quick and easy way to make one that uses less time, less thread, and lays flat when…

Quilting Undulated Lines with Circles

Small circles can be fun to quilt, however they can be tedious to do and take lots of time to complete. Heather Thomas shows you how to quilt a combination of undulating lines and small circles that creates a striking look when finished. Undulating Lines Before you start quilting any circles you must first lay…

Organizing Your Sewing Room Part 3: Quilting Tools

I have more rulers and scissors than any one woman should own – and even worse – could possibly use at a given time. But as I always tell my husband, “Does a woodworker or auto mechanic only have one tool box?” So the magical question of the day is, what is the most efficient…

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