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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…

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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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…

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…

Organizing Your Sewing Room Part 4: Kits & Projects

When we had moved 8 years ago I thought it was a brilliant idea to separate all of my children’s possessions into individual containers. That way when they left home, they could just take them with. Wrong! Not only did they not take the totes then, they have no interest in taking them ever! I…

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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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Favorite Tool: The Stiletto Tool

A sewing stiletto tool can be the extra hand you need when trying to keep fabric layers feeding evenly through your machine- ZJ Humbach shows you how to use one. Sewing Stiletto — ZJ begins by showing what a sewing stiletto looks like and explains some of its features. Components: Sharp Pointed Tip The main…

Tips for Hanging and Displaying Wall Quilts

Quilters gotta quilt. And if that’s true for you, then there’s probably quite a nice backlog of these lovely fabric treasures taking up beds, cupboards, and chests all around your home. But what do you do when space runs low? If you’re like many enthusiastic fans of the textile arts, this is your cue to…

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Concepts & Techniques You Have Never Seen Before 3-DVD Set

3-DVD Set Let these innovative designs and ideas in this DVD pack inspire you to express your inner creativity for your quilting projects. Our quilting instructor, Heather Thomas, will take you on a step-by-step process in learning how to hand dye fabric, fabric paint with handmade stamps, and create a freestyle block. 234 minutes. DVD…