Joli Sayasane gives you a lesson on how much extra fabric and where to add it. You will learn that you need to add ½ to the height and width of squares and rectangles, 7/8 to the short side of half square triangles, 1 ¼ to the long side of quarter square triangle, and either multiply or divide by 1.414 for a triangle depending on the side. Try to memorize these cut sizes to easily give you finish sizes that you want.
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Paper piece projects look beautiful and can be rewarding, but usually the fabric is cut too big or too small. Carolyn McCormick gives you tips and tricks about how big to cut pieces using an add enough ruler. This tool will let you cut squares rectangles, or half square triangles.Watch Now >>
Heather Thomas provides fun and new techniques for adding fringe to your quilts. See how artsy fringe can embellish your quilts and add visual interest to them. Learn how to make your own fringe with your sewing machine as well as how to properly stitch the fringe into the quilts. Find out how artsy youWatch Now >>
Peg Spradlin introduces several unique techniques for adding background fillers and stitches to your quilts. See examples of fun fillers as well as learn many of the terms for specific stitching fillers. Find out about “Echo” quilting and how to tackle new filler stitches. Use these tips to add texture and element to your quilts.Watch Now >>
The art of quilting cannot be without contrast. There are many types of contrast, but there are six main types that we rely on as quilters. Heather Thomas walks us through these types by showing us some samples, and teaches us how we can identify the types of contrast we are using in our quiltingWatch Now >>