• 9:39

    Assembling a quilt sandwich is an important part of finishing a quilt. Once a quilt top has been pieced, this is the step of the process that needs to happen before it can be quilted. ZJ Humbach walks you through this process and explains how a quilt sandwich is made. Quilting A quilt sandwich is

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  • 0:00

    Interested in some new quilting knowledge? Ashley Hough and Susan Guzman will answer your quilting questions during this month’s NQC LIVE. Tune in on Thursday, October 18th at 7:00 p.m. CT. Feel free to ask questions live during the show by using the chat box below.

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  • 7:23

    Flannel is a popular fabric choice when it comes to making garments, like flannel pajamas, but it is also a great choice when wanting to make nice, warm, snuggly quilts. ZJ Humbach shares tips for quilting with flannel that can make preparing and working with the fabric much easier. Flannel ZJ first shows several examples

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  • 6:23

    Preshrinking cotton fabric prior to cutting and piecing it into a quilt is a commonly debated topic among quilters. While whether to prewash your fabric or not ultimately comes down to personal preference, ZJ Humbach shares her quilter’s guide for prewashing fabric. Cotton Fabric Depending on the cotton fabric you are using for your quilt,

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  • 16:12

    Quilting with panels is a great way to add large designs to a quilt or even use as a quilt by themselves by just adding a simple border. ZJ Humbach shows you some of the many different kinds of panel available and gives you tips for working with them. Fabric Panels ZJ first shows what

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  • 16:10

    Thread painting is a great way to add extra color to a project using free motion stitching- Ashley Hough shows you how. Thread Painting: Fabric and Machine Preparation and Stitching Whether you are stitching a small wall hanging project or quilting a bed size quilt-thread painting can be used to add extra color and design.

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  • 59:21

    In this month’s NQC LIVE, Susan Guzman shares her approach to selecting different fabric colors and prints for quilts, discusses what types and weights of thread to use when piecing and quilting and offers tips on how to ensure that your points line up perfectly on pinwheel and flying geese blocks.

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  • 59:12

    In this month’s NQC LIVE, Ashley Hough highlights a portion of a 5-pattern bundle set available for purchase in the shop. This fun set will expand your skills and creativity with paper piecing. Ashley demonstrates one of the blocks, providing detailed information on cutting, piecing, and assembling along the way. Ashley also answers plenty of

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  • 1:16:00

    Did you miss July’s LIVE event? Catch the full recap here with special guest and quilting expert, Susan Guzman. Susan answers your quilting questions live in this fun, interactive, and informative Q&A.

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