• 16:47

    Triangles with Foundation Paper

    The most common unit used in patchwork is the half-square triangle. Making them by joining two triangles is tedious, making them two at a time is an improvement. But, how about cutting either strips or rectangles and stitching 10 or 20 in a matter of minutes, making multiple half-square triangles? Your instructor, Colleen Tauke will…

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  • 17:19

    Square Within Square Blocks

    In the craft of quilting, we are challenged to make a variety of geometric shapes. Once we begin to create those interesting designs, there are times when the math becomes “interesting” and doesn’t always fit into the easy-to-cut ¼” and ½” increments we find easiest to navigate. The square within a square block is one…

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  • Matching up cut fabric points
    5:28

    Quilt Points

    When we view patchwork, many of us begin looking for the quilt “points”. The points are defined as the intersection of seams, which can be simple corners of squares and rectangles, but more often our eyes travel to the areas of a quilt top that contain triangle shapes. Those more interesting angles and how perfectly…

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  • Sewing with a sewing machine
    14:16

    Sewing Partial Quilt Seams

    Learning new techniques and skills as a quilter can be a challenge. Video is the perfect platform for learning about sewing seams that are in a partial seam quilt block. The ability to rewatch and pause can assist you as you work your way through this new approach. Once you have mastered this skill, you…

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  • Batting options
    12:30

    Quilt Batting Choices

    Selecting the best quilt batting becomes a very personal choice. Let’s learn about a wide variety of batting styles and fiber choices as we journey into the world of quilt batting. Your instructor, Colleen Tauke, will introduce you to quilt batting to suit your particular desired outcome. Knowing who will be using your quilt and…

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  • Piecing together triangle fabric pieces
    22:34

    Triangles with Rulers

    The whimsy of the triangle quilt is one that is sure to capture the quilter’s heart. Where does one start and what are the variety of triangle rulers available that can jumpstart your quilting experience? Join Colleen Tauke as she presents all things triangle. Learn about the various 45 degree triangle ruler options, along with…

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  • Flower quilting pattern
    9:07

    Longarm Type Quilting Samples

    Completing a patchwork quilt top is easy. Quilting the quilt is an entirely different story. Many quilters gain skills quickly when it comes to making units, blocks and borders, but what about the finishing? Trying to determine what kinds of patterns to use when actually quilting motivates us to learn edge-to-edge or free motion designs.…

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  • Needle and thread for quilting
    21:15

    Needles & Thread for Quilting

    Whether you are a “seasoned” quilter or a enthusiastic beginner, learning about the wide variety of machine quilting thread and sewing machine needle types can seem to be a bit daunting. Join Kelly Ashton, our knowledgeable quilting instructor, as she presents the sizes, types and styles of threads and needles. Her thorough explanations and detailed…

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  • Raw edge stack and sew
    13:50

    Raw Edge Stack and Sew

    There are so many techniques and methods for making baby quilts. Join Colleen Tauke to learn a modified raw edge applique design using a selection of fun flannels and the wavy rotary cutter blade. By cutting a variety of size blocks you can create a “texture-rich” stack and sew baby quilt that will quickly become…

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