• 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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  • Free style blocks with different pink fabrics
    14:56

    Nine Patch Freestyle Blocks

    One of the most basic patchwork blocks is the nine patch. Many quilters learn this skill early in their quilting journey. Colleen Tauke will show you a way to add whimsy and fun to the nine patch blocks with a freestyle approach to cutting. Working with a set of pre-cut 10″ squares, you can slice…

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  • Making an ironing board cover
    5:52

    Making an Ironing Board Cover

    Our ironing and pressing surfaces are some of the most used areas in our studios. Over time they can become stained and dirty. Join ZJ Humbach for a great tutorial on making an ironing board cover. It doesn’t take long to make and you can even personalize the cover by selecting a cheerful print or…

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  • Striped fabric star quilt design
    20:49

    Set-In Seams & Fabrics for Quilts

    Join us in this video as Kelly Ashton discusses the y seam and the amazing patchwork created using this technique. Sometimes referred to as set-in seams you will learn the basics of where they are found in a variety of star blocks, hexagon, and wagon wheel blocks. She provides excellent examples of how value and…

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