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    6:41

    Pressing Tools on the Go

    No matter what step of the sewing or quilting process you are on – pressing is an important aspect of that. Whether you are someone who likes to take your quilting on the road, to something like a quilting retreat, or are just looking for smaller, convenient ways to press in your sewing room, ZJ…

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    Chain Piecing

    When piecing a quilt, many times there will be a lot of the same size and shape of pieces that need to be pieced, or multiples of the same type of unit that need to be pieced. While a pattern may tell you to do one at a time and make each block individually, chain…

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  • 22:56

    How to Add a Wavy or Scalloped Border to your Quilt

    Adding a scalloped or wavy border to your next quilting project can really make it stand out from simply straight borders. Colleen Tauke walks you through how to plan out, measure, draw, cut, and sew a wavy or scalloped border. How to Create a Wavy or Scalloped Border Planning Colleen begins by showing a small…

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  • 24:26

    Adding a Hanging Sleeve

    A quilt hanging sleeve is the perfect addition to any size of quilt in order to easily display it on a wall. Colleen Tauke shows how to add a quilt hanging sleeve to a quilt, either before or after the quilt has been bound.

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    Marking Half Square Triangles

    Half square triangles are common units in many quilt designs. Learn what is best to use to mark them and how to accurately mark them so that they come out the correct finished size- Ashley Hough shows you how. Half Square Triangles: How are half square triangles made? Before you can begin making half square…

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    Sew a Mitered Border on a Quilt

    Many quilts have borders as part of their design. Next time you have a quilt that calls for a border, consider adding a mitered border. Colleen Tauke shows you step-by-step how to add a mitered border to a small quilt sample. How to Sew a Mitered Border on a Quilt Colleen begins by showing examples…

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  • 20:21

    Tri-Recs Rulers

    Tri-Recs rulers are specialty rulers that can be used together or separately to turn elongated triangles into various blocks. Colleen Tauke shows you what they are and explains step-by-step how to use them to make several block variations. Tri-Recs Rulers Colleen begins by showing the rulers and explaining how they can be used. While most…

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  • 21:56

    String Quilt Blocks

    String quilt blocks are the perfect way to use up scraps of lots of different fabrics, or make a fun quilt from a collection of fabric. Colleen Tauke shows you step- by- step how to make a string quilt. String Quilt Blocks: Step-By-Step Cutting and Assembly Colleen begins by explaining what a string quilt is…

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    Bernina Q 16 Longarm Quilting Machine

    Quilting anything from a single block project to a large quilt is easy on the Bernina Q 16. This Q series sit down machine has 16 inches of throat space to easily accommodate any project. The block featured in this video finishes at 16”, making it the perfect project to either practice or master your…

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