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    Rotary Cutters

    Rotary cutters are one of the most commonly used tools when it comes to quilting. While many quilters have their favorite size, style, or even brand of rotary cutter, we’ll go over some of the various types of rotary cutters and see some of the different blade sizes and types that can be used with…

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    Spiral Block

    Creating the look of a spiral block without the use of curved piecing or paper piecing can be done using a snail’s trail block pattern. In this video, Ashley Hough demonstrates this technique. Snail’s Trail Block The first step in constructing any quilt block is to cut out all of the pieces that make up…

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    Scant Quarter-Inch Seam Allowance

    A scant quarter-inch seam allowance is a term that is used a lot in quilting and seen in many quilt patterns, but it’s a hard term to give an exact definition to. Kelly Ashton explains that some people say a scant quarter-inch is a thread width more narrow than a true quarter-inch, while others say…

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    Binding Tips and Tricks

    Colleen shares her tips and tricks for binding, cutting, preparing, applying, and finishing a quilt. Whether you are new to quilting or a seasoned pro, these simple techniques can always be sharpened! Get the free PDF about Binding Tips and Tricks now! Do you also find yourself questioning your color choices? You’re not alone. Our…

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    Half Square Triangle vs. Quarter Square Triangle

    Triangles can make up large portions of many quilt designs, but not all triangles are the same, even though they might look like they are at first glance. Learn the difference between half square and quarter square triangles and when to use them. Types of Quilting Triangles Grain of Fabric Kelly Ashton begins by talking…

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    Best Methods for Removing Stitches

    When it comes to sewing and quilting, stitching mistakes can happen, especially ones where the only fix is to rip out the stitching. ZJ Humbach shares a few ways to remove stitches, including showing how to remove stitches without a seam ripper, and a way that she considers the best way to remove stitches, which…

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    Set-In Seams: Tumbling Block

    Set-in seams in quilting can be intimidating, and in the case of some patterns that require them, like a tumbling blocks design, some quilters may choose to avoid those designs altogether. Kelly Ashton shows how to tackle set-in seams in a straightforward, easy-to-understand way that will make them seem quick and easy. Set-In Seams Tumbling…

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    Partial Seams Block

    Depending on the quilt block pattern being constructed, a partial seam may be required. While partial seams in quilting may seem intimidating, learning how to master them is quick and easy–Kelly Ashton shows you how! Partial Seams in Quilting Kelly begins by showing an example block that requires partial seams in order to construct it.…

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    How to Prevent Fabric Bleeding

    The debate of pre-washing or not pre-washing your fabric comes down to personal preference. However, when it comes to a fabric you are worried might bleed, you should probably pre-wash it. Toby Lischko explains how to know if a certain fabric color is going to bleed and how to prevent fabric bleeding on an already…

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