• 16:47

    Fussy Cutting

    Fussy cutting fabric is a great way to create new designs, repeats and kaleidoscope effects when piecing your next quilt. Toby Lischko shows you how to fussy cut different fabrics using templates and how to use mirrors in order to find unique repeats within the fabric you are using. Quick Tips for Fussy Cutting When…

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  • 17:21

    Fat Eighth Drawstring Bag

    Simple drawstring bags are the perfect quick and easy sewing project. Typically they can be made in an afternoon and don’t require large amounts of fabric. Ashley Hough shows you how to make a drawstring bag even simpler by using pre-cut pieces of fabric. Learn how to make a fat eighth drawstring bag step by…

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  • 14:36

    3D Pinwheel Quilt Block

    Making three dimensional quilt blocks is a great way to add extra visual interest to your next quilt project. Ashley Hough shows you how to take a common pinwheel quilt block and make it into a fun 3D version. Making a 3D Pinwheel Quilt Block Before you can make the 3D pinwheel block, you must…

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  • 7:39

    How to Attach Quilt Borders

    Depending on the quilt design, adding a border is a common last step when completing a quilt top. Toby Lischko shows you how to properly attach quilt borders, including giving tips on squaring quilts and cutting border strips so everything fits together nicely. Adding Quilt Borders Before you can add a border to a quilt,…

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  • Sewing by Sarah
    2:34

    Sewing by Sarah

    Free motion quilting allows you the freedom to quilt various shapes and designs on your projects by stitching in all directions. When free motion quilting, you are in charge of moving the quilt under your presser foot, rather than allowing the machine feed dogs to move the quilt. This method of quilting can be difficult…

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  • 14:32

    Working with Homespun Fabric

    Homespun fabric can be a great addition to your next quilting project. ZJ Humbach explains what homespun fabrics are, how they differ from traditional woven fabrics and how to use them. What is homespun fabric? ZJ explains that a homespun fabric is a lightweight woven fabric made using traditional weaving and dyeing techniques. Because of…

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  • 13:23

    What Bobbin Sizes Do I Need?

    Whether you work with different brands and models of sewing machines on a regular basis or you are simply buying extra bobbins for your home sewing machine, it is important to know about the many different bobbin sizes available on the market today. ZJ Humbach shows several of the different bobbin sizes, what machines they…

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  • 30:00

    Sewing Curves

    Many fun quilt patterns are made up of curved pieces. While many quilters shy away from piecing curves because it can be more difficult than straight line piecing, Toby Lischko demonstrates expert tips for sewing curves that lay flat and smooth. Sewing Curves: The Step-by-step Technique One of the first steps in sewing curved seams…

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  • 24:06

    How to Sew a Bowl Cozy

    Bowl cozies are fun projects to make if you have small pieces of scrap fabric and batting left over from another project. They can also make quick and easy gifts. Ashley Hough shows you step-by-step how to make a bowl cozy. Supplies and Sewing Tips for Your Bowl Cozy The first step in making a…

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