• Choosing Between Black and White Quilt Backgrounds
    3:12

    Heather Thomas demonstrates how to efficiently determine what color you want your quilt background to be. Find out how important that negative space is for your finished quilt. See what happens when you use black or white with certain colors. Use these tips to best choose the background color that will behave the way you

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  • How to Make Quilt Binding
    3:00

    Dana Jones teaches you how to prepare a binding for attachment to a quilt. She demonstrates some of the essential quilting tips and techniques that you’ll need to use in order to properly create decorative binding strips that you can use on any quilt. More Quilt Binding content from National Quilters Circle: Tips for Preparing

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  • How to Attach Binding to a Quilt
    7:44

    Dana Jones teaches you how to attach a binding to a quilt with mitered edging. She demonstrates some of the essential quilting tips and techniques that you’ll need to use in order to complete the binding, walking you step by step through the entire process, and shows an example of a completed binding.

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  • How to Make Bias Binding
    7:33

    Angie Hodapp helps you save time and money at the quilt store for the next time you are buying fabric for a bias binding. After figuring out the math, get into cutting and measuring to bind on the bias. Learn techniques about how to hide the seam and why you should always use a bias

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  • How to Improve Your Machine Quilting
    11:32

    Heather Thomas provides helpful tips to on how to improve your machine quilting skills. Find out how important it is to understand how quilting impacts the result of your quilts. See different techniques to add contrast as well as when to add interest to quilts. Take these tips and techniques spark further knowledge and confidence

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  • Bead Embroidery on Quilts
    5:49

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to effectively add excitement to your quilts through beading. See many examples of quilts that contain accent beading and find out the appropriate time to add beads to your quilt. Learn how to add different styles of beading to your quilts as well as how to hide your beading knots

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  • Hand Beading on Fabric with Bugle Beads and Single Stitch
    12:10

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to hand bead so you can add even more extravagance to your quilt. It is very simple to learn and she teaches you using only five basic stitches. The different types you will learn is the bugle stitch that uses bugle beads, the stack stitch using multiple fancy beads, a

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  • Applying Quilt Batting
    3:19

    Peg Spradlin demonstrates how to apply batting properly to your quilts. Learn about all the different types of batting you can use as well as the different fibers in batting. Use these tips to help you choose the right batting for your quilts and see how batting can make a huge impact on the quality

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  • How to Baste a Quilt
    3:41

    Peg Spradlin explains why she thinks basting your quilt is one of the most important steps in machine quilting your quilt. You will learn how to find the center of your table and use that to position your backing, batting, and quilt. Then use binder clips to position them and see how to properly stitch

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