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    Defining Color Personalities with Grayscale and Quilting Color Wheel

    Heather Thomas displays the quilting color wheel and gray scales of each color that she painted. She put the pure hue on the outside, added black to yield shades in the middle, and grey in the middle to make tones. You can learn to do the same and understand color better with these step by…

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  • Flower Applique Using Silk Cocoons
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    Flower Applique Using Silk Cocoons

    Heather Thomas provides a unique technique for adding flower applique to your quilts. Learn how to make flowers out of silk cocoon fabrics. Find out how fun and easy it is to add more beauty to your quilts by adding simple flowers. Go through each step with Heather and begin making a quilt full of…

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  • Chain Reaction Quilt Patterns
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    Chain Reaction Quilt Patterns

    June Dudley talks about Lee Heinrich’s piece “Chain Reaction” from Quiltmakers Magazine in March 2012. She also covers different versions of this piece made by Bonnie Stapleton, Melissa Radtke, and Donna Hanley. You can learn how to make this piece with the new sizes from precut 2 ½ inch strips.

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  • How to Applique: Turned Edge Applique
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    How to Applique: Turned Edge Applique

    Angie Hodapp talks to you about doing some turned edge applique. Start by tracing your design and then cutting out the individual pieces. Next, turn the fabrics; make sure to bend it the way you want first and then crease it for a smooth finish. When sewing the pieces together keep your original trace to…

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  • Quilt Binding Instructions Using Ripped Fabrics
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    Quilt Binding Instructions Using Ripped Fabrics

    Heather Thomas provides a unique method for binding your quilts. Learn how easy this binding technique is by using ripped fabrics. See many examples and go through each step with her to start binding your quilts with this fun technique.

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  • How to Make Quilt Binding
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    How to Make Quilt Binding

    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
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    How to Attach Binding to a Quilt

    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
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    How to Make Bias Binding

    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
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    How to Improve Your Machine Quilting

    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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