• 9:31

    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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    8:32

    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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  • 8:36

    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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  • 8:05

    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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    12:24

    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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  • 7:04

    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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  • 20:15

    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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  • 10:48

    How to Sew Flying Geese

    Flying geese are common units in many different quilt patterns. While there are several different methods for making them, learn how to make them faster by making four flying geese at a time- Toby Lischko shows you how. Flying Geese Quilt Block Toby begins by talking about how a flying geese quilt block is made.…

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