• Strip Piecing Quilt Techniques
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    Strip Piecing Quilt Techniques

    Diane Harris saves you time in helping you make smoother, long strips and sub cutting them into smaller units for strip piecing. You will learn tips like how to line up the selvages, pressing the fabric to get out the wrinkles, what sewing feet you can use, and making sure it is smooth at the…

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  • Flying Geese Quilt Tutorial
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    Flying Geese Quilt Tutorial

    Dana Jones shows you several methods to incorporate flying geese into your quilt along with the reason for adding them. Learn how to make your own flying geese individually or use a system to make multiple at once.

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  • How to Make a Pinwheel Quilt Block
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    How to Make a Pinwheel Quilt Block

    Dana Jones teaches you how to create a beautiful pinwheel quilt in this National Quilters Circle video. She walks you through the step-by-step process, demonstrating each of the necessary techniques that you’ll need to arrange, stitch and press the pinwheels in preparation for application to a quilt. Enjoy this Free Video on How to Make…

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  • 6:36

    Cutting Corner and Setting Triangles for Diagonal Sets

    When designing and piecing a quilt set on the diagonal you will need to have both setting triangles and corner triangles in your design. Heather Thomas shows you how to measure for and cut both kinds of triangles sharing several different cutting and measuring tips and techniques. Quilt Design and Cutting Triangles To begin with,…

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  • 3:55

    How and Where to Begin Quilting

    When it comes to quilting, figuring out where to start can be both confusing and intimidating. See how to take the worry out of the quilting process with expert tips from Heather Thomas. Plan Ahead Whether you are making your first quilt or you’ve been piecing quilts for years, planning ahead can help eliminate a…

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  • 6:28

    How to Square Up Fabric for Cutting

    Learning how to square up fabric before cutting any pieces for your next quilt is an important lesson. Heather Thomas teaches you how she squares up fabric after it has been pre-washed and gets it ready to be used. Fabric Heather first begins by explaining how she likes to pre-wash her fabric. If you plan…

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  • 5:41

    Seam Allowance for Quilting: All About ¼” Seams

    When it comes to quilting, almost all patterns are written using a ¼” seam allowance. If you come from a garment sewing background and are used to a ⅝” seam allowance this can seem small, but Heather Thomas explains why the ¼” seam allowance is used. Quarter Inch When piecing a quilt there is no…

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  • 11:38

    Determining Fabric Calculations for Quilts

    How much of each color of fabric is needed to complete a design is generally given when you are working off of a purchased pattern. However, when designing your own quilt it can be difficult to know how much you will need. Heather Thomas shows you how to do basic fabric calculations to determine how…

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  • 6:58

    Quarter-Inch Seam Allowance

    Consistently stitching an accurate quarter inch seam allowance can be difficult. Heather Thomas shows you a fun tip on how you can use a thick, sticky-backed product on your machine to mark a quarter inch seam allowance and help you stitch it with accuracy and ease. How to Use Heather explains that the key to…

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