• Pressing Quilt Seams
    4:06

    Dana Jones demonstrates step by step instructions on how to set your seams by pressing with a hot iron. Learn how to ensure the blocks in your quilts are the same size and your quilts finish strong and flat. Utilize these pressing techniques and see how beneficial pressing can be for your own quilts. Related

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  • Precision Counts When Making a Quilt
    6:12

    ZJ Humbach describes how precision counts when making a quilt. She provides helpful tips to prevent making quilt blocks slightly different sizes through her past experiences. Learn the importance of using the same machine and the same foot size throughout making a quilt. Although mistakes do happen, use these tips provided to help prevent future

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  • Freestyle Piecing to Make Original Quilt Blocks
    53:58

    Heather Thomas tells you that once you learn the basics and rules of quilting it is acceptable to break away from tradition. Start your freestyle piecing career here and make original blocks look funky with less accurate piecing. You may waste more fabric, but you make up for it with the time you save. You

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  • How to Piece a Quilt with Unusual Fabrics
    5:08

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to piece a quilt with unusual fabrics that have interesting textures and sheens. She talks about piecing with monk cloth, embroidered cotton, sheer, silk velvet, pineapple fabric, silk dupioni and raw silk, and then shows you a few different examples of her own work that utilize unusual fabrics.

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  • Quilt Measurements
    6:33

    Joli Sayasane gives you a lesson on how much extra fabric and where to add it. You will learn that you need to add ½ to the height and width of squares and rectangles, 7/8 to the short side of half square triangles, 1 ¼ to the long side of quarter square triangle, and either

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  • Embellishing Log Cabin Quilt Blocks
    9:00

    Carolyn Beam shows you how to add a little something extra to cabin quilt blocks. Learn how to add your design to the center blocks as well as the logs. Start by drawing a grid diagram and then follow along until you complete the block.

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  • How to Fussy Cut
    4:41

    Dana Jones talks about why she likes to use fussy cutting in her quilting projects, shows a few examples of her own work, and then teaches you how to fussy cut for your own quilting. The simple technique can add a great deal of interest to your pieces and really capture the motifs.

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  • How to Cut Fabric for Quilting Blocks
    21:25

    Laura Roberts teaches you how to cut novelty fabric into little squares and make it into a block. She recommends using fabric with motifs that are easy to cut out to make a block, but also shows you how to use stripes, a bias cut strip, a border stripe and templates you may have made.

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  • Flying Geese Quilt Tutorial
    22:57

    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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