Effective cuts and measurements are a crucial element in any quilting project. Watch these videos to brush up on your skills, and learn a few handy tricks along the way.
Lori Baker discusses the proper safety techniques that you should implement when using a rotary cutter for your quilting projects. She suggests getting a tool that has a safety lock, keeping your fingers far from the edge when using a ruler and rotary cutter, and putting it away from reach when you aren’t using it.Watch Now >>
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… Read more »Watch Now >>
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… Read more »Watch Now >>
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.Watch Now >>
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.Watch Now >>