• 4:34

    Iron Quick Fabric

    An iron and pressing surface is something quilters use when assembling most quilts and projects. As with anything else that is used repeatedly, there will come a time when it needs to be replaced. Rather than buying a new pressing surface or ironing board, learn how to make a new cover for one using iron…

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  • 4:23

    How to Prevent Fabric Bleeding

    The debate of pre-washing or not pre-washing your fabric comes down to personal preference. However, when it comes to a fabric you are worried might bleed, you should probably pre-wash it. Toby Lischko explains how to know if a certain fabric color is going to bleed and how to prevent fabric bleeding on an already…

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  • 34:13

    T-Shirt Quilt Preparation

    T-shirt quilts can be a great way to use up boxes of old t-shirts and keep them as mementos. While quilts are generally made from 100% cotton fabric, and t-shirts are general knit or some other kind of fabric, they can be easily combined into a quilt if the right preparation is done to the…

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  • 13:01

    What You Need to Know About Quilt Fabric

    Not all quilting fabric is created equal and some fabric is better quality than others. ZJ Humbach breaks down what can make one fabric better to use than others and how to tell. Quilting Fabric ZJ begins by explaining how all quilting cotton fabric starts out. She explains what a woven greige is and how…

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  • 16:12

    What to Do with Your Leftover Fabric Scraps

    Whether you’ve just finished your first quilt or you’ve been quilting for years, you probably have some scraps leftover from past projects. In this tutorial with Toby Lischko, learn how to use fabric scraps to create larger units and turn them into quilts. Organization One of the first steps to using up all of your…

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    How to Keep Fabric from Puckering

    Fabric puckering can be extremely frustrating when sewing as it can make your project not look as professionally done as you would like it to. ZJ Humbach shares several tips on how to keep fabric from puckering while sewing and how to fix puckered fabric. How to Avoid and Fix Puckering One of the first…

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  • 4:27

    Using Clothes to Pick Fabric

    Knowing how to pick fabric for a quilt can be difficult, especially with so many different colors, patterns and prints available in quilting cotton today. In this video, Toby Lischko teaches you a fun way to help you select fabric colors for your next quilt by using some of your favorite clothing items and accessories.…

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  • 16:47

    Fussy Cutting

    Fussy cutting fabric is a great way to create new designs, repeats, and kaleidoscope effects when piecing your next quilt. Toby Lischko shows you how to fussy cut different fabrics using templates, and how to use mirrors in order to find unique repeats within the fabric you are using. Quick Tips for Fussy Cutting When…

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  • 14:32

    Working with Homespun Fabric

    Homespun fabric can be a great addition to your next quilting project. ZJ Humbach explains what homespun fabrics are, how they differ from traditional woven fabrics and how to use them. What is homespun fabric? ZJ explains that a homespun fabric is a lightweight woven fabric made using traditional weaving and dyeing techniques. Because of…

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