• 14:32

    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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  • 4:57

    Cutting your fabric is one of the first steps in making a quilt. ZJ Humbach shares how to make this step quicker and easier by eliminating some of the cutting and buying pre cut quilting fabric. Pre Cut Fabrics ZJ begins by showing some of the more popular and easier to find pre cut quilting

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  • 7:23

    Flannel is a popular fabric choice when it comes to making garments, like flannel pajamas, but it is also a great choice when wanting to make nice, warm, snuggly quilts. ZJ Humbach shares tips for quilting with flannel that can make preparing and working with the fabric much easier. Flannel ZJ first shows several examples

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  • 6:23

    Preshrinking cotton fabric prior to cutting and piecing it into a quilt is a commonly debated topic among quilters. While whether to prewash your fabric or not ultimately comes down to personal preference, ZJ Humbach shares her quilter’s guide for prewashing fabric. Cotton Fabric Depending on the cotton fabric you are using for your quilt,

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  • 16:12

    Quilting with panels is a great way to add large designs to a quilt or even use as a quilt by themselves by just adding a simple border. ZJ Humbach shows you some of the many different kinds of panel available and gives you tips for working with them. Fabric Panels ZJ first shows what

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  • 19:10

    Using a jelly roll, which is a bundle of pre-cut fabric strips, can be a great way to save time when cutting out and piecing a quilt. Heather Thomas shows you how to use jelly roll strips, along with a background fabric to make fun half square triangles. Fabric Heather first begins by explaining what

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  • Quilting with Japanese Taupe Fabrics
    22:03

    Dana Jones reveals to you a new and exciting look at quilt making. See fabrics from around the world but most importantly, see how incredible the Japanese Taupe fabrics are for making quilts. Find out where these beautiful and unique colors come from and how to incorporate these different textures into your quilts. Dana Jones

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  • log cabin quilt pattern
    7:33

    Carolyn Beam gives a different variation of how to make log cabin blocks using the log cabin as your center piece, piecing a star as your center piece, and adding squares in the corners of your block. She doesn’t give you step by step instructions, but this video will help spice up your long cabins

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  • Hand Dyeing Fabric Techniques
    30:49

    Heather Thomas explains that dyeing anything that is packaged can usually fit in a cup and can use one or multiple colors, but when it is finished she puts it in a cheap plastic bag. She tells you to immerse the fabric for 10-15 seconds then wring it out. She likes to wait around 6

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