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    When it comes to buying fabric there are many options. You can purchase any length of fabric you want from off a bolt or you can buy pre cut pieces or bundles of fabric. One of the more popular pre-cut pieces of fabric available today is a fat quarter. ZJ Humbach teaches you what is… Read more »

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    Using precut quilting fabrics is a great way to save time when it comes to piecing a quilt. In this video, ZJ Humbach shares several great jelly roll quilt pattern ideas, as well as quilt ideas that incorporate other precut fabrics. Jelly Roll Before you can plan a jelly roll quilt pattern you need to… Read more »

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  • NQC 012113f_K3844U_c How Important is Fabric Grain
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    Learn when fabric grain is important. Heather Thomas explains what quilt pieces need to be cut on a straight of grain, what doesn’t and why it matters. Understanding Fabric Grain When it comes to cutting out pieces for your next quilt, there are different fabric grains that the pieces can be cut out on, making… Read more »

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  • NQC 012112f_K3843U_c Alternative Fabrics for Quiltmaking
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    Quilts don’t have to be made only using quilting cotton, especially if you are making art quilts. Heather Thomas shows you several different alternative fabrics to try out in your next quilt. Silk Heather shows a variety of different silks that can be used as your next quilting fabric. Some of them include silk charmeuse,… Read more »

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  • Cheesecloth Quilts 008946f_k3717u_c
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    When it comes to making an art quilt, there are no limits as to what kind of fabric to use. Heather Thomas shows how to make a quilt using cheesecloth fabric. What is Cheesecloth Fabric? Cheesecloth fabric is a cotton blend fabric, sometimes called gauze cheesecloth or cotton gauze muslin. It is a fabric with… Read more »

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  • frayed quilt
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    Using a fabric that easily frays is a great way to add texture to a quilt along the raw edges of a piece. Heather Thomas shows you how to make a fun frayed quilt using cotton gauze and a quilt as you go technique. Supplies While quilts are commonly made using cotton fabric- cotton gauze… Read more »

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    Learn how to make a quick and easy oilcloth tote bag. Laura Roberts shows you how to make the bag as well as gives you tips for working with oilcloth. Fabric For this project, Laura uses an oilcloth fabric. It is strong, durable and comes in a variety of colors and prints. It is also… Read more »

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  • How to Fussy Cut Fabric
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    When people think of making a mini quilt they often think of using fabrics that have small prints. This makes sense given that mini quilts start with very small pieces to make small blocks, which then get assembled into quilts less than 24” in length and width. However, Laura Roberts will show you that isn’t… Read more »

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  • Using Stripe Patterns in Quilts
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    Sherri Driver talks about using stripe patterns in quilts in this quilting tutorial. There are many different ways to use stripes in your quilts, and Sherri shows us how. Watch as she showcases a variety of quilting projects in which stripes are used in fun and unique ways!

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