• 6:23

    Quilters Guide to Preshrinking

    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: Tips and Techniques

    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

    Half Square Triangles with Jelly Rolls

    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
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    Quilting with Japanese Taupe Fabrics

    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 Variations

    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
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    Hand Dyeing Fabric Techniques

    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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  • 4:42

    Jelly Roll Quilt Pattern Ideas & Books

    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…

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  • How to Choose Fabric for a Quilt Using Fabric Value
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    How to Choose Fabric for a Quilt Using Fabric Value

    Heather Thomas provides essential tips for choosing fabrics for your quilts by using fabric value. Understand the importance of fabric value and how it is relative. See how the value of fabric can impact the quality of your finished quilt. Use these helpful tips to choose the right fabric for your beautiful quilts.

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  • Choosing Between Black and White Quilt Backgrounds
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    Choosing Between Black and White Quilt Backgrounds

    Heather Thomas demonstrates how to efficiently determine what color you want your quilt background to be. Find out how important that negative space is for your finished quilt. See what happens when you use black or white with certain colors. Use these tips to best choose the background color that will behave the way you…

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