• 5:28

    Quilt Points

    When we view patchwork, many of us begin looking for the quilt “points”. The points are defined as the intersection of seams, which can be simple corners of squares and rectangles, but more often our eyes travel to the areas of a quilt top that contain triangle shapes. Those more interesting angles and how perfectly…

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  • Sewing with a sewing machine
    14:16

    Sewing Partial Quilt Seams

    Learning new techniques and skills as a quilter can be a challenge. Video is the perfect platform for learning about sewing seams that are in a partial seam quilt block. The ability to rewatch and pause can assist you as you work your way through this new approach. Once you have mastered this skill, you…

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  • Needle and thread for quilting
    21:15

    Needles & Thread for Quilting

    Whether you are a “seasoned” quilter or a enthusiastic beginner, learning about the wide variety of machine quilting thread and sewing machine needle types can seem to be a bit daunting. Join Kelly Ashton, our knowledgeable quilting instructor, as she presents the sizes, types and styles of threads and needles. Her thorough explanations and detailed…

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  • Feathered star
    37:40

    Feathered Star Quilt Block

    Quilt blocks are designed with a variety of skills required. Join Ashley Hough as she explains the various techniques that will assist you as you create a feathered star. She breaks down the units into easy-to-follow steps, loaded with tips for all skill levels to understand. There are many variations of the feathered star quilt…

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  • Bargello quilt
    35:13

    Bargello Quilt

    Quilters are drawn to color and a bargello quilt is the perfect example. Join Ashley Hough for this bargello tutorial as she discusses all you need to know to successfully create your own version. It all begins with a gradation of color. Your selection of fabrics should include a minimum of 6-7 pieces for the…

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  • Quarter-inch seam allowance
    9:31

    Scant Quarter-Inch Seam Allowance

    A scant quarter-inch seam allowance is a term that is used a lot in quilting and seen in many quilt patterns, but it’s a hard term to give an exact definition to. Kelly Ashton explains that some people say a scant quarter-inch is a thread width more narrow than a true quarter-inch, while others say…

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  • Tumbling block
    8:36

    Set-In Seams: Tumbling Block

    Set-in seams in quilting can be intimidating, and in the case of some patterns that require them, like a tumbling blocks design, some quilters may choose to avoid those designs altogether. Kelly Ashton shows how to tackle set-in seams in a straightforward, easy-to-understand way that will make them seem quick and easy. Set-In Seams Tumbling…

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  • Partial seams block
    8:05

    Partial Seams Block

    Depending on the quilt block pattern being constructed, a partial seam may be required. While partial seams in quilting may seem intimidating, learning how to master them is quick and easy–Kelly Ashton shows you how! Partial Seams in Quilting Kelly begins by showing an example block that requires partial seams in order to construct it.…

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  • image of two hands using a round cutter to cut three pieces of fabric
    12:24

    Chain Piecing

    When piecing a quilt, many times there will be a lot of the same size and shape of pieces that need to be pieced, or multiples of the same type of unit that need to be pieced. While a pattern may tell you to do one at a time and make each block individually, chain…

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