• 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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  • 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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  • 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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    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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  • 10:48

    How to Sew Flying Geese

    Flying geese are common units in many different quilt patterns. While there are several different methods for making them, learn how to make them faster by making four flying geese at a time- Toby Lischko shows you how. Flying Geese Quilt Block Toby begins by talking about how a flying geese quilt block is made.…

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    5:05

    Quick Four Patch Block

    A four patch is a very common unit in many different quilt patterns and is made from four pieces of fabric. While there are several different ways to create a four patch unit, Toby Lischko shows you a quick and easy way to make one that uses less time, less thread, and lays flat when…

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  • 29:22

    Kaleidoscope Block

    Kaleidoscope quilt patterns are viewed as being very difficult patterns, however, Toby Lischko shows you that they aren’t as tricky as they look. Learn how to cut and piece a kaleidoscope quilt block in this step-by-step tutorial. Kaleidoscope Quilt Block To begin constructing the kaleidoscope quilt block, Toby explains that you will need a block…

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  • 28:51

    How to Make a Log Cabin Quilt Block

    The log cabin quilt block is a traditional quilt block that can be made in many different variations. Toby Lischko explains how to make this block, shows several log cabin quilt pattern variations that can be made to the block, and also introduces some different layouts that can be made using these blocks. Creating the…

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  • 14:36

    3D Pinwheel Quilt Block

    Making three dimensional quilt blocks is a great way to add extra visual interest to your next quilt project. Ashley Hough shows you how to take a common pinwheel quilt block and make it into a fun 3D version. Making a 3D Pinwheel Quilt Block Before you can make the 3D pinwheel block, you must…

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