• Log Cabin Quilt Squares with Scraps
    26:06

    Many quilters develop a large stash of scrap fabrics from all of our projects over the years. Aurora Sisneros shows us a fun way to use up that stash of scrap fabric by creating log cabin quilt squares. Watch and learn how to take any fabric you may have lying around, and turn them into…

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  • Using a Quilt Design Wall
    2:07

    It is time to take a look at some blocks and units for quilting. Heather Thomas expresses the benefits of having a quilt design wall for viewing your work as you continue to finish it. Learn how to use blocks and units when you are quilting and see how this quilting technique enhances your piece.…

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  • Pressing Quilt Seams
    4:06

    Dana Jones demonstrates step by step instructions on how to set your seams by pressing with a hot iron. Learn how to ensure the blocks in your quilts are the same size and your quilts finish strong and flat. Utilize these pressing techniques and see how beneficial pressing can be for your own quilts. Related…

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  • Freestyle Piecing to Make Original Quilt Blocks
    53:58

    Heather Thomas tells you that once you learn the basics and rules of quilting it is acceptable to break away from tradition. Start your freestyle piecing career here and make original blocks look funky with less accurate piecing. You may waste more fabric, but you make up for it with the time you save. You…

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  • How to Piece a Quilt with Unusual Fabrics
    5:08

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to piece a quilt with unusual fabrics that have interesting textures and sheens. She talks about piecing with monk cloth, embroidered cotton, sheer, silk velvet, pineapple fabric, silk dupioni and raw silk, and then shows you a few different examples of her own work that utilize unusual fabrics.

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  • Embellishing Log Cabin Quilt Blocks
    9:00

    Carolyn Beam shows you how to add a little something extra to cabin quilt blocks. Learn how to add your design to the center blocks as well as the logs. Start by drawing a grid diagram and then follow along until you complete the block.

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  • How to Weave Fabric by Hand
    9:09

    Heather Thomas explains that fabric weaving makes for a great applique background or focal point for your next quilt. You will learn the most basic type of fabric weaving, straight cut, along with curvy cut and ripped. If you are thinking of using it as a piece block plan ahead and put iron on adhesive.

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  • Stitch and Flip quilt Tutorial
    14:33

    Diane Harris explains why you want to have the stitch and flip in your box of quilting skills. You will find that this method uses squares and rectangles to end up with triangular shapes without having to cut or sew triangles or sew along a bias edge. Look at multiple examples ranging from a flying…

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  • Easy X Blocks for Quilts
    7:39

    Heather Thomas demonstrates a simple and much for efficient technique for making X blocks. Learn how using applique instead of piecing creates a faster process. Go through each step with Heather and find out how easy it can be to make you X blocks.

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