• 35:59

    Spiral Block

    Creating the look of a spiral block without the use of curved piecing or paper piecing can be done using a snail’s trail block pattern. In this video, Ashley Hough demonstrates this technique. Snail’s Trail Block The first step in constructing any quilt block is to cut out all of the pieces that make up…

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  • 21:56

    String Quilt Blocks

    String quilt blocks are the perfect way to use up scraps of lots of different fabrics, or make a fun quilt from a collection of fabric. Colleen Tauke shows you step- by- step how to make a string quilt. String Quilt Blocks: Step-By-Step Cutting and Assembly Colleen begins by explaining what a string quilt is…

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  • 20:12

    Dresden Plate

    A dresden plate is a fun, circular unit that can be added to a quilt block or top as an applique, or easily turned into another fun project. Ashley Hough shows you step-by-step how to make a dresden plate and gives tips on how to ensure that your unit lays flat once constructed. Dresden Plate…

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  • 9:01

    The Summer Sun Quilt Block with Janome’s Perfect Pair

    The Janome Memory Craft 550 E and the award winning M7 Continental are the perfect pair when wanting to make a quilt accented with embroidery, like the Summer Sun quilt pattern featured in this video. This Summer Sun quilt pattern was designed exclusively for Janome, and the complete pattern can be found on their website.…

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  • 19:16

    Miniature Quilts

    A miniature quilt can be a fun project if you want to make a quilt but don’t have the time, space, or need for a large one. Mini quilts also use much less fabric and can allow you to use smaller scraps of fabric you may have been saving. Learn how to make a miniature…

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  • 12:07

    Caring for Your Quilts

    Knowing how to wash a quilt is important, whether you make lots of quilts or you’ve received one as a gift. ZJ Humbach teaches you how to properly wash, care for and store your quilts. Quilt Care ZJ explains that there are several different ways to wash a quilt, depending on how dirty it is…

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  • 9:37

    Uses for Orphan Blocks

    When trying out a new design or making a quilt up as you go, it’s not uncommon to end up with an extra block or two. Rather than throwing those blocks away, or putting them on a shelf where they’ll never get used, get some fun ideas for orphan quilt block projects to make with…

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  • 17:46

    How to Make a Rag Quilt

    Rag quilts made from flannel fabric are a great way to add texture to your next quilting project. Ashley Hough shows you step by step how to make a rag quilt. Tips for Making Rag Quilts The first step in learning how to make a rag quilt is knowing what supplies you will need and…

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  • 6:47

    Tips for Using Invisible Thread

    Using invisible thread can be a great way to allow the fabric and pieced pattern of the quilt to be the star of the design, rather than the quilting itself. However, using invisible thread can be more challenging than using regular cotton or polyester thread. ZJ Humbach shares several tips for working with invisible thread…

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