• Batting options
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    Quilt Batting Choices

    Selecting the best quilt batting becomes a very personal choice. Let’s learn about a wide variety of batting styles and fiber choices as we journey into the world of quilt batting. Your instructor, Colleen Tauke, will introduce you to quilt batting to suit your particular desired outcome. Knowing who will be using your quilt and…

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  • Flower quilting pattern
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    Longarm Type Quilting Samples

    Completing a patchwork quilt top is easy. Quilting the quilt is an entirely different story. Many quilters gain skills quickly when it comes to making units, blocks and borders, but what about the finishing? Trying to determine what kinds of patterns to use when actually quilting motivates us to learn edge-to-edge or free motion designs.…

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  • Joining quilt as you go blocks
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    Joining Quilt-As-You-Go Blocks

    Quilting an entire quilt, especially a larger, bed-sized quilt, can be intimidating. Learn how to break it up into smaller, more manageable sections using an easy quilt-as-you-go technique. There are several different versions and techniques for quilt-as-you-go. Ashley Hough shows you how to join your blocks with sashing and backing fabric. Quilt-As-You-Go Blocks Prep Ashley…

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  • Longarm quilting machine
    4:28

    Bernina Q 16 Longarm Quilting Machine

    Quilting anything from a single block project to a large quilt is easy on the Bernina Q 16. This Q series sit down machine has 16 inches of throat space to easily accommodate any project. The block featured in this video finishes at 16”, making it the perfect project to either practice or master your…

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  • Tear away quilting design
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    Tear Away Quilting Designs from Urban Elementz

    If you shy away from free motion quilting because you aren’t sure how to mark the quilting design onto your top in a way that is easily removable – Tear Away Quilting designs from Urban Elementz are the perfect solution! In this tutorial, Ashley Hough shows you what these quilting designs are and how they…

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  • Free motion quilting with freezer paper
    5:27

    Free Motion Quilting with Freezer Paper

    Free motion quilting can be tricky to get the hang of when you are just starting out. One thing that can make it easier and less intimidating is drawing or transferring the quilting design or motif onto the quilt top or project. Ashley Hough shows you how to do this using freezer paper, which eliminates…

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  • Polka dot fabric folded over a hanger
    12:38

    Preparing Your Quilt for Longarm Quilting

    If you are planning to have your quilt quilted by someone with a longarm quilting machine, learn how to properly prepare the quilt before giving it to them. As a professional longarm quilter, ZJ Humbach teaches you several great tips and techniques that can help out your quilter and ensure you get the end results…

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  • Sewing by Sarah
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    Sewing by Sarah

    Free motion quilting allows you the freedom to quilt various shapes and designs on your projects by stitching in all directions. When free motion quilting, you are in charge of moving the quilt under your presser foot, rather than allowing the machine feed dogs to move the quilt. This method of quilting can be difficult…

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  • Safety pins in a dog quilt
    9:39

    How to Assemble a Quilt Sandwich

    Assembling a quilt sandwich is an important part of finishing a quilt. Once a quilt top has been pieced, this is the step of the process that needs to happen before it can be quilted. ZJ Humbach walks you through this process and explains how a quilt sandwich is made. Quilting A quilt sandwich is…

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