• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 7:59

    A Guide to Quilting Styles and Types

    While there are many different ways to quilt a quilt, the type of quilting done can be categorized into three main quilting styles. ZJ Humbach shares what these quilting styles are and shows examples of each. Quilting Styles ZJ explains that quilting can be categorized into three main quilting styles- pantograph, free motion and custom.…

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  • 6:17

    Different Types of Quilt Batting

    There are many different types of quilt batting available on the market today, and different quilt batting can give finished quilts very different looks and feels. Ashley Hough shares some of the different types of batting, what their main characteristics are and when to use them. Types of Batting While numerous different types of quilt…

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  • 5:20

    How Much Thread to Quilt a Quilt?

    Whether you are ordering online or simply buying all of your quilting supplies ahead of time at the store- knowing how many yards of thread will be needed to quilt a quilt is an important number to know. Ashley Hough shares some general guidelines for determining how much thread will be needed to quilt your…

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  • 11:34

    How to Baste a Large Quilt on a Small Table

    Basting a quilt can be difficult to do it you do not have enough table or floor space to lay out the entire quilt. Heather Thomas shows you how to baste a large quilt on a table that is smaller than the quilt by using clamps and only pinning in the areas she plans to…

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  • 5:27

    Quilting Undulated Lines with Circles

    Small circles can be fun to quilt, however they can be tedious to do and take lots of time to complete. Heather Thomas shows you how to quilt a combination of undulating lines and small circles that creates a striking look when finished. Undulating Lines Before you start quilting any circles you must first lay…

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