• Quilting Rulers: Using an Add Enough Ruler
    3:36

    Paper piece projects look beautiful and can be rewarding, but usually the fabric is cut too big or too small. Carolyn McCormick gives you tips and tricks about how big to cut pieces using an add enough ruler. This tool will let you cut squares rectangles, or half square triangles.

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  • Reverse Applique Tutorial
    17:53

    Reverse applique is a technique that adds the dimension of depth to your quilt. Peg Spradlin provides a few helpful tips for using the reverse applique technique. See several beautiful examples of finished quilts that were made using the reverse applique technique. Find out what materials you need to practice this technique and quickly improve

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  • Quilting Thread Overview
    19:57

    Heather Thomas talks to you about an overlooked part in the quilting process – threads. Most importantly you will learn about the weight system of thread that started in Britain because there are different thin, thick, fine, and heavy threads for different projects. Then learn when you should use each thread.

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  • Fabric Cutting or Fabric Tearing? The Advantages to Tearing Fabric
    14:50

    Joli Sayasane discusses the advantages of having your fabric torn opposed to being cut. Some of the benefits are that it helps you find the strait of grain, improve your piecing, and eliminate wavy borders. If it isn’t torn, snip in about a half inch from the side it and rip it yourself to see

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  • How to Applique: Turned Edge Applique
    25:18

    Angie Hodapp talks to you about doing some turned edge applique. Start by tracing your design and then cutting out the individual pieces. Next, turn the fabrics; make sure to bend it the way you want first and then crease it for a smooth finish. When sewing the pieces together keep your original trace to

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  • Stitching Techniques for Machine Quilting
    3:28

    Heather Thomas explains how machine quilting has evolved and expresses several techniques for detailing your quilts. Learn how to use your sewing machine to embellish your quilts through stitching. Find out how fun and easy these stitching techniques are when using your sewing machine. Use these tips to advance your quilts with truly unique stitching.

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