• How to Make a Quilt Journal
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    How to Make a Quilt Journal

    Do you like to keep leftover pieces of fabric in remembrance of a quilt you made that you love? Erin Russek is the same way and shows you how to make a journal she made to store them. She recommends using Strathmore visual journals because they have a solid cover. Then take the measurements, put…

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  • Shadow Applique Techniques
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    Shadow Applique Techniques

    Peg Spradlin demonstrates how to combine shadow applique with colorful pieces of fabric and felt that are overlaid by translucent fabric such has batiste, organza, voile, or muslin. First, audition different colors with the translucent fabrics because you may not always get the result you expect. From there learn how to stitch the two fabrics…

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  • Choosing the Right Quilting Thread
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    Choosing the Right Quilting Thread

    Heather Thomas teaches you all about thread while providing helpful tips and techniques for working with thread. Learn the many types of thread available as well as the many brands and weights of thread. Understand the value of thread and add element to your quilts. Find out all you need to know about thread and…

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  • Choosing the Right Sewing Machine Needles
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    The Right Needles for Your Sewing Machine

    Heather Thomas explains in depth the benefits and qualities of each sewing machine needle. These tips and techniques will help you choose the right sewing needle and what needles work well with different thread. Learn the many possibilities associated with specific needles and threads. Use these tips to start sewing more efficiently with different sized…

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  • Iron-On Adhesive Overview
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    Iron-On Adhesive Overview

    Heather Thomas goes into great detail on using iron-on adhesives for your quilts. Find out the many different kinds and styles of iron-on adhesives that are available. Learn what the strengths and or weaknesses are for specific iron-ons as well as which ones are permanent or temporary. Use these helpful tips to add some fun…

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  • Adding Dimension with Cocoons and Silk Carrier Rods
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    Adding Dimension with Cocoons and Silk Carrier Rods

    Heather Thomas adds dimension with an applique of cocoons and silk carrier rods. You will learn how to make roush and gathered flower. Make sure to soak the carrier rods in water to soften the fibers and saracen before using them.

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  • How to Read a Pattern
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    How to Read a Pattern

    One of the most important things to understand as a quilter is how to read a pattern. Laura Roberts talks about the different ways patterns are written, and what we can look for to help us read any type of pattern. Watch this video tutorial showcasing patterns from various quilting magazines – it will help…

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  • Applique Designs for the holiday season
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    Applique Designs for the Holiday Season

    Do you need some ideas for fast and easy Christmas gifts for your loved ones this year? Kelly Hanson shows us some applique that can be used to create beautiful holiday quilting projects. Watch this video and learn how to create these fun gifts today – including wall hangings, hand towels, and more! Related Article:…

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

    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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