• Make Your Own Applique Quilt Patterns
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    Make Your Own Applique Quilt Patterns

    Kelly Hanson gives us some ideas for thoughtful holiday gifts for loved ones. Instead of buying an applique pattern from the store, try creating your own! In this video, watch as Kelly creates an applique snowman as part of a fun gift for her grandchildren, and gives us some other ideas to get started on…

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  • art quilts use of contrast
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    Art Quilts Use of Contrast

    The art of quilting cannot be without contrast. There are many types of contrast, but there are six main types that we rely on as quilters. Heather Thomas walks us through these types by showing us some samples, and teaches us how we can identify the types of contrast we are using in our quilting…

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    Essentials to Foundation Paper Piecing

    Foundation paper piecing is a great way to be able to accurately piece quilt blocks that are made up of many small pieces. Ashley Hough shows you how to create a small version of a basic log cabin block using a foundation paper piecing method. Template When foundation paper piecing you will need a foundation.…

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  • How to Make Accurate Cuts
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    How to Make Accurate Cuts

    When it comes to cutting fabric for quilting, one of the most important things to have is consistently straight lines. Heather Thomas show you how to achieve this whether you measure your fabric using ruler gridlines or cutting mat gridlines. Tools With so many different brands, types and styles of quilting rulers and mats available…

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  • Sewing Machine Tips: Determining Which Spool Pin Should You Use
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    Sewing Machine Tips: Determining Which Spool Pin You Should Use

    Is your top sewing thread breaking too often? Are you getting tangles or knots in your top thread? One reason could be that you aren’t orienting your thread spool in the right direction. There’s a reason that sewing machines come with both vertical and horizontal spool pins. Join Laura Stone Roberts to learn the secret…

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  • Sewing Curves when Quilting: Easy Peasy Curve Technique
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    Sewing Curves in Quilting: Easy Peasy Curve Technique

    Curve piecing can be tricky, and many quilters have problems getting everything to match up just right. In this step-by-step video, Kelly Hanson demonstrates a fun and easy approach to sewing curves by using a washable glue stick.

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    How and When to Use Quilting Templates

    Quilting templates can make cutting easier when working with complicated shapes or designs that aren’t a traditional rotary cutting measurement. ZJ Humbach shows you several different types of templates, how to use them and how to make your own. Size, Shape and Color There are many different quilting templates available on the market today. Some…

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  • "Must have" Quilting Feet
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    Must-Have Quilting Feet

    Sewing machine accessories can be pricey, but ZJ Humbach recommends these three accessories for those who love to quilt. Watch as ZJ goes through three main types of sewing feet that are perfect for quilting. These “must have” quilting feet will help you improve your accuracy and efficiency as a quilter!

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  • Unique Applique Design Technique for Quilting
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    Unique Applique Design Technique for Quilting

    Making an applique design can be as simple as drawing a design on paper. Ashley Hough shows you how you can take a pencil drawing or simple sketch, enlarge the lines and make it into an applique design that can be used on a fun two piece applique quilt project. Fabric and Design This project…

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