• Adjusting Bobbin Tension for Textured Stitches
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    Adjusting Bobbin Tension for Textured Stitches

    By simply adjusting your bobbin tension, you can create wonderfully funky textured stitches that you can incorporate into your quilts. Heather Thomas explores all the creative possibilities in this video, and also teaches you how easy it is to return your bobbin case back to its regular tension.

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    Simple Ways to Personalize Unique Quilt Patterns

    Quilt patterns are wonderful things! The yardage and cutting has already been figured for you and there are many wonderful quilt patterns to choose from. However, you may sometimes wish your quilt to be a bit more special and unique. In this video, Laura Stone Roberts shows you a fun and quick way to take…

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  • Use a Window to Audition Quilt Fabrics
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    Using a Window to Choose Quilt Fabrics

    How can you tell what fabric will be right for your next quilt project? In this video, Heather Thomas shares a tip on quilt fabric selection. See how helpful it can be to use a window frame to isolate your fabrics to compare both pattern and scale. This will ensure you’ve selected fabrics that will…

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  • 3:42

    Planning for Shrinkage When Quilt Making

    There are a lot of factors to take into account when making a quilt and shrinkage is a very important one! The denser your quilt, the more shrinkage there may be. ZJ Humbach provides some helpful tips for quilt making and the benefits of preparing for shrinkage in your quilts.

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    Using a Color Wheel to Choose Quilt Colors

    Quilter and colorist Heather Thomas shares some helpful tips and tricks to consider when choosing quilt colors for your next quilt project. By using a color wheel you can mix and match colors to see what colors will look best together. Follow along with Heather to learn how to incorporate use of a color wheel…

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  • Using Your Quilting Resources - Quilt Shops
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    Using Your Quilting Resources: Quilt Shops

    Some of the most overlooked resources for us as quilters are our local quilt shops. ZJ Humbach talks about some of the services and information that are available at local quilt shops, that may not be available when shopping for fabrics on the internet. Take advantage of the knowledgeable staff at your local shops, and…

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    How to Store Quilting Supplies

    In this video, quilter Laura Roberts shares some helpful tips for storing your quilting supplies. She’ll teach you how to keep your quilting supplies safe and in good condition, while also discussing the “don’ts” you’ll want to avoid. Follow Laura’s tips to prevent any storage headaches! Related Articles: Organizing Your Sewing Room Part 1: Thread…

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  • Quilting Magazines: Using Your Quilting Resources | NQC Video
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    Using Your Quilting Resources: Quilting Magazines

    There are many quilting magazines available for quilters today. ZJ Humbach discusses a few of those magazines, and how to choose which magazine might be the best one for you. Watch as ZJ discusses the benefits of each magazine, and what makes each of them stand out. Listen to ZJ’s reviews, then head out and…

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  • Quilters Cutting Mat | NQC Video
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    How to Care for Cutting Mats

    As a quilter, it is important to take proper care of our cutting mats to make sure they stay in their best condition. Quilter Kelly Hanson shares some tips on how to care for your cutting mats, and shows the supplies needed to clean and maintain them. Watch this quick quilting tip to keep your…

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