• How to Make Accurate Cuts
    5:27

    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… Read more »

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  • How to Change a rotary Cutter Blade
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    Having a sharp rotary cutter blade not only makes cutting through layers of fabric easier, it is also safer. ZJ Humbach shows you how to change a rotary cutter blade safely and easily. When to Change a Blade Some people like to change their rotary cutter blade after every couple of projects while others change… Read more »

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  • nqc-012118f_k3849u_c-understanding-quilt-rulers
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    Quilting rulers come in all different sizes and shapes. Heather Thomas will teach you how to use them properly by explaining what all of the different hash lines on them are for as well as the diagonal lines. Long Rulers One of the common types of quilting rulers is the long ruler. Previously, they were… Read more »

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    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… Read more »

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    With all the different quilting stencils and designs available today, deciding on a quilt design for quilting can be just as fun as deciding on fabric for piecing. ZJ Humbach shows several different ways to mark stencil lines and also gives tips for removing them. Chubby Crayon Even though it is called a crayon, this… Read more »

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    No matter what your next quilting project is- at some point you will need to thread a needle. ZJ Humbach shows you how to use a needle threader, as well as shares with you several different varieties and how they are best used. Wire Needle Threader A wire needle threader is one of the more… Read more »

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  • best sewing machine needles
    4:57

    There are many different sewing machine needles on the market today and many have specific uses. Laura Roberts teaches you about several different types of needles and explains how to choose the best sewing machine needles for any project. Needle Size No matter what type of needle you choose, it will be available in different… Read more »

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    Clear, acrylic quilting rulers in various sizes are a favorite to use among most quilters, however, they can tend to slip on fabric. ZJ Humbach shows you several quilting tools that can be used to help hold your rulers in place and make cutting safer and more efficient. Fabric Grippers Fabric grippers are small, sticky… Read more »

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  • quilting tools
    6:51

    Whether you are new to quilting and wondering what quilting tools to buy, or you’ve been accumulating tools for years and are looking to scale back, Laura Roberts shows you which tools are her go-to favorites. Cutting Fabric Quilting can require several different tools for cutting fabric. Laura shares her favorite types of rotary cutters,… Read more »

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