• 5:27

    Free Motion Quilting with Freezer Paper

    Free motion quilting can be tricky to get the hang of when you are just starting out. One thing that can make it easier and less intimidating is drawing or transferring the quilting design or motif onto the quilt top or project. Ashley Hough shows you how to do this using freezer paper, which eliminates…

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  • 9:01

    The Summer Sun Quilt Block with Janome’s Perfect Pair

    The Janome Memory Craft 550 E and the award winning M7 Continental are the perfect pair when wanting to make a quilt accented with embroidery, like the Summer Sun quilt pattern featured in this video. This Summer Sun quilt pattern was designed exclusively for Janome, and the complete pattern can be found on their website.…

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  • 4:27

    Using Clothes to Pick Fabric

    Knowing how to pick fabric for a quilt can be difficult, especially with so many different colors, patterns and prints available in quilting cotton today. In this video, Toby Lischko teaches you a fun way to help you select fabric colors for your next quilt by using some of your favorite clothing items and accessories.…

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  • 18:13

    Proper Bobbin Use

    Whether you work with different sizes and types of sewing machines on a regular basis or you are simply buying extra bobbins for your home sewing machine, it is important to know about the different sewing machine bobbin sizes. ZJ Humbach explains how to know what size bobbin to use, what machines they work in…

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  • 4:06

    How to Add a Diagonal Stitch

    Adding a binding is the final step in most quilting projects, whether you are making a large bed sized quilt or a simple wall hanging. For some, turning the corners and making a perfect mitered ninety degree turn is the most difficult part. Ashley Hough shares a quick tip that can make turning those corners…

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  • 7:39

    How to Attach Quilt Borders

    Depending on the quilt design, adding a border is a common last step when completing a quilt top. Toby Lischko shows you how to properly attach quilt borders, including giving tips on squaring quilts and cutting border strips so everything fits together nicely. Adding Quilt Borders Before you can add a border to a quilt,…

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  • Sewing by Sarah
    2:34

    Sewing by Sarah

    Free motion quilting allows you the freedom to quilt various shapes and designs on your projects by stitching in all directions. When free motion quilting, you are in charge of moving the quilt under your presser foot, rather than allowing the machine feed dogs to move the quilt. This method of quilting can be difficult…

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  • 3:30

    Half Square vs Quarter Square Triangles

    Half square triangles and quarter square triangles are both commonly used triangles in many quilt patterns and designs. Toby Lischko explains what the difference is between the two, how they are cut and where they should be used. Half Square Triangles A half square triangle, which is commonly abbreviated HST in most quilt patterns, is…

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  • 1:44

    Q-Zone Hoop Frame Review

    If you are someone who is interested in long arm quilting but have stayed away from it because of the cost of a long arm machine or the amount of space it will take up, the Q-Zone hoop frame from the Grace Company is a great solution. Using the Q-Zone Hoop Frame The Q-Zone hoop…

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