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    When it comes to buying fabric there are many options. You can purchase any length of fabric you want from off a bolt or you can buy pre cut pieces or bundles of fabric. One of the more popular pre cut pieces of fabric available today is a fat quarter. ZJ Humbach teaches you- what… 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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  • nqc-favorite-jelly-roll-books
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    Using precut quilting fabrics is a great way to save time when it comes to piecing a quilt. ZJ Humbach shares several great jelly roll quilt pattern ideas, as well as quilt ideas that incorporate other precut fabrics. Jelly Roll Before you can plan a jelly roll quilt pattern you need to know what a… Read more »

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  • NQC 012113f_K3844U_c How Important is Fabric Grain
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    Learn when fabric grain is important. Heather Thomas explains what quilt pieces need to be cut on a straight of grain, what doesn’t and why it matters. Understanding Fabric Grain When it comes to cutting out pieces for your next quilt, there are different fabric grains that the pieces can be cut out on, making… Read more »

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  • NQC 012112f_K3843U_c Alternative Fabrics for Quiltmaking
    2:48

    Quilts don’t have to be made only using quilting cotton, especially if you are making art quilts. Heather Thomas shows you several different alternative fabrics to try out in your next quilt. Silk Heather shows a variety of different silks that can be used as your next quilting fabric. Some of them include silk charmeuse,… Read more »

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  • NQC 012116f_K3847U_c Where Do I Start Quilting My Quilt
    3:55

    Learning how to start a quilt, especially when it comes to quilting, can be both difficult and intimidating. See how to take the fear out of quilting with expert tips from Heather Thomas. Plan Ahead Whether you are making your first quilt, or maybe you’ve been piecing quilts for years and have finally decided to… Read more »

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  • NQC 012111f_K3842U_c All About .25 Inch Seams
    5:41

    When it comes to quilting, almost all patterns are written using a ¼” seam allowance. If you come from a garment sewing background and are used to a ⅝” seam allowance this can seem small, but Heather Thomas explains why the ¼” seam allowance is used. Quarter Inch When piecing a quilt there is no… Read more »

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  • NQC 011721f_K3827U_c Zentangle
    7:35

    Zentangle patterns are very popular to both draw and color, however they can also be very fun to quilt. Kelly Hanson shows you how to use zentangle patterns on your next quilt project and how to build a quilt journal of many different designs. Planning While zentangle patterns are often drawn as a form of… Read more »

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  • NQC 011719f_K3825U_c Folding Quilts
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    If you’ve been quilting for a while you have probably started to get a large enough collection that all of your quilts can not be displayed at the same time. If some of your quilts are being folded and stored, watch this quilting tip to learn how to fold a quilt in a way that… Read more »

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