• 7:32

    Best Methods for Removing Stitches

    When it comes to sewing and quilting, stitching mistakes can happen, especially ones where the only fix is to rip out the stitching. ZJ Humbach shares a few ways to remove stitches, including showing how to remove stitches without a seam ripper, and a way that she considers the best way to remove stitches, which…

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  • 4:23

    How to Prevent Fabric Bleeding

    The debate of pre-washing or not pre-washing your fabric comes down to personal preference. However, when it comes to a fabric you are worried might bleed, you should probably pre-wash it. Toby Lischko explains how to know if a certain fabric color is going to bleed and how to prevent fabric bleeding on an already…

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    6:41

    Pressing Tools on the Go

    No matter what step of the sewing or quilting process you are on – pressing is an important aspect of that. Whether you are someone who likes to take your quilting on the road, to something like a quilting retreat, or are just looking for smaller, convenient ways to press in your sewing room, ZJ…

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    12:24

    Chain Piecing

    When piecing a quilt, many times there will be a lot of the same size and shape of pieces that need to be pieced, or multiples of the same type of unit that need to be pieced. While a pattern may tell you to do one at a time and make each block individually, chain…

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  • 7:04

    Marking Half Square Triangles

    Half square triangles are common units in many quilt designs. Learn what is best to use to mark them and how to accurately mark them so that they come out the correct finished size- Ashley Hough shows you how. Half Square Triangles: How are half square triangles made? Before you can begin making half square…

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  • 4:28

    Bernina Q 16 Longarm Quilting Machine

    Quilting anything from a single block project to a large quilt is easy on the Bernina Q 16. This Q series sit down machine has 16 inches of throat space to easily accommodate any project. The block featured in this video finishes at 16”, making it the perfect project to either practice or master your…

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  • 5:15

    Favorite Tool: Pressing Cloth

    There are many tools that are recommended by different quilters these days, and while some of them seem obvious, like rotary cutters and rulers, some are not. ZJ Humbach shares one of her favorite tools- the pressing cloth, and explains what it is and how she uses it. Pressing Cloth A pressing cloth, simply put,…

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  • 10:15

    Four Basic Quilting Tips

    Accuracy and consistency are important when piecing quilt blocks and assembling a quilt top. Learn several quilting tips and see different quilting supplies and tools that Toby Lischko recommends using that can help improve your piecing. Quilting Tips and Tools Toby begins by talking about one of the basic tools that most quilters have- the…

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  • 10:48

    How to Sew Flying Geese

    Flying geese are common units in many different quilt patterns. While there are several different methods for making them, learn how to make them faster by making four flying geese at a time- Toby Lischko shows you how. Flying Geese Quilt Block Toby begins by talking about how a flying geese quilt block is made.…

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