• 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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  • SVP Worldwide Machine Highlight
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    SVP Worldwide Machine Highlight

    When it comes to selecting a new machine, you want to make sure it has all of the features you want and need, and maybe even some extra features you didn’t know you wanted. The Husqvarna Viking Epic 980Q has all of this and more with the JoyOS Advisor, Exclusive Stitch techniques and even interactive…

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  • 6:44

    How to Quickly Calculate Quilt Binding

    While most quilt patterns will provide you with fabric requirements to complete the quilt top and may even give you the amount of fabric needed for the backing fabric- not all patterns include the length of binding needed. ZJ Humbach explains how to quickly and easily calculate quilt binding, taking into account the extra needed…

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  • 6:31

    How to Clean your Iron

    While most sewers and quilters use their iron as often as their sewing machines, they don’t often think about the need to clean it. ZJ Humbach shares why this is an important thing to do and shows how to clean your iron. How to Clean Your Iron Carefully ZJ begins by explaining that there are…

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  • 4:57

    What Are Pre-Cut Fabrics?

    Cutting your fabric is one of the first steps in making a quilt. ZJ Humbach shares how to make this step quicker and easier by eliminating some of the cutting and buying pre cut quilting fabric. Pre Cut Fabrics ZJ begins by showing some of the more popular and easier to find pre cut quilting…

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