• 14:32

    Homespun fabric can be a great addition to your next quilting project. ZJ Humbach explains what homespun fabrics are, how they differ from traditional woven fabrics and how to use them. What is homespun fabric? ZJ explains that a homespun fabric is a lightweight woven fabric made using traditional weaving and dyeing techniques. Because of

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  • 13:23

    Whether you work with different brands and models 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 many different bobbin sizes available on the market today. ZJ Humbach shows several of the different bobbin sizes, what machines they

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  • 21:27

    Once you’ve finished piecing and quilting your quilt, it’s time to apply the binding. Learn how to bind a quilt including learning how to miter the corners and join the ends using a diagonal seam. Learning How to Bind a Quilt Before you can learn how to bind a quilt you must know how to

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  • 21:10

    Whether you have a sewing background and are looking to learn quilting or you have had no sewing or quilting experience at all, you can use this video to discover the quilting basics including what tools you need and what techniques to practice first. Quilting Basics ZJ Humbach begins teaching the quilting basics by going

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  • 16:30

    While some quilts, those that are round or have wavy or curved edges, require bias binding- most quilts need straight grain binding. ZJ Humbach shows you how to make straight grain binding and then teaches some of the basics of quilting binding including showing how to calculate how much binding you will need for your

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  • 6:44

    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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  • 23:04

    Foundation paper piecing is a great technique to use if you struggle with aligning or matching points when piecing. ZJ Humbach explains what foundation paper piecing is, shows how to do it and shows how to use wash away paper to make removing the foundation easier. Foundation Paper Piecing Technique ZJ explains that when using

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  • 6:31

    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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  • 6:15

    An applique pressing sheet is a favorite tool of many sewers and quilters. ZJ Humbach shares why an applique pressing sheet is always in her sewing and quilting studio, and explains that there are several ways to use it and shows one of her favorites. Pressing Sheet ZJ begins by showing what the pressing sheet

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