• 6:47

    Tips for Using Invisible Thread

    Using invisible thread can be a great way to allow the fabric and pieced pattern of the quilt to be the star of the design, rather than the quilting itself. However, using invisible thread can be more challenging than using regular cotton or polyester thread. ZJ Humbach shares several tips for working with invisible thread…

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  • 7:59

    A Guide to Quilting Styles and Types

    While there are many different ways to quilt a quilt, the type of quilting done can be categorized into three main quilting styles. ZJ Humbach shares what these quilting styles are and shows examples of each. Quilting Styles ZJ explains that quilting can be categorized into three main quilting styles- pantograph, free motion and custom.…

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  • 4:42

    Jelly Roll Quilt Pattern Ideas & Books

    Using precut quilting fabrics is a great way to save time when it comes to piecing a quilt. In this video, 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…

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  • 13:12

    Machine Quilting Tips and Techniques

    Knowing where to start when learning how to machine quilt can be a challenge. In this video, ZJ Humbach shares several different machine quilting tips to get you started and help you get a handle on some of the basic machine quilting movements. Quilting Before sharing her machine quilting tips, ZJ explains why learning how…

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    18:48

    Quilt Backing Tips for Reversible Quilts

    A quilt backing is usually one of the last things quilters think about when planning out a project. Rather the fabric, pattern and quilting motif or design comes first. ZJ Humbach explains why it is important to think about a quilt backing from the very beginning. Planning Whether you plan to quilt a quilt yourself…

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  • 4:19

    What is a Fat Quarter vs. a Quarter Yard of Fabric?

    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 is…

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