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Flying Geese - Make 'em fast - two methods
Make Flying Geese with just basic tools, no specialty rulers required!
Kaleidoscope - Stack-n-Whack
Learn how to Paper Piece

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Quilt As You Go!
Join Teri and Karen as they demonstrate how to quilt your project as you go. When you're done piecing your quilt top, the quilting is finished!
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Beginner Log Cabin Block

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Binding Basics - Part 5: Hand-Stitching the Binding to the Back
How to hand-stitch binding to the back of your quilt to finish it.
Flying Geese - Make 'em fast - two more methods
Two more techniques for making Flying Geese that only required basic tools.
How to Tie a Quilt Tutorial
Complete step by step lessons on how to hand tie your quilts. Great for beginners!
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Intro to Half Square Triangles
Nine Patch Lesson 1: Basic Piecing with Charms
The nine patch block is great for beginners! In this lesson, we'll use pre cut 5" charm squares and demonstrate the basics for assembling a nine patch block.
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Binding Basics - Part 2: Making the Binding
How to make cross-cut binding for quilts.
How to Pick the Right Quilting Design for Your Quilt
Long arm quilter and Connecting Threads pattern designer, Mari, guides you through choosing a quilting design for your quilt top.
Binding Basics - Part 4: Attaching the Binding by Machine
How to attach the binding to the front of your quilt by machine.
Hand Applique Stitch

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How to Sew an Accurate Quarter Inch Seam Allowance
Deborah demonstrates how to make sure you are sewing an accurate quarter inch seam, which is essential for quilt piecing.
How to install a zipper: Invisible & Lap
Bag & sewing pattern designer, Sue, demonstrates two different types of zipper installations.
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How to Bind a Quilt Video
This tutorial will teach you how to sew a 1/4" double fold cross grain binding to your quilt.
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Perfect Points and the Positioning Pin
Ann demonstrates how to use a positioning pin for making perfect points in quilt blocks.
Applique - Turned Edge Prep

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Yo Yo's - two methods

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Nine Patch Lesson 2: Speed Strip Quilting for a Baby quilt

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Binding Basics - Part 1: Introduction
An introduction to basic quilt binding.
Kaleidoscope - Choose and Prep Your Fabrics

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Foundation Piecing - Muslin foundation
Crazy Quilt and String Pieced Blocks on a muslin foundation are demonstrated.
Bumpless Binding Finishing Trick
This video demonstrates how to make that tricky last join in a binding look just as good as the first join.
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Log Cabins with a twist
Machine Quilting Basics
Sharla gives an overview of how to quilt your projects on your home sewing machine, and offers her tips & tricks.
Binding Basics - Part 3: Preparing the Quilt
How to prepare the edge of your quilt for adding binding.
English Paper Piecing Tutorial Video
This video teaches you how to sew English paper pieced motifs for quilts and other projects. For this method, you will need EPP paper templates, sewing shears, an iron, and both contrasting and coordinating thread.
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Curved Piecing
Learn how to sew curved pieces together with no bunching or gaps.
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Machine Applique - Satin Stitch

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Circle Magic
Learn how to use the Circle Magic tool to create an Orange Peel or Rob Peter to Pay Paul pattern design with ease.
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Inspiration - Log Cabin layouts
To Prewash or Not to Prewash?
Should you prewash your quilting fabrics? Deborah explains the pros and cons of prewashing and not prewashing.
How to Sew Throw Pillow Covers
How to sew a 16" round throw pillow cover, and a 20" square throw pillow cover.
Kaleidoscope - 8 Wedge Template Block
Stars - Intro to the Star Block
Machine Sewing Needles 101
Judy explains the differences between machine needles and what they are used for.
Blanket Stitch - hand

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Foundation Paper Piecing - how to video
Learn the most common version of Foundation Piecing - usually known as Paper Piecing. Achieve perfect points on tiny blocks with just a few easy tips.
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Applique - Fused Edge Prep

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Pinwheel Inspiration
Freezer Paper Piecing - overview
Flying Geese x 4 No Math Ruler
Mari demonstrates how to use the Lazy Girl Designs' Flying Geese x 4 no math ruler to make four flying geese at a time with no fabric waste.
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Nine Patch Inspiration
This week is intended to get you inspired to design your own Nine Patch quilt! We'll show you a variety of layout ideas to help you get started creating your own.
Blanket Stitch - machine

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A Guide to Thread
Teri explains the different kinds of thread available to quilters, to help you pick the right thread for the job.
Kaleidoscope - Four Patch Block
Chain Piecing 101
Learn how to use this simple time saving technique for quilt block piecing.
Needle Turn Applique Stitch

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Invisible Machine Applique Stitch

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Log Cabin - Assembling your quilt top
Machine Quilting with Golden Threads paper
How to machine quilt using Golden Threads Quilting Paper with step-by-step photos.
Applique - Raw Edge Prep
Intro to the Log Cabin block
Hand Sewing Needles 101
Judy teaches us all about hand sewing needles, so you can pick the right needle for your project.
Applique Tutorial - Freezer Paper Technique Video

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Half Square Triangles: Specialty Tools

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A Guide to Batting
Teri teaches us all about the different types of batting available, and how to choose the right batting for a project.
How to Make Bias Binding for a Quilt - Video
This tutorial will teach you how to make 1/4" double fold bias binding for your quilt. We also help you calculate the correct amount of binding for the size of your quilt.
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Pinwheel Block - 3 Color Pinwheel
Learn how to make a three color pinwheel block using the Wondercut ruler.
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Flying Geese - Specialty Rulers
Fons and porter Flying Geese ruler and Mini Ruler Set by Eleanor Burns are demonstrated.
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Stars - Flying Geese Variable Stars
The variable star block can also be made from a simple flying geese block.
Applique - Interfacing Prep

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Quilt Block Design Mirrors
Learn how to use these nifty mirrors to audition fabrics to make kaleidoscope blocks.
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Perfect Circles
Learn how to make perfect circles in a wide variety of sizes using these precut mylar templates. The finished circles have a clean edge that can be hand or machine appliqued to your quilt project.
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Tri Rec Tools Video
Learn how to use these handy rulers to make triangle/rectangles with a 2:1 ratio and for triangles in a square. Great for star blocks!
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Applique Pressing Sheet Video

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Rotating Cutting Mat Video

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How to Use a Rotary Cutter

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Glossary of Terms
Pressing Tip
There are as many opinions on how to press a quilt block as there are quilters! Karen Johnson demonstrates her favorite method. Excellent for beginner quilters!
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Bias Bars Video
Learn how to use Bias Bars to create perfect bias strips for appliqued stems.
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Brenda Henning's Triangulations - Video

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Machine Applique - Straight Stitch

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Wonder Cut Ruler Demo
Learn how to make half square triangles and three-color pinwheels from the Wonder Cut Ruler.
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Kaleidoscope - how to layer fabric for cutting - Video

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Fons and Porter Flying Geese Ruler Video
Learn how to construct the Flying Geese block using Fons and Porter's Flying Geese ruler. No math needed!
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Mini Ruler Set by Quilt in a Day
Karen Johnson demonstrates a unique no math method for constructing the Flying Geese block, using the Quilt in a Day Mini Ruler Set. This ruler set was designed by Eleanor Burns!
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Paper Piecing - Foundation Options Video
Four common foundation paper options for paper piecing are demonstrated: Carol Doak Foundation Paper, Simple Foundations Translucent Vellum Paper, common copy machine printer paper, and Stitch 'n Wash Dissolving Foundation Paper.
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Applique tools you'll love

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Flying Geese Inspiration
Stars - QST Variable Stars
The variable star is a classic for quilters. This version is made from Quarter Square Triangles
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Machine Stitching Raggy Edge Applique Video
Learn how to finish a raw edge with a straight stitch to create a frayed, casual look
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June Tailor Perfect Half Square and Quarter Square Ruler Demo
Learn how to make half square triangles using the June Tailor ruler.
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What is a Fat Quarter?
Confused by quilting jargon? This tutorial explains the difference between different standard cuts of quilting fabric, including fat quarters, fat eighths, sweet sixteens, and more.
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Applique - Raw Edge Stitching

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How to Tie a Quilt Tutorial Video

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Tall Triangle Ruler
Learn how to use this handy tool to make triangle/rectangles with a 3:1 ratio. Great for elongated star blocks!
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Fons and Porter Half and Quarter Square Ruler demo
Learn how to make half square triangles with the Fons and Porter half and Quarter Square Ruler by OmniGrid.
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Desk Needle Threader Video

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Paper Piecing Inspiration
Quick Quarter II Video
Learn how to make half square triangles using the Quick Quarter II.
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Stars - Inspiration
There are endless ways to lay out a quilt with star blocks. Here are just a few.
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Applique - Lay It All Out!
Double Needle Threader Video

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A Guide to Beginner Tools
When quilters are first starting out, it's tremendously hard to know which tools you will need for quilting. You walk down the craft store aisles and it is easy to get overwhelmed by everything to look through and choose from. We want to make sure that the tool selection process is as simple and straight forward as possible for you. We've broken out all of the "essential" tools you'll need, and explained each tool's purpose and function. With these great items in tow, you'll be quilting away in no time.