Beginner


Beginner Log Cabin Block

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!

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.

Rotating Cutting Mat Video

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

How to Tie a Quilt Tutorial - Complete step by step lessons on how to hand tie your quilts. Great for beginners!

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.

To Prewash or Not to Prewash? - Should you prewash your quilting fabrics? Deborah explains the pros and cons of prewashing and not prewashing.

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.

Intro to Half Square Triangles

Machine Sewing Needles 101 - Judy explains the differences between machine needles and what they are used for.

How to Sew Throw Pillow Covers - How to sew a 16" round throw pillow cover, and a 20" square throw pillow cover.

How to Tie a Quilt Tutorial Video

How to install a zipper: Invisible & Lap - Bag & sewing pattern designer, Sue, demonstrates two different types of zipper installations.

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.

Log Cabin - Assembling your quilt top

Hand Sewing Needles 101 - Judy teaches us all about hand sewing needles, so you can pick the right needle for your project.

Binding Basics - Part 2: Making the Binding - How to make cross-cut binding for quilts.

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!

Chain Piecing 101 - Learn how to use this simple time saving technique for quilt block piecing.

Binding Basics - Part 1: Introduction - An introduction to basic quilt binding.

Intro to the Log Cabin block

How to Use a Rotary Cutter

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.

A Guide to Thread - Teri explains the different kinds of thread available to quilters, to help you pick the right thread for the job.

Machine Quilting Basics - Sharla gives an overview of how to quilt your projects on your home sewing machine, and offers her tips & tricks.

Machine Quilting with Golden Threads paper - How to machine quilt using Golden Threads Quilting Paper with step-by-step photos.

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.

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.

Binding Basics - Part 3: Preparing the Quilt - How to prepare the edge of your quilt for adding binding.

Binding Basics - Part 4: Attaching the Binding by Machine - How to attach the binding to the front of your quilt by machine.

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.

Perfect Points and the Positioning Pin - Ann demonstrates how to use a positioning pin for making perfect points in quilt blocks.