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Tuesday Tutorial: Easy Curved Piecing

Curved piecing is a wonderful way to expand your quilting repertoire. So many classic and modern patchwork patterns call for it, and it can create such wonderful designs. Drunkard’s Path, New York Beauty, Lover’s Knot, Mill Wheel, and Double Wedding … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Felting Wool for Quilt Making

If you have admired quilts and other projects with felted wool appliqué but recoiled at the high cost of supplies, this week’s Tuesday Tutorial is for you! It’s easy and fun to felt your own wool, and you can start … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Making Perfect Small Circles for Applique

Appliqué quilts often feature numerous circle shapes. From flower centers to berries to small fruits to just plain dots, these tricky little shapes can be very hard to stitch smoothly using traditional needle-turn techniques. And while fusible web techniques are … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Using Tri-Recs Tools

Some quilters LOVE specialty rulers and acrylic tools. Others take a kind of pride in never using such “novelties”. But no matter where you are on the quilting tools scale, chances are you’ve heard of Tri-Recs™ tools by Wrights® EZ … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Adding A Quilt Hanging Sleeve

Between working on Christmas quilts and getting quilts ready to hang in fall quilt shows, I know a lot of you are making plans to add hanging sleeves to new quilts. This week’s Tuesday Tutorial is a refresher course on … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Finish Quilt Edges with Facing for a Clean Crisp Look

Traditional quilt binding is by no means the only way to finish the edges of your projects! Prairie points, ruffles, ruched binding, flanged binding, piped binding, extra-wide binding that looks like a border…all these techniques are possible and so many … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorials: Machine Quilting a Pretty Background Fill

Machine quilting patterns for beginners don’t have to be just straight lines or meanders. In fact, simple, attractive free-motion “fill” patterns can be easier to stitch than trying to go in-the-ditch with a walking foot. There is less precision involved, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorials: Fussy-Cutting Fabric Motifs

Sometimes a design printed on fabric is just so wonderful we don’t want to cut it up for our patchwork. In instances like this, fussy-cutting can be a very creative option for quilters.     In fussy-cutting, fabric patches are … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorials: Precision Piecing

Precise piecing can be a tough sell in these days of fast, easy, really fast, simple, faster-than-fast quilt making. With our busy lives, we all love quick, basic quilt patterns that require no more precision than aiming for a 1/4″ … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorials: LeMoyne Star Block Without Set-In Seams

We quilters LOVE star quilts and star quilt blocks. From the super-easy Friendship Star and Sawtooth Star to the challenging Feathered Star, we can’t get enough of those twinkling, sparkling star quilt blocks and quilts. The LeMoyne Star quilt block … Continue reading

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