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Tuesday Tutorial: Fabric Value As a Quilt Design Element

Welcome back to our Tuesday Tutorial – I’m so glad you could join us again! The last couple of tutorials have been focused on technical quilting skills, so today we’ll relax and absorb a helpful lesson on the value of … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Quick Quarter-Square Triangles (QSTs)

  In a previous lesson we showed you a nifty, efficient approach to making half-square triangles (HSTs) two-at-a-time, with no fabric waste. Now, let’s take a look at a similar approach for making quarter-square triangles (QSTs). Note: please click any … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Making and Using Quilting Templates

Welcome back to our weekly tutorial for quilters! In today’s free video lesson, we’ll go over how to make and use the templates that are sometimes necessary in various quilting designs. With the modern popularity of rotary cutters, today many … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Introduction to Half-Square Triangles

Welcome to our Tuesday Tutorial, where we share a short FREE quilting video lesson each week. Let’s jump right in and learn about one of the most common pieces used in traditional patchwork, the half-square triangle, also known as HST. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Simple Fusible Appliqué

Have you ever shied away from a quilt pattern simply because it featured appliqué? Take a few minutes to learn just how easy fusible-web appliqué can be! Note: please click any image to go directly to the video lesson. Laura … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Color Selection Using a Focus Fabric

Have you ever wondered where to begin when it comes time to choose fabrics for a new quilt? If so, you’ve come to the right place, because Karen Taylor, graphic designer and artist, has a wonderful video lesson with lots … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Chain Piecing and Opposing Seams

Welcome back to our Tuesday Tutorial! Today we’re going to review chain piecing and opposing seams. If you’re an absolute beginner, you may have heard of this technique, but not really know what it means. Kathy Patterson, our senior editor, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Fabric Preparation, To Wash or Not to Wash

Welcome to our Tuesday Tutorial, where our experts give you a free quilting lesson each week! Over the last few weeks we’ve gone over pressing basics, anaccurate 1/4″ seam allowance, rotary cutting basics, and basic quiltmaking supplies. Today, we’ll review … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Basic Quiltmaking Supplies

  I don’t know about you, but I just love quilting goodies…of course I love food goodies, too, but I’m talking about quilting tools and supplies right now! Our free video review of basic quiltmaking supplies is great for beginners, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Rotary Cutting Basics, Safety, and Maintenance

  Were you a quilter before the invention of the ubiquitous rotary cutter? Nowadays, it’s hard to imagine cutting out fabric for a quilt without one! Whether you’re already familiar with this wonderfully handy quilting gadget, or are just about … Continue reading

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