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Tips for Machine Appliqué

Regardless of how you prepare your pieces for machine appliqué, learning how to stabilize and stitch your pieces is key. Follow these tips for great appliqué and check out troubleshooting tips at the end of this slide show.

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Quilting BIG Quilts - Free Motion Quilting Project

Here’s another post I’ve been meaning to get to for a long time! How do we quilt big quilts on...

How to join up Quilt as you Go blocks and borders – Quilting.- How to join up Quilt as you Go blocks and borders – Quilting Tips & Techniques 074 How to join up Quilt as you Go blocks and borders – Quilting Tips & Techniques 074 - Quilting For Beginners, Quilting Tutorials, Quilting Projects, Quilting Designs, Quilting Ideas, Crazy Quilt Tutorials, Colchas Quilting, Free Motion Quilting, Machine Quilting

How to join up Quilt as you Go blocks and borders - Quilting Tips & Techniques 074

This video shows a method of joining together Quilt as you Go blocks and borders, with all those edges covered up!www.gourmetquilter.com

Dawn dishwashing soap - to wash your finished quilts. It's similar to Synthrapol, a detergent dyers use to keep fugitive dyes from redepositing on fabric. I use just a tablespoon or two per quilt so it doesn't foam up the machine. wash new fabric with it. Quilting Tools, Quilting Tutorials, Machine Quilting, Quilting Projects, Quilting Designs, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Projects, Quilting Ideas, Beginner Quilting

Quilting Tip of the Day: Dawn dishwashing soap is great to wash your finished quilts. It's similar to Synthrapol, a detergent dyers use to keep fugitive dyes from redepositing on fabric. I use just a tablespoon or two per quilt so it doesn't foam up the machine. I also wash new fabric with it for the same reason. (Wash new fabric in HOT water.) Cheap and available everywhere.

A quilters cutting mat needs to be cared for. In this video, find out what Kelly Hanson has to offer you for taking care of your cutting mats. Quilting Tools, Quilting Tutorials, Machine Quilting, Sewing Tutorials, Quilting Rulers, Quilt Binding, Quilting Ideas, Quilting Projects, Techniques Couture

Quilters Cutting Mat | NQC Video

A quilters cutting mat needs to be cared for. In this video, find out what Kelly Hanson has to offer you for taking care of your cutting mats.

Quilting Tip: Nesting Seams - Match the patchwork seams in your work perfectly every time with this quilting tip - so simple you'll wonder why you didn't think of it yourself! Quilting For Beginners, Quilting Tips, Quilting Tutorials, Quilting Projects, Sewing Projects, Sewing Tips, Patchwork Quilting, Sewing Ideas, Basting A Quilt

Quilting Tip: Nesting Seams • The Crafty Mummy

Match the patchwork seams in your work perfectly every time with this quilting tip - so simple you'll wonder why you didn't think of it yourself!

Free Video - Which Quilt Batting to Use by the Gourmet Quilter Free Quilt Patterns Quilting Blogs, Quilting Tutorials, Quilting Projects, Quilting Designs, Quilt Batting, My Sewing Room, Quilting For Beginners, Quilt Patterns Free, Easy Quilts

Which Quilt Batting do I use and Why? - Quilting Tips & Techniques 103

I often get asked about what batting I use in a quilt so in this video I have explained a little about the battings I use and why I use them.www.gourmetquilt...

laugh yourself into Stitches": Tree Swap & tutorial Quilting For Beginners, Quilting Tutorials, Quilting Projects, Quilting Ideas, Sewing Projects, Quilt Block Patterns, Pattern Blocks, Quilt Blocks, How To Make Christmas Tree

Tree Swap

I saw my friend AnnMarie making stacks of these trees this past month. I decided it would be fun to gather with a few friends and do a tree swap! Here is the blog where you will find the original directions and an easy print out for these trees. But as my friend Susan discovered, sometimes trimming the trees down to the recommended size, was just a bit too small for our liking. So, here's a pictorial to clarify for my swap friends just exactly how to make the trees and the trimming…