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.
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
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.
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 • 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!
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...
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…