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How to Sew Accurate 1/4 Inch Seams

How to Sew Accurate 14 Inch Seams Inaccurate seams can ruin a whole quilt, so read this tutorial to find out how to sew accurate 14-inch seams. This in-depth quilting tutorial shows you how to calibrate your needle perfectly and test for accuracy. Beginners will appreciate this tutorial for providing extra insight into how to use a sewing machine, and more advanced quilters will like the precision demonstrated throughout the tutorial. Every step in this quilting tutorial comes with detailed and clear images that will ensure that both visual and direction-oriented learners can be confident in their quilting.

 

How to Piece Circles

How to Piece Circles Learn how to piece circles for circle quilt patterns or circle quilt blocks without creating puckers or folds in your seams. Instead of using circle appliques and stitching on the surface of the fabric, find out how to piece a quilt with circles accurately!

 

Eight Square Method for Making Half Square Triangles

Eight Square Method for Making Half Square Triangles Half square triangle quilt patterns, also known as HSTs, are made in this technique tutorial. Learn how to make HST quilts quickly. This is a fast, efficient and fun method of combining various colored patterns and putting them together, creating a square. There are a number of different approaches to making half square triangle quilt patterns, and you may find this particular set of half-square triangle instructions to be the method that works best for you.

 

Video Tutorial: Fast and Easy Pinwheels

Video Tutorial Fast and Easy Pinwheels Learn how to make a pinwheel quickly using two charm squares. This video tutorial for fast and easy pinwheels demonstrates how you can sew squares together around the perimeter and then slice for half-square triangles, which make pinwheels.

 

Charm Pack to Pinwheel Block

Charm Pack to Pinwheel Block Make your next quilt mesmerizing with a pinwheel quilt pattern that will be easy to begin with the Charm Pack to Pinwheel Block. Combine different charm pack patterns to create a sense of movement within your pinwheel quilt patterns that will be even more eye-catching than usual. The quilt blocks themselves aren't difficult to make, but this method can really come in handy, so don't pass it up! Next time you're making a pinwheel quilt pattern, have some charm packs nearby and use them for beautiful quilt block patterns.

 

Freezer Paper Piecing

Freezer Paper Piecing This quilting tutorial outlines paper piecing for quilting using freezer paper. Freezer Paper Piecing allows you to create pieced blocks with razor sharp corners. The sunburst created in this tutorial is a perfect example of the precision of paper piecing.

 

Super Easy Half Square Triangles

Super Easy Half Square Triangles This method for making Super Easy Half Square Triangles may use a lot of fabric, but it's a quick and simple way to cut and piece for half square triangle quilt patterns. Simply cut squares, sew them together corner to corner, and trim!

 

Handy Hexie Tips

Handy Hexie Tips Before you start on your next English paper piecing pattern or hexagon quilt block, stop what you're doing and read these Handy Hexie Tips. You'll find both ideas for how to make your hexies, as well as how to organize them in this quilting tutorial. They're the perfect project to work on while you're on the road or away from home on an errand. Start small with the ideas here, and you'll be inspired to start a gorgeous new English paper piecing pattern before you know it.

 

How to Paper Piece Quilt Blocks

How to Paper Piece Quilt Blocks Learn How to Paper Piece Quilt Blocks with this step-by-step tutorial. Photos help you to visualize the process of "flip and sew." With these instructions for paper piecing quilts, you can use scraps to create intricate piecing with perfect seams!

 

Piecing Batting with a Curved Seam

Piecing Batting with a Curved Seam Sew quilt batting scraps together to create batting large enough for a full quilt. Piecing batting with a curved seam prevents the batting from separating or creating lumps in the quilt. Simply cut batting in a wavy line, join, and zig zag stitch along the curve.

 

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