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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.

 

Scrappy Crazy Quilt Triangles

Scrappy Crazy Quilt Triangles When it comes time to start cleaning out your drawer of fabric scraps, easily piece them into the beginnings of a new pattern using this tutorial for Scrappy Crazy Quilt Triangles. Crazy quilt patterns go hand in hand with scrap quilt designs, and while piecing together your scrap fabric can seem very unpredictable, the results will look amazing no matter what. Once you have enough triangles, you can begin working on a pillow design, some crazy quilt block patterns, or a one-of-a-kind quilt pattern with a tangle of colors.

 

Short Cut for Cathedral Windows

Short Cut for Cathedral Windows Cathedral window quilt patterns can be a bit intimidating due to the intricate nature of the shapes within it. Luckily, there's the Short Cut for Cathedral Windows that demonstrates how you can cut down your work time and make a whole series of cathedral window quilt patterns. It's helpful to have AccuQuilt Go! dies, but you if you can cut your own circle templates, this cathedral window trick should be very easy to do. You'll be able to use these cathedral window blocks on anything.

 

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.

 

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.

 

How to Make Flying Geese without Cutting Triangles

How to Make Flying Geese without Cutting Triangles Find out how to make flying geese without cutting triangles of fabric. These flying geese instructions explain how to determine what size rectangles and what size squares you will need to make flying geese quilt blocks.

 

Joining Together Quilt Blocks

Joining Together Quilt Blocks Don't find yourself unable to finish your quilt patterns because you don't know how to piece together your quilt block patterns. Review this quilting tutorial on Joining Together Quilt Blocks and you'll be ready in no time. New quilters will be able to follow along with the pictures and instructions to ensure that they've done everything just right. Quilters with more experience can also benefit from looking at this approach to piecing together quilt blocks it's always good to try something that might be a little different from your technique when it comes to learning in quilting.

 

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.

 

Ladder Stitching Hexagons

Ladder Stitching Hexagons If you have used English paper piecing to create hexagon pieces for a quilt, you will then need to hand stitch the hexagons together. Hand piecing a quilt sounds scary, but this tutorial on ladder stitching hexagons makes it easy!

 

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