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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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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 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.

 

English Paper Piecing Prep

English Paper Piecing Prep Learn a classic method of piecing with this helpful guide about English Paper Piecing Prep. The possibilities are endless when you paper piece these tiny, geometric shapes to make hexagon quilt patterns full of colorful design and intriguing details. Once you master the technique, the hexagon and diamond shapes created by the English paper piecing method can be hand pieced or machine quilted together to create hexagon flower garden quilt patterns and other gorgeous honeycomb designs.

 

Chain Piecing and Nesting Seams for Patchwork Quilts

Chain Piecing and Nesting Seams for Patchwork Quilts Get tips and tricks to make piecing simple patchwork quilts even easier! In this YouTube quilting tutorial, you'll learn how to chain piece charm squares, press seams in opposite directions, and nest seams in alternating rows for perfectly matched corners.

 

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!

 

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.

 

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