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Is prewashing necessary? It’s nice to know that your quilt won’t run or shrink. But that’s not all! Weeks Ringle gives you a number of reasons why prewashing is a good idea – and how to do it – in this tip. You’ll learn lots more when you take her class, Solids Revolution, on iquilt.com.
The density of the stitching in your quilting designs helps your design to pop forward in some places and recede in others. Instructor Jodi Robinson has a tip to help you achieve a more interesting design. Take Jodi’s class, Modern Simplicity Quilting Designs, on iquilt.com to learn how to make endless variations on ten basic...
Instructor Leila Gardunia has a cool tip for finding the grain of fabric when you’re ready to cut. Just listen for the “pop!” Learn so much more when you take Leila’s class, You Can Piece! Weekend Sampler, at iquilt.com. Complete a sampler as you complete the course!
Don’t shy away from using acrylic templates. Learn where to place your needle, how to grip, and more in these tips from award-winning quilter Lisa H. Calle. No more cracked templates and broken needles! Want to learn more? Lisa’s iquilt.com class, Divide, Design & Fill for Beautiful Quilting, makes filling spaces as easy as 1,2,3,...
Machine quilters often use different needle sizes on one project. Here’s a handy tip from AQS author and iquilt.com instructor Michele Scott for organizing machine needles and keeping track of which one you are using. Bring a signature touch to your projects! Learn a world of domestic machine quilting techniques from Michele in her fun...
Quilting designs come from a world of interesting sources. Here’s a tip about making a unique design from an object rubbing. It’s from Joanie Zeier Poole, the instructor of Creative Quilting Design at iquilt.com.
Fusible raw edge appliqué is fun, but sometimes it can be a little messy. Here’s a tip from Leanne Anderson, instructor of Raw Edge Appliqué at iquilt.com, about removing icky, sticky fusible goo from your iron. Leanne’s class, Fast & Fun Raw Edge Wallhanging, is on iquilt.com! Click HERE for more information and to sign...
Learn how to baste properly for smooth curved intersections in this tip from iquilt.com instructor Linda Hahn. Linda takes the stress out of stitching curves as she puts you in a New York Beauty state of mind!
Do you enjoy English paper piecing on the go? Here’s a simple (and brilliant) tip from award-winning quilter Cheryl See. What is she making? Watercolor and appliqué on hexies? Yes! Learn from Cheryl’s course, Hexie Daisies, on iquilt.com as she demonstrates her watercolor technique. Watch the fabrics gradate seamlessly into the next color. Appliqué comes...
Color basics are easy to learn, and the creative use of color can make your quilt go from ordinary to outstanding. Pull out some fabrics and make a quilter’s color wheel today with this video from award-winning quilter Katie Pasquini Masopust. Then, dig deeper into the color wheel as you learn the essentials about color...
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