iquilt Teachers Share Great Tips


While we’re all staying home and Quilting On Together, using our stashes and supplies we already have on hand is more important than ever. With these creative and thrifty tips from iquilt teachers, you’ll be quilting on in no time!

Make the Most of Your Stash

No need to be wasteful! AQS author Leila Gardunia shares fabric saving and storing tips that you can use with any project. Learn quilting basics with Leila in her iquilt class, You Can Piece!

Love Your Fabric Choices

The right fabric choices make all the difference in the look of your finished quilt. Learn about better fabric placement in this tip from iquilt instructor Annie Smith. Check out her online class, Fat Quarter Magic.

Create Your Own Appliqué Pressing Sheet

Pressing sheets make building appliqué motifs so much easier. Learn how to make a substitute for a Teflon pressing sheet with materials you already have on hand in this tip from iquilt instructor Leanne Anderson. Check out her class, Fast & Fun Raw Edge Appliqué.

Trick the Eye & Conserve Fabric

Never again suffer through a too-small piece of fabric while fuse appliquéing. Learn how to trick the eye while making larger fabric pieces for the fusing process in this tip from iquilt instructor Melinda Bula. Check out her class, Fabulous Flower Photo Quilts.

Reduce Stiffness & Conserve Fusible

You can use less fusible and reduce stiffness in your fuse appliqué. Learn how to in this tip from iquilt instructor Judi Madsen. Check out her class, Fabulous Background Quilting for Appliqué.

Take the Stress Out of Pillowcase Backings

Pillowcases and art quilts are great small projects, but finishing the back can be stressful. Learn a stress-free backing method in this tip from iquilt instructor Leni Wiener. Check out her class, Translate Photos Into Fabric Art.

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