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Urban Sewing Lounge: Quilt as you go - direct join technique Don't want to loose this again QAYG Quilting 101, Free Motion Quilting, Quilting Tutorials, Machine Quilting, Quilting Projects, Quilting Designs, Sewing Projects, Quilting Ideas, Sewing Crafts
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Quilt as you go - direct join technique

Do you love the idea of quilt-as-you-go but don't want to add strips between each block. Then this direct joining technique is for you! There are 3 key points to remember to make this easy to achieve 1. Several blocks can be joined into a strip of manageable size before quilting 2. Cut the backing & wadding at least 1" larger than the piece you are quilting i.e. 9 1/2" square block requires minimum of 10 1/2" squares of backing & wadding 3. When quilting you leave at least a 1" margin…

Quilting Ideas How to cut a fat quarter to get jelly roll, charm squares and layer cake pieces! More - Cheat Sheets for the Quilter - simply print, and display near your sewing machine for easy access to sewing and quilting tips! Quilting Tools, Quilting Tutorials, Quilting Projects, Quilting Designs, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Projects, Quilting Ideas, Quilting Board, Sewing Crafts
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Cheat Sheets for the Quilter

Cheat Sheets for the Quilter - simply print, and display near your sewing machine for easy access to sewing and quilting tips!

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Half Square Triangle (HST) Cheat Sheet and Tutorial - Jacquelynne Steves

*** Join the community that jumpstarts your creativity and gets your projects finished!** If you’ve been quilting for more than 5 minutes, you’ve probably made a HST (Half Square Triangle unit) a time or two (or hundred or thousand.) There are actually several ways to make them, but today I thought I’d show you the […]

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Quilt Charts and Formulas

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**********Various quilt pattern ideas.************** Cut your fat quarter into layer cake, jelly roll strip and charm pack.love this idea to organize all my "what to do with" fabrics! Quilting Tips, Quilting Tutorials, Quilting Projects, Quilting Designs, Diy Projects, Patchwork Quilting, Modern Quilting, Quilting Fabric, Sewing Projects

Fat Quarter - Cutting It Up

We are so excited to snatch up a little fat quarter and take it home....but now what?! How do we get this fat, kind of lop sided piece into something that is useable? If I

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What Can You Do with a 5 Inch Charm Square? - Quilting Digest

These Versatile Cuts Can be Used Many Ways! Packs of 5″ squares are very popular and many quilts have been designed around them. A charm pack includes one or more 5″ squares from an entire fabric line (usually 40 – 44 squares), making it easy to coordinate fabrics for a quilt. Plus it’s just plain …

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Everything You Need to Know About Pre-Cuts - Seams And Scissors

Today we are bringing you a pair of handy infographics that are perfect for the quilters out there. First, learn 10 ways to cut a fat quarter, so you won’t waste a single scrap of that coveted piece of fabric. Just in case you have ever wondered “how many squares can I cut from a […]

How to Resize Quilt Blocks and Patterns Quilt patterns can come in many sizes, but what if the size of the pattern isn't the size you want? These three easy ways to resize your quilts will save you a lot of time. Quilting Tools, Quilting Tutorials, Machine Quilting, Quilting Projects, Quilting Designs, Sewing Projects, Sewing Tips, Quilting Ideas, Sewing Ideas

How to Resize Quilt Blocks and Patterns

Quilt patterns can come in many sizes. But what if the size of the pattern isn't the size you want? Maybe you want a throw instead of a mini quilt or a baby quilt instead of a king-size. To resize your pattern or block, you need to know the percentage to reduce or enlarge the pattern templates. Read below to learn three easy ways to get the percentage you need to resize templates. THREE METHODS FOR RESIZING YOUR QUILTS AND BLOCKS 1. DO THE MATH Below is the standard formula to get the…

Learn basic machine quilting techniques and get some fresh ideas in this quilting instructional video from National Quilters Circle. Quilting Rulers, Quilting Tools, Machine Quilting, Quilting Projects, Quilting Designs, Sewing Projects, Quilting Ideas, Quilting Thread, Quilt Design
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Quilting Color Principles Part 2: Tint, Tone, and Shade

"Get quilting ideas in part 2 of this 5 part series. Learn about quilting colors as they relate to tint, tone, and shade."

As we near the end of 2019 National Quilters Circle is looking back at what videos and articles our community has found most useful. Weve rounded up our top 5 most popular videos and articles picked by YOU. Read below to see the best of Sewing Machine Basics, Sewing Machine Quilting, Quilting 101, Quilting Templates, Quilting For Beginners, Quilting Tutorials, Quilting Projects, Quilting Designs, Crazy Quilting
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National Quilters Circle Top 5 of 2019

As we near the end of 2019, National Quilters Circle is looking back at what videos and articles our community has found most useful. We’ve rounded up our top 5 most popular videos and articles, picked by YOU. Read below to see the best of 2019!

We compare our future quilts to the quilts of those artists we revere, to those beautiful quilts we see on home pages and in the winner circles.

Masterpiece Syndrome: Overcoming Hesitations - Get to Work

We compare our future quilts to the quilts of those artists we revere, to those beautiful quilts we see on home pages and in the winner circles.

How-to make a Door Design Wall ~ easily accessible, 'self' storing, inexpensive (esp if clearance flannel backed tablecloth used) ~~ Tool Time Tuesday via sewmanyways .

Tool Time Tuesday...Door Design Wall

Happy Tuesday one and all. Whether you play with fabric when designing a quilt or sewing a craft project or your children/grandchildren play with shapes and letters...today's Tool Time will help with all your projects and it's hidden away behind your door! The door is the best place for this...it's out of sight when you aren't using it, great for a room that's short on wall space and really I think everyone has a door! I think we all have wreath hangers around, especially right after…

Caring for your self-healing cutting mat is easy. Useful Techniques in Sewing Quilt Tutorials, Sewing Tutorials, Pillos, Rm 1, Fat Quarter Projects, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tips, Sewing Ideas, Sewing Crafts
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Caring for Your Self-Healing Cutting Mat | National Quilters Circle

I love my self-healing cutting mat. It is probably one of my best friends in the sewing room. But, did you know that your mat needs some regular care in order to keep it in tip-top shape? Otherwise, it will begin to look like my old mat here. Eek! But, don’t worry! Caring for your…

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15 Quilting Hacks You Can't Live Without - Seams And Scissors

Make your next big project a breeze when you include these quilting hacks! Learn how to organize your materials and so much more with these tips.

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How to Sew Y Seams | Tips & Techniques | National Quilters Circle

Y-seams are necessary in some quilt blocks and designs, depending on how the pieces come together. Learn how to sew Y seams that both match and lay flat.