Category Archives: Tips & Techniques

Happy New Year!

Wow! Time is going so fast! We are enjoying a wonderful summer just now, with just enough days of less sunshine to remind us that we live in the land of the long white cloud! It does, of course, keep … Continue reading

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How to use up some Left-Over 5 inch squares – Quilting Tips & Techniques 179

This video shows how to use up some of those left-over 5 inch squares. We seem to accumulate left-overs, let’s use some of them up!    

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How to use delicious leftovers to make a Floating 4-patch block – Quilting Tips & Techniques 177

This video shows how to use up some leftover fabrics, 2 1/2″ and 5″ squares, to make a Floating 4-patch block that measures 7″ and finishes at 6 1/2″ square. This makes a delicious scrappy quilt!

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How to make Zippered Pouches using 10″ squares – Quilting Tips & Techniques 175

This video shows how to use some 10″ squares of fabric, and batting, to make zippered pouches, with some variations on a theme! see also: Quilting Tips & Techniques 095 – How to make Paper Bag Corners: http://youtu.be/R6AkpvJYqq0 A pattern … Continue reading

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How to use an Applique Mat for Fusible Applique – Quilting Tips & Techniques 174

Well, another Christmas is in the past, hoping everyone is having a good time over this holiday season. We had a delicious time with family including our little 2 year old grandson, a lovely time on the beach and also … Continue reading

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How to make an “Up-Size” Star Quilt – Quilting Tips & Techniques 173

This video shows how to deliciously “up-size” an 8″ star block into a one block quilt where the block measures 56″, quite an up-size! Here we show you how to cut and sew larger pieces of fabric. Using 8 x … Continue reading

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