Complete Guide to Quilting
Video 1: Rotary Cutting with Templates|
descriptionWatch how to rotary cut accurate shapes using acrylic templates.
Video 2: Squaring up the Fabric Edge: Right-handed Single-ruler Technique
Learn how to square up fabric using a right-handed rotary cutter and one ruler.mat. So I'm going to -- my ruler using one of the horizontal lines . Even -- the bottom edge. That's folded here. When I put my heat on April ruler I don't hold it flat because I don't have that control the ruler could slide around. Rather I want to outline. One of those horizontal lines . And put my fingertips. I'd put my hand up on my fingertips and that's where I'm going to apply pressure. Now for some doctors they like to use their little fingers -- stabilize this outside edge so they'll take their little fingers they should just off the edge. You want to avoid having your hands anywhere near this edge because that's where rotary -- going for a long. So I use the straight line at the bottom. Two outlining my alert edit squared up. I've got my fingertips up. And then. I'll retract the way you
Video 3: Squaring up the Fabric Edge: Left-handed Single-ruler Technique
See how to square up fabric using a left-handed rotary cutter and one ruler.cut. And, again, your aligning the ruler up with your just freshly cut edge . Go ahead and put your right hand again on the ruler. Retract the rotary blade and go ahead and cut away from
Video 5: Squaring up the Fabric Edge: Left-handed Two-ruler Technique
Learn how to square up fabric using a left-handed rotary cutter and two rulers.play. And get hot and cold wave -- -- I was thinking hottest teams you -- wait wait for the right down to take. Earlier cutter down and put them later way. And then you cut
Video 6: Die-Cutting Basics
cutting has revolutionized the way many cultures cut their pieces. It's easy fast way to cut multiple pieces of this insides. How does that work. First you start with cutting machine. And a phone The diets are created specifically for doctors and they include cornering seam allowances. And op and the dog years corners will be trimmed up during the cutting process as well. Plays the diet. Don't Put your fabric layers on top of that guy. Then cover it with the act. Press the whole thing up against. The center. And turning you know. In that direction you want the to go. Now most guys can handle anywhere from 46 layers of fabric. That kind happens in the middle of this process. And you'll see. As we pull off the players. That are triangles are what's left behind. You can cut up to 24 triangles just that quickly using three layers of fabric. can see where you can say plenty of time by doing your heading this way. Give that a try.
Video 7: Perfecting Exact Quarter-Inch Seams
Achieving the perfect quarter CE. Every drive sport and it sure makes putting her top together easier all the pieces are again. How do you do that are couple simple tricks you might want to try. First of all some machines allow you to move the needle position to a quarter others haven't gotten out of bed. Or you can even tried a specialty. This is one of my favorites a quarter inch presser foot. Has a little guy along one inside this sort of axis of bumper you feed African unless you know exactly right edge of the Packers should be. You can also create your own guy if you don't have a time machine already. You can use just a simple of masking tape and layer multiple pieces together here I've got about five pieces stacked together. And colleague that machine bits sticking it down just the right spot. But how do you figure out where to place that is really the key. Begin cutting one and a half inch fabric strips. Then so goes together using bordering seen. So your first two pieces together. Press the seam allowance outweigh from the center strip. Make sure you're getting good press you wanna make sure there are no fabric folds in the air that would put you talking mark. And the third what you should end up with that. Is a strip is a sensor. That measures exactly. One inch. If you're off. It means you need to just quarter seam allowance until. Center measures exactly one inch. Then you're ready to sell. Testers he can't speak for every project to make sure your selling accurately before you begin piecing blocks. tiny will be time well spent.a time machine already. You can use just a simple -- of masking tape and layer multiple pieces together here I've got about five pieces stacked together. And colleague that -- machine bits sticking it down
Video 8: Chain Piecing
If you're looking to save time why you're doing your machine piecing consider change likes ice units together. For example I got. Sentence lawyers here I want to together and I'm going to piece them without lifting the aggressor but it. Between cares. So matched up on my table here. And I can just grab the next set and continues selling. I don't have to stop to step with the rest. I can just continue time. And when I is a nice long chain of pieces. That are still attached to one another it's a great way to time so.
Video 9: Pressing to Prevent Bulk
Learn how to press seams and clip edges in order to prevent bulk at seam intersections.allowance. In one direction. And the caucuses seam allowance. Going in the opposite direction . And what -- end up with. That is a little four catch in the center where that scene is actually pressed open.
Video 10: Trimming Dog-Ears on Triangle-Squares
Learn where dog-ears appear and how to get rid of them on triangle-squares.you sew them together they match from point to point so your hot dog -- and your pieces of that together much more smoothly.
Video 11: Perfect Points on Flying Geese
Joining find east units without cutting off the points. Can be tricky let me show you this secret to putting them together perfectly. You can see here sample. That these east units would join together have a nice points at the top and along each side. So what's the secret of putting them together. If you're using the flying method where you begin with two squares and one rectangle. You would mark the diagonal line on your squares that's going to be your sewing mine. And position it. On one side of the rectangle. So across. That diagonal line is I've done here you then press one site open. It's up what do you want to trim off. The seam allowance behind that or not I'd like to turn it to eliminate some of the bulk. Then I place my second square in position and again so across the diagonal. And this is some people think it seems counterintuitive that I don't so to a point. Here when I open the peace. I have the points. Going all the way to the corner here but at the top I have a quarter inch where this. Players have overlapped that's how you want your flying unit to look because that quarter inch is what's going to allow you to keep the top and the flying east So of some two together here you can see I still have to point. Because I had that quarter seam allowance at the top. And across the bottom vice sewing that together I then have a quarter inch on either side from the point. When I get to the point where I'm selling my side units on I'll keep that point as well. So the overlap at the top of your fine unit really is the key to getting that perfect point. Make sure you have a quarter inch at the top and you to go.you begin with two squares and one rectangle. You would mark the diagonal line on your squares that's going to be your sewing mine. And position it. On one side of the rectangle. So across. That diagonal line is I've done here you then press one site open. It's up -- what do you want to trim off. The seam