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The Freezer Paper Appliqué Method
Many quilters choose to use freezer paper for appliqué. Available in grocery stores and some quilt shops, freezer paper has a shiny coating on one side that temporarily adheres to fabric when pressed with a warm iron. This technique may be used to prepare pieces for hand or machine appliqué. Learn how to use freezer paper to prepare appliqué shapes, below.
Boost Your Fabric Storage Bins
Make the most of your bin storage space with these three tips.
2023 UFO Challenge
Each year, we challenge ourselves and our readers to finish some UFOs (unfinished objects). Follow our directions for a productive year of quilting!
Reader Tips: 5 Helpful Cutting Hacks
Lindsay shares five ways to make cutting fabric and thread easier and more effective.
How to Clean and Care for Your Sewing Tools
Our sewing tools work hard for us so deserve a little TLC. Here's how to clean and care for some common accessories in your sewing space.
How to Organize Fabric Scraps
Storing scraps, even small ones, can be a big problem if you don't have a method to organize them. Lindsay walks you through a quiz, below, meant to reveal your ideal scrap-saving philosophy. She then offers organization methods that coordinate with the different approaches to scraps.
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Use These Tools to Skip Marking Diagonal Lines
These products allow you to correctly line up and sew a straight diagonal line on your machine without needing to first mark the pieces, saving you time when making triangle-squares and Flying Geese units. 
Trim Multiple Quilt Block Units At Once
Spend less time trimming and cutting Flying Geese units, triangle-squares, and stitch-and-flip units with this easy tip.
How to Join Binding Ends with No Overlap or Bulk

Discover an easy way to join the ends of your quilt binding. This method results in a continuous binding strip with no obvious bulk or seams. Learn additional methods here.