How To's

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NEW  Freezer paper for applique:
Fusible web applique:
Raw edge applique:

Binding – list of online tutorials
Continuous binding:
Double-fold binding:
Facing finish:
“Pillow case” finish:
Narrow binding:
Cording and zigzag:
Satin stitch:
Free motion embroidery – a short video
Needle felting
Getting started in quiltmaking – videos on basic techniques – free videos and patterns – lessons on everything from basic supplies to mitred borders – basic lesssons – tips and techniques – basic lessons and– articles and patterns from Quilters Newsletter – tips and techniques – tools and supplies
Hand quilting
Machine quilting– 10 tips to improve your machine quilting – a “speed taster” of a video showing you how to quilt feathers
Fast flying geese:
Surface design
NEW Colour basics – short introduction and longer article
Coloured pencils on fabric:
Dyeing: – “the lazy dyer”
Foiling – with fusible web
Gelatine printing:
Painting:– with thickened dye
Printing with fruits and vegetables:
Stamping - see the “stamping Monday” posts
Tools of the trade
Hoops or frames:
Finishing and Caring for your Quilt
How to block a quilt :
How to make interfaced quilt labels :
How to care for your quilt :
What you can do with a Luscious Little Layering:
Hanging:– using triangles instead of a hanging sleeve
Another description of using triangles as a hanging device – the tutorial is in pdf format, located just under the banner –
Mounting and framing:
Mounting on plexiglass/perspex:
NEWEST A compendium of display systems:

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