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Maker's Handbook Quilting
Maker's Handbook Quilting
Looking for a free-motion refresher, or maybe a binding how-to? Find all the tips you need to ensure your stitching is smooth for your next project and beyond.
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Experience the king-sized thrill of sewing your own beautiful bed quilt! Gain the confidence to create the quilts you've always dreamed of, with smart piecing and quilting techniques.
Amy Gibson
with Amy Gibson
Don't be shy about trying partial seams and Y-seams; discover simple techniques to sew tricky blocks with ease!
Kelly Ashton
with Kelly Ashton
Make quilts that are a cut above! Learn essential cutting, piecing, pressing, quilting and binding techniques for projects you love.
Laura Nownes
with Laura Nownes
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Accuracy is everything when it comes to piecing. So many angles to align and pieces to match. And there’s nothing more frustrating than cutting up your favorite fabrics and laboring over an A+ quilt block only to discover that it’s come out too small, or the pieces don’t fit together quite right, or whatever misfortune tends to befall you at this phase. Here are a few things you can do to improve accuracy and prevent the sting of a bad piece.
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