Cut your quilting prep time in half! Discover secret techniques for faster cutting, easy set-in seams, miters in minutes and more.
Meet expert quilter Debbie Caffrey as she highlights the time-saving techniques you'll learn in this class. Then dive in! Debbie demonstrates her efficient method of cutting fabric strips with a rotary cutter. Discover a simple strip-piecing technique with accurate results. Plus, see how to assemble the versatile "Bird in the Air" block.
Build on the skills you learned in Lesson 1. Debbie shares her quick and easy method of cutting fat quarters into multi-sized shapes and organizing them for efficient sewing. In addition, you'll discover a streamlined process for chain sewing, pressing and assembling your quilt blocks.
Add an element of surprise to your designs by sewing with tubes. Debbie illustrates the best way to assemble tubes from strip-pieces. You'll also learn an innovative technique for creating quadrants with a quarter-square triangle tool. Plus, find out how to use the 60-degree triangle tool to make diamonds and pyramids.
Practice several handy techniques while making two lovely quilt blocks: the LeMoyne Star and the Bride's Bouquet. Learn how to efficiently cut diamonds using a rotary tool. Next, gain confidence sewing set-in seams as Debbie breaks down the process into easily manageable steps. You'll also discover a simple way to draft templates.
Discover innovative ways to use your Tri-Recs tools. Debbie shares her technique for creating a striking diamond unit. Then, see how to cut and assemble a charming uneven star block. Get inspired as Debbie illustrates additional designs you can create using these simple tools.
Continue working with Tri-Recs tools to make versatile split rectangle units. Watch and learn Debbie's method of cutting bias strips, then sewing and pressing them into panels. You'll also see an efficient way to cut split rectangles. Plus, discover a straightforward technique for making reverse units.
Make a big impact with your quilt designs! Debbie offers invaluable tips and ideas for adding finishing touches on any quilt. Learn how to create overlapped and partial-seam borders. Then follow along as Debbie walks through the steps of making a classic mitered border.
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