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Master Your Machine: Secrets for Beginner Quilters
Master Your Machine: Secrets for Beginner Quilters
Cyndi Souder
Discover foolproof tips and tricks to make any sewing machine run like a dream!
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Sandi Blackwell
Sandi Blackwell
Explore quilting essentials as you make a quilt from start to finish.
Christa Watson
Christa Watson
Make quilts that are a cut above! Learn essential cutting, piecing, pressing, quilting and binding techniques for projects you love.
Laura Nownes
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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