Tips & Lessons - Sewing Tips
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Piecing a Radiant Star can seem like a daunting task but with strip-piecing techniques and a few tips we think you will find this much easier than expected.
To give yourself the best chance for blocks that lie flat and smooth, consider the fabric grainline when positioning your patches for cutting. Jinny gives you some tips!
Rotary cutting with acrylic rulers is a wonderful tecnique, but there are lots of shapes that must be cut using templates. Don't worry -- it's easy. Jinny shows you how.
Some blocks that look like they require an inset seam can actually be constructed using a much faster technique: a partial seam. Let's see how it works.
Careful marking is the secret to sewing curved patches. It ensures your patches line up and your stitching is an accurate 1/4-inch.
We've gathered together some of our favorite techiques for binding quilted projects with downloadable informationa and some great videos, too.
Not a big fan of paper piecing? Here's how to convert a foundation-pieced block design for traditional piecing.