Quilting Tips and Techniques on Video
This is a list of quilting videos I have found useful. These videos show a specific technique in a short and precise manner. If you know of one you think should be here, let me know!
Here's a tip for those on dial-up: click the video to start it loading, then click the pause button and minimize it. The video will continue to load while you do other things. When you are done, come back and hit the Play button.
Binding Miter Tool - how to use this tool to make binding with the corner presewn. by Jackie Robinson
Chain Stitching example
HST (Half Square Triangle) Methods
- How to make Half Square Triangles using the traditional method of drawing a line on the diagonal, sewing on both sides of the line, then cutting on the line.
- How to make Half Square Triangles using Thangles
Hand Quilting - a close up video by Ann Miller Titus
How to add a flange border as a piping accent to your quilt.
How to make a Stem Stitch Embroidery Stitch for Redwork using size #8 Perle Cotton explained by Pat Sloan.
How to use the June Taylor ruler to quickly cut strips for your project.
Flying Geese Methods
- Making Flying Geese using the Quilt-in-a-day Flying Geese ruler. Used in Stars in My Window and Cook Your Goose.
Mitered Borders - Jackie Robinson demonstrates how to make perfect mitered borders.
Mitering strips for invisible seams in long borders.
Perfect Quilt Borders that lay flat and keep your quilt square.
Perfect 1/4" Seam Allowance Once you have perfected this technique, your piecing will be easier and your blocks will fit together all the time.
Pin Basting your quilt prior to machine quilting it by Pat Sloan.
Setting the Seam before cutting gives you crisp seams and intersections.
Tying a Surgeons Knot - a great knot for tied quilts.