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July 7, 2020
Fussy Cutting Tutorial for Squares and Borders! from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

We’ve all had that fabric that is just too pretty to cut up. Today’s tutorial shows you how to make sure your favorite fabric design motifs are front and center for your quilt blocks and borders.

In today’s tutorial I show you how to fussy cut squares and borders, which is the process of very deliberately cutting your fabric to showcase your favorite motifs or to make sure your border cuts are parallel with the lines on the fabric design. Fussy cutting is a great way to take your quilt designs to the next level which just ...

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April 23, 2020
New Double Fold Bias Tape Maker Perfect for Making Masks! Made in the US! from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

We now have a new Bias Binding Maker that is made right here in the U.S. so we’re able to reorder! The new 2″ Double Fold Binding Tool from Purple Hobbies LLC is perfect for making double fold bias tape for mask straps.

Its construction allows you to eliminate a step and fold the edges in on itself AND in half at the same time to create 1/2-inch double fold bias tape all in one step. That will save tons of time and allow you to make more masks.

The tool comes in a bunch of colors ...

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March 24, 2020
How to Make a Mask WITHOUT Elastic from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Thanks to the outpouring of support from the sewing community in the effort to make masks, elastic is now hard to come by. The four main distributors to quilt shops in the U.S. are all out and it is going to be a bit before they can get more.

So I created this video to show you how to convert ANY mask pattern that uses elastic into one that uses ties. The first half goes through the steps you need to take to convert the standard surgical style mask from elastic to ties.

The second goes over how to ...

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March 22, 2020
Vlog: Moving our shop into our dining room to shelter in place … We are still shipping! from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

As of 5 p.m. last night Illinois is a shelter in place state and all residents are to stay in their homes and non-essential businesses are to close for two weeks starting tomorrow.

We got a heads up that this was coming late last Thursday night and immediately put into motion efforts that will allow us to keep shipping to you through this time. We turned on the cameras as we prepped to take you along with our journey.

Working in conjunction with our fabulous fabric manufacturers and distributors, we were able to place orders for the next month ...

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March 21, 2020
Fat Quarter Quilts! Tips for Choosing Fabric … watch Stephanie do a fabric pull from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Scrappy and fat quarter quilts are so much fun to make, but choosing fabric that looks nice together can be one of the hardest parts of the process.

In today’s bonus video, Stephanie turned the camera on while she narrowed 42 fat quarters from Tula Pink’s True Colors collection down to 14 for a quilt she is working on for her next book.

The video is a little different format than we normally make because I literally only have an idea of what I want for color when we start, and you get a peak into my thought ...

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March 19, 2020
Fast, Beginner-Friendly Fat Quarter Pattern Modern Rainbow Bargello – Reflection from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

The design for Reflection came to me in the middle of the night while feeding my newborn daughter. It was back when life was normal, and I thought a rainbow bargello would be a fantastic way to highlight the beautiful color transitions in Midsommar by Pippa Shaw for Figo.

Now that we are all stuck indoors for the foreseeable future, I feel like a bright rainbow quilt is the perfect antidote to the blues that can come with social distancing. And since it is a quick project, you can snuggle under it and feel better soon when it is done ...

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March 15, 2020
KonMari Your Stash! How to fold your entire stash … fat quarters, yards, garment fabric & more … from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Last year we released two videos on how I fold and organize my fabric stash. You loved it, but many of you wanted to just see the folding.

So I’ve recreated a supercut of both videos, that gets right down to how to fold your fabric so it can be stored vertically so you can see everything you have at a glance, and can fit the most fabric in possible in your space.

With this method I am easily able to fit 12.5 yards in basket the size of a shoe box. Plus everything looks neat, tidy and ...

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February 22, 2020
Strip Pieced Fat Quarter Friendly Pattern with Half Square Triangles – Secret Treasure from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

This month’s fabric is so pretty. Bloom Bloom Butterfly from RJR Fabrics is a fabulous combination of watercolor-like images of butterflies and flowers with bold, vibrant colors.

Each fabric pushes the boundaries of the number of inks that can be used in traditional rotary screen-printed fabric, so each one offers a big punch of colors. When the bold hues are combined with the soft images, it just is a fabulous combination.

As always this pattern and every other one we have designed for the Stashin’ with Stephanie series is FREE for members. But you can also download it individually ...

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February 11, 2020
Fast and Simple Fusible Applique Quilt! Simple Quilts for the Modern Home from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Bubble is a great introduction to applique and in this video I walk you through how to create fusible applique, one of the fastest and easiest applique quilting methods.

There is just one panel to applique and the shapes are all various sizes of circles, so there are not weird angles or corners to make your way around. Just learn how to smoothly navigate the curves on one small panel.

In the video we cover the supplies you need, how to window your fusible applique to create a soft and flexible quilt, how to apply the fusible web to the ...

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February 7, 2020
50,000 Subscribers! Thank You Sale, Plus What’s Next & Meet the Baby! from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

We reached 50,000 subscribers on YouTube! We are so excited and grateful to you all who watch the videos and who say thanks by getting the supplies for your next quilting project from us. So we’re having a special sale to celebrate.

Now through Monday, February 10, 2020 you can get all five of our Block of the Month printed pattern books for just $25. That’s a $140 value! Plus, we thought we ran out of Burst, one of our most popular BOMs, but we found an extra box when we moved to our new location, so ...

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February 5, 2020
How to Make a Quilt Label + Washing Your Quilt – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern NO MUSIC from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

You did it! You made your first quilt! Now it is time to talk about how to take care of it so it lasts as long as possible and how to make a label so that everyone knows you are the one who worked really hard to make it!

First let’s talk about labels! It is ...

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February 4, 2020
Continuous Binding Tutorial + Mitered Corners – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

For years I was afraid of sewing continuous binding. The results are amazing. You can’t tell where you started or stopped your binding, which means no lumps or bumps where you tucked in extra fabric. But if you screw it up, OMG you have to start completely over.

But when I tried it for the first ...

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February 3, 2020
Walking Foot Quilting! Straight & Wavy Lines – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern – NO MUSIC from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

You are going to feel really accomplished once you get through this video tutorial. In today’s lesson I show you how to quilt your quilt on your home sewing machine using a walking foot.

Now I have a fancy sewing machine with an extra large throat and extension table, but this is a beginner course, and ...

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February 2, 2020
How to Layer & Baste your Quilt aka Make a Quilt Sandwich – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos – NO MUSIC from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

When I was making my first quilt I went to the fabric store to get batting. The enthusiastic sales woman was very excited that I was about to make my “quilt sandwich.” I nodded politely, but inside was thinking she must be nuts.

Later I learned making the quilt sandwich was the process of layering the quilt ...

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February 1, 2020
How to Put Together a Quilt Top – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern – NO MUSIC VERSION from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

When pattern writers and quilt magazine or book editors make assembly diagrams for putting the quilt top together, they assume you already know how to do that step and the instructions are very brief.

Sometimes there aren’t instructions at all and there is just a diagram of the quilt in various pieces. That can be very ...

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January 31, 2020
How to Chain Piece Quilt Blocks & Sew Faster – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern – NO MUSIC from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

Once you get the hang of it, sewing and quilting are very relaxing and enjoyable. But that doesn’t mean you don’t want to speed up the process. After all, how are you going to make all the quilts that you are dreaming of in your head if each one takes forever to piece?

That is ...

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January 30, 2020
How to Sew a Split Nine Patch Quilt Block – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern – NO MUSIC from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

Finally! We get to do some actual sewing! In today’s video we are going to be making the split nine patch quilt block. This is a really basic block that is very beginner-friendly, but it looks just fancy enough to wow people when you tell them this is your first quilt.

Basically all quilt blocks are ...

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January 29, 2020
3 Ways to Sew A PERFECT Quarter Inch Seam – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern – NO MUSIC from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

Step two in making quilts that turn out like they are supposed to is sewing an accurate quarter-inch seam. This isn’t hard, once you have the right tools, or know how to set your sewing machine up properly to do it.

For the first year-and-a-half I was a quilter I sewed an absolutely perfect 3/8-inch ...

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January 28, 2020
How to Use a Rotary Cutter: Two Ways to Cut – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern – NO MUSIC from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

In quilting, accuracy matters. A quilt is basically a giant geometric puzzle. But thankfully that math is pretty easy, and someone else has done it for you.

But there are three skills you need to get down in order for your quilts to turn out right: cutting, sewing a quarter-inch seam and pressing.

Here’s the deal ...

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January 27, 2020
How to Read a Quilt Pattern – FREE Beginner Quilting Videos and Pattern – NO MUSIC VERSION from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Make sure to download the FREE pattern to go with this class and get a 20% OFF coupon in your email you can use on all your supplies. Click here to get the FREE pattern and coupon: https://shop.quiltaddictsanonymous.com/product/split-nine-patch-free-beginner-quilting-video-series-pattern/

Quilt patterns are essentially the how to manual for making a quilt. The pattern designer has figured out how much fabric you need, the best way to put the quilt together and done all the quilt math so all you have to do is cut and sew.

Patterns may look different from designer to designer and from ...

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