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Meet Craftsy Machine Quilting Instructor, Kimmy Brunner

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Kimmy Brunner is the instructor of the online Craftsy class, Machine Quilting with Templates: Creating Design Perfection. In that class, she shows you a range of valuable techniques and easy tips for creating flawless designs and patterns by machine quilting with the help of various templates. But here in this free video, we get to know a little more about Kimmy herself: when she fell in love with quilting (and other crafts), and why quilting is so much more than just making projects. Read more »

Free Video Tip: How To Quilt a Secondary Curve In Your Border Design

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Kimmy Brunner teaches the interactive Craftsy class, Machine Quilting with Templates: Creating Design Perfection. Filled with tons of invaluable information about how to use multiple templates to create flawless machine quilted designs, this class makes complex quilting simpler. Take a peek at what you'll get in this exciting class by checking out this free video tip. In it, she demonstrates how easy it is to make an elegant curving spine design, which you can complete with feathers, leaves, or anything else! Read more »

How To Quilt Square Borders Using Templates

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Here at Craftsy, we've got a great new class called Machine Quilting with Templates: Creating Design Perfection. It's led by Kimmy Brunner, who teaches you to create a multitude of stylish and classic designs so that they come out clean, neat, and wonderfully precise. Her secret (and it will be yours, too, after you see all they can do for you): templates. Kimmy teaches you exactly how to use them with your machine in her class, as well as this awesome free video tip. Check it out now, and learn to create the crowd-pleasing hanging square border (perfect for all kinds of different quilts). You may be surprised at just how easy it is to make even squares! Read more »

How To Quilt Circle Borders Using Templates

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Kimmy Brunner is the expert instructor of the interactive Craftsy class, Machine Quilting with Templates: Creating Design Perfection. Take it to gain a whole slew of new techniques for creating fantastic, detailed, clean, machine-quilted designs with various templates. Here in this free video tip, Kimmy shows you how easy you can create an elegant double-spine circle border---perfect for holding your freehand designs. Read more »

Fix-It Friday: How To Cut Felt Shapes For Any Craft Project

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Do you ever get frustrated cutting detailed felt shapes? Craftsy workshop designer Abby Glassenberg has a great technique to cut felt shapes quickly and accurately, no matter how detailed they are! Using this cool trick, you can cut felt shapes for any project you may have. Read more »

Step Five: Craftsy Quilts of Valor Mystery Quilt-a-long!

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Join guest-blogger Alycia of Alycia Quilts for Step Five of the Craftsy Quilts of Valor Mystery Quilt-a-long. In this step, Alycia shows you how your blocks will go together to create this wonderful quilt. At the end of this step, you will have finished your inner quilt top. Read more »