• 29:18

    Labels & Hanging Sleeves for Quilts

    Quilt designer Kelly Ashton discusses the importance of labeling your quilts. She discusses what information to include and explains how to create a variety of quilt labels. She’ll also show you how to install a temporary or permanent sleeve to hang your quilt; it’s easier than you might think!

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  • 20:44

    Marking Quilts for Quilting

    Explore tools that help you mark your designs before you quilt. Expert quilter Kelly Ashton leads the way! Learn how to use a pounce pad, stencils and a variety of marking pens. Then, look at hera markers and adhesive templates, both of which can be used after your quilt is already basted, and won’t ever…

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  • 22:49

    Neat Edges & Flawless Joins for Perfect Crochet

    Crochet artist Linda Permann shows you how to straighten out edges, replace missing stitches, link stitches to eliminate gaps while working flat or in the round, as well as how to create flawless, even edgings in this video. To begin, Linda discusses how to fix the side edges of a crochet fabric. If the fabric…

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  • 21:07

    Needles & Thread for Quilting

    Needle and thread are key components of machine quilting. But knowing which types to use together can sometimes be a challenge. Pro quilter Kelly Ashton discusses thread weight and plies as well as fiber and needle types. Choose the perfect needle for your thread every time with Kelly’s expert tips.

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  • 8:47

    Pressing Quilt Blocks With Set-In Seams

    Pressing your quilt blocks correctly is the key to a flawless finish. Learn pro quilter Kelly Ashton’s tricks for setting and pressing seams to prevent bulky seam allowances that will be difficult to stitch over. You’ll also learn the circular approach to pressing, as well as Kelly’s favorite approach: covered convergence.

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  • 25:30

    Quilt Backing Basics

    With pro quilter Kelly Ashton as your guide, discover what types of fabric and prints work best for quilt backing and why. You can use the included worksheets to calculate the yardage needed and gain understanding of how your backing configuration can change these calculations. Plus get Kelly’s tips for piecing backing.

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  • 20:41

    Set-In Seams & Fabrics for Quilts

    With the guidance of pro quilter Kelly Ashton, learn how Y-seams (also known as set-in seams) are used to bring blocks together, and find out how to work with bias edges to minimize distortion. Kelly also shares the keys to success when working with directional fabric.

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  • 14:08

    Sewing Partial Quilt Seams

    Quilt designer Kelly Ashton helps you expand your knowledge of piecing advanced shapes! Create a Bright Hopes block as Kelly shares her foolproof technique for sewing partial seams. You’ll also pick up tips for creative borders and frames.

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  • 17:53

    Using Facings Instead of Binding on Your Quilts

    Learning how to add facings to finish the edges of your quilt instead of using binding. This versatile method is perfect for mini quilts used as table runners and placemats, and for art quilts that won’t be handled excessively. Quilting expert Kelly Ashton shows you how to prepare, attach and hand finish the facings, step…

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