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    Trimming Applique Blocks 101

    We always have you cut your applique backgrounds over sized to allow for shrinkage during the applique process. Here are some tips for trimming your applique blocks so they are perfect every time. Download PDF to learn how to trim applique block

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    Making Bands 101

    Bands are a group of fabric strips sewn together lengthwise in a particular sequence. Completed bands are cut into smaller increments to use as blocks (in a Nine Patch for example) or units within blocks. Download PDF to learn how to make bands

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    How to make 8 Identical Triangle Squares

    Use this technique to make 8 identical Triangle Squares at once; it’s the ideal method when you need to make a lot of Triangle-Square units. Download PDF to learn how to make triangle squares 8 time

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    Stitch & Flip 101

    Stitch & Flip is the perfect technique for making Flying Geese, Square in a Square’s and parallelograms without having to sew on the bias. Download PDF to learn how to Stitch and Flip

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    How to make 2 identical Triangle Squares

    Use this technique to make 2 identical Triangle Squares at once. It’s the ideal method when you need to make multiple Triangle-Square units. Download PDF to learn how to make triangle squares two at a time

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    Quick Pieced Units 101

    This simple trick eliminates sewing on the bias when making the common pieced units. Download PDF to learn how to Quick Pieced Units

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    Quarter Square Triangles 101

    This method is great for making Quarter-Square Triangle units without handling bias raw edge– they’re made by just marking, sewing and trimming squares. Pair non-matching Triangle-Squares to make 3 color or 4 color units. Download PDF to learn how to Quarter Square Triangles

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    Joining Binding Strips on Bias 101

    Join binding strips on the bias to reduce seam bulk and make a continuous binding strip of any length. Download PDF to learn how to join binding strips on bias  

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    Fast Flying Geese Method 101

    This Fast Flying Geese method creates four Flying Geese at a time. It’s a good way to make many Flying Geese accurately and quickly with zero fabric waste. Download the PDF to learn the Fast Flying Geese method

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    Cutting Templates 101

    Cutting templates are no problem with these simple steps. Download PDF to learn how to cut templates

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    Trimming Strips Even with Patches 101

    When a pattern calls for trimming rotary-cut strips even with patches, use these steps for consistent, accurate results. Download PDF to learn how to trim strips even with patches

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    Piecing and Cutting Bands Lone

    Lone Star blocks are a great way to build your quilting skills. Download the PDF to learn how to piece and cut bands for Lone Star Blocks

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