Learn quilting techniques, tips and design ideas from the experts at Quiltmaker magazine. Showcasing blocks from QM’s popular 100 Blocks series of magazines, QM staff will demonstrate what you need to know to make creative blocks. We hope to inspire you to make amazing quilts!
Ready to watch when you want to watch. New episodes each Monday.
Duration: 5:58 •
Aired on Monday, Dec 01, 2014
Learn how fabric choices and color placement can create dramatically different blocks and quilt designs.
Duration: 3:24 •
Aired on Monday, Nov 24, 2014
Join QM Content Director Carolyn Beam as she demonstrates how to make Picture This!,block #387 designed by Sue Marsh.
Duration: 5:14 •
Aired on Monday, Nov 17, 2014
QM Associate Editor Eileen Fowler demonstrates a unique method for foundation piecing.
Duration: 10:48 •
Aired on Monday, Nov 10, 2014
Use value to change the look of a design completely.
Duration: 7:53 •
Aired on Monday, Nov 03, 2014
Perfect triangle-squares can be cut from pieced bias strips.
Duration: 6:41 •
Aired on Monday, Oct 27, 2014
Follow along as QM Associate Editor Eileen Fowler demonstrates the simple steps to sewing perfect Y-seams using Petit Fours, block #588 by Marian Mapes from 100 Blocks, volume 6.
Duration: 6:18 •
Aired on Monday, Oct 20, 2014
Simple roses are raw edge appliqued onto a block that forms a trellis.
Duration: 5:38 •
Aired on Monday, Oct 13, 2014
Learn how to do English Paper Piecing with QM Creative Editor Paula Stoddard.
Duration: 4:15 •
Aired on Monday, Oct 06, 2014
Watch this free video to see how Quiltmaker Creative Editor Carolyn Beam uses pieced bands to cut templates for the Whirligig block designed by Susan Knapp and Mary Jane Mattingly.
Aired on Monday, Sep 29, 2014
Learn how color, value and temperature play together to make this dramatic, foundation-pieced block.
Duration: 4:03 •
Aired on Monday, Sep 22, 2014
Learn tips and tricks for sewing bands accurately as QM Graphic Designer, Denise Starck, demonstrates how to piece Rolling River, block #78, designed by Joyce Robinson for Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks, Vol 1.
Duration: 11:27 •
Aired on Monday, Sep 15, 2014
Learn to choose scraps with enough variety and contrast to make your block a smashing success!
Duration: 2:17 •
Aired on Monday, Sep 08, 2014
Experiment with fussy cuttting a particular motif or design to make it the focal point of your block.
Aired on Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014
Learn to make Prairie Points for this fun, colorful block.
Duration: 3:16 •
Aired on Monday, Aug 25, 2014
See how changing your color palette can dramatically affect the look of a block.
Duration: 4:37 •
Aired on Monday, Aug 18, 2014
QM Creative Editor Carolyn Beam demonstrates the easy steps to create flower embellishments for her block A Night Out, block #733 from Quiltmakers 100 Blocks, vol. 8.
Duration: 3:57 •
Aired on Monday, Aug 11, 2014
Learn how easy it is to make 3-dimensional tabs to add to any block or quilt.
Duration: 2:06 •
Aired on Monday, Aug 04, 2014
Create interesting secondary designs when you rotate this creative block.
Duration: 7:38 •
Aired on Monday, Jul 28, 2014
Happy colors and easy fusible appliqué join forces to create a sweet little block with scribble-style stitching to hold patches in place.
Duration: 5:52 •
Aired on Monday, Jul 21, 2014
Using fun focus prints in a block can really bring a block to life.
Aired on Monday, Jul 14, 2014
Add pizzazz to a simple block. Associate Editor Eileen Fowler demonstrates easy 3-dimensional units with curves.
Duration: 8:42 •
Aired on Monday, Jul 07, 2014
Cut applique designs from fan-folded paper like a paper doll to make this clever block of Christmas trees and snowmen from June Dudley.
Duration: 9:08 •
Aired on Monday, Jun 30, 2014
Baby Lock representative Sara Gallegos demonstrates embroidery appliqué in the hoop using the Baby Lock Unity as she makes the Shadow Play block in this free video.
Duration: 5:43 •
Aired on Monday, Jun 23, 2014
Learn to make 3-dimensional flowers and leaves in this free video with Carolyn Beam, Creative Editor for Quiltmaker, using Sunny Day, block #51 in Quiltmakers 100 Blocks, vol. 1, designed by Vicki Lynn Oehlke.
Duration: 4:02 •
Aired on Monday, Jun 16, 2014
Learn to create simple folded hexagon flowers to add dimension to your projects.
Duration: 12:28 •
Aired on Monday, Jun 09, 2014
Small Dresden Plates are easy to make. Combine them with simple embroidery and crayons-on-fabric for this great block designed by Meg Hawkey of Crabapple Hill. Free video includes block pattern!
Duration: 9:53 •
Aired on Monday, Jun 02, 2014
Special guest Eric Drexler, National Educator for Sulky of America, demonstrates different thread weights used for machine applique and hand embroidery.
Duration: 6:35 •
Aired on Monday, May 26, 2014
Learn an easy way to make perfect appliqued circles in this free video with Carolyn Beam, Creative Editor for Quiltmaker.
Duration: 7:46 •
Aired on Monday, May 19, 2014
Learn how to make a block using a creative cutting technique.
Duration: 5:09 •
Aired on Monday, May 12, 2014
Associate Editor Eileen Fowler guides you through the simple process of transforming bands into a stunning bargello design.
Duration: 9:56 •
Aired on Monday, May 05, 2014
Baby Lock representative, Sara Gallegos uses the AccuQuilt GO! to easily cut applique shapes adapted in Embroidery Works software and stitched in the hoop on a Baby Lock Unity sewing machine.
Duration: 4:30 •
Aired on Monday, Apr 28, 2014
Have some fun by adding creative embellishments to this stylish paper-pieced block.
Duration: 6:34 •
Aired on Monday, Apr 21, 2014
A casual, freeform approach to fusible appliqué means easy stitching and a whimsical result.
Duration: 11:14 •
Aired on Monday, Apr 14, 2014
Watch Baby Lock representative Sara Gallegos as she demonstrates special features on the Baby Lock Unity, including decorative stitches, the sensor pen and the needle guide beam as she makes the Bird of Happiness appliqued block.
Aired on Monday, Apr 07, 2014
Quiltmaker's Editor-in-Chief June Dudley shows you how simple it is to make this cheerful foundation-pieced basket block, using simple circles to create flower embellishments.
Aired on Monday, Mar 31, 2014
Dig into your stash of strips to make this fun block and learn 3 different ways to stabilize the bias edges.
Duration: 4:39 •
Aired on Monday, Mar 24, 2014
Eileen Fowler, Associate Editor for QM, shares more tips that will help you successfully foundation piece.
Aired on Monday, Mar 17, 2014
Special guest Eric Drexler, National Educator for Sulky of America, demonstrates how to use Zen Doodling to embellish a simple block.
Duration: 3:13 •
Aired on Monday, Mar 10, 2014
Learn to piece this interesting block using partial seams and explore the possibilities for changing up the center section.
Duration: 5:01 •
Aired on Monday, Mar 03, 2014
See how easy it is to create 3-D Triangle Squares.
Duration: 7:24 •
Aired on Monday, Feb 24, 2014
Join Carolyn Beam, QM Creative Editor, as she guides you through the simple steps of using pieced triangle-squares to make the templates for Rose Twirls, designed by Elisa Wilson of Elisas Backporch Design.
Duration: 8:55 •
Aired on Monday, Feb 17, 2014
Use fabric selvages to create fast, easy quilt blocks with smashing results!
Duration: 4:29 •
Aired on Monday, Feb 10, 2014
Making Flying Geese can be quick and easy using the Fast Flying Geese technique.
Duration: 4:23 •
Aired on Monday, Feb 03, 2014
QM Associate Editor Eileen Fowler demonstrates how simple changes to Carrie Nelsons Get the Point?, block #291 from Quiltmakers 100 Blocks, vol. 3 can create secondary designs in a quilt.
Duration: 3:10 •
Aired on Monday, Jan 27, 2014
See how dramatically your quilt layout can change when you swap out one fabric in this easy-to-piece block.
Duration: 5:11 •
Aired on Monday, Jan 20, 2014
Sewing partial seams is easier than you think. QM Creative Editor Carolyn Beam guides you through the simple process while making May Flowers, block #152 from Quiltmakers 100 Blocks, vol. 2.
Duration: 7:43 •
Aired on Monday, Jan 13, 2014
See how to successfully use a variety of fabrics to make a smashing scrappy block in this short free video featuring a Bonnie Hunter design.
Duration: 6:30 •
Aired on Monday, Jan 06, 2014
Editor-in-Chief, June Dudley guides quilters through accurately fussy cutting large scale novelty print fabrics using a template, while making Facet-nating, block #428.
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