Welcome to Little Red Jug Quilting Tips
Here you will find videos and tips on improving your quilting and patchwork skills
How to Hand Quilt
Hand-quilting may seem daunting, but as Craftsy instructor Sarah Fielke explains in this thorough free video lesson, it can be relaxing, satisfying, and with a bit of practice, any quilter can do it and love it! To get the basics of this lovely technique, watch below as Sarah demonstrates hand quilting stitches quickly and simply. Then register for Sarah’s new class, Big Techniques from Small Scraps, to take your new skills even further!
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How to Free Motion Quilt
In her online class Machine Quilting: Free-Motion & More, Wendy Butler Berns shares everything from marking your free-motion designs onto the quilt top to a variety of quilting patterns, ranging from simple to complex. In this free-motion quilting video clip, she talks about a few free-motion designs such as a sun, flowers and square spirals.
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Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Whether you're renewing your love of quilting, or making a quilt for the first time, shop owner and instructor Gail Kessler is here to guide you to success. In Gail’s class, you’ll receive four accessible quilt patterns, and learn all the skills you need to bring them to life! You’ll go step-by-step through how to choose fabrics and a quilt design, cut and piece precisely, and press for crisp results. Add sashing and borders, sandwich and baste your quilt, then finish with a label to tell the world what you've created. Gail's enthusiasm and expertise make this class fun to watch and easy to follow.
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Creative Quilt Backs
Finish your quilt with a flourish by creating a back that's worthy of the front. Renowned modern quilter Elizabeth Hartman shows you a variety of easy ways to echo or complement your quilt's design using large prints, strips, blocks or patchwork. Whatever your quilting style, you're sure to find inspiration in this free mini-class.
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How to Make a Continuous Bias
Continuous bias can add a nice touch to your quilt.
I have used this technique in my Summer Soiree quilt.
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