Piecing/Cutting Shortcuts

piecing/cutting shortcuts

Most quilt patterns require many fabric shapes to be sewn together into a larger quilt.  Learn some tricks to help make your piecing easier and more accurate.


Cutting/Sewing Triangles (23 videos)

The Ultimate Guide for Cutting Triangles(1 Video)

Learn how to cut the seven most common triangles.

Cutting Triangles in Quilts


1/2 Square Triangles (8 Videos)

Learn how to quickly cut Half Square Triangles (HST).


1/4 Square Triangles (1 Video)

Learn how to quickly cut Quarter Square Triangles (QST).

Quarter Square Triangles


Quick Corners(6 Videos)

Find out how to make triangles using squares – great technique for beginners.

Quick Corner Sample


Flying Geese (7 Videos)

Flying Geese units can stand alone, be part of a quilt block or be used in strips for borders and sashing. Learn three of the most popular quick methods used to make Flying Geese.

Flying Geese – Half Square & Quarter Square Triangles (1 video)

Flying Geese with HST and QST

Flying Geese – Quick Corner Method (5 videos)

Flying Geese - Quick Corner Method

      4 Flying Geese – “No Waste” Method (1 video)

Spinning Geese



Sewing Circular Shapes (4 Videos)

Learn some of the different techniques used to sew circular shapes.

Circle Applique for Saturday Sampler



Matching (6 videos)

Matching Intersections (4 Videos)

Learn how pressing can help you sew precisely.

matching intersections


Matching 4 Points (1 Video)

Learn how to match 4 points accurately.

Matching 4 Points


Matching 8 Points (1 Video)

Learn how pressing can help you match multiple points.

Matching Multiple Points




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