Sewing Seams

sewing seams
Piecing on the machine

Quilters use 1/4″ seams on most projects.  Find out how to improve your accuracy when piecing by viewing the videos below.  Learn how to save time by using chain piecing when sewing.  You’ll also learn about partial seams and Y-seams.  and tips for matching points and intersections.

At the end of this page, you’ll find tips for sewing your blocks together along with adding sashing and borders.

Sewing an Accurate ¼” Seam (7 videos)

more tips on 1/4 inch seams

 

Sewing a SCANT 1/4″ Seam (1 video)

Scant Quarter Inch Seam in RED.

 

Leaders (1 video)

Scant 1/4" Seam

 

Chain Piecing (1 video)


chain piecing

 

Followers (1 video)


Follower

 

Hand Piecing (1 video)


Hand Sewn Heart

 

Partial Seams (1 video)


partial seams

 

Y Seams (1 video)

y seams

 

Matching Intersections (4 videos)


Matching Intersections

 

Matching 4 Points (1 video)


Matching 4 Points

 

Matching 8 Points (1 video)


Matching 8 Points

 

Cutting/Sewing ½ Square Triangles (8 videos)

Intro to half square triangles

 

Cutting/Sewing 1/4 Square Triangles (1 video)


Quarter Square Triangles

How to Sew Blocks Together (1 video)

How to Sew in Rows

 

How to Calculate & Add Sashing (1 video)

How to calculate and add sashing

 

How to Square Up Your Quilt (1 video)

Quick Corner Star Quilt - Adding Borders #4

 

How to Make Your Quilt Larger (1 video)

How to Make a Larger Quilt

 

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