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If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth many more. I am happy to be able to share this information with you! You will hear my voice and see my hands - but not my smiling face.

These videos are a perfect supplement to Piece O' Cake books and patterns.

PREPARE TO APPLIQUE

Yes, you need to wash your fabric.

How To Number and Mark Center On Unmarked Applique Blocks

Making Templates The Piece O' Cake Way!

How To Make And Use A Placement Overlay

Preparing Your Fabric Background for Applique

Pin Your Shapes To The Block

Pinning Outer Points

Templates and Finger-Pressing—Best Tip Ever!

How To Use A Sandboard

Carry Your Applique The Piece O' Cake Way 

BEGINNING AND ENDING KNOTS

The Quilter's Knot (made when you begin sewing)

The Ending Knot (made when you finish a line of stitches)

APPLIQUE TECHNIQUES FOR RIGHT-HANDERS

Invisible Applique Techniques

How To Make An Invisible Applique Stitch Don't miss this one!

How To Sew A Perfect Outer Point (sewing with the horizon, the way most of you sew)

How To Sew a Perfect Outer Point (sewing toward yourself, vertically — much less common)

How To Sew A Smooth Outer Curve

How To Sew An Inner Point

How To Sew An Inner Curve

APPLIQUE TECHNIQUES FOR LEFT-HANDERS

Invisible Applique Techniques — I'm in the process of flipping the videos above to make it easier for you to see the stitch. Let me know if you like it!

How to Make An Invisible Applique Applique Stitch for Left-Handers

How to Pin an Outer Point for Left-Handers

How to Sew a Perfect Outer Point for Left-Handers

How to Sew Inner Curves for Left-Handers

Use Cutaway Applique to Sew Small Shapes for Left-Handers

How To Sew A Smooth Curve for Left-Handers

CUTAWAY AND REVERSE APPLIQUE

How To Sew A Stem With Cutaway Applique

Cutaway Applique On Small Shapes

How to Construct Windows (and doors) with Cutaway Applique How To Make a Wheel Block

How To Reverse Applique A Leaf With Veins And Stem (PDF file)

How to Construct The 'Wheel' At The center Of The Aunt Millie's Blocks (PDF file)

HAND PIECING

How to Use Jen Kingwell's Hand Piecing Templates

The Hand Piecing Stitch

The Hand Piecing Stitch for Left-Handers

TURNED-EDGE MACHINE APPLIQUE

Preparing Your Shapes for Machine Applique

Straight-Stitch Machine Applique with an Open Toe Embroidery Foot

Blanket-Stitch Machine Applique with an Open Toe Embroidery Foot

HAND QUILTING

The Basics of Big-Stitch Hand Quilting

Hand Quilting: Beginning and Ending

The Basics of Big-Stitch Hand Quilting for Left-Handers

Hand Quilting: Beginning and Ending for Left-Handers

WOOL APPLIQUE THE PIECE O' CAKE WAY

See what's inside our book, Wool Applique the Piece O' Cake Way.

Preparing To Applique With Wool — Should you use SoftFuse or an In The Patch Glue Stick?

Choosing A Needle, Thread, and Needle Threader For Wool Applique

Sewing Wool Applique With A Blanket Stitch

APPLIQUE WITH ATTITUDE

Techniques featuring showy stitches made with perle cotton.

The Running Stitch - With Attitude

Inner Points - With Attitude

Outer Points - With Attitude

ENGLISH PAPER PIECING AND HEXAGONS

Fundamentals of English Paper Piecing Hexagons

Using the Sewline Glue Pen to Baste Paper Pieces

THIS AND THAT AND OTHER THINGS

How to use the fast2mark Essential Circle Tool

Make Triangle Squares the Easy Way

How to use clamps to support the weight of the quilt

Using clamps with a Sweet Sixteen

Answers to basic machine quilting questions

No-Sew Pincushion In A Tin

Making Fabric Yoyo's

 
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