April 2013 – Debbie Wendt

How to Construct a Quilt on Your Longarm: From Piecing to Binding! Debbie Wendt shows us how to piece and bind a quilt on a longarm by demonstrating her quilt-as-you-go method. She shares with us how she creates contrasting strippy, amish bars, and crazy quilts completely on the longarm. Check out an easily adjustable Amish Bars Pattern featured [...]

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March 2013 – Lisa Calle

Magnificent Medallions with Lisa Calle Learn a fun and easy way to design beautiful and unique center medallions for your quilts by using existing quilt blocks as a base for your drawing. This requires no measuring! It’s a simple as connecting the dots. In the first segment Lisa Calle gives us an overview of the [...]

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February 2013 – Mary Covey

Longarm Quilting Freedom with Free Motion After years of using pantographs and studying quilting designs of all types, Mary realized that most patterns are created from a few basic shapes. Once you learn those shapes and the combinations that can be made with them your free motion possibilities are endless.   Segments: Part 1 Part [...]

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January 2013 – Mindy Wylie

Look What You Can Do With Your Longarm! with Mindy Wylie When Mindy Wylie wanted to quilt swag designs on her quilts, she found no tools to help her. So, she developed her own! Mindy joins Jodie to show how to stitch fabulous swags using her templates. Learn how to turn corners, and where to [...]

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December 2012 – Renae Allen

Skill Builders with Renae Allen Longarm teacher Renae Allen realized that her students needed a project before the project so they could build on basic skills. They needed to learn the rhythm, the motion, the repetitive motion and the motor skills of longarm stitching. She developed Skill Builders, a fabric printed with all kinds of lines to [...]

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November 2012 – Cathy Wiggins

Realistic Quilting for Pictorial Quilts with Cathy Wiggins Cathy Wiggins has come a long way from her background in telecommunications with degrees in math and software engineering to teaching quilting. She always had painted with watercolors and acrylics on paper, but now is painting on fabric and using fusibles extensively. She’s known for her whimsical designs [...]

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October 2012 – Heather Purcell

It’s All About the Thread Heather Purcell, a.k.a. Mother Superior, joins Jodie to tell us all about threads, specifically Superior Threads which she owns with her husband Bob. She presents a quilt show of quilts she has designed to showcase each of their special threads. In this segment, Heather tells us why the strong core [...]

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September 2012 – Kimmy Brunner

Third Time’s a Charm For her third appearance on Quilt It! The Longarm Quilting Show Kimmy Brunner shows us that if you are looking for precision work that mimics the perfection of computerized quilting, templates and rulers are your new best friend. Kimmy uses templates on almost every quilt either to create intricate and precise [...]

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August 2012 – Leslie Main

Quilt (and Way More) Like a Pro Shop owner Leslie Main shows us the ins and outs of the HQ Pro-Stitcher, the most advanced computerized quilting software available for the home longarm quilter. With the touch of a few buttons she makes a placemat from piecing to quilting to attaching the binding right on the [...]

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June 2012 – Angela Walters

Modern Quilting for Modern Quilts Angela Walters learned how to quilt from her husband’s grandfather 10 years ago and has been in love with quilting ever since. She teaches and quilts professionally for some of the top names in the modern quilting world. Her work has been published Extensively. Angela lives with her family in Kansas [...]

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