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  • Glue Basting Basics // Technique Tutorial Tuesday

    It's been a few weeks since I started the "In the Studio" video series and over the past few weeks I have had many readers ask about the glue basting technique I use. Glue basting is a great technique that can really help you achieve accuracy when piecing. Months ago my friend and fabulous quilter Cristy Fincher shared a video tutorial about glue basting here at Pile O' Fabric which you should also check out. Today I decided to re-address this super helpful technique with another short video that I put together for you all. Glue basting is one of...
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  • Precise piecing using glue basting // Technique Tutorial Tuesday

    As I am advancing as a quilter my desire to achieve precise piecing is growing. Matching up those pesky points on difficult blocks can be a challenge. This is a challenge I have been determined to overcome. A few months ago I began using a glue basting technique my friend Cristy shared with me. This technique has improved my piecing accuracy by leaps and bounds, so I asked Cristy if she would visit Pile O' Fabric and share a tutorial on the technique with for Technique Tutorial Tuesday. Meet Cristy Cristy Fincher owns Purple Daisies LLC and blogs at Sew Much Like Mom. Before becoming...
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  • Starching your Fabric // Technique Tutorial Tuesday

    This post is part of the Technique Tutorial Tuesdays Series. Click here to see all of the posts and learn more about the series. Last week I was unable to do a Technique Tutorial for the series, but I am back today with a tutorial that should really be helpful in your quilting. I personally feel it is absolutely imperative that you do this with all quilting projects! So what technique is it? Drumroll please… Starch Your Fabric! Well, you may be thinking starch? What? I haven't starched anything since 1980, who uses starch anymore? When ironing my clothes I never use...
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Alyssa Lichner from Pile O' Fabric

Welcome to the Pile O’ Fabric blog, my name is Alyssa Lichner, I live in sunny Gilbert, AZ. I am a freelance web and graphic designer turned avid sewist. I write modern quilting tutorials and share techniques and inspiration here at Pile O’ Fabric… Read More

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