Alex leads off the show with some great tips for turning T-shirts into a quilt. There are tricks that make them easier to handle. She also demos a super fast needle turn appliqué look using a stabilizer.
Quilting Engineer, Marci Baker, then shares her passion for simplifying quilt making using a variety of tools and techniques. She shares a clever triangular log cabin block using 1½” strips. She also has tips for improving accuracy when chain piecing. Marci has great organizational ideas that allow quilters to ”seamlessly” return to old projects without making errors. Learn her secrets for creating both the Tumbling and Hollow block designs, including fabric selection, creating units and strips. There are a variety of Marci's quilts to see showing the benefits of these clever tricks. It's not all about quilting as Marci shares her penchant for taking photos of state and provincial capitals.
Show 1810: Marci Baker - Quilting Tools & Techniques debuts on Sunday, May 8, 2016.