1. How-To
  2. Tips & Tricks
  3. Refined by
  4. Skill Type
  5. Quilting (X)
  1. How-To
  2. Tips & Tricks
  3. Refined by
  4. Skill Type
  5. Quilting (X)

How-ToTips & Tricks

The Yarnspirations How To hub is your one-stop shop for all you need to know to pick up a new skill or level up the skills you already have. With a library full of videos, tutorials, pictorials, diagrams and tips & tricks, you're sure to find something to help you get creating.

Helpful Learning Categories

Want to take up knitting? Know how to crochet but would like to learn a new technique? Need a refresher on an embroidery stitch? Our learning categories will help you gain the knowledge you need no matter what your crafting goals are.

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Color-Coded Skill Types

Our How To hub is full of information on a number of different crafts. Thanks to our color-coded organization system, it's easy to find your skill type at a glance. And with six needlework types, you're sure to find your favorite fiber craft here.

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Additional Info At Your Fingertips

Over the years, our team of experts have learned a lot of shortcuts, timesavers and project-saving lessons. Look for the 'Tips' icon for their clever advice and ingenious tricks. Bolded words contain helpful popovers full of definitions where you need them (just click on them to open).

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Handy Illustrations, Images and Videos

There are many different types of learning techniques. Whether you're the visual type or the reading kind, our How To section has the instruction style for you. We’ve included written instructions as well as pictures, illustrations, step-by-step videos and pattern tutorials.

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Tight Knit Community of Learners

Learning is so much more fun when you do it with other passionate people. Visit our comment section to ask questions, share lessons learned and get support from our welcoming community of talented crafters and creators.

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  • Master the Perfect Quarter Inch Seam

    “Stitch with a quarter inch seam.” Sounds simple doesn’t it? So, why are we often sobbing at the sewing machine while piecing our blocks? Beginners, if you’ve found yourself throwing your mis-shapen blocks across the room, this may fix your problems!

  • Using Color Value in Your Quilting

    A little schooling is in order and I’ve found marvelous help from a variety of quilters. We’ll look at how to evaluate Color Value, then move on to using it in several gorgeous projects. Choosing fabrics and threads will be much more joyful once you’ve spent a little time learning how!