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    Learn traditional paper piecing techniques and see how a complete block goes together – Heather Thomas shows you how with a fun, decorative leaf design. Block Designs When it comes to putting together a paper pieced block, it is important to understand how the block is designed before you attempt to stitch it. Heather explains… Read more »

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  • Amazing Disappearing 9-Patch 008292f_K3629u_c
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    Are you getting tired of all those fabric scraps lying around from past projects? Do you have strips that have been cut but not yet worked with? In this video, Kelly Pederson Hanson shares a technique that will make any quilter look like a seasoned artist. The disappearing 9-patch is a quick and easy quilt… Read more »

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  • Schnibbles Patterns
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    This unique quilting technique will add that special something to your next quilting project. Heather Thomas shows us how to use a technique called “Schnibbles”, also knows as using bits and pieces of fabric or ribbons to create a fun design. Watch this video and learn how to create your next unique quilt design using… Read more »

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Finishing Touches Show More >

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    Beading can be a fun way to add texture and embellishments to fabric. Heather Thomas shows you how she incorporates fabric beading into her work, explains what kinds of beads and supplies she uses as well as how to plan out a design. Fabric When it comes to fabric beading, you can either bead a… Read more »

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    Gilding is a fun method that can be used to add extra visual interest to piece and also be used to create a fun quilt edging. Heather Thomas shows you how to incorporate this technique into your next project. Embellish At some point it happens to all quilters- you finish a project and it isn’t… Read more »

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    Sometimes quilts don’t turn out quite as planned once they’re done. Rather than ripping it out and starting over or just storing the quilt away somewhere, create interest and design by adding stamps. Stamps can be added after a piece is quilted or you can plan to create stamped quilt blocks from the beginning. Heather… Read more »

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    Learn how to make a lightweight scarf from cotton gauze fabric embellished with Sashiko stitching, patches and beads- Heather Thomas shows you how. Sashiko Stitching Sashiko stitching is a type of decorative stitching that originated in Japan. It is generally used to reinforce seams or repair wear and tear. It is a running stitch that… Read more »

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    Bargello quilts are made by sewing strips of fabric together in a way to create beautiful movement and design. While the construction of a bargello quilt pattern is simply straight line sewing, matching up the many seams in the quilt can be tedious and tricky. Heather Thomas shows you how to sew a quick and… Read more »

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  • Quilted Cuff 008938f_k3709u_c
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    A quilted wrist band cuff is a great way to use up small scraps of fabric and try out new quilting designs. Heather Thomas show you how to make a wrist band from start to finish and how to dress it up with embellishments. Size A wrist band needs to be snug enough that it… Read more »

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Tips & Techniques Show More >

  • NQC 011717f_K3823U_c Emergency Quilters Kit
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    Whether you go to quilt camps or retreats every weekend or you are packing for your first, having a travel quilt kit ready to go can make preparations much easier. Kelly Hanson shows you what kinds of tools and notions she has in her quilt kit in this fun quilting video. Tools When putting together… Read more »

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    Quilting templates can make cutting easier when working with complicated shapes or designs that aren’t a traditional rotary cutting measurement. ZJ Humbach shows you several different types of templates, how to use them and how to make your own. Size, Shape and Color There are many different quilting templates available on the market today. Some… Read more »

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    Learn how to make molas using a modern technique that is quick and easy. Heather Thomas shows you how to layer a contrasting fabric with colorful units that are cut away to create the look of a mola. What is a Mola? Mola is a Kuna Indian word for clothing. Traditionally, panels of elaborately decorated… Read more »

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