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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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    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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    Using a fabric that easily frays is a great way to add texture to a quilt along the raw edges of a piece. Heather Thomas shows you how to make a fun frayed quilt using cotton gauze and a quilt as you go technique. Supplies While quilts are commonly made using cotton fabric- cotton gauze… Read more »

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  • 009605f_k3789u_c
    41:40

    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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Design Workshop Show More >

  • 010259f_k3802u_c
    10:12

    Using a fabric that easily frays is a great way to add texture to a quilt along the raw edges of a piece. Heather Thomas shows you how to make a fun frayed quilt using cotton gauze and a quilt as you go technique. Supplies While quilts are commonly made using cotton fabric- cotton gauze… Read more »

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  • 009203f_k3770u_c
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    Learn how to make a quick and easy oilcloth tote bag. Laura Roberts shows you how to make the bag as well as gives you tips for working with oilcloth. Fabric For this project, Laura uses an oilcloth fabric. It is strong, durable and comes in a variety of colors and prints. It is also… Read more »

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  • Layer It Up 008950f_k3721u_c
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    If you’ve been quilting for a while and are looking to try something new, or are just looking for an alternative to piecing, Heather Thomas has the technique for you. Learn how to add quilt texture by layering and stitching raw edge fabric pieces in various sizes. Quilt Tops When it comes to creating a… Read more »

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  • 009614f_k3798u_c
    6:54

    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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  • 009184f_k3751u_c
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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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  • 009613f_k3797u_c
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    Whether you are working on a smaller art quilt or something full size for a bed, adding a 3-D element to your quilt is a great way to add texture. Heather Thomas shows you how to create quick and easy flower embellishments to add to your next project. Fabric Choice For her flower embellishments Heather… 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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  • Small Quilting Projects: Charm Square Cat Toys
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    Are you a cat lover? Do you have leftover charm squares needing a project? If so, then this is the video for you. Laura Stone Roberts, servant to three wonderful cats, shares everything you need to know to make truly adorable cat toys with no hand stitching. Important safety tips are covered, and you will… Read more »

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Tips & Techniques Show 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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  • 009195f_k3762u_c
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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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  • 009218f_k3785u_c
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    With all the different quilting stencils and designs available today, deciding on a quilt design for quilting can be just as fun as deciding on fabric for piecing. ZJ Humbach shows several different ways to mark stencil lines and also gives tips for removing them. Chubby Crayon Even though it is called a crayon, this… Read more »

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