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    Many people consider themselves multi-crafters in that they like doing more than one type of craft. In this video, learn how to quilt a beaded pendant and combine the arts of quilting and jewelry making- Heather Thomas shows you how. Fabrics Great for Making Jewelry For this fun beaded pendant you don’t need very large… Read more »


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    When creating a quilt, sometimes the piecing is the main focal point and sometimes it is the quilting. In this fun watercolor quilt technique, Heather Thomas shows you how to paint a fabric background and then quilt a design over the whole piece. Tools for Watercolor Quilts To create a watercolor quilt you need fabric… Read more »


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  • 009187f_k3754u_c
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    A scrappy scarf is not only a great way to use up small leftover pieces of fabric, but it makes for a great accessory too. Heather Thomas shows you how to make a scrappy scarf by stitching together layers of fabric bits sandwiched between stabilizer. Fabric for a Scrappy Scarf For this project Heather uses… Read more »


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    Using precut quilting fabrics is a great way to save time when it comes to piecing a quilt. ZJ Humbach shares several great jelly roll quilt pattern ideas, as well as quilt ideas that incorporate other precut fabrics. Jelly Roll Before you can plan a jelly roll quilt pattern you need to know what a… Read more »


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  • 009609f_k3793u_c
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    Learn a fun new idea for a kids quilt, creating a peek-a-boo effect by adding finished edged frames- Heather Thomas shows you how. Create Rounded Quilt Frames For this kids quilt idea, Heather explains how to create rounded frames with finished edges so the quilt can be washed. She demonstrates how to layer two pieces… Read more »


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  • NQC 012113f_K3844U_c How Important is Fabric Grain
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    Learn when fabric grain is important. Heather Thomas explains what quilt pieces need to be cut on a straight of grain, what doesn’t and why it matters. Understanding Fabric Grain When it comes to cutting out pieces for your next quilt, there are different fabric grains that the pieces can be cut out on, making… Read more »


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  • 009189f_k3756u_c
    16:19

    When creating a quilt, sometimes the piecing is the main focal point and sometimes it is the quilting. In this fun watercolor quilt technique, Heather Thomas shows you how to paint a fabric background and then quilt a design over the whole piece. Tools for Watercolor Quilts To create a watercolor quilt you need fabric… Read more »


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    Whether you’ve been quilting for months or for many years, odds are you have made a quilt that didn’t turn out the way you had planned. Heather Thomas shows how to add extra visual interest to a quilt using quilt stencils and fabric paint. Stencils and Paint To add extra design to your quilt using… Read more »


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  • NQC 012116f_K3847U_c Where Do I Start Quilting My Quilt
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    Learning how to start a quilt, especially when it comes to quilting, can be both difficult and intimidating. See how to take the fear out of quilting with expert tips from Heather Thomas. Plan Ahead Whether you are making your first quilt, or maybe you’ve been piecing quilts for years and have finally decided to… Read more »


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  • 009200f_k3767u_p
    10:41

    Many people consider themselves multi-crafters in that they like doing more than one type of craft. In this video, learn how to quilt a beaded pendant and combine the arts of quilting and jewelry making- Heather Thomas shows you how. Fabrics Great for Making Jewelry For this fun beaded pendant you don’t need very large… Read more »


    Watch Now >>
  • 009187f_k3754u_c
    13:08

    A scrappy scarf is not only a great way to use up small leftover pieces of fabric, but it makes for a great accessory too. Heather Thomas shows you how to make a scrappy scarf by stitching together layers of fabric bits sandwiched between stabilizer. Fabric for a Scrappy Scarf For this project Heather uses… Read more »


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  • 009185f_k3752u_c
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    Learn how to make a quilted artists clutch from a series of quilted rectangles so you can carry art supplies with you- Heather Thomas shows you how. Supplies for a Quilted Artist Clutch For this quilt project all you need is several quilted rectangles. The size of rectangles you need depends on the size of… Read more »


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  • nqc-012118f_k3849u_c-understanding-quilt-rulers
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    Quilting rulers come in all different sizes and shapes. Heather Thomas will teach you how to use them properly by explaining what all of the different hash lines on them are for as well as the diagonal lines. Long Rulers One of the common types of quilting rulers is the long ruler. Previously, they were… Read more »


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  • NQC 011719f_K3825U_c Folding Quilts
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    If you’ve been quilting for a while you have probably started to get a large enough collection that all of your quilts can not be displayed at the same time. If some of your quilts are being folded and stored, watch this quilting tip to learn how to fold a quilt in a way that… Read more »


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  • 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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