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    Painting on fabric can be a fun way to create new and unique designs. Heather Thomas shows you how to utilize household items together on one piece of fabric in a way that creates a cohesive end result. Tools To begin, Heather shows what tools she will be using to create her fabric. Rather than… Read more »

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  • how to transfer a quilting pattern
    16:14

    Learn how to transfer a quilt pattern onto your next quilting project using tulle — Kelly Hanson shows you how. Pattern Whether you want to transfer the outline of a fun shape or a string of sentences onto your next project, you can do it by simply using a piece of tulle and some marking… Read more »

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  • NQC 011699f_K3805U_c Raised and Wrapped Embellishments
    12:47

    Wrapped cord embellishments can add both visual interest and texture to your next quilting project. Learn how to make and stitch wrapped cord embellishments in place using several different decorative hand stitches- Heather Thomas shows you how. Shapes and Lines When adding a wrapped cord embellishment to your fabric, either by hand as Heather demonstrates… Read more »

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  • NQC 011720f_K3826U_c Mysterious ¼ Accuracy is Everything
    4:43

    Learn how to make a square quilt every time by ensuring you have an accurate quarter inch seam allowance. Kelly Hanson shares a great way to test your seam allowance as well as a way to fix your seam allowance if necessary. Piecing Even if you are new to quilting you’ve probably found that most… 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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  • 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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  • NQC 011721f_K3827U_c Zentangle
    7:35

    Zentangle patterns are very popular to both draw and color, however they can also be very fun to quilt. Kelly Hanson shows you how to use zentangle patterns on your next quilt project and how to build a quilt journal of many different designs. Planning While zentangle patterns are often drawn as a form of… Read more »

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  • Cheesecloth Quilts 008946f_k3717u_c
    16:49

    When it comes to making an art quilt, there are no limits as to what kind of fabric to use. Heather Thomas shows how to make a quilt using cheesecloth fabric. What is Cheesecloth Fabric? Cheesecloth fabric is a cotton blend fabric, sometimes called gauze cheesecloth or cotton gauze muslin. It is a fabric with… Read more »

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  • frayed quilt
    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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  • 008934f_k3705u_c
    16:37

    Painting on fabric can be a fun way to create new and unique designs. Heather Thomas shows you how to utilize household items together on one piece of fabric in a way that creates a cohesive end result. Tools To begin, Heather shows what tools she will be using to create her fabric. Rather than… Read more »

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  • how to transfer a quilting pattern
    16:14

    Learn how to transfer a quilt pattern onto your next quilting project using tulle — Kelly Hanson shows you how. Pattern Whether you want to transfer the outline of a fun shape or a string of sentences onto your next project, you can do it by simply using a piece of tulle and some marking… Read more »

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  • NQC 011699f_K3805U_c Raised and Wrapped Embellishments
    12:47

    Wrapped cord embellishments can add both visual interest and texture to your next quilting project. Learn how to make and stitch wrapped cord embellishments in place using several different decorative hand stitches- Heather Thomas shows you how. Shapes and Lines When adding a wrapped cord embellishment to your fabric, either by hand as Heather demonstrates… Read more »

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  • NQC 011716f_K3822U_c So You Have Scraps - FREE
    2:57

    Whether you are new to quilting or you’ve been doing it for years, you’ve probably already started accumulating fabric scraps. While many of the larger scraps can be used in future quilting projects, some might be either too small or just not a fabric you want to use again. Kelly Hanson shows you how to… Read more »

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  • 009607f_k3791u_c
    17:12

    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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  • 009191f_k3758u_c
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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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Tips & TechniquesShow More >

  • NQC 011719f_K3825U_c Folding Quilts
    1:34

    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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  • 009215f_k3782u_p
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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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