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    Whether you have a simply pieced quilt or a large plain border you want to dress up with intricate quilting you can do so by quilting curves, lines and other designs all together in one space- Heather Thomas shows you how. Tips for Quilting Curves Heather first begins by showing you the types of quilting

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    When you have applique or other ornate designs on a quilt top it can be difficult to decide what kind of quilting to do around the designs so as to not take away from them. Heather Thomas shows you how to do wavy cross hatch quilting around an applique shape. Quilting Heather explains that to

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    A film strip quilt can be a fun way to showcase photos printed directly onto fabric. Ashley Hough shows you how to make this fun project while also sharing tips on how to print photos onto fabric. Supplies For this project you will need black and white fabric, or something similar, to create the film

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    When designing and piecing a quilt set on the diagonal you will need to have both setting triangles and corner triangles in your design. Heather Thomas shows you how to measure for and cut both kinds of triangles sharing several different cutting and measuring tips and techniques. Quilt Design and Cutting Triangles To begin with,

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    Learning how to square up fabric before cutting any pieces for your next quilt is an important lesson. Heather Thomas teaches you how she squares up fabric after it has been pre-washed and gets it ready to be used. Fabric Heather first begins by explaining how she likes to pre-wash her fabric. If you plan

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    How much of each color of fabric is needed to complete a design is generally given when you are working off of a purchased pattern. However, when designing your own quilt it can be difficult to know how much you will need. Heather Thomas shows you how to do basic fabric calculations to determine how

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  • Create a 3D Bow Tie Quilt Block
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    Adding a 3D bow tie quilt block, or a 3D bow block are easy ways to add extra texture and dimension to your next project- Ashley Hough shows you how. 3D Bow Tie Quilt Block The 3D bow tie quilt block is made from five squares of fabric. Ashley explains what size of squares are

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    Texture is a fun element to add to any quilt, but it is especially fun when it can be added to an art quilt that you don’t have to worry about getting overused or laundered. Heather Thomas shows you how to make several different types of fabric tucks that can be quilted onto a piece

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  • Unique Quilting Project: Using Fabric to Create Layers
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    The fun thing about a quilting project, especially art quilts, is that almost anything can be added and used as an embellishment or focal point. Heather Thomas shows how to add scissors and other metal bits under the top layer of fabric to create a “mystery” layer of texture. Fabric and Supplies For this quilting

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  • 015149f_K3892U_c
    14:13

    Whether you have a simply pieced quilt or a large plain border you want to dress up with intricate quilting you can do so by quilting curves, lines and other designs all together in one space- Heather Thomas shows you how. Tips for Quilting Curves Heather first begins by showing you the types of quilting

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  • 015144f_K3888U_c
    10:58

    When you have applique or other ornate designs on a quilt top it can be difficult to decide what kind of quilting to do around the designs so as to not take away from them. Heather Thomas shows you how to do wavy cross hatch quilting around an applique shape. Quilting Heather explains that to

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    Stitch in the ditch quilting is a type of quilting that can be done when you don’t want your quilting to stand out- rather you want your fabric and the piecing to be the main focus. Ashley Hough explains how to make stitch in the ditch quilting easier by using a foot specifically designed for

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  • 015133f_K3886U_c
    13:56

    A film strip quilt can be a fun way to showcase photos printed directly onto fabric. Ashley Hough shows you how to make this fun project while also sharing tips on how to print photos onto fabric. Supplies For this project you will need black and white fabric, or something similar, to create the film

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  • Quilted Fabric Gift Tags
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    Fabric gift tags are a great way to use up small pieces of extra quilted projects. Heather Thomas shows you how to make this fun and easy project in just a few simple steps. Fabric Gift Tags For this project, Heather shows how she is using a small scrap trimmed from a quilted table runner.

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  • Quilting Shapes for an Art Quilt Project
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    Quilting shapes can be used as inspiration for the quilting designs on a project or for the shape of the project itself. Heather Thomas shows you how to make fun shaped wall art pieces using layers of thick fabric and stabilizer, and then cutting them into any desired quilting shape. Fabric For this quilting project

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  • NQC 013022f_k3867u_c Foundation Paper Piecing
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    Foundation paper piecing is a great way to be able to accurately piece quilt blocks that are made up of many small pieces. Ashley Hough shows you how to create a small version of a basic log cabin block using a foundation paper piecing method. Template When foundation paper piecing you will need a foundation.

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  • How to Make Accurate Cuts
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    When it comes to cutting fabric for quilting, one of the most important things to have is consistently straight lines. Heather Thomas show you how to achieve this whether you measure your fabric using ruler gridlines or cutting mat gridlines. Tools With so many different brands, types and styles of quilting rulers and mats available

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  • Unique Applique Design Technique for Quilting
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    Making an applique design can be as simple as drawing a design on paper. Ashley Hough shows you how you can take a pencil drawing or simple sketch, enlarge the lines and make it into an applique design that can be used on a fun two piece applique quilt project. Fabric and Design This project

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