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NQC LIVE! January 2017

In this month’s live event Heather Thomas discusses where to begin quilting you quilt, whether to pre-wash your fabric or not and when to use products like Retayne and Synthrapol. She also gives tips for how to tell if you are buying a high quality fabric or not.

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NQC LIVE! December 2016

During the December NQC LIVE, Heather Thomas discussed making blocks larger and smaller, as well as different ways to make an overall quilt pattern larger or smaller. She also explained how to keep borders straight, how to choose a quilt design, and how to work through creative blocks.

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NQC LIVE! November 2016

Thanks for tuning in to November’s NQC LIVE with Ashley and Heather where you got your quilting questions answered live on air. In case you missed it, you can watch the full video here. Make sure to tune in next month for another NQC LIVE! Original air date: Wednesday, November 9th at 7:00 p.m. CST

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Exclusive LIVE Event: Hand Beading

Join us for the first NQC Live event specially for Gold members on Friday, October 14th at 7 P.M. CST. During this special event, our own Heather Thomas will be talking about the fine art of hand-beaded appliques. Tune in for Heather’s best tips, tricks, and techniques regarding hand-beading for quilts.

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NQC LIVE! October 2016

In this month’s NQC LIVE Event, Heather discussed different batting, how to fix common stitch quality issues when you start quilting, and how changing both your needle type and size can help keep thread from breaking.

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NQC LIVE! September 2016

In this month’s NQC Live Event, Heather Thomas discussed how to make landscape quilts proportional and how to sew fun, creative embellishments onto a quilt. Heather also answered questions about thread breakage while quilting, how to position and maneuver a large quilt while quilting, and how to work with and care for vintage fabrics.

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NQC LIVE! August 2016

In this month’s live Q&A, Heather Thomas answered your questions on how to deal with fullness when quilting, how to enlarge blocks and how to get started machine quilting. She also talked about how to start building a fabric stash as well as how to find inspiration to start a new project.

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NQC LIVE: July 2016

In this month’s NQC Live Event with Heather Thomas, learn about accurate cutting and piecing, proper ways to enlarge blocks, and how to ensure your backing fabric is lined up. Heather also gives tips on embellishing, including how many different embellishments to use, as well as how to make sure the end result is balanced…. Read more »

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NQC LIVE: June 2016

In this month’s National Quilters Circle Live Event, Heather Thomas answered your questions on everything from pre-washing fabric to layering and basting a quilt. She also discussed ways to fix thread problems such as breakage and ‘eye-lashing’, and ways to both prevent and fix fabric puckering that can happen during quilting. Heather shared her ideas… Read more »

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NQC LIVE: May 2016

Join Heather Thomas as she discusses all things quilting! From different backing fabrics, to joining batting to form larger quilts, Heather gives several tips for flawless quilt construction. Also, learn how to practice and perfect stitching while doing free motion quilting and find out the best ways to start embellishing your next quilting project