NQC LIVE! September 2016

In this month’s NQC LIVE, 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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59 Responses to “NQC LIVE! September 2016”

  1. Joanna

    Thoroughly enjoyed seeing Heather Thomas in an informal setting with plenty of smiles that light up her face. Her tutorials are sometimes very serious.

  2. Mona

    Crumb quilt using up cut off pieces of old quilts as well.

  3. Mona

    Crumb quilt is more or less a scrappy quilt. Different shapes and patterns using up your stash.

  4. Mona

    How much do you lengthen your stitch when machine quilting? I usually set on 3. Do you stick to 2 1/2 inch binding? Last question, if entering your quilt in a contest, do you always hand stitch your binding? Which is the preference for judging?

  5. Dolores Nunez

    What kind of quilt you make if you are first time make maker a jelly roll or a block one?

  6. Mary

    If making quilt with sashing of the full rainbow of bright colored batiks, what would you use for the accent color for contrast interest?

  7. Brenda

    I have inherited some hand piecing work from my mom. They were probably pieced during the 1920s or 30s. I'm thinking of making borders from new fabric (with an older, heirloom look), but I am a little concerned about incorporating old and new, because of strength, durability, etc. What do you think?

  8. joyce

    how often do you replace your rulers? with frequent cutting, does this alter the accurate edge of the ruler for measurements.

  9. Susan

    1/4 inch seam vs. scant 1/4 in... I am making a double Irish Chain and have been told to do a scant 1/4 because when block is pressed (i.e.) to the dark that that will equal a true 1/4 inch..I don't understand this..Could you please explalin

  10. raewyn

    Do you have a lesson on Bargello please? I am from New Zealand