Embellishing Techniques for your Masterpiece 2-DVD Set

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2-DVD Set

Join mixed media artist Heather Thomas as she shares her favorite techniques to give your quilt a creative flair. Heather is a corner stone in the quilting community, and is known for her creative use of color, and mixed media to create one-of-a kind quilting masterpieces. This 2-DVD pack features both the Fabric Painting DVD and The Embellished Quilt DVD. Watch over 3-1/2 hours of instruction and take your quilting to the next level to create your own striking designs. 199 minutes.

DVD 1: Fabric Painting106 Minutes.

Mixed media, artistic quilt designer Heather Thomas provides step-by-step instruction on how to create original fabric to create a truly unique quilt. Learn how to build up layers of designs with dip dyed fabric and handmade stamps. Follow along as she demonstrates a variety of dying techniques to create texture on the fabric including how to use salt as a resist, and shows how to design original stamps with fun foam, and Speedball Speedy-Cut carving blocks. Heather then teaches how to use found objects, like bubble wrap, along with stamps to build up texture on the dried fabric.

Topics Included on DVD 1

  • Product Overview
  • Dye Painting the Bases
  • Making Stamps
  • Printing the Fabric
  • DVD 2: The Embellished Quilt93 Minutes.

    Heather Thomas shares her passion for embellishments in this technique packed DVD. Watch as Heather demonstrates how to create lightweight, painted embellishment using paper clay, and how to add a bit of sparkle and dimension to your project using iron on, hot fixed metals. She also shares some best practices on what to consider when designing a quilt that will include multiple embellishments, how to prepare your project for quilting, as well as an overview of thread and stitching selections to create a decorative finish. Finally Heather provides step-by-step instructions on binding, with suggestions on how to keep your wall art hanging flat.

    Topics Included on DVD 2

  • Paper Clay Demonstrations
  • Applying Hot Fixed Metal
  • Embellishing from Start to Finish
  • Basting the Quilt
  • Quilting the Quilt
  • The Finishing Touches