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 Painting – 106 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
Dye Painting the Bases
Printing the Fabric
DVD 2: The Embellished Quilt – 93 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