The art of quilting cannot be without contrast. There are many types of contrast, but there are six main types that we rely on as quilters. Heather Thomas walks us through these types by showing us some samples, and teaches us how we can identify the types of contrast we are using in our quilting projects.
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Peg Spradlin demonstrates how to combine shadow applique with colorful pieces of fabric and felt that are overlaid by translucent fabric such has batiste, organza, voile, or muslin. First, audition different colors with the translucent fabrics because you may not always get the result you expect. From there learn how to stitch the two fabricsWatch Now >>
Dana Jones teaches you all about how to make pipe flanges for your quilt borders. Learn simple ways to add texture to your quilts and find out how to best use flanges throughout your quilt. See what tools work best and utilize the tips provided to add texture to your beautiful quilts.Watch Now >>
Carolyn Beam shows you how to make your own designer blocks. You will learn how combine two blocks from two different four patch patterns to make your own designer block. Then see how she uses her quilting software to see how the new designs look on an actual quilt.Watch Now >>
Heather Thomas adds dimension with an applique of cocoons and silk carrier rods. You will learn how to make roush and gathered flower. Make sure to soak the carrier rods in water to soften the fibers and saracen before using them.Watch Now >>