Heather Thomas embellishes a quilt from start to end with a color palate that is fairly simple. She uses shock cottons that she prewashed because she will be using paint. Learn to cut out some unique designs and then spice them up with some glitz using angelina fibers. Perfect your layout using a ruler and then finish ironing your embellishments to your quilt using mistyfuse adhesive.
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 >>
Heather Thomas teaches you how to effectively add excitement to your quilts through beading. See many examples of quilts that contain accent beading and find out the appropriate time to add beads to your quilt. Learn how to add different styles of beading to your quilts as well as how to hide your beading knotsWatch Now >>
Heather Thomas demonstrates how borders can be used in several different ways. See her many examples and find out how important it is for your quilts to have border balance. Learn the guidelines for quilting borders as well as what a border system is! Use these tips to help you make good choices in yourWatch Now >>
Angie Hodapp talks to you about doing some turned edge applique. Start by tracing your design and then cutting out the individual pieces. Next, turn the fabrics; make sure to bend it the way you want first and then crease it for a smooth finish. When sewing the pieces together keep your original trace toWatch Now >>