Heather Thomas teaches you how to use lutradur to add texture, layers and interest to your quilting projects. By heating the lutradur with a heat gun, the material laces and then melts in certain places to reveal your base fabric below. You can create a really unique, aged-looking design with a few quick steps.
Peg Spradlin introduces several unique techniques for adding background fillers and stitches to your quilts. See examples of fun fillers as well as learn many of the terms for specific stitching fillers. Find out about “Echo” quilting and how to tackle new filler stitches. Use these tips to add texture and element to your 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 >>
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 >>
Heather Thomas talks to you about adding depth to your art by using different techniques. She explains how to use cool and warm colors together, finding a focal point, and using value instead of color. Make sure to keep your rules of depth in mind, but also pay attention to how you quilt your quiltsWatch Now >>