In this video, Heather Thomas shares some creative ideas for how you can incorporate beautiful silk cocoon cherry blossoms to enhance your quilt designs. Heather shows you how to use hand-dyed silk cocoons to create these delicate, life-like blooms. This technique is very simple, requiring no hand work as it’s all done by machine. You’ll find that it’s easier to do than applique and results in a beautiful, unique finish.
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…Watch Now >>
Heather Thomas goes into great detail on using iron-on adhesives for your quilts. Find out the many different kinds and styles of iron-on adhesives that are available. Learn what the strengths and or weaknesses are for specific iron-ons as well as which ones are permanent or temporary. Use these helpful tips to add some fun…Watch Now >>
Paper piece projects look beautiful and can be rewarding, but oftentimes the fabric is cut too big or too small. Carolyn McCormick gives you tips and tricks on how big to cut pieces using an Add-Enough ruler. This tool will let you cut squares rectangles, or half square triangles.Watch Now >>
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 >>