Heather Thomas teaches you about the origins of trapunto quilting and demonstrates how to make this unique quilting method much easier. By using wool as a second layer of batting, you can achieve the look of trapunto quilting without the hassle. See how using the trapunto style of quilting can draw attention to a specific part of a piece.
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 fabrics…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 >>
Heather Thomas explains how machine quilting has evolved and expresses several techniques for detailing your quilts. Learn how to use your sewing machine to embellish your quilts through stitching. Find out how fun and easy these stitching techniques are when using your sewing machine. Use these tips to advance your quilts with truly unique stitching.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 >>