In this video, Heather Thomas teaches you a fun way to spice up your quilt borders with some free motion quilting. She teaches you how to stitch some simple leaf designs in your borders, and then how to fill them with a bevy of fabulous fill motifs as you explore the play of curvy and straight designs.
Inspired by Modern Masters
Heather Thomas shows you how she looks to other artists for inspiration. She discusses how modern quilters can go beyond the quilting genre and explore painters and even sculptors for new ideas. She showcases three art quilt examples that were inspired by some of her favorite artists. Going to museums or reviewing art books from…Watch Now >>
Quilting Design Elements: Line and Shape
Heather Thomas talks about some important elements of design used in your quilting – lines and shape. Learn about the definition of both along with how the two are used together to make dynamic quilts. You will see gesture lines, fire lines, lightning lines, and curvy lines as well as shapes that are geometric, abstract,…Watch Now >>
Design Ideas for Machine Quilting
It’s time to improve your quilting skills with some helpful tips and techniques from Heather Thomas. Learn these two simple quilting practices that are sure to enhance your finished product. See how you can use advanced designs within your blocks, and find out Heather’s special tricks for creating the most unique quilts.Watch Now >>
Free Motion Border Quilting with Swirls and Wavy Lines
In this video, Heather Thomas demonstrates how you can add a fun, contemporary twist to your quilt borders. You will learn how to create a design of a curvy center row of swirls banked by a groupin of wavy lines using a free motion technique.Watch Now >>
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