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.
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 >>
Ombre means having different shades and tints of colors blend seamlessly into one another. So what is ombre fabric and how do you use it in a quilt design? Laura Roberts explains how ombre fabric is made and gives you tips for incorporating it into your next quilt design. Ombre Fabric There are many different…Watch Now >>
One way to think about your quiltmaking is as a composition. Just like a musician composes a piece of music or an artist composes a painting, a quilter composes their quilt. Heather Thomas discusses how you can keep composition in mind when designing your quilt, ensuring your quilt is balanced, harmonious, and pleasing to the…Watch Now >>
In this video, you will learn how to fill your quilt borders with a glorious garden as you stitch all-over flowers with an echo fill. Heather Thomas demonstrates this free motion technique and offers some creative design ideas for your own quilt borders.Watch Now >>