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 fromWatch Now >>
Fibers can be used to create fun and colorful fiber art. Fibers are also great to work with because they are so versatile and come in a variety of different forms. Watch this video to learn some new ways to start using fiber in your projects and begin creating unique fiber art!Watch Now >>
One of the best ways to become a better quilter and increase your skillset is to try working in a quilt series. Series work allows you to continually learn something new and experiment with new techniques, design concepts, and mediums. In this video, Heather Thomas shares her ideas and walks you through these concepts inWatch Now >>
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 >>