Heather Thomas tells you that it is essential to rinse dyed fabrics very well. She suggests rinsing the material three times and washing it twice. This is the part where the dye is removed from the fabric and you get the finish you want. Find out how you can use synthrapol to pull the excess dye out of the fabric and suspend it in the water allowing you to wash multiple different dyes at the same time.
Paper piece projects look beautiful and can be rewarding, but usually the fabric is cut too big or too small. Carolyn McCormick gives you tips and tricks about how big to cut pieces using an add enough ruler. This tool will let you cut squares rectangles, or half square triangles.Watch Now >>
Heather Thomas talks to you about adding depth to your art by using different techniques. She explains how to use cool and warm colors together, finding a focal point, and using value instead of color. Make sure to keep your rules of depth in mind, but also pay attention to how you quilt your quilts…Watch Now >>
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 >>