Heather Thomas talks about the importance of documenting your work, and she shows you a few different examples of her own work that she has “signed” by sewing her name directly into the quilt. You can make your name stand out by sewing it in high-contrast thread against a low-contrast background or make it subtler by using a more medium-contrast thread against a low-contrast background.
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The Right Needles for Your Sewing Machine
Heather Thomas explains in depth the benefits and qualities of each sewing machine needle. These tips and techniques will help you choose the right sewing needle and learn which needles work well with different threads. Learn the many possibilities associated with specific needles and threads. Use these tips to start sewing more efficiently with different-sized…Watch Now >>
How to Make a Quilt Journal
Do you like to keep leftover pieces of fabric in remembrance of a quilt you made that you love? Erin Russek is the same way and shows you how to make a journal she made to store them. She recommends using Strathmore visual journals because they have a solid cover. Then take the measurements, put…Watch Now >>
Choosing the Right Quilting Thread
Heather Thomas teaches you all about thread while providing helpful tips and techniques for working with thread. Learn the many types of thread available as well as the many brands and weights of thread. Understand the value of thread and add element to your quilts. Find out all you need to know about thread and…Watch Now >>
How to Use a Color Wheel For Quilting
Heather Thomas takes you through the different intensities of the color wheel. Find out how to identify colors by their intensity as well as what colors add power or tone. See examples of quilts and learn how to effectively mix color intensities for your own quilts. Use these tips to make unique and beautiful colored…Watch Now >>
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