Heather Thomas talks about her love for machine quilting, and she stresses the importance of practicing constantly to get the hang of the difficult process. When she was initially learning, she practiced by creating 10×10” stitch books, which both helped her get used to machine quilting and provided her with endless possibilities to add to a quilt.
Instead of throwing away all of your leftover quilt fabrics, try creating something beautiful with them! Robin Sruoginis demonstrates how to create a Left Overs Journal with your fabric rejects in this video. Take any fabric pieces or old patterns that you decided not to use for your quilt, and use it as a partWatch Now >>
Heather Thomas explains that fabric weaving makes for a great applique background or focal point for your next quilt. You will learn the most basic type of fabric weaving, straight cut, along with curvy cut and ripped. If you are thinking of using it as a piece block plan ahead and put iron on adhesive.Watch Now >>
If you’ve been quilting for a long time it can be hard to continually come up with new ideas. ZJ Humbach shares some of her tips for finding new quilt inspiration. Learn Something New Many people have a favorite quilting technique they like to use or even a favorite block they like to make. WhileWatch Now >>
Heather Thomas teaches you how to create funky and intricate designs by making your own marble fabric. The technique she uses is very similar to the normal way it is made, but she simplifies it with shaving cream, white cotton, and ink. You will want to make small color ways and have plenty of combsWatch Now >>