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.
Heather helps you raise the surface of your quilts with a few different tricks. She teaches using a 3 dimensional flower that she made with painted lutradur and wired edges that were embroidered on. This can really make your project unique and is easily manipulated to look exactly how you plan.Watch Now >>
Learn how to make molas using a modern technique that is quick and easy. Heather Thomas shows you how to layer a contrasting fabric with colorful units that are cut away to create the look of a mola. What is a Mola? Mola is a Kuna Indian word for clothing. Traditionally, panels of elaborately decorated… Read more »Watch Now >>
Quilting shapes can be used as inspiration for the quilting designs on a project or for the shape of the project itself. Heather Thomas shows you how to make fun shaped wall art pieces using layers of thick fabric and stabilizer, and then cutting them into any desired quilting shape. Fabric For this quilting project… Read more »Watch Now >>
Making an applique design can be as simple as drawing a design on paper. Ashley Hough shows you how you can take a pencil drawing or simple sketch, enlarge the lines and make it into an applique design that can be used on a fun two piece applique quilt project. Fabric and Design This project… Read more »Watch Now >>