Heather Thomas

Making Scrap Quilts with Torn Bits and Strips

Heather Thomas
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Duration:   4  mins

Heather Thomas talks about using torn bits and scraps of leftover fabric on smaller quilting projects to create fun, unique pieces. She shows several examples of her own work, including a project that she based off of her daughter’s scribbling and a few pieces that contain schlubs, or thread that gets left behind in the dryer.

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12 Responses to “Making Scrap Quilts with Torn Bits and Strips”

  1. Becky

    Heather I always love your videos! I may have to start prewashing!! Question: what do you do with all your finished pieces?

  2. Jenni dennis

    Looking forward to this activity


    Wow, how creative you are Ms. Heather!

  4. Flora Hammond

    How do you use the misty fuse?

  5. Meg Nicolson

    Heather, I have been really "blown out of the water" by the work you have shown in this video. It is truly magic! I now feel so inspired, thank you very, very much...Meg


    Hi Heather, I really love your art quilts!!!

  7. Servanne

    I think you are a very talented person and i love what you do and the way you use fabric, colours, stitches, shapes and all kind of various material to create these awesome pieces of art.

  8. Leigha Baer

    Can you be be specific about how you sew over the dryer scraps? Don't all the threads get tangled up in the presser foot? Thanks :)

  9. Carolyn

    what kind of batting do you use for these small quilts?

  10. Jenette Pickering

    Love these ideas. I am definitely going to try these out.

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