Heather Thomas shows you ways to have fun with color embellishing and applique. Don’t neglect your backgrounds, but instead see how you can make them more interesting by needle felting. You will need something to needle felt into as your base such as cotton batting, felt, interfacing, or any woven fabric as well as cheese cloth, silk hankies, two inch foam, and needles.
Tags: Free Videos
Kelly Hanson gives us some ideas for thoughtful holiday gifts for loved ones. Instead of buying an applique pattern from the store, try creating your own! In this video, watch as Kelly creates an applique snowman as part of a fun gift for her grandchildren, and gives us some other ideas to get started onWatch Now >>
Sherri Driver explains how important it is to grasp and hold your quilt firmly when sewing your quilt pieces together. Learn several techniques for relaxing your shoulders and controlling your body. Find out what quilting products and tools work best to help you hold tight to your quilts. Have fun using these tips to getWatch Now >>
Peg Spradlin teaches you how to baste a quilt to get it ready for machine quilting. She begins by finding the center of your table and then folds your fabric in order to find the center of your quilt fabric. Basting A Quilt Check out this additional video for more great instruction on how toWatch Now >>
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 theWatch Now >>