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.
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Quilting with Alternative Fabric
Heather Thomas shows you several examples of quilts that utilize alternative fabrics, or fabrics that you don’t typically consider for quilting, including metals, silks and wools. By varying the fabrics that you use on your quilts, you’ll find that you can create fun pieces that are unique and eye-catching.Watch Now >>
Meet Kelly Pederson Hanson
Learn about National Quilters Circle Contributing Editor Kelly Pederson Hanson through an interview about her experience with quilting. Learn about Kelly’s family and how dedicated to quilting she is. See how quilting has changed her life and how it has given her a sense of peace. Find out about her quilting business as well as…Watch Now >>
Using Ripped and Torn Fabric in Strip Quilts
Are you afraid of ripping fabric? Torn or ripped fabric can make a great focal point for your quilts. In this video, Heather Thomas shares some tips for how to rip fabric correctly and ideas for incorporating the strip pieces in your quilt projects. With Heather’s help, you can create gorgeous strip quilts with the…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 >>
Thank you, Heather. It looks like a lot of fun! I’m excited to try it!!!