There are a lot of factors to take into account when making a quilt and shrinkage is a very important one! The denser your quilt, the more shrinkage there may be. ZJ Humbach provides some helpful tips for quilt making and the benefits of preparing for shrinkage in your quilts.
Dana Jones teaches you how to prepare a binding for attachment to a quilt. She demonstrates some of the essential quilting tips and techniques that you’ll need to use in order to properly create decorative binding strips that you can use on any quilt. More Quilt Binding content from National Quilters Circle: Tips for PreparingWatch Now >>
Peg Spradlin demonstrates how to combine shadow applique with colorful pieces of fabric and felt that are overlaid by translucent fabric such has batiste, organza, voile, or muslin. First, audition different colors with the translucent fabrics because you may not always get the result you expect. From there learn how to stitch the two fabricsWatch Now >>
Heather Thomas teaches you how to effectively add excitement to your quilts through beading. See many examples of quilts that contain accent beading and find out the appropriate time to add beads to your quilt. Learn how to add different styles of beading to your quilts as well as how to hide your beading knotsWatch Now >>
Heather Thomas discusses Tyvek® Fabric and the way it can be used to create a unique art quilt. Tyvek material can be melted to create a hard, stone-like design. Watch as Heather discusses this very artistic quilting project – including how to paint and melt your Tyvek. Create texture and depth in your next projectWatch Now >>