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.
Heather Thomas talks to you about adding depth to your art by using different techniques. She explains how to use cool and warm colors together, finding a focal point, and using value instead of color. Make sure to keep your rules of depth in mind, but also pay attention to how you quilt your quiltsWatch Now >>
One of the most important things to understand as a quilter is how to read a pattern. Laura Roberts talks about the different ways patterns are written, and what we can look for to help us read any type of pattern. Watch this video tutorial showcasing patterns from various quilting magazines – it will helpWatch 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 >>
Paper piece projects look beautiful and can be rewarding, but usually the fabric is cut too big or too small. Carolyn McCormick gives you tips and tricks about how big to cut pieces using an add enough ruler. This tool will let you cut squares rectangles, or half square triangles.Watch Now >>