In this video, Heather Thomas shows you how to handle quilt stitching on a large quilt when working with a sewing machine. Listen as she discusses how to handle thread changes, color changes, and how to position the quilt around the sewing machine.
Heather Thomas provides helpful tips to on how to improve your machine quilting skills. Find out how important it is to understand how quilting impacts the result of your quilts. See different techniques to add contrast as well as when to add interest to quilts. Take these tips and techniques spark further knowledge and confidenceWatch 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 >>
Angie Hodapp talks to you about doing some turned edge applique. Start by tracing your design and then cutting out the individual pieces. Next, turn the fabrics; make sure to bend it the way you want first and then crease it for a smooth finish. When sewing the pieces together keep your original trace toWatch Now >>
Heather Thomas goes into great detail on using iron-on adhesives for your quilts. Find out the many different kinds and styles of iron-on adhesives that are available. Learn what the strengths and or weaknesses are for specific iron-ons as well as which ones are permanent or temporary. Use these helpful tips to add some funWatch Now >>