The gentle curve is the most commonly used stitch in free motion quilting. Heather Thomas discusses the benefits of using this stitch in your quilts, and the secondary design that is created with the gentle curve. Heather shows us some examples of gentle curve stitching that she has used in different quilt blocks, and gives us some inspiration for our next project.
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 fabrics…Watch Now >>
Peg Spradlin introduces several unique techniques for adding background fillers and stitches to your quilts. See examples of fun fillers as well as learn many of the terms for specific stitching fillers. Find out about “Echo” quilting and how to tackle new filler stitches. Use these tips to add texture and element to your quilts.Watch Now >>
Peg Spradlin explains why she thinks basting your quilt is one of the most important steps in machine quilting your quilt. You will learn how to find the center of your table and use that to position your backing, batting, and quilt. Then use binder clips to position them and see how to properly stitch…Watch Now >>
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 confidence…Watch Now >>