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 together to make a lighter and very pretty shade of the color you had.
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 stitchWatch 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 >>
The art of quilting cannot be without contrast. There are many types of contrast, but there are six main types that we rely on as quilters. Heather Thomas walks us through these types by showing us some samples, and teaches us how we can identify the types of contrast we are using in our quiltingWatch Now >>
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 >>