Heather Thomas teaches you about adding texture to the surface of your quilts by wrinkling the fabric. You can do this by wrapping the fabric over night in rubber bands and ironing it flat before attaching it your quilt. You can keep the wrinkles permanent by pressing the fabric onto a piece of binding.
Adding Dimension with Cocoons and Silk Carrier Rods
Heather Thomas adds dimension with an applique of cocoons and silk carrier rods. You will learn how to make roush and gathered flower. Make sure to soak the carrier rods in water to soften the fibers and saracen before using them.Watch Now >>
Create Your Own Quilt Blocks
Carolyn Beam shows you how to make your own designer blocks. You will learn how combine two blocks from two different four patch patterns to make your own designer block. Then see how she uses her quilting software to see how the new designs look on an actual quilt.Watch Now >>
How to Applique: Turned Edge Applique
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 to…Watch Now >>
How to Improve Your Machine Quilting
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 >>
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