• 12:06

    Building Quilt Texture with Fabric Layers

    If you’ve been quilting for a while and are looking to try something new, or are just looking for an alternative to piecing, Heather Thomas has the technique for you. Learn how to add quilt texture by layering and stitching raw edge fabric pieces in various sizes. Quilt Tops When it comes to creating a…

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  • 5:20

    Quilted Flower Embellishments from Fabric Strips

    Whether you are working on a smaller art quilt or something full size for a bed, adding a 3-D element to your quilt is a great way to add texture. Heather Thomas shows you how to create quick and easy flower embellishments to add to your next project. Fabric Choice For her flower embellishments Heather…

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  • 7:04

    Embellish Using Pipe Cleaner Designs

    Learn how to use pipe cleaner designs on your next project by using them to create stuffed fabric tubes. Heather Thomas shows you how to stitch and easily turn the tubes and then gives several fun ideas on how they can be used. Supplies Heather shows how to make stuffed fabric tubes using small strips…

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  • 9:06

    How to Make Molas with a Modern Flare

    Learn how to make molas using a modern technique that is quick and easy. Heather Thomas shows you how to layer a contrasting fabric with colorful units that are cut away to create the look of a mola. What is a Mola? Mola is a Kuna Indian word for clothing. Traditionally, panels of elaborately decorated…

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    Using Wavy Quilt Borders to Enhance Any Quilt

    Sometimes when you finish a quilt it doesn’t quite look the way you planned or needs more visual interest. Heather Thomas shows how you can enhance your next quilt by adding wavy quilt borders. Planning Heather demonstrates how you don’t need to draw any lines ahead of time when adding wavy quilt borders. However, she…

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  • 41:55

    9 Quick and Easy Quilt Applique Techniques

    Quilt applique can be done in a variety of ways, from machine to hand stitching, and with the use of many different products to make the process easier. Laura Roberts shows you several ways to quilt applique and shares many tips and tricks along the way. Templates An easy way to ensure smooth edges on…

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  • 6:00

    How to Use a Needle Threader

    No matter what your next quilting project is- at some point you will need to thread a needle. ZJ Humbach shows you how to use a needle threader, as well as shares with you several different varieties and how they are best used. Wire Needle Threader A wire needle threader is one of the more…

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    10:57

    Make a Stained Glass Table Runner Quilt

    Learn how to make a table runner that looks like stained glass in just a few simple steps. Heather Thomas takes you through what tools you’ll need and gives you several time saving tips. Stained Glass Quilts Stained glass quilts are very popular, but often shied away from because of the need for precise piecing.…

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    10:49

    Quilt Design: Swapping Fabrics to See What Works

    Picking out fabric and deciding on a design can be the hardest part of quilting. ZJ Humbach gives you tips for how to combine and rearrange different fabrics and quilt design elements to achieve the perfect end result. Fabrics Quilts begin with fabric. ZJ shows how to begin by selecting one fabric you like and…

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