• How to Maintain Good Posture While at Your Sewing Machine
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    How to Maintain Good Posture While at Your Sewing Machine

    Is that pain in your neck and lower back getting the best of you and taking away the joy you once had sitting at your sewing machine? In this video, Kelly Pederson Hanson shares some of her tried and true suggestions for keeping your posture in check while at the sewing machine, ensuring that you’ll be pain-free and energized while spending time at the machine.

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  • Adjusting Bobbin Tension for Textured Stitches
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    Adjusting Bobbin Tension for Textured Stitches

    By simply adjusting your bobbin tension, you can create wonderfully funky textured stitches that you can incorporate into your quilts. Heather Thomas explores all the creative possibilities in this video, and also teaches you how easy it is to return your bobbin case back to its regular tension.

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    Simple Ways to Personalize Unique Quilt Patterns

    Quilt patterns are wonderful things! The yardage and cutting has already been figured for you and there are many wonderful quilt patterns to choose from. However, you may sometimes wish your quilt to be a bit more special and unique. In this video, Laura Stone Roberts shows you a fun and quick way to take…

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  • Use a Window to Audition Quilt Fabrics
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    Using a Window to Choose Quilt Fabrics

    How can you tell what fabric will be right for your next quilt project? In this video, Heather Thomas shares a tip on quilt fabric selection. See how helpful it can be to use a window frame to isolate your fabrics to compare both pattern and scale. This will ensure you’ve selected fabrics that will…

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    Dress Up a Plain Quilt Border with Twisted Ribbon

    Have you ever finished a quilt, stood back and looked at it, and felt that something was missing? In this video, Heather Thomas demonstrates a clever idea for using twisted ribbon and couching to jazz up your quilt’s border and add that extra something.

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  • Adding Found Objects to Your Quilt Designs
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    Adding Found Objects to Your Quilt Designs

    Looking to add some texture and dimension to your art quilts? Heather Thomas shares a creative idea for adding found objects like stones and shells to your quilt designs. She also demonstrates a simple thread wrapping technique that you can use to decoratively hand stitch the objects to your quilt.

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  • Creative Quilt Design: Bobbin Drawing
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    Quilt Design Ideas: Bobbin Drawing

    Heather Thomas shares even more creative quilt designs in this quilting video. With Heather’s help, you will learn how to stitch with heavy decorative threads in your bobbin. This technique is easier than couching with no pesky zig-zag stitch on the back of your quilt.

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  • Free Motion Quilting: Using Swirls and Wavy Lines
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    Free Motion Border Quilting with Swirls and Wavy Lines

    In this video, Heather Thomas demonstrates how you can add a fun, contemporary twist to your quilt borders. You will learn how to create a design of a curvy center row of swirls banked by a groupin of wavy lines using a free motion technique.

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  • Free Motion Quilting: Using Circles and Squares
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    Free Motion Border Quilting with Circles and Squares

    In this video, Heather Thomas teaches you how to add graphic appeal to your quilts with fabulous concentric squares flanked by rows of easy circles. Follow along with Heather as she walks you through this fun free motion border technique.

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