• Machine Quilting Designs and Ideas
    25:34

    Need some new quilting designs and ideas? Heather Thomas gives you a pep talk telling you that failure and ugly quilts are part of the process to mastering machine quilting. Then start practicing by taking a look at pages of designs with Heather. Hear how they are best used on an average quilt and feel

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  • How to Hang A Quilt on a Wall
    5:38

    Angie Hodapp demonstrates how to avoid making a sleeve when you finally finish your quilt. This video will let you hang your quilt with just one hook/nail at the same time you make your binding. All you have to do is fold two squares in half, baste the triangles in two corners of the quilt,

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  • Precision Counts When Making a Quilt
    6:12

    ZJ Humbach describes how precision counts when making a quilt. She provides helpful tips to prevent making quilt blocks slightly different sizes through her past experiences. Learn the importance of using the same machine and the same foot size throughout making a quilt. Although mistakes do happen, use these tips provided to help prevent future

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  • Machine Quilting Techniques and Tips
    6:32

    Heather Thomas talks about her love for machine quilting, and she stresses the importance of practicing constantly to get the hang of the difficult process. When she was initially learning, she practiced by creating 10×10” stitch books, which both helped her get used to machine quilting and provided her with endless possibilities to add to

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  • How to Applique: Fusible Applique
    13:24

    Angie Hodapp goes through a step by step process with you on how to make reversible quilts by using fusible applique. Learn this unique and fun technique as well as see what materials you need! See her many examples and start a new project using these helpful tips!

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  • Playing with Fabric Texture
    6:10

    Heather Thomas talks about diversifying your fabric selection when you create your next quilting project, and recommends a few different fabrics that have unique tactile textures. She shows you silk noil, lightweight canvas, Mexican jute, silk velvet, silk organza, cheesecloth and monk’s cloth.

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  • Freestyle Piecing to Make Original Quilt Blocks
    53:58

    Heather Thomas tells you that once you learn the basics and rules of quilting it is acceptable to break away from tradition. Start your freestyle piecing career here and make original blocks look funky with less accurate piecing. You may waste more fabric, but you make up for it with the time you save. You

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  • How to Piece a Quilt with Unusual Fabrics
    5:08

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to piece a quilt with unusual fabrics that have interesting textures and sheens. She talks about piecing with monk cloth, embroidered cotton, sheer, silk velvet, pineapple fabric, silk dupioni and raw silk, and then shows you a few different examples of her own work that utilize unusual fabrics.

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  • Creative Quilting Ideas Using Paper Clay
    14:14

    Heather Thomas presents detailed techniques to add luminosity to your quilts by utilizing paper clay, small metals and crystals. Learn how to add more dimension to your quilts by incorporating your own paper clay models. Use these fun tips and creative ideas to make your quilts truly stand out.

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