• How to Quilt a Quilt
    14:51

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to create an embellished quilt by decorating on top of and around your quilt’s shapes and patterns. She demonstrates a couching (or zig-zag) stitch over fiber, a top-stitch for metal, a blanket stitch around a circle, and decorative stipples and circles for backgrounds.

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  • Quilting Before Sewing Projects
    4:21

    Zj Humbach presents several fun and easy projects where you quilt before you sew. See many examples of finished projects that were created using this technique. Learn how to make placemats or bags using these helpful tips. Try making one of these projects and see how quick and easy it truly is.

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  • Quilting Techniques: Repetition and Dominance
    4:26

    Heather Thomas explains the meaning and importance of repetition with designs and dominance in certain areas. Look at a wide variety of examples that do this well and ones that don’t. Then learn how to try and incorporate the technique properly into your quilt making.

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  • Pressing Quilt Seams
    4:06

    Dana Jones demonstrates step by step instructions on how to set your seams by pressing with a hot iron. Learn how to ensure the blocks in your quilts are the same size and your quilts finish strong and flat. Utilize these pressing techniques and see how beneficial pressing can be for your own quilts. Related…

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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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  • 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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