• How to Paint Fabric for Quilting
    7:08

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to put color onto fabric. You will need stabilized fabric and she suggests three different inks – tee juice markers, fabric markers, or liquid ink. Learn how to paint your fabric by penciling your drawing on your stabilized fabric and then color in different areas using multiple colors with a

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  • 3D Quilt Ideas: Creating 3D Flowers for Quilts
    14:59

    Heather helps you raise the surface of your quilts with a few different tricks. She teaches using a 3 dimensional flower that she made with painted lutradur and wired edges that were embroidered on. This can really make your project unique and is easily manipulated to look exactly how you plan.

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  • How to Paint Venice Lace
    9:46

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to paint venice lace. She recommends using ink, specifically Dr Ph. Martins, opposed to paint because it isn’t as hard. Also, she uses analogous colors to make them blend better. Lastly, Heather prefers Japanese paint brushes called sumi brushes.

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  • Needle Felting Embellishments and Applique
    14:02

    Heather Thomas shows you ways to have fun with color embellishing and applique. Don’t neglect your backgrounds, but instead see how you can make them more interesting by needle felting. You will need something to needle felt into as your base such as cotton batting, felt, interfacing, or any woven fabric as well as cheese

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  • How to Make a Needle Book
    24:03

    Laura Roberts shows you how to make a simple needle book out of wool. Learn how embroider it, add an index, and finish it with a button to keep it closed. Some of the materials you will need are five pieces of felted wool (5 x 6), snaps, handmade paper, and fusible web.

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  • Even More Variations of Log Cabin Quilt Patterns
    10:58

    Carolyn Beam shows you how to add a little something extra to log cabin quilt pattern blocks such as incorporating a star in the logs. Learn how to add your own design to the center blocks as well as the logs. Start by drawing a grid diagram and then follow along until you complete the

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  • log cabin quilt pattern
    7:33

    Carolyn Beam gives a different variation of how to make log cabin blocks using the log cabin as your center piece, piecing a star as your center piece, and adding squares in the corners of your block. She doesn’t give you step by step instructions, but this video will help spice up your long cabins

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  • Mosaic Quilts & Mosaic Quilt Patterns
    9:08

    Heather Thomas teaches you her unique and easy method for making mosaic quilts. Learn how to create your own mosaics and see several examples of her mosaic quilts. Find out how fun and exciting mosaic quilting can be since this technique allows you to make anything you’d like! Use these tips to start a new

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  • Melty Beads Designs
    5:45

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to create what she likes to call melty beads, which are fun and unique and will look great on your next quilting project. She demonstrates the step-by-step process for creating the melty beads, made from lutradur, textiva film, cheesecloth and heat.

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