• sewing Machine Needles
    4:51

    Zj Humbach provides helpful tips that will expand your knowledge of sewing needles. Learn what the different numbers mean for sewing needles as well as see examples of several sewing needles used specifically for quilting. Find out about all the different sizes and types of needles you can work with. Use these tips to make

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  • How to Mark a Quilt and Quilt Marking Tools
    24:38

    It’s time to learn how to mark a quilt and the benefits of doing so! Sherri Driver gives you different methods to get exact repeats and shapes for marking your quilt. She suggests getting line designs from different books, packets, and stencils. Also, get a sneak peak at the marking tools Sherri recommends such as

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  • How to Marble Fabric and Marbling Fabric Techniques
    18:08

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to create funky and intricate designs by making your own marble fabric. The technique she uses is very similar to the normal way it is made, but she simplifies it with shaving cream, white cotton, and ink. You will want to make small color ways and have plenty of combs

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  • Value Contrast and Color Quilting Techniques
    7:05

    Heather Thomas explains contrast and how you use it is one of the most important principles when it comes to design. For example, you can have a very high contrast if the fabrics are very different in value and color and a low contrast if they are very similar in color and value. Take a

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  • How to Make Dye for Fabric Dyeing
    7:28

    Heather Thomas loves making her own fabric dye for her unique quilt creations, and in this video she shares with you her process for mixing and applying dyes. Follow along as she shows you the tools and materials you’ll need for the dyeing process, and then how to use them to make your own dye

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  • How to Make a tote bag using Charm Packs
    13:16

    Sue Marsh takes you on a journey into the wonderful world of pre-cut fabric. She informs you about the dimensions and purposes of the new charm packs, layer cakes, and jelly rolls along with other cuts. Furthermore, learn how to make a tote bag using some of these fabrics. Buy the pattern here! Related Article:

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  • Quilt Measurements
    6:33

    Joli Sayasane gives you a lesson on how much extra fabric and where to add it. You will learn that you need to add ½ to the height and width of squares and rectangles, 7/8 to the short side of half square triangles, 1 ¼ to the long side of quarter square triangle, and either

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  • How to Satin Stitch with Machine Quilting
    2:51

    Heather Thomas introduces several techniques on how to add satin stitching to your quilts. Find out how many ways you can incorporate satin stitching into your pieces. Learn how change the density of your stitch to create depth in your quilts. Use these tips to add a design element or thickness to your quilt.

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  • Lutradur Lace
    3:00

    Heather Thomas talks about why so many quilters nowadays love using a material called lutradur on their quilting projects. This thin fabric that is typically used underneath mattresses is perfect for adding texture to a quilt. Heather demonstrates the lacing process, which is essentially burning away some of the material to make it look more

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