• Creating Your Own Quilt Series
    9:22

    Heather Thomas believes working a series is the best way to really increase your skill set and better understand the mediums you’re working in. She shows you examples of designs that look like they use one color, but really consist of multiple variations from changing the tone and hue. Also, learn about positive and negative

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  • Hand Quilting Techniques and Ideas
    13:08

    Heather Thomas introduces a fun technique known as “Lay and Play” to make quilting pieces. Learn how to make quilts full of different fabrics! Find out how dip dying fabric can enhance the colors in your quilt. See many examples of this technique through samples of her quilt pieces. These fancy ideas will help you

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  • Quilt Binding Tips
    9:50

    Diane Harris teaches you how to join binding using a diagonal seam. Learn some valuable quilting tips for deciding which direction to sew, and how to press and how long to trim the seam allowance.

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  • 3:47

    Are you afraid of ripping fabric? Torn or ripped fabric can make a great focal point for your quilts. In this video, Heather Thomas shares some tips for how to rip fabric correctly and ideas for incorporating the strip pieces in your quilt projects. With Heather’s help, you can create gorgeous strip quilts with the

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  • Meet Kelly Pederson Hanson
    20:10

    Learn about National Quilters Circle Contributing Editor Kelly Pederson Hanson through an interview about her experience with quilting. Learn about Kelly’s family and how dedicated to quilting she is. See how quilting has changed her life and how it has given her a sense of peace. Find out about her quilting business as well as

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  • Interview - Aurora Interview
    19:52

    Kelly Pederson Hanson has a wonderful experience interviewing Aurora Sisneros. Aurora emphasizes how she has turned her favorite hobby into a fun and enjoyable career. She describes her past education with quilting, her favorite tools to use while sewing and talks about how sewing is an amazing stress reliever. Find out about her sewing shop

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  • Ink Quilting Tips and Tricks
    26:09

    Heather Thomas demonstrates how to color in your quilt using markers. You will find this only takes about 3-4 hours. Also, get tips and tricks about the direction of your brush strokes plus how to blend two colors together.

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  • Image Transfer Techniques
    10:53

    Heather teaches you about two of her favorite ways to photo or image transfer something permanently. First, learn how to decide what kind of printer you should be using. Once that is resolved, see how to transfer your image using two different methods using some of Heather’s recommended materials.

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  • How to Transfer Images to Fabric
    10:39

    Heather Thomas talks about a hot new technique called image transferring. Learn to take a photograph or image and transfer it to fabrics, papers, or mediums that are washable. Discover different techniques that allow you to be creative with your quilting such as a cotton fabric with paper backing, lutradur, SewPaintable, Inktense, and digital ground

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