• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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