• 5 Quilting Tips
    15:18

    Diane Harris teaches you five common quilting tips that everyone should know. The five tips you will learn about involve the length of your stitch, the type of thread you are using, the difference between crosswound and stacked thread, and information about warp and weft threads.

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  • Rattail Quilt Binding Techniques
    6:45

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to utilize a unique quilting technique for finishing the edge of your quilt called rattail finishing. She walks you step by step through the process, demonstrating with nimble fingers a rattail edging around a corner. The hand stitching is easy to do, and it will look great on your completed

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  • How to Make Faux Piped Binding
    13:04

    Kelly Smith shows you how to make faux piped binding with your machine. First, choose your binding and border fabric. This video will then teach you the proper measurements for the piping and how to sew it to the binding. Also, get some tips about the best ways to press your fabrics.

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  • Fake Trapunto Quilting with Wool and Cotton Batting
    4:15

    Heather Thomas teaches you about the origins of trapunto quilting, and then shows you how to make the process of creating trapunto much easier by using wool as a second layer of batting. She shows a few different examples of pieces that she has created using the trapunto style of quilting to draw attention to

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  • How to Weave Fabric by Hand
    9:09

    Heather Thomas explains that fabric weaving makes for a great applique background or focal point for your next quilt. You will learn the most basic type of fabric weaving, straight cut, along with curvy cut and ripped. If you are thinking of using it as a piece block plan ahead and put iron on adhesive.

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  • Interaction of Color with Quilt Fabrics
    6:57

    Heather Thomas presents helpful techniques for determining what color fabrics to use when making your quilts. Learn how colors interact with each other and how to ensure the colors “make” your quilt rather than “break” your quilt. Find out how to utilize different colored shapes and fabrics without creating visual chaos. See what color interactions

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  • How to Make a Quilt Journal
    8:52

    Do you like to keep leftover pieces of fabric in remembrance of a quilt you made that you love? Erin Russek is the same way and shows you how to make a journal she made to store them. She recommends using Strathmore visual journals because they have a solid cover. Then take the measurements, put

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  • How to Choose Fabric for a Quilt Using Fabric Texture
    3:01

    Heather Thomas explains how important fabric texture is for quilts and quilt makers. Learn how to choose fabrics for your quilt by determining the right fabric texture. Understand how visual texture adds visual interest to quilts as well as how to properly add variety to quilts. Use these helpful tips to find the perfect fabric

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  • Embellished Mini Art Quilts
    18:26

    Heather Thomas shows you how to make small, embellished quilts that fit into a frame. You will get an overview of the examples she made and what materials she used. This video will teach you how to make a replica or very similar embellished mini art quilt like Heather made.

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