• 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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  • Hand Dyeing Fabric Techniques
    30:49

    Heather Thomas explains that dyeing anything that is packaged can usually fit in a cup and can use one or multiple colors, but when it is finished she puts it in a cheap plastic bag. She tells you to immerse the fabric for 10-15 seconds then wring it out. She likes to wait around 6

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  • Machine Quilting for Beginners
    2:22

    Peg Spradlin provides extremely helpful tips on machine quilting for beginners. Find out her secret techniques that make the learning process much faster. See what tools you may need as well as what thread and needle work best to begin with. Grab your sewing machine and begin making beautiful quilts yourself.

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  • Using Fabric Fray in Your Quilt Design
    2:41

    Heather Thomas provides helpful tips on how to utilize the fray in fabrics when making your quilt. Learn what fabrics fray better than others and see the many unique ways of incorporating fray into your pieces. Use these tips to add texture to your quilts.

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  • Shadow Applique Techniques
    7:28

    Peg Spradlin demonstrates how to combine shadow applique with colorful pieces of fabric and felt that are overlaid by translucent fabric such has batiste, organza, voile, or muslin. First, audition different colors with the translucent fabrics because you may not always get the result you expect. From there learn how to stitch the two fabrics

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  • Choosing the Right Quilting Thread
    9:20

    Heather Thomas teaches you all about thread while providing helpful tips and techniques for working with thread. Learn the many types of thread available as well as the many brands and weights of thread. Understand the value of thread and add element to your quilts. Find out all you need to know about thread and

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  • Choosing the Right Sewing Machine Needles
    4:33

    Heather Thomas explains in depth the benefits and qualities of each sewing machine needle. These tips and techniques will help you choose the right sewing needle and what needles work well with different thread. Learn the many possibilities associated with specific needles and threads. Use these tips to start sewing more efficiently with different sized

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