• Quilt Feathers Patterns and Techniques
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    Quilt Feathers Patterns and Techniques

    Peg Spradlin adds some elegance and beauty to your quilt top by teaching you how to add freeing feathers. Learn how to draft a traditional feather starting with the height and spine. As you become more comfortable with this you will be able to make feathered cables and feathered wreaths.

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  • How to Make Fabric Beads Using Lutradur
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    How to Make Fabric Beads Using Lutradur

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to make free lace fabric beads for your next quilting project using lutradur. The melted fabric can add a unique textural component to your piece. All you’ll need for this little technique are a dowel rod, lutradur, stitching, and a heat gun.

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  • 5 Quilting Tips
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    5 Quilting Tips

    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
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    Rattail Quilt Binding Techniques

    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
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    How to Make Faux Piped Binding

    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
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    Fake Trapunto Quilting with Wool and Cotton Batting

    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
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    How to Weave Fabric by Hand

    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
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    Interaction of Color with Quilt Fabrics

    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
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    How to Make a Quilt Journal

    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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