• Choosing the Right Sewing Machine Needles
    4:33

    The Right Needles for Your Sewing Machine

    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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  • Iron-On Adhesive Overview
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    Iron-On Adhesive Overview

    Heather Thomas goes into great detail on using iron-on adhesives for your quilts. Find out the many different kinds and styles of iron-on adhesives that are available. Learn what the strengths and or weaknesses are for specific iron-ons as well as which ones are permanent or temporary. Use these helpful tips to add some fun…

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  • Quilting Techniques: Using Depth in Quilts
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    Quilting Techniques: Using Depth in Quilts

    Heather Thomas talks to you about adding depth to your art by using different techniques. She explains how to use cool and warm colors together, finding a focal point, and using value instead of color. Make sure to keep your rules of depth in mind, but also pay attention to how you quilt your quilts…

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  • Making Pipe Flanges for Quilt Borders
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    Making Pipe Flanges for Quilt Borders

    Dana Jones teaches you all about how to make pipe flanges for your quilt borders. Learn simple ways to add texture to your quilts and find out how to best use flanges throughout your quilt. See what tools work best and utilize the tips provided to add texture to your beautiful quilts.

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  • Adding Dimension with Cocoons and Silk Carrier Rods
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    Adding Dimension with Cocoons and Silk Carrier Rods

    Heather Thomas adds dimension with an applique of cocoons and silk carrier rods. You will learn how to make roush and gathered flower. Make sure to soak the carrier rods in water to soften the fibers and saracen before using them.

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  • How to Read a Pattern
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    How to Read a Pattern

    One of the most important things to understand as a quilter is how to read a pattern. Laura Roberts talks about the different ways patterns are written, and what we can look for to help us read any type of pattern. Watch this video tutorial showcasing patterns from various quilting magazines – it will help…

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  • Create Texture and Color Using Using Tyvek® Fabric
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    Create Texture and Color Using Using Tyvek® Fabric

    Heather Thomas discusses Tyvek® Fabric and the way it can be used to create a unique art quilt. Tyvek material can be melted to create a hard, stone-like design. Watch as Heather discusses this very artistic quilting project – including how to paint and melt your Tyvek. Create texture and depth in your next project…

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  • Applique Designs for the holiday season
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    Applique Designs for the Holiday Season

    Do you need some ideas for fast and easy Christmas gifts for your loved ones this year? Kelly Hanson shows us some applique that can be used to create beautiful holiday quilting projects. Watch this video and learn how to create these fun gifts today – including wall hangings, hand towels, and more! Related Article:…

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  • Quilting Rulers: Using an Add Enough Ruler
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    Quilting Rulers: Using an Add Enough Ruler

    Paper piece projects look beautiful and can be rewarding, but usually the fabric is cut too big or too small. Carolyn McCormick gives you tips and tricks about how big to cut pieces using an add enough ruler. This tool will let you cut squares rectangles, or half square triangles.

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