• Fabric Paint Overview
    8:34

    Fabric Paint Overview

    Heather Thomas talks about why she likes to add fabric paint primer to her quilting projects, and then demonstrates the step-by-step process and the simple techniques that you’ll need for painting your fabrics. She prefers to use Dye-Na-Flow paints because of their thin consistency and wide range of colors.

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  • How to Choose Fabric for a Quilt Using Accent Color Fabric
    2:33

    How to Choose Fabric for a Quilt Using Accent Color Fabric

    Heather Thomas delivers unique tips for choosing fabrics for your quilt with accent colors. Learn how to find something that “Pops” against all the other colors you plan on using for your quilt. See several examples and what accent colors compliment each other. Make a beautiful and colorful quilt by using these helpful tips.

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  • How to Use a Color Wheel For Quilting
    2:42

    How to Use a Color Wheel For Quilting

    Heather Thomas takes you through the different intensities of the color wheel. Find out how to identify colors by their intensity as well as what colors add power or tone. See examples of quilts and learn how to effectively mix color intensities for your own quilts. Use these tips to make unique and beautiful colored…

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  • How to Choose a Quilting Fabric
    10:43

    How to Choose a Quilting Fabric

    Aurora Sisneros and Kelly Pederson Hanson express important tips and information regarding different quilting fabrics. Find out what the many benefits are for using certain fabrics as well as how the size and sharpness of your sewing needle impacts the durability of your quilt. Learn how to find the grain line in quilting fabrics and…

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  • Crazy Quilt Embellishments and Ideas
    31:01

    Crazy Quilt Embellishments and Ideas

    Heather Thomas embellishes a quilt from start to end with a color palate that is fairly simple. She uses shock cottons that she prewashed because she will be using paint. Learn to cut out some unique designs and then spice them up with some glitz using angelina fibers. Perfect your layout using a ruler and…

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  • Easy X Blocks for Quilts
    7:39

    Easy X Blocks for Quilts

    Heather Thomas demonstrates a simple and much for efficient technique for making X blocks. Learn how using applique instead of piecing creates a faster process. Go through each step with Heather and find out how easy it can be to make you X blocks.

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  • How to Pin Baste a Quilt
    4:31

    How to Pin Baste a Quilt

    Heather Thomas explains the benefits of using straight pin bastes when quilting. She provides helpful tips and techniques that ensure a great end result for your quilts. See the many examples provided as well as what techniques work best when using certain pins. Take these tips and pin baste your own quilts.

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  • Cut Work with Lutradur
    6:24

    Cut Work with Lutradur

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to use lutradur to add texture, layers and interest to your quilting projects. By heating the lutradur with a heat gun, the material laces and then melts in certain places to reveal your base fabric below. You can create a really unique, aged-looking design with a few quick steps.

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  • Couching and Sewing Curves
    12:05

    Couching and Sewing Curves

    Heather Thomas teaches you the proper technique for adding curvy couched fabric to your quilting projects. She walks you step by step through the whole process, demonstrating the easy-to-learn stitching techniques that you’ll need. By raising the edges of a design, this type of couching will make your pieces really pop!

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