• How to Choose a Quilting Fabric
    10:43

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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  • Piecing a Quilt with Strips
    11:19

    Carolyn Beam presents her creative and easy technique of using leftover strips of fabric. Learn how to incorporate old bindings or scraps of fabric to quilting blocks. Spark new and creative ideas for a fun project of your own. See examples of pieces shes done and use these tips to help get rid of leftover

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  • Quilting with Alternative Fabric
    5:16

    Heather Thomas shows you several examples of quilts that utilize alternative fabrics, or fabrics that you don’t typically consider for quilting, including metals, silks and wools. By varying the fabrics that you use on your quilts, you’ll find that you can create fun pieces that are unique and eye-catching.

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  • Creating Depth with Colorful Quilts
    4:06

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to add depth to your quilts by using what she likes to call visual temperature. The idea is that warm colors tend to come forward, while cool colors recede, and you can play around with the levels of depth in your pieces by experimenting with various placement, sizes and patterns

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