• Fabric Cutting or Fabric Tearing? The Advantages to Tearing Fabric
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    Fabric Cutting or Fabric Tearing? The Advantages to Tearing Fabric

    Joli Sayasane discusses the advantages of having your fabric torn opposed to being cut. Some of the benefits are that it helps you find the strait of grain, improve your piecing, and eliminate wavy borders. If it isn’t torn, snip in about a half inch from the side it and rip it yourself to see…

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  • How to Choose Quilt Colors
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    How to Choose Quilt Colors

    Have you ever gotten ready to start a new quilting project and been unsure of which colors to use? Karen Gillis Taylor teaches you a simple tip for choosing colors for your next quilt. She likes to create and save swatch color palettes in various scales. Learn how to choose quilt colors for your next…

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  • Stitch and Flip quilt Tutorial
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    Stitch and Flip Quilt Tutorial

    Diane Harris explains why you want to have the stitch and flip in your box of quilting skills. You will find that this method uses squares and rectangles to end up with triangular shapes without having to cut or sew triangles or sew along a bias edge. Look at multiple examples ranging from a flying…

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  • Fabric Paint Overview
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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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