• Even More Variations of Log Cabin Quilt Patterns
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    Even More Log Cabin Quilt Pattern Variations

    Carolyn Beam shows you how to add a little something extra to log cabin quilt pattern blocks such as incorporating a star in the logs. Learn how to add your own design to the center blocks as well as the logs. Start by drawing a grid diagram and then follow along until you complete the…

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  • Mosaic Quilts & Mosaic Quilt Patterns
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    Mosaic Quilts & Mosaic Quilt Patterns

    Heather Thomas teaches you her unique and easy method for making mosaic quilts. Learn how to create your own mosaics and see several examples of her mosaic quilts. Find out how fun and exciting mosaic quilting can be since this technique allows you to make anything you’d like! Use these tips to start a new…

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  • How to Marble Fabric and Marbling Fabric Techniques
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    How to Marble Fabric and Marbling Fabric Techniques

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to create funky and intricate designs by making your own marble fabric. The technique she uses is very similar to the normal way it is made, but she simplifies it with shaving cream, white cotton, and ink. You will want to make small color ways and have plenty of combs…

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  • Value Contrast and Color Quilting Techniques
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    Value Contrast and Color Quilting Techniques

    Heather Thomas explains contrast and how you use it is one of the most important principles when it comes to design. For example, you can have a very high contrast if the fabrics are very different in value and color and a low contrast if they are very similar in color and value. Take a…

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  • How to Make Dye for Fabric Dyeing
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    How to Make Dye for Fabric Dyeing

    Heather Thomas loves making her own fabric dye for her unique quilt creations, and in this video she shares with you her process for mixing and applying dyes. Follow along as she shows you the tools and materials you’ll need for the dyeing process, and then how to use them to make your own dye…

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  • Lutradur Lace
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    Lutradur Lace

    Heather Thomas talks about why so many quilters nowadays love using a material called lutradur on their quilting projects. This thin fabric that is typically used underneath mattresses is perfect for adding texture to a quilt. Heather demonstrates the lacing process, which is essentially burning away some of the material to make it look more…

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    Using Ripped and Torn Fabric in Strip Quilts

    Are you afraid of ripping fabric? Torn or ripped fabric can make a great focal point for your quilts. In this video, Heather Thomas shares some tips for how to rip fabric correctly and ideas for incorporating the strip pieces in your quilt projects. With Heather’s help, you can create gorgeous strip quilts with the…

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  • Quilt Color Techniques: Luminosity
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    Quilt Color Techniques: Luminosity

    Heather Thomas explains that making a quilt with luminosity in mind will really make your quilt glow. See how to do this by using very dark colors accompanied by light areas. You will find a few tips like adding beads and different stitching to make your work even more dramatic.

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  • Using Lutradur for Painting, Melting, and Printing
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    Using Lutradur for Painting, Melting, and Printing

    Heather Thomas talks about a hot new product called lutradur that can be used for painting, melting, and printing. There are two different types – 70 g and 100 g – to use depending on your project. This video will show you an example of multiple ways you can use either weight lutrador for your…

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