• Using Fabric Fray in Your Quilt Design
    2:41

    Heather Thomas provides helpful tips on how to utilize the fray in fabrics when making your quilt. Learn what fabrics fray better than others and see the many unique ways of incorporating fray into your pieces. Use these tips to add texture to your quilts.

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  • Quilting Techniques: Using Depth in Quilts
    3:41

    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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  • Leaf Pounding on Fabric
    7:09

    Sometimes it is fun to step outside the box and try a new and unique quilting project! Quilter Gigi Khalsa shows us how we can use leaves to create our own fabric. Watch and learn how to pound leaves onto light colored fabric and get started on your next project today with this fun quilting…

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  • Quilting Design Elements: Line and Shape
    5:17

    Heather Thomas talks about some important elements of design used in your quilting – lines and shape. Learn about the definition of both along with how the two are used together to make dynamic quilts. You will see gesture lines, fire lines, lightning lines, and curvy lines as well as shapes that are geometric, abstract,…

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  • Quilting with Textured Fabrics
    2:57

    Heather Thomas talks about why she likes you to use textured fabrics on her quilting projects and shows off a few examples of her quilts that utilize textured fabrics. Some of her favorites are dobby, pineapple silk, linen, flower-embroidered, ruffled, and jacquard.

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  • How to Choose Quilt Colors
    1:56

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

    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

    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

    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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