• Creating Depth with Colorful Quilts
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    Creating Depth with Colorful Quilts

    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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    Defining Color Personalities with Grayscale and Quilting Color Wheel

    Heather Thomas displays the quilting color wheel and gray scales of each color that she painted. She put the pure hue on the outside, added black to yield shades in the middle, and grey in the middle to make tones. You can learn to do the same and understand color better with these step by…

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  • Flower Applique Using Silk Cocoons
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    Flower Applique Using Silk Cocoons

    Heather Thomas provides a unique technique for adding flower applique to your quilts. Learn how to make flowers out of silk cocoon fabrics. Find out how fun and easy it is to add more beauty to your quilts by adding simple flowers. Go through each step with Heather and begin making a quilt full of…

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  • Chain Reaction Quilt Patterns
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    Chain Reaction Quilt Patterns

    June Dudley talks about Lee Heinrich’s piece “Chain Reaction” from Quiltmakers Magazine in March 2012. She also covers different versions of this piece made by Bonnie Stapleton, Melissa Radtke, and Donna Hanley. You can learn how to make this piece with the new sizes from precut 2 ½ inch strips.

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