• Quilting with Beads for Added Dimensions
    7:56

    Quilting with beads is a great way to add texture to your next art quilt project. Heather Thomas shows you how to create beaded stamens on three dimensional appliqued flowers that can easily be added to your next project. Beads and Thread There are many different kinds of beads that can be used when quilting… Read more »

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  • NQC 013019f_K3864u_c Free Motion Quilting
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    Free motion quilting is not only a great way to quilt your quilt but it can be a fun way to add a word, sentiment or signature to your next project. Ashley Hough shares some fun free motion quilting tips on how to practice ‘writing’ on your quilts. Free Motion Quilting Tips Free motion quilting… Read more »

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  • Pillow Case Quilt Finishing Technique
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    Quilt finishing can be one of the most tedious parts of making a quilt depending on what kind of binding you are making and how you are attaching it. Heather Thomas shows you a different way to finish a quilt that doesn’t require a binding and saves you lots of time. Quilt Preparation and Finishing… Read more »

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  • Pin Basting for Machine Quilting
    11:33

    When it comes to preparing your quilt top for quilting, there are several different ways you can baste your layers together. Heather Thomas shares with you her favorite way to baste her quilts, which is pin basting. Heather shows you step-by-step how to pin baste a quilt including how to prepare the backing fabric, how… Read more »

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  • How to Print on Fabric: Create a Unique Hot Pad
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    Hot pads are great quick and easy projects that can be made in just a few hours. Ashley Hough shows you a fun idea for how to print on fabric to create a hot pad with a recipe and instructions printed directly on it. Preparation For this project you will need fabric, heat resistant batting,… Read more »

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  • Scrap Fabric Project: Notebook Cove
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    Scrap fabric projects are the perfect way to use up small pieces of leftover fabric, and with this project- no piece is too small. Heather Thomas shows you how to make a small notebook cover embellished with small pieces of fabric, sometimes called schnibbles. Notebook Cover For this scrap fabric project, Heather is making a… Read more »

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  • nqc-012109f_k3840u_c-correcting-tension-issues-on-your-machine-for-free-motion
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    Sewing machine tension can be frustrating to deal with because it can determine how good or bad your stitching looks. While you may have your tension set correctly for piecing and sewing, you may find that you need to make adjustments when switching to free motion quilting. Heather Thomas shows you how to adjust your… Read more »

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  • Unique Embellishments to Hang Your Quilt
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    When it comes to hanging a quilt- the possibilities are endless. Rather than making a traditional sleeve to hand your next quilt, consider using one of these fun ideas from Heather Thomas. Odds and Ends On many of her art quilts, Heather embellishes the quilt with objects that aren’t always considered typical quilting supplies. She… Read more »

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  • nqc-011703f_k3809u_c-paper-towel-art-quilt
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    Painting and dying fabric to make an art quilt can be fun, exciting and messy. Heather Thomas shows you how to use the paper towels you may be using to clean up art messes and turn them into paper towel quilts. Paper Towels as Art? When it comes to using paper towels to create a… Read more »

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