• 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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    When creating a quilt, sometimes the piecing is the main focal point and sometimes it is the quilting. In this fun watercolor quilt technique, Heather Thomas shows you how to paint a fabric background and then quilt a design over the whole piece. Tools for Watercolor Quilts To create a watercolor quilt you need fabric… Read more »

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    Whether you’ve been quilting for months or for many years, odds are you have made a quilt that didn’t turn out the way you had planned. Heather Thomas shows how to add extra visual interest to a quilt using quilt stencils and fabric paint. Stencils and Paint To add extra design to your quilt using… Read more »

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  • NQC 012116f_K3847U_c Where Do I Start Quilting My Quilt
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    Learning how to start a quilt, especially when it comes to quilting, can be both difficult and intimidating. See how to take the fear out of quilting with expert tips from Heather Thomas. Plan Ahead Whether you are making your first quilt, or maybe you’ve been piecing quilts for years and have finally decided to… Read more »

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  • NQC 011711f_K3817U_c Stamped Leather Quilts
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    Quilts don’t always have to include batting, especially when it comes to an art quilt. Heather Thomas explains how a quilt can be simply two layers of fabric stitched or quilted together, and in this case the fabric is stamped leather. Stamping For this quilting project Heather shows how to create a piece of stamped… Read more »

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    Painting on fabric can be a fun way to create new and unique designs. Heather Thomas shows you how to utilize household items together on one piece of fabric in a way that creates a cohesive end result. Tools To begin, Heather shows what tools she will be using to create her fabric. Rather than… Read more »

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  • how to transfer a quilting pattern
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    Learn how to transfer a quilt pattern onto your next quilting project using tulle — Kelly Hanson shows you how. Pattern Whether you want to transfer the outline of a fun shape or a string of sentences onto your next project, you can do it by simply using a piece of tulle and some marking… Read more »

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  • NQC 011699f_K3805U_c Raised and Wrapped Embellishments
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    Wrapped cord embellishments can add both visual interest and texture to your next quilting project. Learn how to make and stitch wrapped cord embellishments in place using several different decorative hand stitches- Heather Thomas shows you how. Shapes and Lines When adding a wrapped cord embellishment to your fabric, either by hand as Heather demonstrates… Read more »

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  • quilt backing tips
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    A quilt backing is usually one of the last things quilters think about when planning out a project. Rather the fabric, pattern and quilting motif or design comes first. ZJ Humbach explains why it is important to think about a quilt backing from the very beginning. Planning Whether you plan to quilt a quilt yourself… Read more »

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