• 6:09

    How do I know what my free motion quilting stitch length should be- is a very common question when it comes to free motion quilting. Heather Thomas explains what a good stitch length should be, shows you how to achieve it as well as shows examples of stitch lengths that are too long and too

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  • 11:01

    Motifs and fill are both common words used in the quilting world today. Heather Thomas teaches you what each one means, how they are different from one another, when and where they should be used and shows examples of each. Motifs Simply stated, a motif is a ‘thing’- a leaf, a flower or a star

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  • 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

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  • 4:01

    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. Related Video: Basic Hand Quilting Techniques Free

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  • Pillow Case Quilt Finishing Technique
    14:09

    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

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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

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  • How to Print on Fabric: Create a Unique Hot Pad
    14:11

    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,

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  • Scrap Fabric Project: Notebook Cove
    18:39

    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

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  • 8:32

    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

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