• 10:54

    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

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  • 3:55

    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

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  • 12:38

    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

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  • 16:37

    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

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  • how to transfer a quilting pattern
    16:14

    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

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  • 12:47

    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

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  • quilt backing tips
    18:48

    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

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  • 6:17

    Hand quilting is a great way to add a personal touch to your next quilt, big or small. Learn how to hand quilt as well as get tips for what kinds of thread, needles and thimbles to use. Hand Quilting Many people may shy away from hand quilting because they haven’t done much hand sewing

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  • 6:51

    Learn a quick and easy way to bind a quilt with minky. Kelly Hanson shows you what tools you can use that make mitered corners easier and gives you tips for working with minky. Minky Minky is a popular fabric to use on quilts because of its soft and fuzzy feel. However, working with minky

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