• Shadow Applique Techniques
    7:28

    Peg Spradlin demonstrates how to combine shadow applique with colorful pieces of fabric and felt that are overlaid by translucent fabric such has batiste, organza, voile, or muslin. First, audition different colors with the translucent fabrics because you may not always get the result you expect. From there learn how to stitch the two fabrics

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  • Choosing the Right Quilting Thread
    9:20

    Heather Thomas teaches you all about thread while providing helpful tips and techniques for working with thread. Learn the many types of thread available as well as the many brands and weights of thread. Understand the value of thread and add element to your quilts. Find out all you need to know about thread and

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  • Choosing the Right Sewing Machine Needles
    4:33

    Heather Thomas explains in depth the benefits and qualities of each sewing machine needle. These tips and techniques will help you choose the right sewing needle and what needles work well with different thread. Learn the many possibilities associated with specific needles and threads. Use these tips to start sewing more efficiently with different sized

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  • Iron-On Adhesive Overview
    4:28

    Heather Thomas goes into great detail on using iron-on adhesives for your quilts. Find out the many different kinds and styles of iron-on adhesives that are available. Learn what the strengths and or weaknesses are for specific iron-ons as well as which ones are permanent or temporary. Use these helpful tips to add some fun

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  • Adding Dimension with Cocoons and Silk Carrier Rods
    9:08

    Heather Thomas adds dimension with an applique of cocoons and silk carrier rods. You will learn how to make roush and gathered flower. Make sure to soak the carrier rods in water to soften the fibers and saracen before using them.

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  • Make Your Own Applique Quilt Patterns
    16:00

    Kelly Hanson gives us some ideas for thoughtful holiday gifts for loved ones. Instead of buying an applique pattern from the store, try creating your own! In this video, watch as Kelly creates an applique snowman as part of a fun gift for her grandchildren, and gives us some other ideas to get started on

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  • How to Read a Pattern
    12:18

    One of the most important things to understand as a quilter is how to read a pattern. Laura Roberts talks about the different ways patterns are written, and what we can look for to help us read any type of pattern. Watch this video tutorial showcasing patterns from various quilting magazines – it will help

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  • art quilts use of contrast
    7:12

    The art of quilting cannot be without contrast. There are many types of contrast, but there are six main types that we rely on as quilters. Heather Thomas walks us through these types by showing us some samples, and teaches us how we can identify the types of contrast we are using in our quilting

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  • Applique Designs for the holiday season
    11:01

    Do you need some ideas for fast and easy Christmas gifts for your loved ones this year? Kelly Hanson shows us some applique that can be used to create beautiful holiday quilting projects. Watch this video and learn how to create these fun gifts today – including wall hangings, hand towels, and more! Related Article:

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