• Making Stamps
    30:44

    Making Stamps

    Heather Thomas teaches you two different ways of making rubber stamps for painting your quilt fabric. Find out what materials you need and what tools work best for making stamps. Learn how simple and fun it is to make your own stamps for painting the fabric on your quilts. Take advantage of these helpful tips…

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  • Stenciling with Shiva Paintstiks
    15:23

    Stenciling with Shiva Paintstiks

    Heather Thomas shows you how to use stenciling with shiva paintstiks in quilt and garment making. Whether you rub or paint it directly, the color is permanent and washable. You’ll learn about the tools you need for this process, including stencil brushes, orange cleaner and baby wipes. You will be shown how to make freezer…

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  • How to Change the Size of Quilt Blocks
    26:21

    How to Change the Size of Quilt Blocks

    June Dudley wants to make a more creative quilt using different sized blocks, but only has one sized block template. Follow along and find out how to mathematically enlarge or shrink your block to fit your needs. You will need a calculator, graph paper, the block you want to use, and your thinking cap. Click…

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  • How to Make a Needle Book
    24:03

    How to Make a Needle Book

    Laura Roberts shows you how to make a simple needle book out of wool. Learn how embroider it, add an index, and finish it with a button to keep it closed. Some of the materials you will need are five pieces of felted wool (5 x 6), snaps, handmade paper, and fusible web.

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  • Image Transfer Techniques
    10:53

    Image Transfer Techniques

    Heather teaches you about two of her favorite ways to photo or image transfer something permanently. First, learn how to decide what kind of printer you should be using. Once that is resolved, see how to transfer your image using two different methods using some of Heather’s recommended materials.

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  • How to Transfer Images to Fabric
    10:39

    How to Transfer Images to Fabric

    Heather Thomas talks about a hot new technique called image transferring. Learn to take a photograph or image and transfer it to fabrics, papers, or mediums that are washable. Discover different techniques that allow you to be creative with your quilting such as a cotton fabric with paper backing, lutradur, SewPaintable, Inktense, and digital ground…

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  • How to Make Accurate Cuts
    5:27

    How to Make Accurate Cuts

    When it comes to cutting fabric for quilting, one of the most important things to have is consistently straight lines. Heather Thomas show you how to achieve this whether you measure your fabric using ruler gridlines or cutting mat gridlines. Tools With so many different brands, types and styles of quilting rulers and mats available…

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  • Sewing Machine Tips: Determining Which Spool Pin Should You Use
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    Sewing Machine Tips: Determining Which Spool Pin You Should Use

    Is your top sewing thread breaking too often? Are you getting tangles or knots in your top thread? One reason could be that you aren’t orienting your thread spool in the right direction. There’s a reason that sewing machines come with both vertical and horizontal spool pins. Join Laura Stone Roberts to learn the secret…

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  • Sewing Curves when Quilting: Easy Peasy Curve Technique
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    Sewing Curves in Quilting: Easy Peasy Curve Technique

    Curve piecing can be tricky, and many quilters have problems getting everything to match up just right. In this step-by-step video, Kelly Hanson demonstrates a fun and easy approach to sewing curves by using a washable glue stick.

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