• 6:08

    Contrasting colors can help add additional design elements to a quilt. Heather Thomas shows you how to add contrasting thread to a quilt in ways that complement the overall design. Quilting Colors When it comes to quilting, more often than not, the thread color used will match the main background color of a quilt. This

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  • 6:12

    Heather Thomas shows you how she looks to other artists for inspiration. She discusses how modern quilters can go beyond the quilting genre and explore painters and even sculptors for new ideas. She showcases three art quilt examples that were inspired by some of her favorite artists. Going to museums or reviewing art books from

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  • 2:36

    The color of thread that you quilt your quilt with can make or break the quilt design, and that color choice can be tough the fabrics you’re quilting with have multiple colors. In this video, Heather Thomas shows you how easy it can really be to choose the right thread. Remember: when in doubt on

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  • Lutradur Techniques for Quilt Frames
    8:27

    In this video, Heather Thomas demonstrates some of the many ways quilters can use lutradur techniques in their quilting projects. Watch and learn how to paint, layer, and design lutradur for use with quilt frames. Take these techniques and apply to your own quilt project!

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  • Quilting Texture Ideas
    9:35

    Heather Thomas shows us some ideas for adding visual texture as well as visual interest to our art quilts. Follow along as Heather uses ribbon in different ways to add texture to her projects. Watch these quilting texture ideas and get inspired for your next art quilt!

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