• 16:58

    How to Make Fabric Beads from Yo-Yos

    Most quilters are familiar with yo yo’s as being a great way to use up small scraps of fabric to create a larger quilt or coverlet. Heather Thomas shares another fun way to use yo yo’s by creating beads. Learn how to make fabric beads that can be used on quilts or turned into unique…

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  • 11:39

    Using Teabag Paper in Quilts for a Rustic Look

    When it comes to creating an art quilt, whether you are adding embroidery or other embellishments, painting on a quilt or quilting with old blankets or other fun fabric alternatives- anything goes! Heather Thomas shows you a fun way to incorporate teabag paper, along with fabric, into your next quilt. Teabags used in Quilting Teabags…

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  • 12:47

    Using Wrapped Cord Embellishments in Your Quilts

    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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  • 19:03

    Sewing Fabric Beading into the Design on Your Fabric

    Beading can be a fun way to add texture and embellishments to fabric. Heather Thomas shows you how she incorporates fabric beading into her work, explains what kinds of beads and supplies she uses as well as how to plan out a design. Fabric When it comes to fabric beading, you can either bead a…

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  • 16:49

    Using Cheesecloth Fabric to Make a Unique Quilt

    When it comes to making an art quilt, there are no limits as to what kind of fabric to use. Heather Thomas shows how to make a quilt using cheesecloth fabric. What is Cheesecloth Fabric? Cheesecloth fabric is a cotton blend fabric, sometimes called gauze cheesecloth or cotton gauze muslin. It is a fabric with…

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  • 6:54

    Gilded Quilt Edging as an Embellishment

    Gilding is a fun method that can be used to add extra visual interest to piece and also be used to create a fun quilt edging. Heather Thomas shows you how to incorporate this technique into your next project. Embellish At some point it happens to all quilters- you finish a project and it isn’t…

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  • 5:20

    Quilted Flower Embellishments from Fabric Strips

    Whether you are working on a smaller art quilt or something full size for a bed, adding a 3-D element to your quilt is a great way to add texture. Heather Thomas shows you how to create quick and easy flower embellishments to add to your next project. Fabric Choice For her flower embellishments Heather…

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  • 8:44

    How to Make Yo-Yo Flowers for Art Quilts

    If you love adding dimensional applique to your art quilts, this quilting video from Heather Thomas is for you. Heather demonstrates step-by-step how to make hand-stitched yo-yo flowers and how to incorporate them in your next quilting project. The yo-yo flowers can add an old-fashioned vibe to a modern piece!

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