• How to Choose Fabric for a Quilt Using Fabric Value
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    How to Choose Fabric for a Quilt Using Fabric Value

    Heather Thomas provides essential tips for choosing fabrics for your quilts by using fabric value. Understand the importance of fabric value and how it is relative. See how the value of fabric can impact the quality of your finished quilt. Use these helpful tips to choose the right fabric for your beautiful quilts.

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  • Making Scrap Quilts with Torn Bits and Strips
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    Making Scrap Quilts with Torn Bits and Strips

    Heather Thomas talks about using torn bits and scraps of leftover fabric on smaller quilting projects to create fun, unique pieces. She shows several examples of her own work, including a project that she based off of her daughter’s scribbling and a few pieces that contain schlubs, or thread that gets left behind in the…

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  • Choosing Between Black and White Quilt Backgrounds
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    Choosing Between Black and White Quilt Backgrounds

    Heather Thomas demonstrates how to efficiently determine what color you want your quilt background to be. Find out how important that negative space is for your finished quilt. See what happens when you use black or white with certain colors. Use these tips to best choose the background color that will behave the way you…

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    Doodle Patterns and Quilting

    In this video, Heather Thomas makes sure you are doodling with meaning. Learn about designs that use straight or curvy line designs and some that combine the two. She shows you free motion loops, swirls, circles, clam shell, geography/thumbprint, strait edge spiral, squares, making tracks, and a basket weave.

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  • Basting a Quilt
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    Basting a Quilt

    Peg Spradlin teaches you how to baste a quilt to get it ready for machine quilting. She begins by finding the center of your table and then folds your fabric in order to find the center of your quilt fabric. Basting A Quilt Check out this additional video for more great instruction on how to…

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  • How to Make a Quilt Border
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    How to Make a Quilt Border: Cutting and Measuring

    Diane Harris talks about the problematic process of measuring and cutting borders. She teaches you a method that is fast, easy and accurate, especially on large quilts. Also, as an added benefit it will help your quilt hang flat without wobbling borders.

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    Printing Your Own Abstract Quilt Block Fabric

    Modern art is very popular in today’s culture. Learn how to bring that art into your next quilt by creating abstract quilt blocks. Heather Thomas shows you how quick and easy it can be to make several small blocks or even one larger piece of abstract fabric. Fabric For this video Heather uses white fabric…

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    What is a Fat Quarter vs. a Quarter Yard of Fabric?

    When it comes to buying fabric there are many options. You can purchase any length of fabric you want from off a bolt or you can buy pre cut pieces or bundles of fabric. One of the more popular pre-cut pieces of fabric available today is a fat quarter. ZJ Humbach teaches you what is…

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    How to Use Quilting Rulers Properly

    Quilting rulers come in all different sizes and shapes. Heather Thomas will teach you how to use them properly by explaining what all of the different hash lines on them are for as well as the diagonal lines. Long Rulers One of the common types of quilting rulers is the long ruler. Previously, they were…

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