• Freestyle Piecing to Make Original Quilt Blocks
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    Freestyle Piecing to Make Original Quilt Blocks

    If you ask Heather Thomas, once you learn the basics and rules of quilting it’s fun to break away from tradition. Start your freestyle piecing with a little help from this video, and have some fun making unique, funky blocks. You may waste a bit of fabric, but the time you’ll save and the fun…

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  • How to Paint Venice Lace
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    How to Paint Venice Lace

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to paint venice lace. She recommends using ink, specifically Dr Ph. Martins, opposed to paint because it isn’t as hard. Also, she uses analogous colors to make them blend better. Lastly, Heather prefers Japanese paint brushes called sumi brushes.

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  • Needle Felting Embellishments and Applique
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    Needle Felting Embellishments and Applique

    Heather Thomas shows you ways to have fun with color embellishing and applique. Don’t neglect your backgrounds, but instead see how you can make them more interesting by needle felting. You will need something to needle felt into as your base such as cotton batting, felt, interfacing, or any woven fabric as well as cheese…

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  • Mosaic Quilts & Mosaic Quilt Patterns
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    Mosaic Quilts & Mosaic Quilt Patterns

    Heather Thomas teaches you her unique and easy method for making mosaic quilts. Learn how to create your own mosaics and see several examples of her mosaic quilts. Find out how fun and exciting mosaic quilting can be since this technique allows you to make anything you’d like! Use these tips to start a new…

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  • sewing Machine Needles
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    Sewing Machine Needles

    Zj Humbach provides helpful tips that will expand your knowledge of sewing needles. Learn what the different numbers mean for sewing needles as well as see examples of several sewing needles used specifically for quilting. Find out about all the different sizes and types of needles you can work with. Use these tips to make…

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  • How to Marble Fabric and Marbling Fabric Techniques
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    How to Marble Fabric and Marbling Fabric Techniques

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to create funky and intricate designs by making your own marble fabric. The technique she uses is very similar to the normal way it is made, but she simplifies it with shaving cream, white cotton, and ink. You will want to make small color ways and have plenty of combs…

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  • How to Make Dye for Fabric Dyeing
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    How to Make Dye for Fabric Dyeing

    Heather Thomas loves making her own fabric dye for her unique quilt creations, and in this video she shares with you her process for mixing and applying dyes. Follow along as she shows you the tools and materials you’ll need for the dyeing process, and then how to use them to make your own dye…

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  • How to Make a tote bag using Charm Packs
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    How to Make a Tote Bag Using Charm Packs

    Sue Marsh takes you on a journey into the wonderful world of pre-cut fabric. She informs you about the dimensions and purposes of the new charm packs, layer cakes, and jelly rolls along with other cuts. Furthermore, learn how to make a tote bag using some of these fabrics. Buy the pattern here! Related Article:…

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  • How to Satin Stitch with Machine Quilting
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    How to Satin Stitch with Machine Quilting

    Heather Thomas introduces several techniques on how to add satin stitching to your quilts. Find out how many ways you can incorporate satin stitching into your pieces. Learn how change the density of your stitch to create depth in your quilts. Use these tips to add a design element or thickness to your quilt.

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