• Unique Embellishments to Hang Your Quilt
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    When it comes to hanging a quilt- the possibilities are endless. Rather than making a traditional sleeve to hand your next quilt, consider using one of these fun ideas from Heather Thomas. Odds and Ends On many of her art quilts, Heather embellishes the quilt with objects that aren’t always considered typical quilting supplies. She… Read more »

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  • How to Gather Fabric
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    Learn how to gather fabric by hand to create a fun textured surface for your next quilt- Heather Thomas shows you how. Supplies and Preparation For this technique all you need is your desired fabric, embroidery floss and non-woven, fusible interfacing. Heather explains that she likes to use embroidery floss in a contrasting color to… Read more »

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  • Beautiful Redwork Hand Quilted Embroidery Designs
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    Both redwork and bluework are beginning to become more popular in today’s quilting world. Both refer to the technique of hand embroidery in traditional embroidery designs on muslin or a similar cloth in either red or blue embroidery floss. Heather Thomas explains how she took that idea and made it her own, using different fabric,… Read more »

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    Painting and dying fabric to make an art quilt can be fun, exciting and messy. Heather Thomas shows you how to use the paper towels you may be using to clean up art messes and turn them into paper towel quilts. Paper Towels as Art? When it comes to using paper towels to create a… Read more »

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    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… Read more »

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    Many people consider themselves multi-crafters in that they like doing more than one type of craft. In this video, learn how to quilt a beaded pendant and combine the arts of quilting and jewelry making- Heather Thomas shows you how. Fabrics Great for Making Jewelry For this fun beaded pendant you don’t need very large… Read more »

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    When creating a quilt, sometimes the piecing is the main focal point and sometimes it is the quilting. In this fun watercolor quilt technique, Heather Thomas shows you how to paint a fabric background and then quilt a design over the whole piece. Tools for Watercolor Quilts To create a watercolor quilt you need fabric… Read more »

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    A scrappy scarf is not only a great way to use up small leftover pieces of fabric, but it makes for a great accessory too. Heather Thomas shows you how to make a scrappy scarf by stitching together layers of fabric bits sandwiched between stabilizer. Fabric for a Scrappy Scarf For this project Heather uses… Read more »

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    Learn how to make a quilted artists clutch from a series of quilted rectangles so you can carry art supplies with you- Heather Thomas shows you how. Supplies for a Quilted Artist Clutch For this quilt project all you need is several quilted rectangles. The size of rectangles you need depends on the size of… Read more »

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