• Piecing a Quilt with Strips
    11:19

    Carolyn Beam presents her creative and easy technique of using leftover strips of fabric. Learn how to incorporate old bindings or scraps of fabric to quilting blocks. Spark new and creative ideas for a fun project of your own. See examples of pieces shes done and use these tips to help get rid of leftover

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  • Creating Depth with Colorful Quilts
    4:06

    Heather Thomas teaches you how to add depth to your quilts by using what she likes to call visual temperature. The idea is that warm colors tend to come forward, while cool colors recede, and you can play around with the levels of depth in your pieces by experimenting with various placement, sizes and patterns

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  • How to Couch Faux Border Piping
    3:22

    Heather Thomas presents several fun and unique examples of couched quilts. She provides specific tips for couching faux borders to appear like piping. Learn how to couch fibers to the surface of your quilts or even to the edge inside the binding. See what materials you need and what stitches work best. Use these tips

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  • Continuous Binding and How to Miter Corners
    7:05

    Heather Thomas delivers detailed instructions for making continuous mitered binding. Learn how to create mitered bindings for your quilts to ensure the end result is neat and tight. Go through each step with her and see what tools work best. Find out what double french is and how it can be used to make you

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  • quilting color wheel
    15:08

    Heather Thomas displays the quilting color wheel and gray scales of each color that she painted. She put the pure hue on the outside, added black to yield shades in the middle, and grey in the middle to make tones. You can learn to do the same and understand color better with these step by

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  • Flower Applique Using Silk Cocoons
    5:23

    Heather Thomas provides a unique technique for adding flower applique to your quilts. Learn how to make flowers out of silk cocoon fabrics. Find out how fun and easy it is to add more beauty to your quilts by adding simple flowers. Go through each step with Heather and begin making a quilt full of

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  • How to Applique: Turned Edge Applique
    25:18

    Angie Hodapp talks to you about doing some turned edge applique. Start by tracing your design and then cutting out the individual pieces. Next, turn the fabrics; make sure to bend it the way you want first and then crease it for a smooth finish. When sewing the pieces together keep your original trace to

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  • Guidelines for Creating Great Quilt Borders
    5:21

    Heather Thomas demonstrates how borders can be used in several different ways. See her many examples and find out how important it is for your quilts to have border balance. Learn the guidelines for quilting borders as well as what a border system is! Use these tips to help you make good choices in your

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  • Stitching Techniques for Machine Quilting
    3:28

    Heather Thomas explains how machine quilting has evolved and expresses several techniques for detailing your quilts. Learn how to use your sewing machine to embellish your quilts through stitching. Find out how fun and easy these stitching techniques are when using your sewing machine. Use these tips to advance your quilts with truly unique stitching.

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