• 14:13

    Whether you have a simply pieced quilt or a large plain border you want to dress up with intricate quilting you can do so by quilting curves, lines and other designs all together in one space- Heather Thomas shows you how. Tips for Quilting Curves Heather first begins by showing you the types of quilting

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  • 13:56

    A film strip quilt can be a fun way to showcase photos printed directly onto fabric. Ashley Hough shows you how to make this fun project while also sharing tips on how to print photos onto fabric. Supplies For this project you will need black and white fabric, or something similar, to create the film

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  • 13:12

    Knowing where to start when learning how to machine quilt can be difficult. ZJ Humbach shares several different machine quilting tips to get you started learning how to quilt and to also help you improve upon some of the basic quilting movements. Quilting Before sharing her machine quilting tips, ZJ explains why learning how to

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  • 8:11

    Free motion quilting is a great skill to add to your quilting abilities. Heather Thomas shares three great free motion quilting tips that are a must to know- including how to knot off at the beginning and end of a line of stitching, how to travel between areas of quilting without having to cut your

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  • 11:38

    How much of each color of fabric is needed to complete a design is generally given when you are working off of a purchased pattern. However, when designing your own quilt it can be difficult to know how much you will need. Heather Thomas shows you how to do basic fabric calculations to determine how

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  • 10:01

    Paper piecing can be an easier way to piece quilt block designs with small pieces or long tricky angles. Heather Thomas explains how to recognize quilt blocks that can be paper pieced and shows you how to create your own paper piecing pattern. Block Makeup and Design Before you can design a paper piecing pattern

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  • 11:22

    Understanding how a quilt block is made is one of the first important steps in knowing how to resize a block. Heather Thomas teaches you how to determine the base makeup of a block and then how to resize it. Block Design Many quilt block designs, from pinwheels to friendship stars and more, are either

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  • 11:01

    Motifs and fill are both common words used in the quilting world today. Heather Thomas teaches you what each one means, how they are different from one another, when and where they should be used and shows examples of each. Motifs Simply stated, a motif is a ‘thing’- a leaf, a flower or a star

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  • 11:35

    Texture is a fun element to add to any quilt, but it is especially fun when it can be added to an art quilt that you don’t have to worry about getting overused or laundered. Heather Thomas shows you how to make several different types of fabric tucks that can be quilted onto a piece

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