• 11:22

    Ombre means having different shades and tints of colors blend seamlessly into one another. So what is ombre fabric and how do you use it in a quilt design? Laura Roberts explains how ombre fabric is made and gives you tips for incorporating it into your next quilt design. Ombre Fabric There are many different

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  • How to Fussy Cut Fabric
    18:59

    When people think of making a mini quilt they often think of using fabrics that have small prints. This makes sense given that mini quilts start with very small pieces to make small blocks, which then get assembled into quilts less than 24” in length and width. However, Laura Roberts will show you that isn’t

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  • 2:46

    Dyeing Fabric Next time you’re thinking about hand dyeing your quilting fabric, head to the kitchen to raid your pantry for dyeing supplies! In this video Heather Thomas shares the steps for using coffee and tea to dye your fabric, and shows several examples of dyed fabric swatches using various flavors and types of coffee

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  • 2:53

    Quilt patterns are wonderful things! The yardage and cutting has already been figured for you and there are many wonderful quilt patterns to choose from. However, you may sometimes wish your quilt to be a bit more special and unique. In this video, Laura Stone Roberts shows you a fun and quick way to take

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  • Use a Window to Audition Quilt Fabrics
    4:00

    How can you tell what fabric will be right for your next quilt project? In this video, Heather Thomas shares a tip on quilt fabric selection. See how helpful it can be to use a window frame to isolate your fabrics to compare both pattern and scale. This will ensure you’ve selected fabrics that will

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  • 3:42

    There are a lot of factors to take into account when making a quilt and shrinkage is a very important one! The denser your quilt, the more shrinkage there may be. ZJ Humbach provides some helpful tips for quilt making and the benefits of preparing for shrinkage in your quilts.

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  • Quilt Fabric Ideas: Stitched Fusion
    8:29

    Heather Thomas introduces you to a fun and unique quilting technique known as stitched fusion. Learn how this method fuses together old pieces of different fabrics, fibers, strings, etc. to create a beautiful piece of material to work with! See how to encase your fused design with stitching and find out what tools you need

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  • Wrinkling Quilting Fabrics to Add Texture
    5:50

    Heather Thomas teaches you about adding texture to the surface of your quilts by wrinkling the fabric. You can do this by wrapping the fabric over night in rubber bands and ironing it flat before attaching it your quilt. You can keep the wrinkles permanent by pressing the fabric onto a piece of binding.

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  • Quilting with Alternative Fabric
    5:16

    Heather Thomas shows you several examples of quilts that utilize alternative fabrics, or fabrics that you don’t typically consider for quilting, including metals, silks and wools. By varying the fabrics that you use on your quilts, you’ll find that you can create fun pieces that are unique and eye-catching.

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