In this class you will learn all about making quilts that look like stone or tile mosaics, including step-by-step instructions for several easy, eye catching designs for you to work with. Quilt artist, author and instructor Heather Thomas will show you the designs, as well as how to make simple cut outs to use as a fabric placement guide. You will get the chance to look at various iron-on adhesives and how to prepare your fabrics for use.
Cutting long quilt borders that are perfectly straight can be difficult. Heather Thomas shows you her technique for folding and cutting borders that come out perfect every time with no waves, ‘elbows’ or any other issues.
How to Create Unique Pieced Quilt Blocks
Many quilts are created with pieced quilt blocks being the main focal points of a design. Heather Thomas shows you a fun technique to use to create pieced quilt blocks that can be used as background blocks in a design.
Vintage Malibu: Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe on the Beach (Photos)
Quilter and colorist Heather Thomas shares some helpful tips and tricks to consider when choosing quilt colors for your next quilt project. By using a color wheel you can mix and match colors to see what colors will look best together. Follow along with Heather to learn how to incorporate use of a color wheel in your own quilting.
Quilting rulers come in all different sizes and shapes. Heather Thomas will teach you how to use them properly by explaining what all of the different hash lines on them are for as well as the diagonal lines.