Picking the right stabilizer is more art than science. Embroidery instructor Lindee Goodall offers the reasons behind choosing stabilizers while sharing the contents of her own stabilizer stash. Also included are examples of when to use cut-away vs. organza, wash-away vs. tear-away, along with a primer on toppings. With numerous visual examples of stabilizers and toppings in practice, you can learn from Lindee’s success and failures.
Explore tools that help you mark your designs before you quilt. Expert quilter Kelly Ashton leads the way! Learn how to use a pounce pad, stencils and a variety of marking pens. Then, look at hera markers and adhesive templates, both of which can be used after your quilt is already basted, and won’t ever…Watch Now >>
With pro quilter Kelly Ashton as your guide, discover what types of fabric and prints work best for quilt backing and why. You can use the included worksheets to calculate the yardage needed and gain understanding of how your backing configuration can change these calculations. Plus get Kelly’s tips for piecing backing.Watch Now >>
Quilting with panels is a great way to add large designs to a quilt or even use as a quilt by themselves by just adding a simple border. ZJ Humbach shows you some of the many different kinds of panel available and gives you tips for working with them.Watch Now >>
Want your crochet to pop? Add dimension to double crochet with lovely flowers that seem to float on your background. Designer Marly Bird starts with flower placement before showing you how to create flowers within the pattern row. These flowers not only add color to your project, but they also add dimension, bringing a new…Watch Now >>