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.
With the guidance of pro quilter Kelly Ashton, learn how Y-seams (also known as set-in seams) are used to bring blocks together, and find out how to work with bias edges to minimize distortion. Kelly also shares the keys to success when working with directional fabric.Watch Now >>
Spice up your crochet with fantastic patterns and vibrant yarns. Designer Marly Bird teaches you to work chevrons (sometimes called ripples) as well as the whimsical Catherine’s wheel pattern. Marly begins by explaining the construction of a chevron (or ripple) stitch. She examines the chart for the stitch pattern and then begins crocheting a sample…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 >>