Explore ways to use a viewfinder and your imagination to create a unique and compelling composition for each sketch. Sketch artist Paul Heaston shares important considerations for your location and field of view, as well as valuable composition tips that can transform a seemingly simple sketch into a dynamic work of art. Work with horizontal, vertical, cropped and panoramic scenes as you create thumbnails to take each composition for a test drive and get Paul’s top tips for things to consider when composing a scene.
Designer Linda Permann crochets a decorative edging to sandal straps to dress up your feet. These flip-flops will have you dancing in no time. This project is a great use of those special yarns you have in your stash as well as leftover yarns from completed projects. In this video, crochet expert Linda Permann shows…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 >>
Learn six eye-catching ribbing styles: post-stitch ribbing, slip-stitch ribbing and more from crochet designer Shannon Leigh Roudhán. In this video, Shannon demonstrates how to work the following ribbing patterns: Reversible Vertical Post Stitch Ribbing One-Sided Vertical Post Stitch Ribbing Reversible Horizontal Half Double Crochet Post Stitch Ribbing Reversible Horizontal Double Crochet Post Stitch Ribbing Reversible…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 >>