Explore the perks and challenges to working on colored paper, often called a toned ground. Artist Patricia Watwood explains what she loves about using colored paper for her drawings and shows what types are available to artists. You’ll also explore ways to bring out the lightest lights and darkest darks on a range of differently colored backgrounds as Patricia works through the exercise of drawing an apple.
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 >>
Jenny’s impressive quick breads make the perfect gifts and delicious treats for holiday gatherings. In this video, watch as she prepares pumpkin chocolate chip bread (her modern twist on the seasonal favorite) and apple-cranberry bread packed with whole-grain goodness. Not only does Jenny share her recipe tips and tricks, but she shares the science behind…Watch Now >>
Crochet takes math, so why not make that math work for you? Designer Shannon Leigh Roudhán teaches how to take the proper measurements based on your pattern, so all your projects will fit perfectly. Have a pattern that doesn’t tell you the measurements? With the included calculation sheet, you can figure them out yourself! Shannon…Watch Now >>