Go beyond the paint to breathe new life into your acrylics by adding mediums to your repertoire of materials. Mediums are the real manipulators of acrylic paint — but which ones do you use, and when? How do you combine them with your colors, or with each other? Join acrylic artist and instructor Rhéni Tauchid as she helps you navigate these questions and discover ways of getting the most out of acrylic mediums in your creative work. Rheni starts this video by helping you identify the different families of acrylic mediums and the functions of each. Discover endless possibilities for expanding the visual and textural effects you can bring to life on your canvas!
Make simple and elegant earrings and see how different yarns can change their look. Crochet designer Linda Permann’s instructions include how to add earring wires. In this video, Linda demonstrates how to make these cute earrings using a worsted weight yarn. She notes that these earrings can also easily be made with a small crochet…Watch Now >>
How to Make Classic Doughnuts
For a truly decadent doughnut, head into the kitchen with Pastry Chef Jenny McCoy to create a classic yeasted doughnut that will rise to the occasion. Jenny’s step by step one bowl method for creating fortified dough with sugar and extra butter is better than any doughnut you can buy. Jenny shares her secrets to…Watch Now >>
Needles & Thread for Quilting
Needle and thread are key components of machine quilting. But knowing which types to use together can sometimes be a challenge. Pro quilter Kelly Ashton discusses thread weight and plies as well as fiber and needle types. Choose the perfect needle for your thread every time with Kelly’s expert tips.Watch Now >>
Quilt Backing Basics
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 >>