Quilters are a notoriously restless group, always seeking new ways to express their creativity. This lecture taps into the strong emerging trend toward embellishment of quilt surfaces. Paint, foil, paint sticks, thread, crayons, buttons, ribbons and beads are all readily available, fun, easy and non-messy ways to add that final design element to traditional and non-traditional quilts.
(Quilt Toppings; Fun and Fanciful Embellishment Techniques)
Do you have a project that could use help with the "what, why & how" of quilting? Learn the thinking process involved in selecting an appropriate quilting design. The emphasis of this lecture is the creative use of the quilted line. This informative lecture is for both traditional and non-traditional quilters.
(A Fine Line: Techniques and Inspirations for Creating the Quilting Design)
A personalized label is the "signature" of the quilt maker. Personal, attractive identification will enhance a quilt's value and interest with age. This fast, fun lecture will provide lots of examples from innovative to traditional labels.
(Quilter's Newsletter Magazine No. 262)
Borders add something special! They can change the look of a quilt and add a wonderful finishing touch. Come away with ideas to beautifully frame your quilts. Learn how to repeat fabrics, color and motifs to plan a successful border. Melody will show lots of examples of traditional and innovative quilts. Tips and examples for quilting borders complete the final chapter.