HOW TO SELECT THE RIGHT BATTING
How do you know you are selecting the right batting for your quilt?? Do you want your quilt puffy or flat? Do you want to use your quilt to cuddle or, hang it on the wall? Are you going to wash your quilt often or not? What's the difference between the bargain batting and the "Quilt Shop Quality" batting? Heidi offers over a dozen batting samples. Each sample contains 3 parts, a piece of batting right out of the package, a piece of batting that is quilted and a piece of batting quilted and washed. What a great way to clearly identify the best batting for you. Learn batting terminology and how batting is made and manufacture for the consumer. Learn to read the package and how the labels can misleading.
Are you uncertain if you are prepping and loading your quilts in the best possible way? Come learn Heidi's particulars for prepping and loading your quilt backing, batting and top. She will show you how to start straight and square and, keep your quilt straight and square as you advance the quilt on the rollers. Learn the top 5 mistakes quilters make when prepping and loading their quilts.
HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT THREAD COLOR
Selecting the right thread color can be very confusing and at times a bit overwhelming. Heidi will present you with a step by step guide to follow when selecting a thread color for your quilt. Learn how to audition and "try-out" your choices prior to quilting the entire quilt.