April's Guest is Kim Brunner
Twirly Whirly Feathers
Learn a basic easy stitching technique to sew free form feathers like a pro. In this opening segment Kim provides the knowledge and skills to create those gorgeous feathers that are a hallmark of quilting feathers. Broken down, the technique is very simple. Kim shows viewers how to make the individual shapes that make up a feather design.
Building upon the basics of the first segment, Kim demonstrates how to vary the size of your feathers, add branches, and increase complexity. Also, she fills in spaces to add interest-with no marking!
Learn how to use rulers in your long arm machine quilting in the Short Takes on Long Arm Quilting segment. Vicki Hoth gives tips and demonstrations to show you how templates can give your quilting accuracy while keeping you safe.
Kim Brunner delves in further with what you can do with feather quilting designs by introducing templates. She shows you how to use them safely and easily for curved crosshatching, combining these designs with the feathers for elegant one-of-a-kind feather patterns.