Play with color, detail, texture and dimension in brand new ways to achieve exquisite results unlike anything you've quilted before. Join renowned quilting instructor Patsy Thompson, and discover how to use her signature hyperquilting technique to create quilts that shine with vibrant visual interest and enticing intricacy. Get tips for bringing your work to life by selecting the perfect combination of gorgeous threads. Find out how easy it is to use trapunto techniques that add luscious loft and standout texture to any project, from wallhangings to full-size quilts. Plus, learn to combine hyperquilting and trapunto techniques to create dynamic quilt projects that draw attention and admiration for years to come.
Increase your hyperquilting expertise with Patsy's help as you learn how to incorporate a second thread and stitch out a beautiful asymmetrical feather design. You'll learn how to determine the most efficient and aesthetically pleasing stitch paths as you gain confidence and skill with your stitching.
Master the basics of trapunto in this thorough overview. You'll learn how to choose from a wide variety of batting to get the look and feel that you want before stitching out trapunto appliqué designs. You'll learn how to outline your work in invisible thread, emphasize specific design ideas, trim the batting and much more.