How to Create Mosaic Quilts with Heidi Proffetty | Quilt Embellishments with Ricky Tims
(Show 2406) Heidi Proffetty originally began as a traditional quilter but gradually moved to art quilting. Early on she worked with a variety of hand cut shapes to create a design, but has since honed that method to now using a digital cutter to cut equal size squares at the touch of a button. This new method allows her to blend her own photographic images into an art quilt piece. Heidi walks us through the ins and outs of the digital cutter and how it differs from the traditional die cutter system. From there she shares her technique for using a photograph that then becomes a mosaic design. Heidi also discusses the SAQA Mentorship program.
Ricky begins the show by teaching a technique for creating interest and a bit of shimmer to a leaf design on a small quilt. He also shows a tip for creating a nice sharp point with yarn when machine couching.
In the After Set, Heidi talks about beekeeping and how the family has taken on the hobby as a group activity.
Mosaic Quilts, Raw Edge Appliqué, Couching, Quilt Pattern, Computer Based, Fabric Preparation, Unusual Materials, Photo Inspired Quilts