Spoonflower is Giving up to 50 Winners
a Free 1-Yard Block of Fabric!

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Spoonflower to offer a special giveaway featuring Craftsy quilting instructor Angela Walters’ fabric panels for Spoonflower.

Important: To enter for a chance to win, register for Craftsy or login with your existing account by clicking here.

Once you’ve entered, read on below where Angela explains her inspiration for designing these fabric panels!

Craftsy & Spoonflower team up with Craftsy instructor Angela Walters


My quilting career began at the side of Grandpa Ford, my husband’s grandpa. Over ten years ago, he patiently showed me how to make quilts and was my sewing partner. A few years after that, he encouraged me to buy a quilting machine. Even though I didn’t even know what a quilting machine was, I agreed.

Anyone who knew Grandpa Ford knew that he never ever saw a quilt that he didn’t like! He would buy old quilt tops at thrift stores, garage sales and flea markets, no matter what condition they were in or how ugly they were. Once my machine was delivered and set up, Grandpa gave me all his quilt tops to practice quilting.

It was on those old quilt tops that I learned how to machine quilt. Fast forward several years and many quilts later. When I am teaching machine quilting classes, I encourage quilters to practice free-motion quilting on a quilt. Doing so helps the quilter learn how fill in areas and work their way around the quilt.

When I was working with Craftsy to put together my class, Machine Quilting Negative Space, I immediately thought about putting together a collection of quilt panels. Quilt panels are great for practicing quilting. It’s the best of both worlds! Quilters can practice quilting within the context of a quilt without having to take the time to piece a quilt top.

Designing the three quilt panels to use in the class was even more fun than making a quilt. It was hard to pick out just a few colors and layouts! I finally picked three layouts, each of them in three different colorways.

My hope is that by having quilt panels that are readily available through Spoonflower, quilters that take my class will feel encouraged to practice the techniques that they learn.

Happy Quilting!

Craftsy & Spoonflower team up with Craftsy instructor Angela Walters




Sorry folks. Temporary glitch, but the link should be working now.

2Little Monkeys

Is there a problem with the link in this post? It takes me to the Spoonflower website (not the sign in) and I don’t see how to enter the giveaway.


I have been enjoying Angela’s class. She is a great teacher. Her fabric panels look great.


Wow, that’s a great idea for practice quilting! How does one enter? The link provided leads to Spoonflower, not to register on craftsy.


What a sweet story about your grandpa encouraging you to quilt and then going the extra step to buy old quilt tops for you to practice on! Lovely. And so are those practice panels you created! But as others have commented, how do we log in for a chance to win?

Patricia Davis-Scott

I reallyam enjoying this class. I know my skills will increase drastically.


Thanks for the giveaway. Not sure how we register to win, but I already am a member of spoonflower and craftsy.


What a great idea! I just started learning to quilt about a year and a half ago. Looking forward to machine quilting a top soon!


Thank you sew much for allowing me to enter. I would be most gratefull if I won as I am new and trying to learn all I can. :)

Freida Bolin

I love fabric, any fabric. I would love to win a yard of your fabric.


Would love a chance to win, love to quilt and try new patterns

Laila Kristin Skauge

I would love to win a panel! Love both the panels and Angela’s online class. Learned a lot! Thanks for the giveaway :-)


Angela, you are an inspiration!!
I love the fabric and would love to win one of the great panels!!!

One question, can Canadians enter??
I sure hope so!!!


These are brilliant panels for developing your FMQ skills and improving your design ideas – thanks for having such a great giveaway

Anne Oelke

Whooo boy, These would be perfect. I just got a midarm quilter and need to practice!


Angela’s first book is wonderful, I’d love to try quilting with one of her panels.

margarita korioth

Love the fabric. Thanks for the chance to win. I will get a longarm and this will be perfect for practicing.

Diane Wingo

These panels are a great idea. Love learning new ideas and designs for the longarm.

Jamie Lee

I am ordering your book through Connecting Threads. I can’t wait to get it!


I can’t wait to get your book from Amazon this week. Love your work


I enjoyed your class very much. I learned so much and am already putting it into practice on my “practice” piece. I ordered one of the panels, but would really love another. Thanks for the offer.


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