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Craftsy Block of the Month 2012

with Amy Gibson
In Craftsy's first-ever Block of the Month, Amy Gibson brings you 10 specific quilting techniques - appliqué, string quilting, paper piecing and more.

Quilt along with Amy Gibson and learn 10 different quilting techniques: half- and quarter-square triangles, appliqué, string quilting, paper piecing and more. Amy makes 20 12" blocks using what you've learned. Some are brand-new designs, others fresh twists on traditional favorites. Craftsy users loved it so much it's become an annual tradition! Sign up for the 2014 Block of the Month, Craftsy Color Theory with Janine Burke and Amy Walsh.

Browse the Craftsy Fabric Shop for some fresh new designs, or choose from your stash. Enroll free any time and get instant access to all the lessons you've missed. As with all Craftsy courses, you can take the class at your own pace and your access never expires. 

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Lesson 1. Welcome to Your FREE Mini-Class!

  • Welcome! Learn a little about how free Craftsy classes work.


Lesson 2. Introduction


Lesson 3. January: Slashed Blocks


Lesson 4. February: Half-Square Triangles


Lesson 5. March: Foundation Piecing


Lesson 6. April: English Paper Piecing


Lesson 7. May: Wonky Log Cabin


Lesson 8. June: The Modern 9-Patch


Lesson 9. July: Dresden Plates


Lesson 10. August: Stars


Lesson 11. September: Curved Piecing


Lesson 12. October: Paper Piecing


Lesson 13. The Big Finish: Assembly


Lesson 14. The Big Finish: Basting


Lesson 15. The Big Finish: Quilting


Lesson 16. The Big Finish: Squaring Up


Lesson 17. The Big Finish: Binding

"Amy was a great teacher and I learned way more than I imagined I would. This was my first quilt and it turned out beautifully. I feel like I gained years and years of knowledge in just a few easy-to-follow lessons. Thank you for a wonderful course. I would highly recommend this class to anyone."
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