Combine fabrics, fusible appliqué techniques and piecing possibilities as you create three lighthearted yet elegant quilt projects. Use Edyta's Rule of Five to choose fabric combinations that add dimension and visual interest to your work. Learn to personalize projects with pieced alphabet letters as you make a heartwarming table runner. Go step by step through creating a fusible appliqué wallhanging featuring a beautiful vase overflowing with flowers and topped off with a perched bird. Finally, combine pieced Dresden plates with fusible appliqué flowers for a quilt that's a breathtaking addition to any room. Blend rich colors, patterns and images to create joyful quilts that brighten any room and every day.
Meet your instructor, designer and quilter Edyta Sitar. Then gain an overview of the projects and techniques you’ll learn in this class, in addition to learning Edyta’s tips for fabric and design selection.
Jump into your first class project, the Love table runner. Work alongside Edyta as you cut and sew gorgeous pieced letters that will bring a burst of happiness to any table in your home.
Advance your piecing skills even more as you work through the beginning steps of a flower-patch wall hanging project. Edyta walks you through the best practices for working with appliqué while helping you arrange your pieces with amazing precision.
Time to stitch the wall hanging that you started in Lesson 3! You’ll decide between zigzag, blanket, topstitches and more as you work through choices in thread color, stitch styles and sewing order. Additionally, Edyta walks you through common mistakes and ways to fix them.
Start a gorgeous Dresden-style block with precise cutting, pressing and sewing tips that can be transformed into a myriad of new design opportunities. Edyta illustrates how to choose, press and sew fan blades into beautiful arches that you can arrange any way that you want! Finish your block by stitching appliqué into the centers.
Bring your Bloom blocks to life as you put the finishing touches on arranging and quilting a gorgeous full-sized quilt. Edyta shares advice on arrangements, sashing, sewing and more as you complete your stunning one-of-a-kind quilt.
"Edita is one of my favorites. I have all her books and even bought this pattern on my last trip to my home fabric store. I have been looking for classes from Edita from the time I joined Craftsy. Getting started on this class has just made my day. I love it."
- Peggy 5051