Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills

with Gail Kessler

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Learn quiltmaking basics in this free class, presented by Olfa. From tools and fabric to quilting and binding, find out how to create four easy quilts! Read More…

  1. Class Overview
  2. Meet the Instructor
  3. Ratings & Reviews
  4. Materials
  5. FAQs

What Materials are Included in This Class?

Includes complementary downloadable instructions, supply lists and exclusive patterns.

Supplies You Will Need to Complete This Class

Fabric requirements vary by project; you will need batting at least 8" longer and wider than the dimensions of your quilt top

Finished quilt sizes: Midnight Blues 60" x 70" (152 x 178 cm), Dimples 60" x 70" (152 x 178 cm), Mug Rug 12.5" x 18" (32 x 38 cm), Notting Hill 61" x 72" (155 x 183 cm)

Course Kits Available:

Andover Dimples Quilt Kit

Windham Midnight Blues Quilt Kit

Joel Dewberry Notting Hill Quilt Kit

Olfa Tools Kit

  • Sewing machine, preferably equipped with a 1/4" (6 mm) patchwork foot
  • Walking foot (if machine quilting)
  • Machine needles: Size 80/12 for piecing and 90/14 for machine quilting
  • Rotary cutter and self-healing mat (24" x 36" or 61 x 92 cm)
  • Clear ruler (6" x 24" or 15 x 61 cm)
  • Pins, seam ripper, scissors, other basic sewing supplies
  • Spray starch
  • Basting medium (spray baste or safety pins)
  • 50-wt. cotton thread in a neutral color for piecing, and your choice of color for quilting




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  • Four easy quilt patterns are included
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