with Gail Kessler
Steeped in history, the Double Wedding Ring pattern is nearly a century old, but it has never been more accessible. Join quilt shop owner and teacher Gail Kessler as she guides you step-by-step through approachable techniques for creating a breathtaking Double Wedding Ring quilt top. Discover three ways to piece Double Wedding Ring blocks: traditional piecing methods, precision foundation paper piecing and using plastic templates that speed up the process. Along the way, Gail will help you simplify curved piecing, teach you different setting techniques and inspire you with ideas for quilting your own Double Wedding Ring projects. You can even create your heirloom quilt top using the same fabric Gail works with in class. Don't forget to look for this exclusive kit featuring 21 yards of Downton Abbey® fabric when you sign up for this class!
Get acquainted with Gail as she goes over the history of this magnificent quilt. Make your templates and create the arc pieces.
Now that you've created the arc pieces, finish the Classic Double Wedding Ring blocks using traditional piecing methods.
Gail goes over another method for creating the arc pieces, this time using foundation paper-piecing techniques.
With your paper-pieced arcs already made, prepare your background fabric and side pieces for machine or hand appliqué.
Gail covers a third method for creating the blocks by demonstrating the ease and effectiveness of plastic templates.
With all your blocks created, now it's time to piece them into the final quilt top! Gail shows you how to do it for both the traditionally pieced blocks and the paper-pieced blocks. She also shows you several ideas on how to quilt it!
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