Amy Gibson
Craftsy Instructor

Denver, CO

Amy Gibson is a lifelong crafter, and first fell in love with quilting in the fifth grade. She is the author of For Keeps: Meaningful Patchwork for Everyday Living, and her quilts have been featured in numerous publications, including Fat Quarterly, Moda Bake Shop and Sew Mama Sew. Amy is also the creative force behind the blog and original pattern store StitcheryDickeryDock.com.

Amy's Craftsy Classes

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Learn to Quilt: Cozy Throw Quilt

Join quilter and designer Amy Gibson and experience the thrill of transforming fabric into a perfectly pieced, beautifully quilted project! Begin with must-have tips for fabric selection and find out Amy's trick for ripping your backing fabric quickly and accurately. Learn how to efficiently strip-piece panels to create dynamic blocks, and assemble your quilt top with strategies for cutting, pressing and squaring up. You'll add sashing and discover foolproof ways to baste a quilt sandwich. Finally, find out how to use your walking foot to add quilting and finish with crisp binding. Before you know it, you'll have completed your cozy throw quilt!

To learn all of Amy's tips and tricks and sew four unique projects, check out her entire "Learn to Quilt" series, and save big when you buy all four classes as a bundle!  

$39.99

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Learn to Quilt: Colorful Bed Quilt

Join Craftsy favorite Amy Gibson and learn how to sew a bed-sized hexagon quilt! Get started with can't-miss fabric selection strategies, and then find out how to use your included templates to quickly and accurately cut triangles and hexagons. Next, discover Amy's tips for neatly piecing irregular units and follow along to sew your rows together and square up your quilt top. You'll make a  quilt sandwich, then learn to quilt it with an array of straight and curved lines using a walking foot on your home machine. Finally, add an impressive flange binding to finish a gorgeous quilt that will brighten your home for years to come.

To learn all of Amy's tips and tricks and sew four unique projects, check out her entire "Learn to Quilt" series, and save big when you buy all four classes as a bundle!  

$19.99 $39.99

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Learn to Quilt: Charming Baby Quilt

If you've always wanted to sew a quilt but didn’t know where to start, this class is for you! From fabric selection to finished quilt, Craftsy favorite Amy Gibson is here to guide you to success. Start with foolproof tips for machine setup, and save time by working with pre-cuts as Amy shows how to play with contrast and color for a balanced design. Learn smart tricks for sewing straight seams, precisely joined rows and perfectly matching corners. You'll create a quilt sandwich and learn a turned-edge technique for a fast, beautiful finish. Before you know it, your very first quilt will be ready to give as a gorgeous newborn gift!

To learn all of Amy's tips and tricks and sew four unique projects, check out her entire "Learn to Quilt" series, and save big when you buy all four classes as a bundle!  

$29.99 $39.99

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Learn to Quilt: Custom Table Runner

Join celebrated designer Amy Gibson for the second class in her "Learn to Quilt" series! You'll enjoy step-by-step guidance as you master quilting basics, from smart fabric selection to fast, accurate rotary cutting. Create half-square triangles with ease by chain-piecing, and sew along with Amy to join your blocks for a gorgeous table runner. You'll also create a beautiful backing by piecing leftover fabric. See how to use your walking foot to add sophisticated quilting to your runner, then add a crisp binding for a professional-quality finish. Amy also shares easy adjustments that will make this project the perfect fit for any size table!

To learn all of Amy's tips and tricks and sew four unique projects, check out her entire "Learn to Quilt" series, and save big when you buy all four classes as a bundle!  

$24.99 $39.99

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The Twisted Irish Chain

Find out how to make single, double and triple Irish Chain quilts alongside quilting instructor and pattern designer Amy Gibson. Be inspired by the Irish Chain and gain confidence as you create the My Favorite Things quilt — the perfect pattern for showing off beloved prints and getting creative with negative space. Go step by step through the accessible Granny Square quilt, and receive color placement tips you can use to lay out a captivating quilt. Then, learn to play with size, scale and half-square triangles while you create the precious Cross My Heart quilt. Amy also will demystify design, so you can create one-of-a-kind Irish Chain patterns you'll be proud to piece!

 

$24.99 $39.99

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Craftsy Block of the Month 2012

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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Meet Amy

Amy's Patterns

Fruit by the Foot Quilt

$8.00

Charmed Baby Quilt

$8.00

Secret Garden Quilt

$8.00
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Amy's Projects

Charming Baby Quilts
My Favorite Things Quilt
Baby Quilt, No. 2
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Amy's Blog