Nancy Smith
Craftsy Instructor

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Nancy Smith, a quilter for more than 40 years, was co-owner of Great American Quilt Factory. She co-authored more than 70 quilt books for Possibilities and C & T Publishing and helped design more than 100 fabric lines.

Nancy's Craftsy Classes

Strip Your Stash

If your stash is growing to epic proportions, strip it down! In this class, you'll learn the fast, easy and thrifty technique of strip piecing. Starting with color matching techniques, you'll work with the fabric you already have in your collection to make small gifts or a beautiful heirloom quilt. With Nancy Smith's help, use every last scrap to make 6 different quilt designs, plus 5 clever projects, including pillows, waterproof snack bags, table linens, notebook covers and more. As you work from fat quarters and yardage down to bits and pieces, nothing will go to waste in this class. Break out all that beautiful fabric you've been saving for a special occasion and put it to use! 

$19.99 $29.99

Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts

Create the log cabin quilt of your dreams! Plan and construct log cabin designs under Nancy Smith's expert guidance. Learn to make dozens of patterns from the same basic blocks, audition your fabrics to get the look you want, and use color in surprising ways. Complete yardage and cutting charts are included for five quilt sizes from crib to king. Also included: more than 10 quilting layouts, including Barn Raising, Fields & Furrows and Chain Link, and ideas for smaller projects such as pillows and placemats. You'll also learn variations such as Echo and Greek Key. Nancy shares engaging, easy techniques that will help you create countless projects. Turn this classic block into a canvas for your quilting imagination!

$19.99 $29.99

Meet Nancy

Nancy's Projects

Candy Stripes
Carnival Squares
Curved Play
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