Laura Nownes
Craftsy Instructor

San Francisco Bay Area

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Laura began sewing as a child with doll clothes and then moved on to making her own garments and often worked on sewing projects for neighbors. After taking her first sampler quilt class in Berkeley, Calif., in 1979, she began quilting passionately. She has created five landmark books on quiltmaking and is best known for her first book, Quilts! Quilts!! Quilts!!! which is often referred to as the Bible of quiltmaking. She teaches and ... Read Full Bio »

Laura's Craftsy Classes

Craftsy Block of the Month 2013

In Craftsy's second annual Block of the Month, sew along with quilting legend Laura Nownes as she teaches you 10 blocks of various sizes, including LeMoyne star, tumbling blocks, strippy spools and offset log cabins. You'll learn 45- and 60-degree triangles, partial seams, Y-seams and curved piecing. Add two fun filler blocks, then assemble the 60" x 63" (152 x 160 cm) quilt and finish with Laura's easy mitered binding. It's a great class for experienced quilters, but jump right in if you have basic sewing skills!

Craftsy users love the Block of the Month 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.

Free!

Laura's Patterns

Basket Weave

$9.99

Sugar Plum Village

$9.99

Bow Tie

$9.99
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