Elizabeth Hartman
Craftsy Instructor

Portland, Oregon

When Elizabeth made her first quilt in 1999, she was hooked. For years she quilted any moment she could, until she decided to leave her day job to focus on quilting full time. Today Elizabeth is a professional quilter, instructor, pattern designer and the author of books such as The Practical Guide to Patchwork: New Basics for the Modern Quiltmaker. Elizabeth's work has been featured in publications such as Stitch, Quilt Scene, Fons & Porter's ... Read Full Bio »

Elizabeth's Craftsy Classes


Patchwork Piecing: Woodland Animals

Make your own adorable woodland animal quilts with Elizabeth Hartman. Get started with Elizabeth's advice for choosing fabric, and discover how you can use solids, prints, color and value to customize your quilt for a look you'll love. Next pick up her tips for cutting fabric, staying organized, sewing an accurate quarter-inch seam and more as you create the darling Bjorn Bear quilt block. Then speed up your sewing as Elizabeth shows you how to chain piece the oh-so-sweet Dwight the Deer quilt block. As if these designs weren't cute enough, you'll also see how to appliqué fun glasses onto your cuddly creatures using fusible web. Plus, Elizabeth will help you plan your quilt layouts, sew sashing, develop a quilting plan and finish your top!




Creative Quilt Backs

Finish your quilt with a flourish by creating a back that's worthy of the front. Renowned modern quilter Elizabeth Hartman shows you a variety of easy ways to echo or complement your quilt's design using large prints, strips, blocks or patchwork. Whatever your quilting style, you're sure to find inspiration in this free mini-class.



Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style

Keep your quilting fresh with modern quilt designs taught by Elizabeth Hartman, author of the popular blog "Oh, Fransson"! Create seven modern quilts using a variety of creative techniques including improvisational piecing, piecing on a paper foundation, and machine appliqué. Let Elizabeth walk you through her design process and favorite techniques for everything from creating useful tools for your sewing area to fabric selection and planning your quilt compositions.


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Meet Elizabeth

Elizabeth's Projects

Have Fun With Fabric Selection & Piecing
Optional Appliqué Glasses
Bjorn Bear Quilt
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