Enjoy a new video lesson on the first day of every month from July to December, with Craftsy's FREE 2015 Summer Block of the Month class! Construct 17 striking star blocks for Kimberly's 70" x 70" Night Stars pattern, as you tame flying geese and triangles, learn traditional and specialty-ruler construction methods, piece perfect points, expertly incorporate diamonds into your piecing and much more. Create striking Sawtooth, Spiky, Spinning and Ohio Star blocks with a range of timesaving techniques, and easily customize them using Kimberly's inspiring design variations. Then, learn the Y-seam-free way to make an eye-catching Rainbow Star center block, and follow along with Kimberly to lay out and assemble your quilt. Finish it with backing, binding and a beautiful border, and wait for the compliments to begin!
Upgrade your appliqué skills with expert instructor Kimberly Einmo. Get tips for using the AccuQuilt GO! Fabric Cutter to create all the pieces for your projects faster and more accurately (or use scissors!). Create the Lotsa Dots quilt, featuring three sizes of appliqué circles and snazzy twin-needle machine appliqué techniques. Make a custom-fit sewing machine cover as you master complex appliqué shapes to stitch around points and curves with ease. Bring the Good Morning, Sunshine quilt to life with perfect Dresden plates, and use Kimberly's signature stitch-stacking technique to layer threads for spectacular texture and contrast. Swiftly sew extraordinary appliqué projects with speedy die cutting and creative stitching methods!
Discover accessible techniques for piecing 24 beautiful blocks with quilting instructor Kimberly Einmo. Breeze through pieced units such as half-square triangles, double rectangles, triple triangles, quad triangles, Flying Geese, Tri-Recs, square-in-a-square and diamonds. Then find out how to piece these units to create breathtaking block designs such as the Spinning Star blocks, Churn Dash, Ohio Star, Sawtooth Star, 54/40 or Fight, Diamond Star, Double Pinwheel, Lone Star and more! Turn the blocks you make in class into a vibrant sampler quilt you'll love to show off. Plus, get even more inspiration with three included patterns. Break down complex blocks into simple units you can piece like a pro!
Let Kimberly guide you on a thrilling journey of quilt construction. In each lesson she'll clue you in on unique ways to create and assemble blocks with easy-to-learn methods and time-saving techniques. Choose your own adventure – select instructions for either a crib, wall hanging, queen or king-size quilt – and construct a gorgeous quilt with a stunning secondary design using batiks or other fabrics. The larger the quilt size, the more the secondary design will be revealed.
Sew beautiful quilts that come together with ease, using precuts, yardage or fabrics from your stash. Best-selling author Kimberly Einmo uses templates and rulers to make cutting, piecing, appliqué and machine quilting easy and fun! Make one of five included patterns, or use what you learn to create your own designs. Kimberly will share her techniques for invisible and contrasting thread machine appliqué. Learn how to create flying geese units, stars, checkerboards and more. Gain the confidence to combine fabrics, experiment with color and use your leftovers.