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Paper Piecing Foundations 4-Class Set

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Practice makes perfect! Advance your paper piecing throughout this 4-class set for a well deserved investment in your craft. From building paper piecing foundations with Elizabeth Jackson to quick strip piecing with Peggy Martin, showing off your piecing pride is just a few sessions away!

For a more detailed summary of each class included in this set, see the “Classes Included” tab below.

NOTE: After purchase, all individual classes within this set will be made available in your Craftsy account. You will be able to enjoy your purchased classes within your library anytime without losing access.

Classes Included

Start Foundation Paper Piecing (2h 52m)
Don’t just admire complex quilts with sharp, perfect points – create your own! Find out how to do foundation paper piecing with seven free block patterns and step-by-step guidance from author Elizabeth Dackson. Create beautiful blocks as Elizabeth shares easy-to-follow techniques for planning your projects, cutting fabric and getting started with paper foundations. Discover how warm and cool colors help to accentuate precise piecing, and find out how to properly place your fabric before stitching. Elizabeth will demystify stitch length, irregular foundations, directional prints and pictorial blocks, sharing expert tips for impeccable results. You’ll be delighted how quickly you master the basics and breeze into stunning showpieces!

Perfect Points With Paper Piecing (1h 42m)
Join award-winning quilter Jacqueline De Jonge and bring her Day Dream pattern to life as you discover tried-and-true methods for paper piecing quilts with beautiful results. To begin, learn how to use Jacqueline’s pattern and templates to achieve consistent precision when cutting your fabric. Next, piece a captivating star medallion for the center of your quilt, as you learn how to perfectly align points and guarantee accurate quarter-inch seam allowances. Build out your quilt center with a double-flying geese circular border, a spiked border and ultra-thin sashings using Jacqueline’s fail-safe techniques for taking on tight curves with ease. Then, sew an eye-catching spin on the New York Beauty block before assembling your pieces and adding background fabric. Finally, explore inspiring finishing and quilting options and enjoy your colorful masterpiece!

Paper-Pieced Stars (4h 01m)
Boost your foundation paper-piecing skills with renowned instructor Carol Doak. Enjoy more efficient, effective sewing with Carol’s organization and machine setup methods. Achieve perfect points as you create the striking Twinkle Star block with confidence-building tips. Learn how Carol selects fabrics while you piece the 3-D Star with its eye-catching depth. Mix and match different foundations to build fresh designs and simplify tricky blocks as you create the captivating Pointed Posy Star and exquisite Twisted Tulip Star. Construct the Windmill Star with its exceptional movement, and find the inspiration to customize your block with Carol’s practical guide to color. Piece the radiant Starburst Star with secondary patterns that dance around the quilt. Plus, learn to easily calculate the yardage needed for every group of pieces in a quilt. Use foundation paper piecing to make your most spectacular patchwork more accessible than ever!

Quick-Strip Paper Piecing (7h 45m)
Discover paper piecing techniques to help you conquer tricky blocks with narrow points, such as New York Beauty and Mariner’s Compass. Award-winning teacher Peggy Martin walks you step by step through her fun and easy process for making a variety of traditional and original blocks, open weave sashing, string quilts, settings and borders. You will love the versatility of Peggy’s approach, whether you are making a baby quilt, wall hanging, table runner or full-sized quilt! Plus, Peggy’s e-book “Quick-Strip Paper Piecing” is included for free!

Your Instructors

Elizabeth Dackson

Elizabeth Dackson is a passionate quilter, pattern designer and blogger. She is the author of Becoming a Confident Quilter, and her work has been featured in numerous publications, including Quilt, Quiltmaker, Fat Quarterly and more. She teaches quilting in venues across the United States, from local guilds to national events such as Sewing Summit and QuiltCon.

Jacqueline de Jonge

Jacqueline De Jonge taught herself how to quilt in 1978. In 2003, Jacqueline was awarded first prize at the Open European Quilt Championships, and soon after she launched her BeColourful pattern line. Jacqueline is also a designer for Anthology Fabrics and travels the world teaching quilting workshops.

Carol Doak

Carol Doak has been teaching quilting for more than 35 years. She has traveled extensively across the globe to share her tried-and-true methods. Carol is the author of 20 quilting books with more than a million copies in print. She has designed more than 1,000 paper-pieced designs, with many featured in national magazines and TV programs. The readers of Quilter’s Newsletter Magazine voted Carol Doak their “Favorite Paper Piecing Teacher.” Carol’s mastery of foundation paper piecing has earned her the title, “Queen of Paper Piecing.” Carol is also the instructor of the Craftsy class Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing.

Peggy Martin

International Association of Professional Quilters named Peggy Martin, author of Quick-Strip Paper Piecing, 2010 Teacher of the Year. Peggy exhibits her quilts in national shows and has traveled widely, teaching at guilds and conferences over the last 25 years.

Bonus Materials

Each class in this set comes with a helpful downloadable PDF that will add to the fun and success of each class. In total, you will gain access to 11 PDFs, which you can view online anytime or print out to reference.


Start Foundation Paper Piecing - Supplies and Templates

Bonus materials available after purchase


Perfect Points With Paper Piecing - Pattern & Templates

Bonus materials available after purchase


Paper-Pieced Stars - Supplies and Patterns

Bonus materials available after purchase


Class Materials


Quick Strip Paper Piecing eBook by Peggy Martin


Pinwheel Polka


Zigzag


Dreamweaver


Sailor's Delight


New York Beauty

Bonus materials available after purchase

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