DVD Class

Quick-Strip Paper Piecing (DVD + Streaming)


Item: W0251Q


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!

NOTE: If you’d like to purchase only the DVD for this class, you may do so through this link. (Please note, any class PDF materials are not on the DVD itself. You must have streaming access to download those materials associated with the class.)

Class Sessions

Introduction (11:12)
Peggy explains that with basic sewing and piecing skills, even novices can produce stunning quilts.

Supplies (21:12)
Explore basic quilting supplies — sewing machine, rotary cutter, iron, rulers, needles and scissors.

Pinwheel Polka (1:13:11)
Play with polka dots and implied motion as Peggy demonstrates the basic quick-strip paper-piecing technique.

Zigzag (27:14)
From whirlaways to lightning bolts, the possible combinations seem endless in this lesson on tessellation.

Dreamweaver (38:33)
Build on Peggy’s 4-P method — position, pinch, peak and pin — to make sharp, perfect star points.

Open-Weave Sashing (17:50)
Ever wonder how to make a border look like a woven basket? Learn the secret and technique behind the look.

Sailor’s Delight (57:44)
Peggy’s quick-strip paper-piecing design tackles the elaborate Mariner’s Compass and makes it doable as well as dazzling.

Sailor’s Delight: Blocks on Point (34:28)
Set your quilt blocks using symmetrical fabrics and a quilter’s mirror to achieve dramatic kaleidoscopic effects.

New York Beauty Intro (28:40)
Curved seams may look intimidating, but with Peggy’s help, they don’t have to be daunting.

New York Beauty: Block Setting (45:47)
Concur those swirling curves in New York Beauty with two options: pins and careful machine stitching, or glue basting.

New York Beauty: Borders (57:51)
Concur those swirling curves in New York Beauty with two options: pins and careful machine stitching, or glue basting.

String Quilts (51:53)
Use those piles of scraps and trimmings to piece strings and abstract blocks. Then, use them for quilts or accessories.

Your Instructor

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

Class Materials

Quick Strip Paper Piecing eBook by Peggy Martin

Pinwheel Polka



Sailor's Delight

New York Beauty


How will I receive my DVD class?
Your DVD will be shipped in the mail using the address you provide at checkout. Your purchase also includes access to a streaming version of the class and downloadable PDF class materials. After your purchase, you can find your streaming class and your PDF class materials by logging into your Craftsy account using the user name and password you established.

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What is your return policy?
We want to be sure you’re satisfied. If you have trouble playing your DVD, if the content is not correctly presented on the DVD, or you are dissatisfied with the content of your class, we will work with you. Contact Craftsy customer service via email or phone. Upon your request, and upon your return of the DVD to us, we will refund your purchase price or send you another DVD to replace a damaged or incorrect DVD, whichever is your preference. If you do receive a full refund, your streaming video class will also be removed from your Craftsy account, so on-demand video access will no longer be available to you.