Quick-Strip Paper Piecing DVD


Item: W0366R


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: Any PDF materials associated with this class are not provided with the DVD-only purchase. You must have streaming access to download those materials. To purchase the combination DVD + Streaming form of this class, click here.

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.


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Your class DVD will be shipped in the mail using the address you provide at checkout. You will not have streaming access to this class in your Craftsy Account unless you purchase(d) it separately. If you’d like to own this class in BOTH on-demand streaming form and DVD, we recommend you purchase that combination item on Craftsy.com.

Will the companion materials come with my DVD class?
Any downloadable class PDF materials are not included on the DVD, so you will not have access to those materials. While the video instruction on your DVD is complete, you must have streaming access to download the PDF materials associated with the class. You can purchase streaming access or a combination DVD + Streaming access on Craftsy.com.

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