Online Class

Learn to Quilt: Charming Baby Quilt

$19.99$39.9950% off

Sew a beautiful, meaningful baby quilt your loved ones will cherish, even if you’ve never touched a pattern before! Learn essential quilt-making skills today.

Skill Level

Beginner

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Amy Gibson
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

If you've always wanted to sew a quilt but didn’t know where to start, this class is for you! From fabric selection to finished quilt, Craftsy favorite Amy Gibson is here to guide you to success. Start with foolproof tips for machine setup, and save time by working with pre-cuts as Amy shows how to play with contrast and color for a balanced design. Learn smart tricks for sewing straight seams, precisely joined rows and perfectly matching corners. You'll create a quilt sandwich and learn a turned-edge technique for a fast, beautiful finish. Before you know it, your very first quilt will be ready to give as a gorgeous newborn gift!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Anatomy of a Quilt
19:58
Meet expert quilter and author Amy Gibson and preview the lovely baby quilt you'll make in class. Get started with the basics as Amy outlines a quilt's components. You'll also learn how to pick the right fabric, batting and thread -- and gain familiarity working with versatile pre-cut charm squares.
2. Preparing the Quilt Top
13:23
3. Piecing the Quilt Top
25:05
4. Assembling the Quilt
23:52
5. Tying the Quilt
14:42
6. Personalizing Your Quilt
24:55
7. Adding Finishing Touches
16:28

Taught by

Amy Gibson
Amy Gibson
Amy Gibson is a passionate designer, writer and instructor who caught the fabric bug as a little girl in 4-H. Her quilts can be found in myriad magazines, at the Denver Art Museum and in her books "The Quilt Block Cookbook" and "For Keeps: Meaningful Patchwork for Everyday Living." As an instructor, her knowledge and enthusiasm earned her a nomination for 2014 Instructor of the Year from the International Association of Creative Arts Professionals. She lives in Denver with her husband, two devious twin boys, two beautiful daughters, a rambunctious husky and her fluffy feline photo assistant, Miss Adelaide. Keep up with her latest adventures at StitcheryDickoryDock.com.

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