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Online Class

Paper Piecing the Quiltworx Dresden Plate

$24.99$39.99

Sew stunning projects in a fraction of the time with Judy Niemeyer-inspired paper-piecing techniques.

Skill Level

Intermediate

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 Jackie Kunkel
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

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

Class Overview

Create a striking Dresden plate as you discover the fast, accurate way to create sharp corners and pristine points! Expert instructor Jackie Kunkel shows you how, starting with an introduction to the Quiltworx template layout sheets included with the class. Find out how to use these timesaving templates to eliminate piecing math, before diving into must-have methods for quickly cutting various units. Then, paper piece your first unit with step-by-step guidance through aligning your fabric on your paper foundation units and chain piecing each section. Bring your Dresden plate to life as you create striking blades and a block-in-a-block centerpiece motif with your new skills, and follow along with Jackie to stitch your units and join them together with perfect points. Plus, enjoy an inspiring lesson on incorporating Dresden blocks into gorgeous quilts, table runners and more.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Understanding the Quiltworx.com Technique
23:30
Meet expert quilter Jackie Kunkel as she highlights the essential skills you'll learn to accurately paper piece a beautiful Quiltworx Dresden block. Before you start sewing, see how to properly prepare and organize your paper foundation units and template layout sheets. Plus, Jackie shares her must-have supplies.
2. Preparing the Fabric
28:24
3. Starting Unit A
27:24
4. Completing Unit A
14:48
5. Paper Piecing Units B & C
26:56
6. Unit Layout & Joining Blocks
27:32
7. Project Ideas
19:20

Taught by

Jackie Kunkel
Jackie Kunkel
Jackie Kunkel has been quilting for more than 18 years, and is a Quiltworx Certified Instructor. She is the founder of Canton Village Quilt Works and the creative voice behind the podcast "Jackie's Quilting Chronicles," as well as the author of Splash of Color: A Rainbow of Brilliant Black-and-White Quilts. Jackie's award-winning quilts have been featured in numerous publications, including Quilt magazine and Quick Quilts.

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