Online Class

Pictorial Quilting Techniques

$29.99$39.99

Turn your treasured photos into fiber art. Create a pattern, choose a fabric palette and learn Wendy's easy machine appliqué method.

Skill Level

Advanced

What You Get

  • 8 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Wendy Butler Berns
  • 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

Turn cherished photos into works of fiber art. Pictorial quilting is a perfect first step into the world of art quilting. Using Wendy's "Pretty as a Picture in Yellow" pattern (included free), you'll learn how to translate photos into line drawings, then find the perfect set of fabrics to use as your color palette. You'll create a pattern template with simple supplies like freezer paper, glue sticks and fusible interfacing. You'll learn how to machine applique your quilt design and use free-motion techniques to embellish your quilt with an unbelievable variety of thread options. Along the way, Wendy shares dozens of techniques and tips you can use in any quilting project. Sign up today for Art Quilting: Pictorial Techniques and get ready to share your quilting artistry and cherished memories with the people you love.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Course Introduction
14:54
Meet Wendy Butler Berns as she introduces you to the world of creating pictures with fabric. See what will be taught in this lesson and how to use the Craftsy platform.
2. Working With Fabric
40:31
3. Assembling The Quilt
57:53
4. Heading to the Machine
33:11
5. Different Finishing Techniques
34:29
6. Human Form in Fabric
40:54
7. Your Photos In Fabric
32:41
8. Quilting Stories
26:57

Taught by

Wendy Butler Berns
Wendy Butler Berns
Wendy is an award-winning teacher, quilter and the author of Photo Album Quilts. Her quilts have appeared in regional, national and international juried shows, including the International Quilt Show in Houston and the American Quilter's Society show in Paducah, KY. She received the Jewel Pearce Patterson scholarship for quilting teachers in 2009, and her articles have appeared in Quilting Arts, Quilters Newsletter and other publications. She teaches and lectures about the art of quilting at conferences, guilds and retreats across the country.
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