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with Amanda Murphy
Online Class

20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques

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Enhance your appliqué abilities with author and pattern designer Amanda Murphy. Start with the mesmerizing Swirl Quilt and learn to sew internal and external curves and corners with confidence. Make a sweet and stylish Cutting Garden Runner as you window your fusible interfacing to bust the bulk. Sew the vibrant Flower Power Pillow and discover three ways to make bias bars as well as tips for adding eye-catching detail with specialty stitches. Finish with the Hawaiian Table Topper, where you'll bring lovely loft to your work with a trapunto technique. Plus, get lots of quilting ideas for accentuating your work. Combine techniques to capture beautiful imagery and tremendous texture in your most intriguing appliqué projects yet.


  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 3h30m

Included in this Class

1. Swirls Quilt

1. Swirls Quilt

Meet quilting instructor and sewer Amanda Murphy as you dive into the first of 20 techniques you'll learn in class. Start off with a gorgeous swirl-pattern quilt as Amanda shows you how to work with a swirls template, choose the best threads for the job, and stitch concave and convex turns.

2. Cutting Garden Runner

2. Cutting Garden Runner

Start a whimsical floral table runner project with Amanda's tips and tricks for success along the way. You'll measure and cut your fabric and learn the best ways to incorporate fusible web as Amanda explains how to window an appliqué design.

3. Assembling the Runner

3. Assembling the Runner

Assemble the table runner you started in Lesson 2 as you learn how to piece your triangles, appliqué across seams and join the runner's panels together. You'll also pick up tips for using a light box (or window) to align your appliqué before sewing and hiding your threads neatly.