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with Amy Johnson
Online Class

Creative Quilting With Rulers

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Join popular instructor Amy Johnson and find out how quilting with rulers makes it easy to achieve beautiful results on your home machine. You'll begin class with an overview of essential techniques before Amy helps you quickly stabilize your quilt top by stitching in the ditch with straight rulers. Next, discover how to showcase your piecing with echoing motifs, and delve into foolproof tips for sashings. Using various rulers, Amy will guide you through dividing and stitching straight and curved sashings, as well as creating secondary designs. You'll also discover eye-catching, versatile motifs to add interest to negative space, and gain confidence marking and quilting sophisticated herringbone and triangle borders. Finally, find out how to use your new skills to create custom motifs and enlarge them to suit any space. Learn how to make the most of simple rulers and enjoy stunning results!


  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 2h13m

Included in this Class

1. Ruler Rules & Stabilization

1. Ruler Rules & Stabilization

Instructor Amy Johnson begins class with a helpful overview of ruler essentials, safety tips and quilting design strategies. And, she shows you how to quickly stabilize your quilt top by stitching in the ditch with straight rulers.

2. In the Box: Echoes & Block Designs

2. In the Box: Echoes & Block Designs

Amy shows you how to emphasize piecing with echo quilting. Find out how to mark designs using a bigger ruler. And, work across an entire block with smaller rulers for results with big impact.

3. Take It Outside!

3. Take It Outside!

Think outside the block with Amy's professional tips for sashings. Use rulers to stitch straight-line designs, create easy curved variations and work between blocks for beautiful secondary designs.