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Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style

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Create seven quilts with modern fabrics and stylish compositions using techniques such as improvisational piecing, paper piecing and raw edge appliqué.

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  • 10 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
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  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers from fellow classmates in our virtual classroom
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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Keep your quilting fresh with modern quilt designs taught by Elizabeth Hartman, author of the popular blog Oh, Fransson! Create seven modern quilts using a variety of creative techniques including improvisational piecing, piecing on a paper foundation, and machine appliqué. Let Elizabeth walk you through her design process and favorite techniques for everything from creating useful tools for your sewing area, to fabric selection, to planning your quilt compositions.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Meet your instructor, Elizabeth Hartman, and discover what you'll learn over the course of this class, including improvisational piecing, paper piecing, raw edge appliqué and more!
2. Design Tools
3. Selecting Fabric
4. Scattered Squares
5. Low Volume Tiles
6. Modern Crosses
7. Wonky Log Cabins
8. Improv Pods
9. Bias Stripes
10. Clementine Appliqué

Taught by

Elizabeth Hartman
Elizabeth Hartman
Elizabeth Hartman is the author of the bestselling book, The Practical Guide to Patchwork, which won a 2011 Next Generation Indie Book Award. Her second book, Modern Patchwork, was released in May 2012. Elizabeth blogs about quilting at her blog,, and is a board member of The Modern Quilt Guild.

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