If you've always wanted to sew a quilt but didnt know where to start, this class is for you! From fabric selection to finished quilt, Craftsy favorite Amy Gibson is here to guide you to success. Start with foolproof tips for machine setup, and save time by working with pre-cuts as Amy shows how to play with contrast and color for a balanced design. Learn smart tricks for sewing straight seams, precisely joined rows and perfectly matching corners. You'll create a quilt sandwich and learn a turned-edge technique for a fast, beautiful finish. Before you know it, your very first quilt will be ready to give as a gorgeous newborn gift!
Meet expert quilter and author Amy Gibson and preview the lovely baby quilt you'll make in class. Get started with the basics as Amy outlines a quilt's components. You'll also learn how to pick the right fabric, batting and thread -- and gain familiarity working with versatile pre-cut charm squares.
Before you start sewing, learn the best method for laying out your quilt top pieces to achieve the perfect balance of color and contrast. Then, see how to set up your sewing machine to ensure your projects get off to a smooth start.
Create a charming quilt top that will complement any nursery. With Amy's guidance, learn the proper technique for stitching your square pieces into rows, then discover an efficient way to join multiple rows together. In addition, get in-depth instruction on setting and pressing your seams.
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