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Learn to Quilt: Colorful Bed Quilt

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Experience the king-sized thrill of sewing your own beautiful bed quilt! Gain the confidence to create the quilts you've always dreamed of, with smart piecing and quilting techniques.

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including quilt pattern and templates
  • Detailed instruction, explanation and demonstration
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Amy Gibson

How it works

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Join Craftsy favorite Amy Gibson and learn how to sew a bed-sized hexagon quilt! Get started with can't-miss fabric selection strategies, and then find out how to use your included templates to quickly and accurately cut triangles and hexagons. Next, discover Amy's tips for neatly piecing irregular units and follow along to sew your rows together and square up your quilt top. You'll make a quilt sandwich, then learn to quilt it with an array of straight and curved lines using a walking foot on your home machine. Finally, add an impressive flange binding to finish a gorgeous quilt that will brighten your home for years to come.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Creating Templates
Want to create a dynamic, colorful hexagon-patterned bed quilt? Instructor Amy Gibson is going to show you how! Get started by selecting your fabric and playing with color combinations. Learn to find inspiration in everyday life, then prepare your templates for the cutting process.
2. Cutting Hexagons & Triangles
3. Creating the Blocks & Quilt Top
4. Backing & Basting
5. Quilting Design Options
6. Quilting Your Large Project
7. Flange Binding

Taught by

Amy Gibson
Amy Gibson
Amy Gibson is a passionate designer, writer and instructor who caught the fabric bug as a little girl in 4-H. Her quilts can be found in myriad magazines, at the Denver Art Museum and in her books "The Quilt Block Cookbook" and "For Keeps: Meaningful Patchwork for Everyday Living." As an instructor, her knowledge and enthusiasm earned her a nomination for 2014 Instructor of the Year from the International Association of Creative Arts Professionals. She lives in Denver with her husband, two devious twin boys, two beautiful daughters, a rambunctious husky and her fluffy feline photo assistant, Miss Adelaide. Keep up with her latest adventures at

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